Plan to expand Sheffield dentist practice due to Covid-19 impact

Dentists are planning to expand their practice due to the impact of Covid-19.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 2:47 pm

Dr Monica Cartwright and Dr Simona Ionescu, owners and managers of Totley Rise Dental Practice, on Baslow Road, submitted plans to Sheffield Council to change the use of the first and second floors from a two bedroom flat to further surgeries.

In a statement provided with the plans, they said it was due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on clinical activity and treatment sessions.

If approved by the council, work will include expanding the reception area and reinstating an internal staircase so the two new surgeries on the first floor are accessible from within the building.

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There would also be a sterilisation area on the first floor and an accessible toilet in the basement.

They said there will be no initial increase in the number of patients attending the practice.

They added: “The proposal has no adverse effects on neighbouring residential amenity or property and that of the surrounding area, nor any transport or highway issues. The party wall at first and second floor will be acoustically lined.”

In their application form, the dentists said they currently have two full-time and seven part-time members of staff and these new plans will mean hiring one new full-time employee.

Currently, there are no comments from members of the public on the plans. To view the application in full or comment, go to