SpaDental News (page 3)

The communication that the team have with their patients is one of the best I know

11th September 2012 | Helen Hewison

I visit the team at Spa Dental Wem regularly to support the work they do with implants. The communication that the team have with their patients is one of  the best I know as they offer continued support for pre and post operative treatment allowing patients to make fully informed decisions. Their patients can ring up…

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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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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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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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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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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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Here to support service veterans - SpaDental Plymouth

"This was my first dental appointment since leaving the Armed Forces two 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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