Caring for the future

We train the next generation of dental professionals, treat local people, and help the most vulnerable in society.

From our first-class dental education facilities in Plymouth, Truro and Exeter, students from Plymouth University study for a career in dentistry. With our reputation in the community for listening, learning and acting, alongside clinical excellence, we are consistently ranked in the top tier for dental education in the UK.

Our Vision

To provide excellent primary dental care services to our communities, while providing the best clinical placement facilities in the UK.

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Our Mission

We are committed to improving oral health in the South West through provision of treatment, education and engagement.

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Treating Children

Working with schools, nurseries and families to promote good oral health and hygiene.

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Patients who are currently under treatment can access emergency appointments at our facilities.

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We provide clinically necessary treatment needed to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy and free of pain.

Our Clinics

We have four clinics across Cornwall and Devon. Learn more about these by visiting our Clinics section.

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May 2024 Update

Our waiting lists are currently closed to new patients.

Did you know we may be able to offer an assessment appointment to people who require a full denture?

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Register Your Job Interest

We are always looking for individuals who share our core values.

If this sounds like you and you are interested in working with us, check out our latest vacancies or register with us today.

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Current Vacancies

Dental Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Dental Nurse to join our Plymouth team. We are looking for an enthus...

Location: Plymouth

Dental Nurse

We have exciting opportunities for qualified Dental Nurses to join our growing team, initially based in our Plymouth facilities but...

Location: Plymouth


Social Audit 2021

The University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School students provide the majority of the patient treatments while being supervised by a team of qualified dentists and supported by a dedicated team of dental nurses, hygiene therapists and clinical support workers. Learn more about our impact below.

Latest news

PDSE achieve Silver Level Award at the Green Awards 2023

  We are pleased to share that as part of our efforts to improve our sustainability and champion sustainable dentistry, we took part in...

Christmas Opening Hours

At Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise all our Dental Education Facilities are closed over the Bank Holiday with normal working hours resuming on Tuesday 2nd...

PDSE announce Adlee Singam as new Foundation Dentist

Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE) is pleased to announce Adlee Singam has joined the organisation as our very first Foundation Dentist. Adlee is a...