Dr Kate Balfour

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we want to inform you that the practice will be closed from Monday 23rd March 2020 until the end of April and possibly longer. During this period we  will be running an emergency telephone triage/advise service for any patient who may require this Monday to Friday. We kindly request that only patients needing emergency advise leave messages on our answerphone.

We wish all our patients well and hope you all stay safe and look forward to seeing you once this crisis is over.

Tips to help manage dental problems until you can see a dentist:

Click on the following link Managing Toothache at Home (pdf document)

Kate has been working in general practice throughout North East Hertfordshire over the last 14 years.  She studied at Leeds Dental School gaining a distinction in in a number of subjects including oral surgery and received prizes for her achievements in paediatrics and pharmacology. After university she worked in Yorkshire for a short period before moving to a position in North Hertfordshire. She went on to own and manage her own practice and developed additional  experience and skills in patient care through doing so.

Kate enjoys learning further skills and advances within dentistry and has gone on to complete a number of post graduate courses and qualifications.  She has studied for and taken exams  in a prestiges post graduate restorative course as part of the restorative diploma and studied to gain the MFGDP qualification.

Since 2008 Kate has also been providing facial aesthetic treatments for her patients. She has done a number of courses within this field and has qualifications in botox, chemical peel and dermal filler treatments. 

She enjoys providing good quality general dentistry especially  crown and restorative work. In addition she enjoys her work with children and families, improving anxious patients perceptions  by providing a welcoming dental environment.

Outside of work Kate is a keen runner and has completed a number of half and a full marathon. She also swims and plays other sports regularly. 

BChD Leeds 2003
GDC Registration No: 
82298