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Knockhundred Row, Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DQ

The Team
Our Dentists


It is essential to find a dentist that you can trust.

All of our staff aim to achieve excellence.e

Our three receptionists, Jane, Amber and Chloe will be glad to tell you about the practice and help you decide which of our four dentists would suit you best.

In the unfortunate event of an emergency, we have a policy of always seeing patients in pain on the same day. On those occasions, it is not always possible to be seen by the dentist of your choice.


Dr Mark Coppen

B.D.S.(Guys), L.D.S. R.C.S.(Eng.)

GDC Number: 52688

Mark has worked in Midhurst since 1982. He qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1978 and worked briefly in Haywards Heath before moving to Midhurst.

He has a wealth of experience in all aspects of dentistry and finds routine family dentistry as satisfying as the complex cosmetic cases. Mark enjoys the variety of being able to care for all types of patient, from the youngest to the oldest and from the confident to the apprehensive.

He regularly attends courses and receives training in all the disciplines of general and aesthetic dentistry.

Mark lives in West Lavington. He has three children. One of them, Edward, qualified as a dentist some years ago. Mark is now very proud to say that in 2021 he entered into a partnership with Edward so they are now joint owners of St.Oswald’s..

Dr Edward Coppen

Dr Edward Coppen


GDC Number: 257579

Since his earliest memory, Edward recalls his father advising him to find a job that he loves, as this will make a working week feel like an enjoyable hobby and not a chore. After pursuing a career in medicine for many years, he made a last minute decision to study dentistry. This is a decision he is very grateful for as looking back he feels this is indeed a job that he loves.

Edward studied dentistry at the University of Liverpool and graduated in 2015. Since then he has practiced dentistry in both general practice and the hospital environment. He finds great joy in bringing skills and experience from the hospital to helping patients in a high street dental setting, as patients often feel more comfortable. Throughout this, he has also gained additional post-graduate qualifications, including a Post-Graduate Certificate and a Diploma in Primary Dental Care. He is also currently completing a Diploma in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry and has recently enrolled on a Diploma in Digital Dentistry. He is thoroughly committed to bringing high quality and cutting edge dental care to all his patients.


Dr Neil Wain


GDC Number: 60469

Neil qualified at Bristol University in 1985, moving to Midhurst in 1986 to work with the Woodcroft Dental Practice, (formerly Fleetwood & Partners).

Neil has always attended a wide variety of training courses. This enabled him to become a Dental Trainer and in 1995 he was the mentor of a young Jill Forrester!

In 2015 Neil left the Woodcroft Practice to work in Petersfield, but in 2017 the opportunity to work at St. Oswald’s arose. He has now returned to Midhurst as a valuable addition to our team.

Neil has lived in Easebourne with his wife Julia for over 20 years, they have two grown daughters. His interests outside dentistry include cycling, gardening, squash and skiing.

Dr Rachael Slocombe

Dr Rachael Slocombe

BSc, BDS (Ortago NZ).

GDC Number: 76968

Rachael graduated in 1996 in Otago, New Zealand, and worked in Auckland and Wellington. She then moved to the UK in 1999 and worked as an associate dentist in various practices, before buying Warren House Dental Practice in Cranleigh. After many years running a successful practice, she was sad to sell the practice in 2018 when the other 2 partners retired.

Rachael is proud to provide high-quality dental care with an emphasis on pain-free treatment. She believes in making her patients aware of all the available treatment options to achieve the most satisfactory results for them. As dentistry is a fast-moving field, she makes sure to keep up-to-date with the latest innovations in techniques, products and materials.

In Aug 2020, she has joined St. Oswald’s as an associate dentist. Being based in Midhurst, she loves working close to home where she has two dogs (Jake and Willow) and little boy. She enjoys competing at high level dog agility, adventurous activities, good food, staying fit, and music.

Anne Steele

Dr Anne Steele


GDC Number: 85358

Anne qualified as a Dental Surgeon from Cardiff University in 2005. She is also a qualified Dental Technician and achieved a BSc (Hons) degree in Dental Technology.

With over 15 years of experience, Anne is passionate about delivering high-quality dentistry in a friendly and caring environment. Anne has a sensitive and caring manner which enables her to build an excellent rapport with her patients especially children and nervous patients.

Anne is an experienced Invisalign provider and makes sure she regularly updates her knowledge in all areas of dentistry. She also performs facial rejuvenation procedures using Botox and Fillers.

Anne lives locally with her husband and 2 children. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor pursuits, travelling and spending time with her family.

Alicia Wimpory

Dr Alicia Wimpory


GDC Number: 85752

Alicia qualified from the University of Bristol in 2005. Before joining St Oswalds, Alicia has spent the past 12 years in practices in Berkshire and Surrey and prior to this, a period of time working in Australia.

In 2010 she was awarded the Diploma of membership of the Joint Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Alicia is a caring, ethical dentist and keeps up to date with the latest skills by continuously attending postgraduate courses. Alicia enjoys all aspects of dentistry and more recently has developed further skills in cosmetic and short term orthodontic treatment. Her warm friendly nature puts nervous patients at ease and she looks forward to giving her patients every confidence in her work.

Alicia lives with her husband and young son and loves keeping active, anything involving the great outdoors!