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740 Dental. 740 Christchurch Rd, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH7 6BZ

Dentistry Membership

Spread the cost of your routine dental care…

Are you looking for a way to budget for your dental care? If you are, look no further than our Dental Care Plan which allows you to not only spread the cost through convenient monthly payments, but also allows you to look after your teeth for life.

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740 Membership – core service + insurance

Our plan is designed for patients who wish to attend the practice on a regular basis and have peace of mind that their preventive dental care is covered.

Our plan includes-

  • 740 Membership 1 costs £17.52 per month and covers:

    • One dental health examination per year.

    • One hygienist appointment per year including scale and polish and periodontal advice.

  • 740 Membership 2 costs £24.17 per month and covers:

    • One dental health examination per year.

    • Two hygienist appointments per year including scale and polish and periodontal advice.

  • 740 Membership 3 costs £31.10 per month and covers:

    • Two dental health examinations per year.

    • Two hygienist appointments per year including scale and polish and periodontal advice.

  • 740 Membership 4 costs £46.06 per month and covers:

    • Two dental health examinations per year.

    • Four hygienist appointments per year including scale and polish and periodontal advice.

  • All levels include:

    • Small x-rays.

    • 10% discount on treatment fees.

    • Diet and oral hygiene advice.

    • Membership card with 24 hour helpline numbers for dental emergencies at home or abroad.

    • Worldwide Supplementary Dental Injury and Emergency Insurance

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Friday: 8:00am – 11:00am

Contact Info

  • 740 Dental Practice
  • 740 Christchurch Rd, Boscombe

  • Bournemouth BH7 6BZ

  • Call: 01202 031696



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Based on 149 reviews
Can’t speak more highly of this practice, the professionalism of the dentists, assistants & hygienists. Have just completed a pain free implant programme with Dr James Coupe & am more than happy & satisfied - thank you! Mary Bolton
Started my treatment very nervously. Was made to feel at ease and safe. The results have amazed me i have a smile again. Highly recommend.
Dr Richard Halderhay is the gentlest, kindest dentist I have ever met. I am a nervous patient, yet he puts me totally at ease.
Been with 740 Dental for over 30 yearsi would say Dr James Coupe simply the best.
I have been coming to see Richard Halderthay for 25 years with my family, and he is a top Dentist!
My teeth have never looked this good! The journey was long and at times painful but the end result was worth every minute.
Always great care. Staff are so friendly and knowledgeable. Richard was super patient with my son
I’ve visited 740 Dental on a number of occasions and after years of feeling nervous about going it doesn’t bother me one bit now. I’ve recently had dental implants fitted. Sharon, who was very kind, took two of my bottom teeth out and James Coupe has worked his magic and done a superb job fitting two new implants. It was a long process but I’m over the moon with the results and so pleased I had it done. Would highly recommend 740 to anyone.
This past year I have completed Invisalign and James and his team have all been amazing! Very accommodating in terms of appointment dates and times. Always on hand to answer any questions or tend to any concerns. I am in love with my new straight, white teeth and would highly recommend 740 dental and James to others.
Saw Richard with a very painful tooth. After discussing possible outcomes, it was decided to remove it. He was so kind and gentle and kept stopping for me to calm down Am not a nervous patient normally but I think my nerves were the shock of having a back tooth with three roots removed. Richard was excellent and would definitely recommend him. His nurse Marzena was so lovely too.
Excellent results from the teeth whitening. Staff were brilliant and it was a good price. Many thanks.
Sharon has really helped me to overcome my fear of any form of dentist work. She is so lovely and friendly. I have a real problem with anything clinical and medical but Sharon makes me feel at ease. She explains everything that is about to happen and makes me feel totally calm and comfortable. I would 100% recommend 740 dental, they are amazing.
I have basic dental plan and get 4 hygenist and 2 checkups per year. It's always a pleasure and particularly thanks to Laura (hygenist) and Sharon (dentist).You certainly get what you pay for!
This is my second 5 star review for #740 Dental as I am once again SO thrilled with this practice. After wearing full dentures for many years, I met with James Coupe to discuss improving my bite as I was overwhelmed with frustration at how the ones I had at the time were functioning. I am honestly SO IMPRESSED by his knowledge and thorough determination to make me brand new bottom & top denture plates. He has TOTALLY transformed my mouth and I find I am smiling with my mouth open so much more now as well as being able to eat properly. These new dentures are the ones I should have had all along so THANK YOU SO MUCH James and the whole #740 Dental team, you guys are truly the best! I really cant recommend this practice enough!!!!
Moved to Dorset 20 years ago and tried more than 6 dentists none of whom gave any confidence as I am a very nervous patient. Then I discovered 740 dental and I can honestly say I have never visited such a caring confidence boosting dentist in all my life As a vey nervous patient they overcame my fears of dentists to the point where I have had full bridges in upper and lower teeth Probably the best dentists in Dorset if not the whole of the south
Amazing as usual I’ve never had any pain and always makes me feel relaxed,Which I thought would be impossible.Thank you Richard Halderthay.
New to the area and needing major dental work I put my faith into 740 dental practice. I cannot find words to say how pleased I am with the final result, James Coup has shown immense patience and expertise in sometimes challenging situations ….. Thank you! Also a shout to Reception, my dentist Sophie and hygienist Gill all fabulous.
I went to 740 Dental for an Invisalign and composite bonding journey, Steph and Sophia were very informative and supportive the whole way. I couldn't recommend them more.
I strongly recommend 740 Dental especially Angela and Frances – They have been outstanding since day 1 and have been so patient and made me feel so relaxed as I was nervous. My treatment plan was discussed with me in detail plan costs etc, and open to change if at any time I wanted to change any of the treatment. Angela really cared about how I felt around the finished work and continuously consulted with me. I cannot thank them enough an absolute credit to 740 dental and would 100% recommend them to anyone!!! Aside from Angela and Frances all the other staff are also welcoming and friendly which was refreshing. I previously had been put off of attending dentist due to staff and dentists but 740 dental have reinstated my faith and trust and I will not be changing practices. Thank you again to the 740 dental team!!!!
For the first time, I enjoy going to the dentist! The practice is a spacious, tranquil place, with helpful staff around from the moment you walk in. Here patients are treated as people, not just ‘another appointment’, and it makes a world of difference. My dentist, Sharon, is incredibly attentive, careful and friendly - she makes what would otherwise be unpleasant, pleasant. Thanks to everyone at 740 dental!
Recently had some dental work that I was dreading - Angela was super efficient and reassuring. The result is way better than I had hoped for. It wasn't cheap but it was well worth it!
My hygienist recommended James from 740 dental to do my implantsWhen I met James he was friendly and explained everything to me about implant surgery. Eventually I had 3 implants done which was pain free and I am very happy with the results and plan to have another 3 done next year. Thanks so much to James and his team.Lee Hodgson.
I recently completed an 18-month course of treatment for implants, straightening, and whitening with Dr. James Coupe at 740 Dental. The entire experience was extremely positive, from the initial consultation to the final treatment. Dr. Coupe and his team were all fantastic, and I was consistently impressed with their professionalism, expertise, and compassion.The treatment itself was pain-free, despite being very involved and lengthy. I was always aware of what was happening, and I felt confident that Dr. Coupe and his team were taking the best possible care of me. The end result is absolutely amazing. My teeth are straight, white, and healthy, and I've had so many people comment on how good they look. I couldn't be happier with the results! Thank you to all the team at 740 Dental.
In June 2023, my husband saw Laura one of the Hygienists. He is not a confident patient and has had bad experiences at other dentists/hygienists. He was expecting to have his teeth or gums numbed so as not to feel pain which he had experienced before. Laura was very calm and reassuring and commenced her treatment. There was absolutely no pain or bleeding and anaesthesia was not required at all. He was absolutely delighted and will be booking to see Laura again in 6 months. Thank you, especially to Laura, but all the other kind & friendly staff at 740 Dental.
I was searching for a dentist to help me fix/remove a broken tooth for 3+ years but because of the pandemic no one was taking new patients and I contacted 30+ practises private and NHS.Every day on my way to work I pass 740 and realised I haven’t tried them and by miracle they did take me on and every step has been fantastic!I let them know I was a nervous patient and I couldn’t have felt more calm and cared for in my life! Sharon Halderthay looked after me on all 3 of my visits and I couldn’t recommend her higher!! Even my partner is going to join the practice on the back of my praises and I come from a luxury retail background so to me customer service is what gains your customers trusts and builds a relationship that can last years! I’m well and truly a happy patient and will stay with this practice for years to come.While I’m still nervous on the build up to doing to the dentist once I’m in that chair I know I’m in safe hands!
Excellent experience all round from the dental team at 740. My partner is extremely nervous about visiting dentists and they treated her with such kindness. Would review higher than 5 if possible.
Absolutely lovely people. My own personal dentist is amazing Sophia Johnston. She is not only looking after my teeth but the whole general wellbeing of my health. Thanks
Angela and her nurse were fantastic as always 10/10.
Absolutely the best ever Dentist. i followed Richard Halthaday because of his gentle and very understanding nature, as i have always been nervous. The Surgery is immaculate and his professional skills goes beyond Perfection. Very friendly staff. 10 out of 10. Mrs Paula Key
I am so grateful to the team at 740 dental, especially to Mr Coupe and Steph. They were kind and professional, generous with their time, and thoughtful. Ultimately they gave us exactly the advice that we needed. I feel very confident in their expertise and would not hesitate to use the practice again.
Absolutely 1st rate; the care and attention to every detail made my experience of rebuilding a crumbling set of teeth to exactly what I wanted in the shape & colour of the results. I'm most impressed with the technology used in preparing such work. I enjoyed the treatment experience from start to finish so now can smile again!!Thank you Sophia & Megs.
WOW what an amazing dental practice -Totally transformed my smile!From the moment you walk in the door, you are greeted by such a friendly reception team (I am quite a nervous patient, so this really does help), to then have this same kind and caring manor brought through into the dental room by the team there.The staff are very thorough, and take their time in communicating with you about all options and give dental advice without being condescending.After I had my front crowns replaced and 2 veneers added, my smile really was truly transformed and now I always get comments on how lovely my teeth look. And best of all the treatment was pain free!THANK YOU 740!!!!
I am so impressed with 740 dental. I’m an extremely nervous patient after having bad experiences with other dentists, but this was actually a pleasant experience. The receptionist who booked my experience was extremely polite and sensitive to my needs. When I arrived everyone was friendly and polite. The dentist I saw for an emergency filling, Sharon, was so kind and gentle. I barely felt any pain, whereas in the past it has been excruciating. Her nurse was brilliant and was so spot on with suction that I didn’t swallow anything. Thank you so much to everyone at 740 Dental. You are all amazing and have restored my faith in dentists. I am even booking in to see the hygienist and for a check up with Sharon.
After being very nervous for quite some time I finally decided to come to back to the dentist and choose 740 dental.Richard is a very nice man and your feelings and nerves was his no.1 priority.After a check up and a clean I was ready to have a root canal After passing out on a previous root canal I was more than impressed with Richard at 740 I did not feel a thing and the whole process was very relaxed and I would recommend this practice especially Richard to anyone .Kyle .Also Kate the hygienist is amazing always does exceptionally good job and what a nice lady her and her assistant are thank you ladys.
Great service and very friendly and helpful staff.
I have been a patient of Richard Halderthay for 20 years. He is a lovely person and also an excellent dentist. Whenever there is something serious to be done to my ever troubling teeth he talks me through the possible downsides but then he always does a fantastic job and I am always really grateful for the outcome and there are no downsides, or pain. The team are great too.
740 Dental were recommended to me by my mother in law. At the time I had 2 badly cracked & broken teeth, extremely sensitive and I thought I would need to have removed or crowned.Richard explained the approach they take to preserving and reconstructing teeth. I now have all of my own teeth, no crowns, no extractions and even better, the sensitivity is gone.Both my children now see Richard & Marzena and they are so relaxed about having their appointments. All round, the best dental experience I have ever had.
The best dentist there is . Kind , caring & extremely professional . Wouldn’t go anywhere else . All staff are fantastic 😁
Well where do I begin. I have Health Anxiety which for some reason ended up spiralling out to the dentist meaning I hadn’t been for 5 odd years. I’d been so keen to go but just too terrified of being told the worst news. So I did some research and found 740 who I read all the reviews (hence writing one myself) as if I hadn’t read any I may still be in the same position.I stumbled up the courage and had a new patient exam I cried a lot with worry and fear before going but from the moment I stepped in the receptionists we’re just lovely.I was assigned Richard as my dentist and he is so very Patient with me. I have had my initial exam and was given my dental plan which I’ve already started. I saw a wonderful hygienist (I can’t remember name as was so nervous) and today I had a root canal which I worked myself up so much for I was shaking! Richard and his dental nurse were incredible they made me feel so at ease and Richard was so gentle I didn’t even feel the numbing injections going in AT ALL (all 3 of them) I couldn’t believe it once it was done! All of that worry.I have an extraction next also and bit worried as it’s just an anxiety I have but I’m so reassured now Richard won’t let anything hurt!If you have dental anxiety get yourself to 740 I’m so so relieved I can now begin my journey to Invisalign and white teeth
Fabulous practice, with gentle considerate dentists. We have been coming here as a family for more than 20 years and I do reccomend the practice to all, especially those nervous of the dentist.
Came in today for an emergency appointment was seen by Angela who was so sweet, so reassuring and really made such a difference to me and my outlook. Thank so much, will be coming back for regular appointments this is start to getting my smile back!!
Gill Austin did my teeth today , I had a full clean, I’m not the best at the dentist but she made me feel very calm and told me in detail everything she was doing and was very patient with me. 100% recommend staff extremely friendly too. Well worth the trip there thank you again Gill😁
Dr J Coupe provided excellent service for my 7 years old son. He did everything to safe his tooth.I can’t thank 740 dental clinic enough – and I could not recommend them higher. Thank you
Excellent as always. Lovely people, very professional. High quality efficient service. Highly recommended.
740 dental are amazing. I am a nervous patient but now have total trust in my new dentist Sharon She performed emergency root canal going over and above to see me quickly, it was painless and I am so grateful. It’s wonderful when you know you have a dentist you can trust. My teeth will soon be up to scratch again after being left untreated properly by the nhs. Thankyou so much
After a lifetime (I am 77years old), of being scared of the dentist and not going unless I really, really had to, I am so pleased that a friend recommended me to 740. I had such a warm welcome from Angela and was put at ease straight away. Everyone is very professional but at the same time there are so many smiles from staff and patients. I have just been back for my second visit and I was actually looking forward to going.I don’t know what it is but you seem to be sprinkled with ‘happy dust” as you walk in. I and looking forward to having my smile back in three weeks time.
This morning I have had two fillings and a crown, I must admit I wasn't particularly looking forward to my visit to the dentist, who does? However with modern technology and super professionalism from my dentist ( Dr.A Prynne) I can honestly say that it was a totally painless experience and to be able to have the whole treatment carried out in one visit was very convenient too.Very pleased with result.As always very attentive and very recommendable.
Had to see dentist and and emergency due to severe tooth. Rang in the morning had an appointment at 1230 saw Sharon who was very professional explained what I needed and removed my tooth pain-free will definitely be arranging to go back once my extraction has settled down
GREAT GREAT dentist practice!Amazing professionals in their team. I did my invasilign treatment and my teeth look amazing! every time I have had any problem they had seen me straight away, Ijist have good things to say!100% recommended, I recommended this practice to a friend and they also did an amazing job on his teeth!
Been with Richard for years, great Dentist just a little bit expensive.
740 Dental is quite a way from where we live but i never want to change dentists. We go regularly for hygienist and checkups and all the staff are always exceptionally kind, patient and helpful. Today i needed a procedure done and was very anxious after a past trauma many years ago, elsewhere. James and the team were just lovely and he did a great job! Thank you all.
Highly recommended!!Since having a previous very bad experience at another dental practice, I have been extremely anxious about going somewhere and finding someone who can help me have the smile I want...Let me start With Debbie the receptionist. Wow! Thank god Debbie answered the phone to me. I must have called between 20-30 dental practices and not one of them compares to Debbie's customer service!Soo welcoming, patient, kind and very experienced!Although the practice is just over an hours drive from me it is so so worth it! And even if I moved another hour away I'd still make the journey to them! Someone give this lady a payrise! I must have called Debbie up another 3 times before I decided to go with 740 Dental, Debbie didn't get fed up once. So I cannot thank you enough for making me feel so welcome, it means I'm able to move forward with my treatment.I've recieved care from Sharon halderthay & James coupe and couldn't be happier. Clearly experienced and very thorough.Sharon is so lovely, I've recieved root canal that didn't hurt at all. It was actually the most comfortable, relaxing dental treatment I've ever recieved!James Coupe has also been very patient with my needs and demands of what I'd like and very quick to Respond and sort my treatment. I look forward to the future at 740 Dental. Thank You 😊
I can't thank you all enough for your care to my mum. Richard and Sharon thank you for giving up your lunch break so you could help.
Angela, Lorraine and the rest of the team are fantastic - always friendly, efficient, professional and caring. Highly recommended.
I honestly could not reccomend 740 Dental highly enough. I am a really anxious patient as I've had horrible experiences in the past, which ended with me not going to the dentist for 10 years! Last year I decided to face my fears and came here, and I am so glad that I did. I got sedation for a filling last year, and today have just had a filling with no sedation, which I never thought I'd be able to do! It was a GREAT experience with absolutely no pain at all. Previously I used to break down crying in a filling! Richard, who I went to, really took the time to listen to my fears, and with loads of patience helped me through the process. If you really hate and fear the dentist, please please book an appointment here and you WILL be able to get over them. The cost is a lot more than NHS, but honestly - it is seriously worth every penny in my opinion. Their reception staff are also super lovely too! Thank you 740, I am so grateful.
For various reasons I hadn't visited a dentist for many years but pain eventually took me to 740 Dental and in particular to Sharon, Ella & Carly. I was shown nothing but care, kindness and understanding by them all. After several completely painless appointments I can now smile confidently again thanks to their brilliant professionalism. I cannot recommend them highly enough and the safety procedures, due to the pandemic, made visits totally safe.
After being in pain for 3 days and having the 111 unable to help me i made a desperate call át 8am and got an emergency appointment by 11am! Sharon got me out of pain ,the most professional and kindest dentist you can ever imagine,best dental experience i ever had and im not even a registered patient of them!5 star for sure!
Dear Sharon ,you have been amazing for me in the past many times .Thank you so much for everything and you have been so kind when I have needed it ,not to mention being an excellent dentist ! I highly recommend this practice
Thankyou Andrew and the team at 740 Dental for a brilliant experience straightening my teeth with Invisalign.The team here are so friendly and just made the whole process from start to finish so easy. I couldn't be happier with the results. I finally have that perfect smile I've always wanted!Thankyou!See included a wonderfully cheesy photo of the final results.
Amazing experience with Invisalign from start to finish. Andrew and the team are first class. Highly recccomend.
I can't say how happy I am to recommend 740 Dental. After over 10 years of dentistry abroad, recent experiences brought me back to the UK and to the best Dental Surgery. They are technologically advanced with pain free anesthesia and outstanding design and production of crowns. The staff from the Reception Staff to medical staff are both professional and kind. My Surgeons Sharon and Andrew are by far the most genuinely lovely and caring people who treat everyone with respect and involve you in decisions. I cant recommend this surgery enough. I found it by chance and it was the best find i have ever made .
It’s best Dentest I have seen it’s bit expensive but worth it thanks Angela she didn’t give up until she sort my pain out x
** UPDATE**I went to 740 Dental after reading the wonderful reviews online and initially my contact was to enquire about Invisalign. Unfortunately I had some serious underlying issues and I went through some fairly traumatic times as I had to lose some teeth. No matter how old you are it is scary but I am writing this review at the end of my treatment but not at the end of my time with 740. My teeth are now straight. My gums are healthy. My confidence is such that I now have a new job and my dream of being a personal trainer is on the horizon too. James and Lisa have held my hand throughout ...All decisions made along the way were discussed with empathy and I never felt rushed, only supported. I actually looked forward to going and feeling the warm welcome and familiarity from all the staff.. This, I feel, is what makes 740 unique. Thank you Millie, James, Lisa and all the girls for everything. Have a fabulous Christmas. See you next year. Much love x
I got in for an emergency dentist appointment being an unregistered patient on the same day. It was the most pleasant experience I could have dreamt of for a dentist. My dentist (Richard) and dental nurse (Emma) put me completely at ease. Professional yet easy to get on with just like chatting with a friend. Cannot praise them enough 🙌 Oh and best of all I'm now pain free! Thank you!
I had changed dentists quite a few times because of bad experiences, but now I shall never change again! 740 are the best dental practice my family and I have come across. My family see a range of the dentists at 740, and they are all superb, not to mention the lovely staff working at reception.Especially grateful to Richard for the all the great work he did on my teeth! He made the experience of going to the dentist a very pleasant one indeed!! 😊Highly recommend for the professionalism and care from all the staff, but also for the high quality results! 👍🏼
I have always been treated professionally and sympathetically from the staff at reception through to my dentist Dr Coupe. I always know that if i need any treatment all will be done to stop any pain. My hygienist Loraine is very understanding and not at all rough! All dental nurses are lovely. I have recommended 740 Dental to a friend who was terrified of dentists and no longer is! 👍
Just had a check up and hygeniest. James Coupe his usual self, always pleasant and Lorraine the same.
A very good customer experience, having used this dentist for many years, I had my first major treatment recently and was looked after very well and have had a successful result.
I was nervous and apprehensive on my first visit due to past experiences at other dentists. I was welcomed and met by Sarah whom I had spoken to several times on the phone. My dentist Andrew came out and introduced himself and immediately put me at ease. I cannot rate this dental practice highly enough. They are caring, kind, thoughtful, professional and have totally reinstated my faith in great customer care and service. Thank you so much for giving me back the strength to not be afraid of walking through a dental door, you are all wonderful.