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Plan for the future and turn back time

21st February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

At this time of the year, we’re making plans for the future. So many big events take place in spring and summer, it’s a time we want to look our best. Yet planning a few changes to how we look is getting more complicated. There are so many new ways to turn back time! It…

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Meet our dental nurse team leader – Sian Cowper

20th February 2018 | Heather Cresswell

My name is Sian Cowper. And for me, dental nursing is more than a profession – it’s a way of life! So much of a nurse’s personality and enthusiasm goes into the job. As the dental nurse team leader here, I think it’s important everyone knows we love our work! I began my career working…

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Not feeling quite right? We can trust our local pharmacy to help.

19th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Our local pharmacy is here to help us to be well and stay well! If we need a prescription filled, or we’re wondering which over the counter medicine to buy, we go to our local pharmacy. But actually they are able to do a lot more to help us stay well.  When we think about…

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Automated checks of NHS fees punish the wrong people

16th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Over the last ten years, using an automated system to reduce fee evasion, the number of NHS dental patients fined has increased enormously. Some NHS dental patients are eligible for free dental care.  Others, as part of the NHS Low Income Scheme, are entitled to partial help with their fees. It is very important that…

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Flouride in our water? Yes or no?

15th February 2018 | Heather Cresswell

What is ‘fluoride’ and do we need fluoride in our water? When we talk about fluoride we are referring to the compound Sodium Fluoride (NaF), or another fluorine-containing salt. Sometimes fluoride in our water source occurs naturally. Some water boards add it.  Fluoride is also a key ingredient in everyday tooth-care products, such as toothpaste….

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Have the best fresh breath! Quick fixes and long term solutions!

14th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

It’s Valentine’s Day! Love it, hate it or ignore it, sometimes it’s not what we think that matters. Could be that it’s what someone else is thinking that makes the difference. Here are five simple ways to make a good impression: Spend some extra time on how you dress Pay attention to the person you’re…

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Look after your NHS Dental Registration or you may lose it

13th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Did you know that in order to keep your NHS dental registration at an NHS practice you need to attend regularly? Please read the information below and be sure to keep up your NHS dental registration. Many patients often forget to make regular visits to see their dentist. And then, before you realise, it’s been…

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“Invisalign helped my confidence,” our smiling patient says!

12th February 2018 | Heather Cresswell

We’d like to share with you a really positive testimonial from one of our patients. He recently finished his Invisalign treatment and feels confident with his new smile. ‘When I was young I had metal braces and I didn’t want to have them again when most people my age don’t. I’d heard Invisalign treatment was…

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Some strange historical facts and good advice for National Toothache Day 2018

9th February 2018 | Louise Burgess

Today, Friday 9th February, is National Toothache Day. “National Toothache Day is certainly not anything to smile about as toothache usually makes those who suffer from it very miserable. A toothache can make it difficult for someone to eat, drink, sleep and even talk.”  Michaela ONeill, President of the BSDHT. The purpose of this special…

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More tips for cutting down sugar

8th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

For the second year running, Cancer Research is using the month of February to promote the advantages of cutting down sugar. Cancer Research is one of the organisations that is fighting the battle against our ever-increasing consumption of sugar. Here are their top five reasons for cutting down sugar. Or even better, cutting it out!…

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Wotton CQC report quotes patient: 'very good' practice and 'first class' treatment

SpaDental's Wotton practice receives glowing CQC report, second for the SpaDental group. CQC quotes patient: "very good" practice and "first class" treatment. The CQC's summary is: People who used the service were given appropriate information and support regarding their care or treatment. One person we spoke with had been using the practice for three years. They said that

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My friends and family all comment on how good I look...

I would recommend Scott to anyone, I have always been pleased with the results of my treatments. My friends and family all comment on how good I look, without knowing what I have done!
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Treatment by Scott improved my confidence...

I came to Scott for treatment 3 years ago and have been coming ever since. I trust him because he has always been honest and not pushy. My treatments have always helped me feel good about myself and helped improve my confidence.
Suzanne R

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