About Appletree Dental Surgery

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

Since November 2018 Dr Cerise Harriss has taken over the business and the practice has shone even brighter. We are a family friendly Dental Practice in the heart of Herne Village. Being a cottage, it has a homely and cosy feel, with a few modern touches since her arrival, the practice keep’s it’s quaint and intimate approach, peppered with history, it really is quite charming.

More recently, Dr Harriss has introduced advanced medical aesthetics which enables us to host a range of highly specialised treatments.

The staff here are excellently trained and all have a real passion for dentistry and customer service, some of them have been here for many years! 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, our top priority is no pain!

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!

Practice Principal

Dr Cerise Harriss is our principle dentist, she feels passionate about providing the best possible care 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 three years in a Senior House Officer Role at East Kent Hospitals, a position which enables her to continue to work two days a week as 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. Cerise provides Oral Surgery treatments at the practice, Invisalign braces, Smile Makeovers and is currently training with the highly accredited Straumann Institute for the placement of Implants.

Cerise also has an affinity and enthusiasm for Aesthetic Medicine. Her vast experience working in Maxillofacial Surgery enables her to practice safely whilst performing many advanced treatments. 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 use the best technologies for her patients.

Our Vision

Providing you with the best care and treatment requires a highly skilled team with specialised individualistic 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.


Our Treatments

General Dentistry
Dental Hygiene Therapy
Facial Aesthetics
Specialist Endodontics
Specialist Orthodontics
Oral Surgery and Implants
Enlighten Tooth Whitening

Call us to book an appointment or use the form below

01227 369921

We will contact you straight away to arrange a suitable date and time