About Appletree Dental Surgery


Appletree Dental Surgery has been here for over 30 years! We are an award winning Private Dental Practice and pride ourselves on our welcoming manner and excellent service to all who choose to visit us.

We are a family friendly Dental Practice in the heart of Herne Village. Being a cottage, it has a homely and cosy feel, although modern the practice keep’s it’s quaint and intimate approach, peppered with history, it really is quite charming.

Dr Harriss is the practice principal and has invested and hand picked her team to provide most aspects of dentistry and a range of highly specialised treatments. This ensures that you receive the best person for the treatment that you require.

The staff here are excellently trained and all have a real passion for dentistry and customer service, we won best reception team in the prestigious National Private Dentistry Awards. Keeping up to date with Dentistry and the latest equipment we are always maintaining a high quality service and professional standards.

We have a great team and we are here to ease those unwarranted nerves, your experience is our top priority.

We want to guide, educate and advise patients the best we can for the care of their teeth, gums and smiles. Keeping patients happy is very important to us, nothing is too much trouble at Appletree!

Dr Cerise Harriss is our principal dentist, she is passionate about providing the best possible dental care for you and your family. Having a young family herself, she also understands the need to nurture and support children from an early age to maintain their healthy smile. She actively encourages the personal and professional progression of her team and believes that education and development are key in providing high quality dental care and treatment.

After qualification and working in NHS dentistry, Cerise went on to complete 3 years in a Senior House Officer Role at East Kent Hospitals, and then progressed to become a Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery across East Kent. She has also achieved her Masters in Primary Dental Care with Oral Surgery and is a member of the Prestigious Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), Women’s Implantology Network and International Team for Implantology. Her knowledge and passion is internationally recognised as she is invited to share her experience at Dental Conferences worldwide to encourage and inspire dental professionals to provide the best dentistry for their patients. Cerise specialises in Oral Surgery and Dental Implants, Invisalign braces and Smile Rejuvenation.

Cerise also has an affinity and enthusiasm for Aesthetic Medicine and Wellness. Her vast experience working in Maxillofacial Surgery enables her to practice safely whilst performing many advanced treatments including Cosmetic Dermatology. She is also an esteemed member of the International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics and attends many conferences throughout the year to ensure that she is always educated and able to perform the latest techniques and offer the best technologies for her patients.





Our Vision

Providing you with the best care and treatment requires a highly skilled team with specialised individual skills. Whether you are having an extraction, a root-canal treatment or even a simple check up, the right clinicians with the relevant skills are essential to give you the best possible care and outcome.

Our fantastic team of dentists, hygienists, nurses and reception staff are here to help and to make you feel as comfortable as possible whilst in our care. We want you to feel happy, safe and confident in us so that you can hopefully sit back, relax and allow us to look after you and your smile.

Our vision at Appletree Dental is to provide the highest quality care throughout your dental journey.

What Our Patients Say

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