Introducing Veteran Dentist, Dr. Ian J. Smith! - Parkfield Dental
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Here at Parkfield Dental we are extremely proud of all of our team members, and so we thought that it was about time that we properly introduced you to them.

In this post we focus on Dr. Ian J. Smith, who brings a vast amount of experience and expertise to the practice.

With wide-ranging skills and a thorough, specialist understanding of a number of different dental techniques, Ian has been an important part of Parkfield Dental since the beginning.

Dr. Ian J. Smith graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and went on to establish Parkfield Dental Practice in 1978.

Since then, he has been crucial in forging Parkfield’s reputation for dedication to quality patient care and excellent dental treatment.

Ian is a Fellow of The International College of Dentists and a member of the Association of Dental Implantology.

Some of Ian’s special interests include cosmetic dentistry and advanced restorative treatments. An incredibly experienced individual, Ian has been placing and restoring dental implants for over 20 years. If you’re in need of an implant, it’s difficult to find a safer pair of hands!

Ian’s expertise covers all aspects of dentistry. Having worked in the field for decades, the knowledge and experience he has acquired over the years is extensive, and we believe, second-to-none.

Ian considers himself a perfectionist and he is always striving to improve his patient’s experience, staying up to date with state of the art methods and treatments. He’s always looking for an exciting opportunity to improve the quality of his dental care with new practices and technology.

Having worked in dentistry for as long as he has, Ian has seen a lot of change in the practices and standards in dental care. He recognises the importance of embracing new techniques and technology to provide clients with the best care available.

Patient care is at the very forefront of Ian’s priorities. His gentle and understanding approach with his clients always puts them at ease, especially important with those who have previously found the dental experience unpleasant. Ian has a great track record of helping people overcome their dental fears and phobias, making coming to the dentist a more enjoyable and stress-free experience!

Ian always makes time to listen to his patients, talking them through their concerns, their treatments and what he can do to make the experience more enjoyable. He understands that people often come to the dentist anxious or afraid, and that giving people the time to voice these concerns is an important part in helping to deliver a high quality of care. Ian values taking the time to form strong bonds with his patients.

If you need dental treatment and you’d like to see Dr. Ian J. Smith or one of our other talented dentists, call us today on 0161 445 2397.

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I have been a patient at this practice for over 25 years. First class service from the whole team. I highly recommend the practice to my own patients.
Brian Leatherbarrow
This is a really good dentist that I have been going to for years. All the staff have been friendly, efficient and professional.
Ron Clarey
I have followed Gill around for years...because she is the very best hygienist you'll ever find anywhere. I wouldn't be without her. I have total confidence and she gives endless reassurance re my teeth and gums. What an all round 5* STAR.
I have nothing but praise for Parkfield Dental Practice. I've been seeing Gill for many years and she has helped me keep my teeth and gums in good shape. I always feel confident that I will get the treatment I need when I go to see Jo. Thank you!
Karen Clarke
Very professional and friendly set up. Gill the hygienist is very experienced as is Mr Smith and on top of that the reception team are ultra efficient - text reminders of appointments as well. Just a really good dentist.
Will Card
A terrific dental practice. Dr Smith is excellent and has great attention to detail, Gill is a great Hyiegenist and the reception staff are always welcoming. My teeth have never been better.
Chrissie Knight
My partner has been seeing Jo and Gill for years as she had a lot of nervousness about dentists but thinks they are great. I'd not been to a dentist in 10 years but she persuaded me, I saw Dr Shah for a filling and was very happy with his professionalism and manner. I now go regularly like a good patient and would recommend them.
William Davies
I have been seeing Jo for approximately 3 years now. She is very calming and trusting as she works and as someone who is a little nervous at the dentist this is extremely comforting. She has been great with my girls (3 and 5), they in fact LOVE going to the dentist. Her magic wand and chair have them mesmerised!
Beckie Lowe
Wow! Never been to such an honest, professional practice, the dentist Joe was outstanding, she helped me achieve my confidence again. All the staff were second to none... I would definitely recommend this practice to everyone who is need of a dentist. Thanks parkfield team!
Dale Ashworth-Brown
I had my first consultation today with Dr Shah. He did a very thorough examination and explained his findings and treatment plan clearly with the aid of photographs and x-ray pictures. Given the quality of the service the fees are very reasonable. Highly recommended.
Giorgio Calisti
I have been a patient at Parkfield Dental practice for over 35 years and have always received excellent service from the whole team. Ian smith and Jo are wonderful dentists and Gill is a superb hygienist. The whole team are so friendly and helpful. I can't recommend them highly enough. Thank you
Fiona O'Sullivan
After an accident to my seven year old boy’s adult front tooth, Jo and Jade are the superheroes in his eyes. Thank you Jo and Jade for making his visit relaxing, stress-free and enjoyable. You are simply fabulous!
Muhammad Khan


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