SpaDental News

Urgent care or dental emergency? FAQs

4th August 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

Advice to help you manage a dental emergency and urgent care when you have to stay home.

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Can hot weather hurt teeth? Summer survival tips.

19th July 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

The MET Office has issued an amber warning for the west of of England – the region where SpaDental practices. It’s a warning we take seriously and urge you, our patients, to keep yourselves safe too. It’s easy to underestimate the impact a heatwave can have on our health. High temperatures can be damaging, even…

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Dentists’ infection controls still in place

16th July 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

We’ve all been wondering what the lifting of restrictions on Monday 19th July means to us. Even though the welcomed move to Stage 4 on the roadmap to recovery is four weeks later than was planned, it is still expected to increase people’s exposure to Covid-19. It’s possible because of the vaccination programme. Guidance at…

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Dentist Aryaan Khalid takes Saturday appointments

15th July 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

We are delighted to let our patients in the Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye region of Herefordshire know that our popular dentist is booking Saturday appointments. Aryaan welcomes patients in SpaDental Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye. He is dedicated to helping patients achieve their best oral and dental health and especially enjoys restorative work. We know that quite often people…

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UEFA 2020: Do footballers have good teeth?

8th July 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

8th July – update What a game that was last night! It was great to see Harry Kane (read more about him below) net that rebound. Just one more to go now! 4th July – update With a resounding win against Ukraine, 0 – 4, England is through to the semi-finals! Now our excitement’s mounting…

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Look after your NHS Dental Registration

7th July 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

With dental practices still implementing procedures to protect patients and staff during the coronavirus pandemic, there is less time available for dentists to treat patients each day. Add the impact of Brexit affecting staffing too.  Your enrolment on an NHS patient list with a practice you trust is a valuable thing. Please treasure it. In…

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Reflecting on 73 years of NHS dental care

5th July 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

On 5th July 1948, the National Health Service began. Today, therefore, is a good day to remember just how much the service has reformed public health and risen to the challenges of ever more sophisticated standards of treatment. 73 years of NHS dental care In a joint letter to NHS dental practitioners, Sara Hurley (Chief…

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Can oral infections cause sepsis?

29th June 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

Yes, oral infections cause sepsis in some patients if left untreated. Any infection in our body can cause sepsis. Know the signs of infection, and take action. Oral infections left untreated can lead to serious complications so please use the button above to ask a dental professional for advice. Do you watch Coronation Street? If…

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At long last! A wedding to go to!

27th June 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

There are so many stories out there of couples who have been planning a wedding celebration, only to have to cancel or delay the party. At least there are opportunities now to have a few more people attending and a bit more of a celebration. We can only hope the restrictions will soon be relaxed…

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SpaDental Chard – thank you for your kind support

29th May 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

It hasn’t been an easy year, but our patients have been so understanding. Thank you all so very much for your kind support and the lovely feedback we’ve received. Your kind support is very motivating It means a lot to the SpaDental Chard team to read your feedback. Your feedback is important to us as…

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SpaDental Whitchurch – your understanding is appreciated!

19th May 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

We’ve been catching up with our patients to find out how their treatment has been over the last months. This has been such a hard year for many of us, personally and professionally, and access to dental care has been affected in many ways by the pandemic. We’d really like to take this opportunity, therefore,…

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SpaDental Tewkesbury reviews – thank you!

14th May 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

With the ups and downs of the last year, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our patients for your support and understanding. Your thoughtfulness is reflected in the considerate comments we’ve received in response to our request for feedback. We truly appreciate your kind thoughts. Thank you from all of us…

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Can qualified dentists from overseas work in England?

27th April 2021 | SpaDental Administrator

SpaDental is aware that talented dentists from around the world would like the opportunity to work in the UK. We already have some associate dentists in our practices who have trained overseas and found their own way to us. Now we are actively inviting applications from overseas qualified dentists seeking employment in England. We’re inviting…

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Tackling single use plastics in dental care

22nd April 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

The need for research and dialogue There’s a reason the medical and dental industry uses plastic. A wide range of synthetic polymers have revolutionised standards of hygiene and safety. They have facilitated the delivery of all kinds of treatments, from covering a scratch to performing an organ transplant. Of course, there are other natural materials…

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Will veneers improve the appearance of my teeth?

13th April 2021 | SpaDental Administrator

Patients often ask, “Will veneers improve my teeth?” For many people who are concerned about the appearance of their teeth, veneers are often the answer they’re looking for. Veneers make a significant difference to a person’s smile because they change both the colour and the shape of our natural teeth. As every patient has individual…

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Problems and solutions for Ramadan oral health care

7th April 2021 | SpaDental Administrator

During Ramadan, oral health benefits from special attention. In this article, dentist Aryaan Khalid explains the changes that can occur in the mouth during the holy month of fasting. Below, he outlines the problems that can occur, and how best to prevent them. Problems occurring in the mouth during Ramadan Dehydration: Inadequate fluid consumption can…

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Dental health during Ramadan – some useful tips

6th April 2021 | SpaDental Administrator

Your teeth may not be top of the list of things you’ll think about during the holy month of Ramadan. But it’s a good idea to keep them in mind. You’ll want to keep up your dental routines, so that fasting doesn’t have an negative impact on your oral health. As opinions and personal preferences…

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Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information – April 2021

1st April 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental wishes all of our patients a happy and safe holiday season. If you have a problem – Of course, we hope you won’t have a dental problem! No-one wants to spend a holiday weekend seeing their dentist in a professional capacity. We understand, though. SpaDental has procedures in place to help you out over…

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SpaDental Whitchurch dentist: Adindu Etugo

29th March 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

Since he began at SpaDental Whitchurch over a year ago, has become a firm favourite with his patients. Working as much as allowed throughout the pandemic, Adi has helped his patients access the care they need to feel comfortable. What happens during a new patient appointment? Read more about the Whitchurch team Adindu Etugu provides…

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A sunny smile with increased vitamin D

26th March 2021 | SpaDental Administrator

After this winter we’re all looking forward to spending more time outside, not just in the garden, but a bit further afield too. We’re keeping our fingers crossed and feeling thankful for the science that’s getting vaccines into our arms. Getting outside in brighter weather is such a mood lifter, bringing out our sunny smiles….

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Which filling? Amalgam or white composite?

18th March 2021 | SpaDental Administrator

What’s the choice? What are fillings made of? Most people need fillings at some point in their lives, and, thanks to improvements in technology, many patients are now choosing white composite fillings, rather than traditional silver fillings made from amalgam. Indeed, in private dentistry white fillings are the default choice and amalgam fillings are only…

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Bite-sized fun facts about giant pandas’ teeth

16th March 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

Today is all about pandas – the giant pandas’ teeth in particular. Well known because they’re endangered, I believe it’s true to say that although we all have a good idea of what a giant panda looks like, not many of us have ever seen a live one. I know I haven’t. Currently the only…

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Choose to challenge – women in dentistry

8th March 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

The theme for International Women’s Day 2021 is #Choose to Challenge. Today is a good day to look at the important role women play in dentistry. Choose to Challenge Throughout the last century, most dentists were men. Indeed, if we look at the percentage of male to female dentists over 55, it’s still predominantly male….

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A century of dental treatment: 1921 – 2021

3rd March 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

This year, 2021, marks a century of dental treatment in the building at 2, Hyde Park Road. SpaDental Plymouth is proud to be keeping up the tradition, and our patients are enjoying the benefits of a hundred years of scientific progress in dentistry. A century of dental history The practice was set up in 1921,…

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3D delts or healthy teeth?

25th February 2021 | Vanessa Giraud

Are 3D delts and 6 pack abs on your fitness agenda? Then you’ll be pleased gyms are set, fingers crossed, to open up again on April 12th. This means you won’t be stuck at home doing those shoulder presses alone. You’ll be able to get back to the heavy duty equipment. And the albeit distant…

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Testimonials

SpaDental Chard - thank you for your kind support

It hasn't been an easy year, but our patients have been so understanding. Thank you all so very much for your kind support and the lovely feedback we've received. Your kind support is very motivating It means a lot to the SpaDental Chard team to read your feedback. Your feedback is important to us as it helps us work on continual improvement of our services. Our sincere thanks to all of you have taken the…

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SpaDental Whitchurch - your understanding is appreciated!

We've been catching up with our patients to find out how their treatment has been over the last months. This has been such a hard year for many of us, personally and professionally, and access to dental care has been affected in many ways by the pandemic. We'd really like to take this opportunity, therefore, to thank you for your understanding. We know that you have had to cope with cancellations and changes to our…

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SpaDental Tewkesbury reviews - thank you!

With the ups and downs of the last year, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our patients for your support and understanding. Your thoughtfulness is reflected in the considerate comments we've received in response to our request for feedback. We truly appreciate your kind thoughts. Thank you from all of us for your lovely reviews of SpaDental Tewkesbury. A selection of your reviews: "The service during the last few months has…

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SpaDental Whitchurch dentist "kind and gentle"

SpaDental Whitchurch dentist is accepting new private patients. A new patient testimonial After the closure of my local dentist in Whitchurch I telephoned Spa Dental who made me an appointment. Unfortunately I had an abscess on my tooth before my appointment date, for which I was given an emergency appointment.   I am a very nervous patient and it took a long time to build confidence with my old dentist , therefore my nerves were bad and I…

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Plymouth dentists "excellent care" and "professional service"

Kind words from our patients mean a lot to us. Thank you! We're very happy to read reviews that commend the  Plymouth team and the dentists "excellent care" and "professional service". Recent patient reviews commend our excellent care: "In safe and caring hands - Without exception the treatment I have received has been outstanding. From the reception staff through each of the individuals involved, their focus is on you and you're fully involved in any…

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Fantastic Saltash patient reviews - thank you!

We very much enjoyed reading the lovely Saltash patient reviews we've received in response to our recent request for feedback. On behalf of all the staff, thank you so much for your lovely comments. We sincerely appreciate your kind words, and will also use your recommendations in our planning. SpaDental considers your review comments carefully. We read them all, and use the information we gather to guide our practice so we can keep on improving…

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Thank you for SpaDental Chard patient reviews

A very appreciative thank you to our patients from the clinicians and staff at SpaDental Chard. It has been a pleasure reading your comments because if our patients are happy, then we're happy. Feedback about the team and treatment from SpaDental Chard reviews "Everyone in the practice is efficient, professional and knowledgeable." - HCG  "5 Star Dental Care - Being in the centre of Chard, [the SpaDental] surgery is easily accessible for most patients. The…

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Plymouth patient reviews and suggestions - thank you!

SpaDental Plymouth sincerely thanks everyone who responds to our request to review the practice. We love reading all your positive comments. That said, we also take on board the suggestions you make. Because we take Plymouth patient reviews seriously, we read them carefully to see if anyone is less than satisfied with their experience and we use that information to guide our practice. Our review rating of 4.7 stars (out of 5) highlights Plymouth patient…

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Reviews Tewkesbury - thank you for your appreciation.

This last week we asked our patients who have visited the practice in the last few months to submit their comments online. We truly appreciate your kind comments. Thank you from all of us for your lovely reviews. Read about our new treatment for patients who have breathing difficulties while they're sleeping. Your opinion is important. Amongst other questions, we ask patients whether or not they would recommend the surgery to their family and friends.…

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"Absolutely delighted" with veneers - SpaDental Whitchurch, Shropshire

A glowing testimonial for Dental Surgeon - veneers SpaDental Whitchurch Shropshire. Veneers SpaDental Whitchurch Shropshire "Excellent treatment! Absolutely delighted! Dr Jindal replaced two veneers for me, providing throughout brilliant treatment. He advised me of the options for the veneers and I opted for the better quality ones. The whole process was methodical and precise, keeping me informed step by step during the whole procedure. Great attention to detail was given to myself and the implants…

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July, 2021

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