SpaDental News

Are You Missing One or More Teeth ? What About Dental Implants?

31st July 2012 | Helen Hewison

ARE YOU: Missing one or more teeth? Having trouble with loose dentures? Unhappy with your bridge? Dental implants will keep you smiling for life. Dental Implants are replacement teeth that look and feel just like your own. You can eat whatever you like without the inconvenience of ill fitting dentures or missing teeth. Best of…

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Plymouth Medal Success

31st July 2012 | Stephen.Flecher

Congratulations to local Plymouth school student Ruta Meilutyte who won an Olympic gold medal yesterday in the 100m breaststroke. Plymouth College students are competing There are many athletes competing from the South West.  Four are students at Plymouth College across the road from our dental practice,  including Tom Daley and Ruta. Good luck SpaDental Plymouth wish…

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Vanastree Shambrook ‘Call me Varni’

30th July 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Vanastree Shambrook “Call me Varni”  Well we can’t pronounce Vanastree properly. When our popular hygienist Samantha (Sam) Hitchcock decided that she would be unable to work for us on Fridays due to family commitments we were a bit worried as to whether we could get anyone as good to replace her.  Fortunately for us though,…

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SpaDental Plymouth Race For Life

29th July 2012 | Stephen.Flecher

   Congratulations to Louise, Vicki and Zoe from SpaDental Plymouth who took part in the Race For Life on the 15th July. They raised a fantastic amount of £400 for Cancer Research UK. They relished the challenge and we are all very proud of their hard work. Well done to all those who took part…

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Dental Health For Kids

28th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

Cavity prevention is not the only concern parents should have when considering their children’s oral health. Recent studies show that gum disease continues to plague children. The best way to ensure that your child does not get cavities or gingivitis is to instill proper oral habits early. Good oral hygiene routines should be established as…

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Tower of Babel at the Southampton practice: can any other SpaDental or Southampton practice speak more languages?

27th July 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

We were sitting having lunch one day, thinking about the upcoming Olympics,  when it struck me how many languages the members of our Southampton team can manage between us. Obviously all speak English, but it goes a lot further than that.  I (John) am fluent in German after working there for so many years, and…

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Deb and Flossy the Dragon Teaching Oral Hygiene

25th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

Deb our therapist is a ventriloquist in her spare time which comes in handy when trying to teach the children how to clean their teeth properly.

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Yet Another Team Player Called Claire at SpaDental Wem

24th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

Claire the 3rd has joined the team at SpaDental, Wem. We cant keep calling them Claire 1,2 and 3 tho!!! I’m sure we’ll think up some good nick names.

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Debbie Hudson, And they said it would not last!

24th July 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Debbie Hudson, And they said it would not last!  At the end of this week, Debbie Hudson will have been working in SpaDental Southampton for half a decade. Debbie first came here as a trainee, but in the last five years she has successfully completed her dental nurse training and is now keen to advance…

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Another Successful Implant Placement Day Completed

20th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

  Thanks Jose, another great day placing implants.

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Support and Advice From Astra Tech

19th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

Sam has been into SpaDental Wem again to give advice and support regarding  advanced Astra Tech implant techniques to Helen, their Treatment Coordinator.  Sam might as well be a part of the team as she loves coming to Wem!

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Perfect fit of my new dentures!

11th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

A lovely comment from a patient this morning: “I am very pleased with the perfect fit of my new dentures!  I will definitely be recommending family and friends to SpaDental.” Mr W – patient

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Aleks First Birthday!

6th July 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

  It hardly seems possible, but Aleksandra Tobiszewska will have been working in SpaDental Southampton for a whole year, next week. Our young Polish dentist faced a huge challenge in taking over from David Lewis, who had been working in the practice for more than twenty years, but in just 52 weeks, Aleks has become…

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It’s Time To See The Hygienist

5th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

A visit to the hygienist……. The words “now its time to see the hygienist” bring a strange reaction to many patients. To some, the visit to the hygienist means they will leave with bleeding gums, sensitive teeth and a sense of shame after a jolly good telling off!. I believe this doesn’t need to be the…

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Another New Team Player

3rd July 2012 | Helen Hewison

The team at Chapel Street Dental and Implant Centre would like to welcome another member of staff to their busy team.  Yet another Claire.

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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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