• Laburnum Dental Practice

Known as Laburnum Dental Practice, we are based in Wallsend and are a well-established NHS and private practice.

We have an air-conditioned building and pride ourselves in providing a happy working environment which we and our patients enjoy, offering the highest standard of dental care.

We have 7 dentists and 2 hygienist and fully digital x-rays. As well as a range of standard dental treatments and tooth whitening procedures, we offer implants, cosmetic orthodontics Invisalign clear braces and facial aesthetic treatments. We also accept Endodontic (root filling) referrals, who are seen by Tim Peach our dentist with a special interest in this discipline.

We’d be delighted to hear from you!

Contact Details

Laburnum Dental Practice

0191 262 4079

Email: laburnumreception@riverdalehealthcare.com

96 Laburnum Avenue
Tyne And Wear
NE28 8HG

Out of hours number: 111


Bus: A good number of bus routes call close to the practice.
Road: The practice is easily reached by road, quick access from Newcastle or the Coast via the Coast Road. There is adequate on street parking in surrounding roads, this is by ticket meter payment.
Train: Quick and efficient Metro services provide easy access to the practice. Wallsend Metro station is on the coastal line, the practice being a short walk from the station of approximately 6 minutes.

The practice is open 5 days a week. Our opening times are:

Monday: 8.00am – 6.00pm
Tuesday: 8.00am – 6.00pm
Wednesday: 8.00am – 6.00pm
Thursday: 8.00am – 6.00pm
Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Are you (or someone you know) suffering from toothache? Is a lost filling giving you discomfort?

If you are in need of emergency dental treatment we will be running access sessions on Saturdays over the next couple of months. The sessions are open to all patients, whether registered at our practice or not, with limited appointments available.

To find out more about the sessions and to book an appointment, please call us
on 0191 262 4079.

Meet the team

Dave Robinson

Dave Robinson

BDS (Dundee 1984) MFGDP(UK).RCS(Eng) Diploma in Conscious Sedation Facial Aesthetic Academy Cert 2006, GDC: 58954

Qualified from Dundee Dental School in 1984. Dave has been in practice at Laburnum Dental Practice since 1986.
His main interests in practice are Invisalign, cosmetic treatments and provision of facial rejuvenation treatment.
Dave enjoys especially treating anxious patients, improving their confidence in dentistry and finishing their course of treatment with a renewed confidence in themselves and their smile.
Outside the practice, he enjoys being out and about on two wheels cycling.

Tim Peach

Tim Peach

BDS (Newcastle 1991), MFGDP(UK).RCS(Eng) 2003 Endodontics Foundation 2007, GDC: 66579

Born in Yorkshire in 1967, Tim Peach spent most of his childhood in Lincolnshire where he went to Stamford School. He qualified at Newcastle Dental School in 1991, then worked in general practice for four years in Bedlington, Durham and South Shields. He started working at Laburnum Dental Practice in 1995.

He has been committed to continuing postgraduate education allowing him to practice the best modern dentistry has to offer, especially in his field of interest, endodontics (root fillings). He has lectured on this subject in the North East since 2002 and completed an extended endodontic course in 2007, as well as training in Switzerland and Santa Barbara, USA. After passing his MFGDP, he was regional tutor for this qualification from 2006-2010. He is currently taking a modular course in restorative dentistry.

Until 1998 Tim played scrum-half for Medicals RFC (the world’s finest rugby club). He captained the club in 1992/3 and played at Twickenham in the Pilkington Shield winning side of 1996. He now plays real tennis regularly, golf occasionally and rugby very occasionally, mainly coaching youth rugby now at Northern FC and for the city region. He also cycles and runs.

Nicky Sharp

Nicky Sharp

BDS Ncle, GDC: 85714
Helen Smith

Helen Smith

Diploma in Dental Hygiene (2000), GDC: 5712

Helen trained as a Dental Nurse at Newcastle Dental Hospital, before moving to Bristol to undertake a Hygienist course, which she completed in 2000.

After working in a general practice in Swindon for a year, she moved back to her roots in the North East.

Helen also works at Newcastle Dental Hospital.

Outside of dentistry , Helen is often found in the gym, furthering her promising marathon running career.

Carly Stonebanks

Carly Stonebanks

GDC: 208694

Carly obtained her Dental Nursing NVQ Level 3 from Newcastle Dental Hospital in 2011. She then graduated from Edinburgh University with Honours Degree in Oral Health Sciences in 2017.
She worked in Glasgow for 6 months after graduating before moving back home.

Carly worked at the practice as a dental nurse for 4 years and then went on to study for her Hygienist degree. She has now returned to the practice to work as a Hygienist.

Jacci Sweeting

Jacci Sweeting

Practice Manager, National Certificate for Dental Nurses (1989), GDC: 125417

Jacci has been a member of the team since 1987. She gained nursing qualifications in 1989, and sedation nursing in 1995. In 1997, she passed the practice managers exam.

In her spare time, Jacci enjoys Family Holidaying and socialising with family.
Football and is a season ticket holder at Newcastle United holder as well as


NHS Dentistry

General Dentistry


Dental Implants

Teeth Whitening

Stain Removal

Facial Treatments


Cosmetic Treatment

  • New Patient Examination
  • Routine Private Examination
  • Routine Hygiene Services
    from £65.00
  • Advanced Hygiene Services
    from £160.00
    Treatment of gum disease
  • EMS Airflow
    from £120.00
  • Teeth Whitening
    from £295.00
  • White Filling
    from £100.00
  • Emergency Appointment
    (non-registered patients)
  • Invisalign® Clear Braces
    from £1950.00
  • Dentures
    from £400.00
  • Crown
    from £575.00
  • Composite Veneers
    from £275.00
  • Root Canal Therapy
    from £350.00
  • Periodontal Therapy
    from £255.00

Prices correct as of 1st April 2023.

How to find us

Contact Details

Wallsend (Laburnum)

0191 262 4079
96 Laburnum Avenue
Tyne And Wear
NE28 8HG