SpaDental News (page 5)

Minister will tell GDC to prioritise oral cancer detection

22nd March 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Speaking in response to a question in the House of Lords by dentist Baroness Gardner of Parkes, Earl Howe said that he was asking the General Dental Council (GDC) to increase the priority given to the detection of oral cancer, and to include it as a recommended topic in continuing professional development (CPD) for dentists….

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Which tooth is the Implant? 2nd Implant surgeon joins our team

21st March 2012 | Helen Hewison

Neil Sampson Associate (MFGDP(UK), BDS Birm) Neil Sampson joins the team at Chapel Street Dental and Implant Centre as the second implantologist surgeon on the 28th March. Neil treats patients under conscious sedation since 1987.  It is a fantastic technique for patients who are anxious or nervous about visiting the dentist.  This technique of sedation is…

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National Non Smoking Day, Our Campaign Begins Today

14th March 2012 | Helen Hewison

Today, National Non Smoking Day 14th March 2012, marks the start of our monthly campaign.  Check out our blog over the next month for helpful advice and information.

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National SpaDental Practice Managers Meeting

3rd March 2012 | Helen Hewison

The Practice Managers from Wem, Wotton, Plymouth, ledbury, Ross-On-Wye,  and Handforth got together  on the 2nd March to put their heads together to discuss ways to improve delivery of outstanding patient care at all SpaDental practices. Thanks to the Tim Esau and the Wem team for hosting the meeting this time.

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Ian of Whitchurch’s experience of Implant surgery

27th February 2012 | Helen Hewison

 The decision to undergo implant surgery is a big one, but once that decision is made, you will want to be treated by an implant team with experience and repute, you will want the support of an equally experienced dentist and nursing staff, and importantly you will want someone to guide you through your treatment…

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Like I’ve never had the tooth extracted

23rd February 2012 | Helen Hewison

Last year,  I had to have a tooth extracted and was sad about the loss but I am very please with result of the implant. I was very conscious of the gap when eating and brushing my teeth.  I spoke to the dentist and enquired about a single implant. Initially I was apprehensive about the procedure…

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Health Spa offer for Registered Patients

23rd February 2012 | Helen Hewison

All registered patients at Chapel Street Dental and Implant Centre, Wem are entitled to join the Health Spa at The Macdonald Hill Valley Spa & Golf Hotel, Tarporley Rd,  Whitchurch, SY13 4HA with no joining fee. As a registered patient of our practice you are entitled to:  No Joining Fee for the Health Spa; and  your First…

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SpaDental Group is updating the web-site

23rd February 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

SpaDental Group is updating the web-site.  Do you have a suggestion for information or comment on the existing site?  If so please either complete the corporate feedback form or email support.it@spadental.co.uk with your comments. This update it so comply with the latest requirements of GDC regulations which come in to effect on 1st March 2012 as…

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You could be denture free too – Open Evening in Whitchurch on 8th March

17th February 2012 | Helen Hewison

If you are unhappy with your smile……….. If you can’t eat the foods you want to……….. If you want to get rid of your denture……….. Dr Gemma Cockburn and Dr Jose Zurdo of Chapel Street Dental and Implant Centre would like to invite you to find out what they can do to : Help improve…

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Wow, what fantastic service from SpaDental Wem

15th February 2012 | Helen Hewison

Wow, what fantastic service from Spa Dental Wem.  I suspected a problem with one of my teeth so I phoned the surgery to make an appointment.  As I work out of the area, I find it very difficult to make appointments however;  I had a small time frame the next day when I could visit…

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Receptionist/Dental Nurse Job Opportunity. Wem

15th February 2012 | Helen Hewison

Description 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. Immediate start available. Wage:   Negotiable depending  on experience Hours:  Preferably Full time/part time to be discussed Location:  Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5ER Duration:  Permanent Date Posted:  14th February…

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The day my implants were placed changed my life

15th February 2012 | Helen Hewison

The day my implants were placed changed my life so much, the confidence in knowing that I didn’t have to think twice before accepting food that I would normally have had to refuse. I really feel liberated and it’s given me my confidence back.   Jenny 56  Telford  

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Dental nurse job opportunity at Handforth

12th February 2012 | Helen Hewison

Description Experienced dental nurse required. Fully qualified and registered or training towards qualification essential. Duties will include reception, assisting the dentist, looking after patients and other related tasks. Immediate start available. Successful applicants  required  an enhanced disclosure.  Disclosure expense will be met by applicant. Wage Negotiable depending on experience Hours 23.25 HOURS PER WEEK, TUE,THU,FRI,…

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Chapel Street, Wem scores 99% on the Infection Prevention and Control inspection

2nd February 2012 | Christopher Hilling

Chapel Street, Wem receives a score of 99% on the Infection Prevention and Control inspection completed in December 2011 by Shropshire PCT. Congratulations to Gemma Cockburn, Linda Owen and the rest of the team at Wem for a nearly perfect score on the infection prevention and control audit last month.  The report highlights three Areas…

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Can dental implants stop my denture from rubbing?

22nd January 2012 | Gemma.Cockburn

Gill’s story: Gill has worn complete dentures for over 30 years. She has never really liked them and recently found they move around and rub her gums causing sores. She had a new set of dentures made but this didn’t solve the problem. What can be done to help Gill ?….. Why is this happening?…

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Child decay levels will be public health indicator

21st January 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Cutting tooth decay in children, along with preventing cancer and the population weighing less, are just some of the challenges local councils will be able to track their progress against when they take over looking after the health and well-being of their residents, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has announced. Local authorities will be paid a…

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Testimonials

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. Your opinion is important. Amongst other questions, we ask patients whether or not they would recommend the surgery to their family and friends. After all, a recommendation is the best sort of reference! Your additional comments have…

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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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