SpaDental News

High Praise for SpaDental Plymouth

28th August 2012 | Stephen.Flecher

I am very proud of the entire dental team at SpaDental Plymouth and the selection of patient comments below shows why: ‘1st class care’ ‘Very impressed’ ‘May I also take this opportunity of thanking the practice for the most professional, informative and courteous manner which was shown to me at my last appointment. I was very impressed. WELL DONE SPA DENTAL!’…

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Preventative Dentistry at SpaDental Wem

24th August 2012 | Helen Hewison

When looking at your oral hygiene don’t just look at today’s hygiene or even tomorrow’s, but be thinking about a lifetime of hygiene. Your teeth should be cared for to the best of your ability not just on a day to day basis, but throughout your whole life. This is where preventative dentistry comes in to play….

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WOW Which one is the crown???

23rd August 2012 | Helen Hewison

Wow I love my new crown! I can hardly tell which one it is. It is an EMAX crown.

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Dental Nurse/Receptionist Job Opportunity. Wem

22nd August 2012 | Helen Hewison

Experienced Dental Nurse/Receptionist required. Fully qualified and registered or training towards qualification essential. Duties will include reception, assisting the dentist, looking after patients and other related tasks. Wages: Negotiable depending on experience Hours: Full Time Location: Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5ER Duration: Permanent Date Posted: 22nd August 201 Pension Details: Pension Available        HOW TO APPLY You…

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A Day at the Dentist for a child

21st August 2012 | Helen Hewison

As a child, the dentist can be a scary experience But my experiences at Chapel Street Dental are very different. I walk into a friendly environment and sit in the waiting room. My mum sits and reads the paper while I sit and play with the little peter pan toy. The waiting room is nice and…

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A new Colour Scheme for Southampton?

21st August 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

While we were on holiday in Germany recently, it was nice to revisit our old practice in Salzgitter. The new owners have done a lot of renovation, much of it very positive, but what really took us aback was the colour scheme that they had chosen for the building.  Where it used to be plain…

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Our trainee nurse/receptionist Rachael Prevett goes on holiday in style

17th August 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Holiday time:  When our trainee nurse/receptionist Rachael Prevett goes on holiday she goes in style. No package flight for her, instead she and partner Steve recently set off for a holiday in Bavaria and the Italian lakes, in Steve’s classic E type Jaguar. They certainly turned heads driving across Europe in this fantastic car, the…

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SpaDental expands retail products at Southampton & Plymouth

17th August 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

SpaDental Group are using the Dentalshop Retail Systems to improve sales of Preventative care products to patients. There are many advantages to using the Dentalshop system some of which are the accountancy based techniques that control stock levels and shrinkage and provide sales and profit reports. However the principle advantages for each practice are as…

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What has happened to Jeanette Boyd?

16th August 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Many of our patients have been wondering what has happened to Jeanette Boyd, who used to nurse for David Lewis and then worked with Aleks Tobiszewska for a while. Well, the good news is that Jeanette became the proud mum of baby Pippa last February, and the even better news is that mother and baby…

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Three important quality traits every dentist must possess

16th August 2012 | Helen Hewison

1. Integrity Every good dentist should have a noble purpose and maintain integrity. This ‘two-rolled-into-one’ attribute is the most important character trait every good dentist should possess. Purpose simply means to have a mission. The more noble and genuine this purpose is, the more known and successful your dentist will be. Integrity, on the other…

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Thank you for the fabulous service I received

15th August 2012 | Helen Hewison

Dear All ! I would just like to thank all of the staff at SpaDental Wem for the fabulous service I have received. I have had several implants fitted which were carried out and dealt with in such a pleasant and understanding manner. The co-ordination, the detailed explanations and the clinical care I have received…

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Can Stress Affect Your Oral Health?

14th August 2012 | Helen Hewison

Oral Ulcers: No one knows what causes these small, painful blisters in your mouth however, doctors agree that triggers which may increase their likelihood include stress, injury, infection, fatigue and allergies. Pain from a mouth ulcer generally lessens in a few days and the sores usually heal without treatment in about a week or two.If…

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I am no longer a Nervous Patient

9th August 2012 | Helen Hewison

A patient gave the team these flowers today. She came into the Practice three days ago, in tears because she was so nervous, phobic in fact. After returning each day just for a chat with Helen, our Treatment Coordinator, she had built up the courage and confidence to attend for an examination. Not only that,…

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Questions Asked By Nervous Patients at the Dentist

7th August 2012 | Helen Hewison

Are there some easy ways to improve the appearance of my teeth? Sometimes, just by having your teeth professionally cleaned or whitened it can make you look years younger.              How do you calm patients who are apprehensive about a procedure? At SpaDental Wem, each patient has a designated Treatment Coordinator…

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I Have No reservations in Recommending SpaDental Wem

6th August 2012 | Helen Hewison

Recently I have completed an extensive programme of reconstructive work to my teeth and bite pattern. This included dental implants, crowns and some bridgework. The procedures were carried out at the Chapel Street Dental and Implant Centre, Wem, by Dr Gemma Cockburn and Associates. From the first consultation, where the alternatives to correct my condition…

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Selling Preventative Care Products in Practice

2nd August 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Preventative care is at the forefront of their profession Every dental hygienist/therapist will tell you that preventative care is at the forefront of their profession. However, everyone in the practice should assist with this objective. Before embarking on any clinical treatment, it is imperative the patient is made aware of and fully understands the gum…

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After Care for Dental Implants

1st August 2012 | Helen Hewison

Recovery can take some time so it is important to follow all of the directions given by your dentist after the procedure is completed.Dental implants can be the ideal solution to replace missing or broken teeth for a beautiful, confident smile. As a helpful reminder, here are some aftercare tips for managing and protecting your…

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Testimonials

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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Friends and Family Form online a success!

Each month, dental practices with an NHS contract return patient feedback to the NHS using a standard questionnaire. Patients state whether or not they would recommend the surgery to their family and friends. As we know, a recommendation is the best sort of reference! So that the administration team at SpaDental could gather patient feedback more efficiently, we ran a trial with the Plymouth and Whitchurch practices. We sent patients who came to the surgery in…

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Friends and Family Form - Thank you for your positive feedback! SpaDental Whitchurch Shropshire

When you visit the surgery, please pick up and fill in a Friends and Family Form from the reception desk. We ask our patients to fill these in so that we can learn what you think about your visit to the surgery. We really appreciate it when our patients fill in the Friends and Family Form, as we believe that your feedback is important.  Knowing what you think helps the practice plan and develop to…

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Big thank you to SpaDental for the tooth whitening kit I have been lucky enough to win

I would like to say a really big thank you to SpaDental for the tooth whitening kit I have been lucky enough to win. It is something I have been thinking about doing for a while and to win it was a brilliant surprise. The service I have received has been second to none and I’m really excited to see the results Thank you so much!! CB

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