Your Local,Friendly Dentists

We are a mixed NHS and private practice. We offer general dental services along with implants, invisalign, oral hygiene, teeth whitening and facial aesthetics treatments.

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Have Confidence In Your Smile

Having been established within Hitchin for over 60 years we pride ourselves in providing a dental experience for clients for years to come.

At No.1 High Street Dental Practice, we appreciate difficulties patients have in visiting the dentist. As such have made it our aim to provide a friendly, warm and considerate environment for each and every patient. You will feel confident and at ease with the quality of dental care you receive.

We specialise in numerous in-house treatments. Our team reflects the experience and skills required to provide an all round service. We at No.1 High Street Dental Practice believe you should given the best treatment available without compromise.

Meet The Team

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Dr Kiran Devitt

Kiran is the Principal Dentist. She qualified as a Dentist in 2008 from the University of Birmingham. Since qualifying she has worked at busy practices providing quality care for her patients. She has a real passion for treating anxious patients and making a trip to the dentist as easy as possible.

Kiran has completed her certificate in Restorative Dental Practice Eastmans, is a provider of invisible braces and has recently turned her hand to Facial Aesthetics. Kiran is able to provide advance anti-wrinkle and Dermal filler treatment to meet the clients need and her background in Dentistry gives her a greater aesthetic eye for facial anatomy.

Kiran is there to guide you through slight beautification or more advanced treatments in an ethical manor so that clients feel comfortable, look fresh and rejuvenated.

Outside of work Kiran enjoys running and spending time with family and friends.

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Dr Dip Malde

Dip was born in Kenya and moved to the UK in 2006 to study dentistry. He completed his dental undergraduate training from King’s College in 2011, passing with Honours. He has since worked at a number of dental practices in the Midlands, London, Hertfordshire and Essex. His passion for dentistry and pursuit to achieve clinical excellence has led him to undertake several courses over the past few years. Dip has a special interest in implant dentistry and periodontology. He is currently close to completion of the Masters in Periodontology at the University of Essex, with the view to becoming a periodontal specialist list one day.

Dip is known for his attention to detail and wanting to achieve the best possible result in every case he undertakes, be it dental implants, periodontal surgery and everything else in between. He has a calm and gentle manner, putting even the most nervous patient at ease. He always puts his patients first and adopts a flexible bespoke approach with every client.

To find out more about Dip, his services and what his patients have to say about him, visit his website

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Dr Nikita Patel

Nikita qualified from Birmingham Dental School and has been practicing in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire area for many years.

Nikita joined the team in 2013 and has been here ever since! Over the years she has been on several courses which has helped develop her skills to offer patients a variety of treatment options including invisalign and aesthetic composites.

When not in surgery Nikita enjoys spending time with her family, keeping fit and hiking!

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Jenny Grimes

My name is Jenny, I began working at the surgery in March 1978. I started as a dental nurse and receptionist, but now In my 44th year I mainly work on reception.

I have made a lot of friends over the years and still enjoy the job enormously.

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Maria James

My name is Maria, I have worked at the practice for 26 years as a dental nurse/receptionist, I enjoy going to the gym and running, I’m often seen pounding the streets, I also enjoy football and am a season ticket holder at Tottenham.

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I am Dee, I am a Qualified Dental Nurse at the practice. I have been practicing for 3 years but newly Qualified at Kings college Hospital in April 2021.

I have previously worked with GPs and Consultants as I enjoy working in a professional environment. I love working in a team along side the dentist in surgery. In my spare time I like to Exercise and spend time with family

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I’m Meghan, I’ve been a dental receptionist for over 5 years and have now decided to (slightly) change career paths and go down the dental nursing route!

In my spare time you’ll find me taking my two little boys out and about, walking the dog, and when I can finally put my feet up, I enjoy a good movie.

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My name is Beata and I started my apprenticeship at the practice in September 2021.

I believe in ‘a healthy body, healthy mind’. And try to live by it as much as I can. I am a big fan of working out, or anything that involves physical activity. In terms of hobbies, I really enjoy cooking, while I’m also heavily into fashion and beauty.