SpaDental News

Louise Is Miss April

28th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

   In 4 days it’s going to be April 1st and Louise  is on the front page of our calendar. She ain’t anybody’s April Fool !!!!!

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How do I know if I have got Gum Disease

28th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

Gum Disease Screening for gum disease forms an integral part of your routine examination. What is gum disease? Gum disease describes swelling, soreness or infection of the tissues supporting the teeth. There are two main forms of gum disease: gingivitis and periodontal disease. What is gingivitis? Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums. This is when…

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Thank You to our Patients

28th March 2013 | Heather Cresswell

SpaDental Plymouth would like to say Thank You to all of the very generous patients who kindly donated money to our Comic Relief charity box. We collected £169.79 . The team are thrilled to know that they have helped in some way.  

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SpaDental Wem Have Been To School Again

27th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

   Claire, one of our Therapists and Linda, her nurse, have been to Newtown Primary School in Newtown to teach the children about their teeth. The lessons included how and when to clean their teeth, the different names of teeth,  good and bad foods and what affects different food has on teeth. The subjects are linked with the Key Stage…

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SpaDental Plymouth Shake with Laughter for Comic Relief

16th March 2013 | Stephen.Flecher

SpaDental Plymouth did ‘something funny for money’ and raised over £200 for Comic Relief.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-8f7nJfGl8

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Grin and bare it boys!!!

15th March 2013 | Heather Cresswell

Stephen and Thomas bravely let some of us wax their legs….. We loved every minute, although we’re not too sure they did looking at their faces!

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SpaDental Plymouth does Comic Relief

15th March 2013 | Heather Cresswell

  A comical day for SpaDental Plymouth. Head shaving, leg waxing, the Harlem Shake……. Thank you to everyone who has kindly donated.

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Ewan our brave DCP had his head shaved for Comic Relief

15th March 2013 | Heather Cresswell

Ewan our brave DCP had his head shaved for Comic Relief.. We are not so sure his wife will be pleased with the final result.. but we all had a great laugh whilst doing it!

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SpaDental Plymouth Go Red for Comic Relief

15th March 2013 | Heather Cresswell

SpaDental Plymouth are going Red for Comic Relief today. The team have a range of fun ‘fund raising’ for today…… Even the Practice Manager wore scrubs for the day.. Watch this space!

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Preventative dental products and procedures for Children

13th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

Fun for kids at the dentist Visiting the dentist can be fun for children really. Dentists are not the most favourite people children would visit but at SpaDental Wem we go out of our way to make our surgery child-friendly. Dental health is important, even before your baby has teeth. We recommend infants visit the dentist before they celebrate their first…

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SpaDental Plymouth gets Comical

13th March 2013 | Heather Cresswell

The team at SpaDental Plymouth are preparing themselves to do ‘Something funny for money’ in aid of Comic Relief this Friday 15th March! They have been busy dying scrubs Red, baking cakes for a cake sale, and practicing their dance moves for the Harlam Shake…. Stephen and Thomas will be having their legs waxed and…

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I am too nervous to go to the dentist. What help is there?

12th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

Often people who are fearful of the dentist will simply not go for check-ups or have any dental work carried out. However, sedation methods can be a solution to this problem so that fearful patients are able to undergo treatment without anxiety. At SpaDental Wem our dentists are well aware of dental anxiety and are sympathetic to…

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Affordable, Safe and High-Quality Dental Care

6th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

  Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital Principal dentist, Gemma Cockburn understands how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference by providing a relaxing and positive experience. At SpaDental Wem our team are dedicated to providing affordable yet excellent…

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NHS charges from 1st April 2013 announced

5th March 2013 | SpaDental Administrator

Dental charges for the year from 1st April 2013 increase by 50p, £1, and £5 to £18, £49 and £214 over Band 1, 2 and 3  respectively, just about in line with inflation. The changes are: Treatment Band 2013-14 Charge 2012-13 Charge Increase % One £18.00 £17.50 £0.50 2.86% Two £49.00 £48.00 £1.00 2.08% Three…

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Root Canal Treatment From Start To Finish

5th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

The procedure for Root Canal Treatment is normally carried out over 1 to 3 visits.  At the first appointment: Rubber Dam is placed   Rubber dam is placed.  This is a small rubber sheet, supported on a frame which is placed over the tooth and used to isolate that tooth’s root canal from further infection…

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Spring is on its way and Deborah is Miss March

1st March 2013 | Helen Hewison

March 1st, Spring is on its way and Deborah is on the front page of our “Licence To Drill 2013” calendar. It’s not too late to buy a copy, there’s still 10 months to go before the end of the year, there’s 10 more glamorous pictures and we are  raising money to support the local Rotary Club in…

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Testimonials

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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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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