SpaDental News

Practices with NHS contracts are highly prized in the sales market

21st December 2011 | SpaDental Administrator

NASDAL – the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants & Lawyers report: The average dental practice sale value has increased according to the NASDAL goodwill survey for the quarter ending 31 October 2011, standing at 107% compared to 90% in the last quarter. This three figure percentage figure reflects the significant number of practices with highly prized NHS contracts changing…

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£28million extra cash for 120,000 more patients

15th November 2011 | SpaDental Administrator

Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley has announced an additional £28 million of funding for dentistry in order to ‘increase the number of people able to access an NHS dentist’. The Department of Health said that 820,000 more people had already been given access since May 2010. The extra funding will, it is claimed, enable an extra…

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Dr. Arfan Iqbal Talking About Braces by Fastbraces®

3rd November 2011 | Helen Hewison

With safety in mind, the braces by Fastbraces® were developed to straighten teeth differently – allowing for a fast, safe and affordable solution. Hi I’m Dr. Iqbal.  I’ve been a dentist for about ten years now.  I practice in Manchester and in Kendal up in the Lake district. The first time I heard about Fastbraces® I couldn’t…

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I have been very pleased with every aspect of my treatment and visits

3rd October 2011 | Helen Hewison

Today I have been very pleased with every aspect of my treatment and visits. Staff are very helpful and informative, the atmosphere in the surgery is calm, friendly and conducive to experiencing excellent treatment. Which indeed the dental treatment is excellent, with clear helpful explanations. A pain free experience!!! Mrs S Simpson, Wimslow

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Nervous Patient is pleased with his Crowns

19th August 2011 | Helen Hewison

Nervous Patient, Paul Brown from Alderley Edge has overcome his fear and had his crowns fitted without sedation.   Very pleased with the quality and professional care given by SpaDental Handforth.

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Our patient has had Dental Implants with no pain and is delighted

25th July 2011 | Helen Hewison

Our patient has received Dental Implant treatment and is delighted that he can now chew again!.   The treatment was pain-free and he is very appreciative and wishes he had done it sooner.

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I never had to wait for my appointment – always on time.

15th June 2011 | Helen Hewison

I have been very happy with my treatment here. I never had to wait for my appointment – always on time. I was pleased that I could be seen in the evening which makes it easier due to work commitments. Staff are always very pleasant and eager to help no matter what. Mr R Brown,…

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My smile is “normal” again and I am thrilled with the outcome

18th April 2011 | Helen Hewison

After breaking one of my visible front teeth I was resigned to life with a gap as I didn’t want to disrupt the healthy teeth either side to accommodate a bridge.  After discussing my options with Gemma at Chapel Street, I opted for an implant. Although I’m an extremely nervous patient, the dental care I received…

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I’ve not been to the dentist in a very long time

11th March 2011 | Helen Hewison

I’ve not been to the dentist in a very long time and after building up some confidence decided to take the plunge and visit Dr Iqbal. Dr Iqbal made me feel totally relaxed and at ease with the whole experience. Dr Iqbal has made a wonderful job not only in his good work but also…

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The Dentist and staff are absolutely lovely very re-assuring and put you at ease

23rd February 2011 | Helen Hewison

The Dentist and staff are absolutely lovely very re-assuring and put you at ease, especially when you are nervous Ms S Baddley, Manchester

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Testimonials

Here to support service veterans - SpaDental Plymouth

"This was my first dental appointment since leaving the Armed Forces 2 years ago, and having left it far too long I eventually thought I ought to try to get myself an NHS dentist. Recognizing the unique challenges that veterans face when they leave the military, Spa Dental's veterans policy enabled me to get an initial appointment and receive treatment as an NHS patient - exactly what I'd hoped for. The professionalism and friendliness of…

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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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High praise for Lucy Smith and Maria Shrigley, Plymouth.

Dental Surgeon and her assistant are helping anxious patients to manage dental visits more easily. High praise for the team! We know that it can be hard for people to come in to see the dentist. Here's one message: "I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your care at my recent dental visit. Lucy, I know because of your care and attention to my needs I feel so much better attending an…

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A great dental service to Plymouth patients.

We really appreciate all the reviews we're getting from patients who visit SpaDental Plymouth. Your feedback helps us feel confident we give good advice and offer a great dental service to Plymouth patients. Thank you! Here are some recent reviews: These two reviews highlight the importance of regular examination of the soft tissues in the mouth. "I feel... grateful to [my dentist] for referring me to Derriford hospital for a lump to be removed from…

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Approval ratings are high for Ledbury! Thank you for your reviews.

At SpaDental Ledbury we're enjoying reading your reviews! In April, we asked you to share your experiences with us. We've been emailing our patients to ask you to fill in on-line forms so that we know how your appointments went. It's been heart-warming to read the kind things that you've said about us in your reviews. Thank you! Here are a few of the comments that we've received: "Very professional. Always polite and helpful. Easy…

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More Plymouth patient appreciation for SpaDental - thank you!

Since we piloted the online feedback form for Plymouth patient appreciation or dissatisfaction with our practice, we've had over 300 responses. Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your views. Our review rating of 4.7 stars (out of 5) highlights Plymouth patient appreciation for the work we do. We're smiling with pride, and happy that you're happy! Here are two recent reviews: "Fantastic experience - I was on the NHS waiting list for over…

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High praise for the Plymouth team

Earlier this week, one of our patients sent this lovely message to the Plymouth team. We really appreciate your praise! "I have been a patient at the Hyde Practice [SpaDental Plymouth] for some 46 years, so have seen many changes of staff etc. I have today, been compelled to email you as a result of my latest visit. Far too many people are quick to complain hence this email. I suffer a bit from arthritis. At…

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Nervous patients in Plymouth reassured

Our dental surgeon is expanding her list, so nervous patients in Plymouth can feel confident they will receive sympathetic, effective treatment. One of Lucy's patients had this to say: "I am extremely nervous/phobic when visiting a dentist. This was my first visit to SpaDental - I can honestly say I couldn't have been looked after better! From the receptionist to the nurse, to the dentist (Lucy) and the hygienist, everyone was so kind, gentle and…

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My Invisalign journey - a patient experience.

SpaDental patient, Laura tells us about her Invisalign journey and how it's going: Laura's Invisalign journey is easier than she'd expected! "I've always been paranoid about my front teeth. Whenever I went to smile I had my hands over my mouth, and I never felt confident in photos. I didn't think I could do anything with them. And I was over the moon when my dentist suggested it." Laura began her Invisalign journey with SpaDental…

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"Invisalign helped my confidence," our smiling patient says!

We'd like to share with you a really positive testimonial from one of our SpaDental Whitchurch 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 convenient and wouldn't affect the way I looked at all, so it sounded a good choice.  I work…

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