SpaDental News

Merry Christmas

22nd December 2015 | Louise Burgess

The team at SpaDental Plymouth would like to wish all of our patients old and new a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The practice is open over the Christmas period for emergency treatment and routine care appointments, but at any point that we are closed and you have a dental emergency all the…

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Christmas is nearly here

19th December 2015 | Louise Burgess

With Christmas just around the corner and time running out, why not treat yourself to something special or treat that someone special to tooth whitening. At SpaDental Plymouth we offer in chair Zoom tooth whitening and also take home Zoom tooth whitening. Here are some results following a Zoom in chair session. We do offer…

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SpaDental Plymouth Elf Day

14th December 2015 | Louise Burgess

It is SpaDental Plymouth Elf Day on Friday 18th December.  All the staff will be dressing up as elf’s and becoming Santa’s little helpers for the day. We will also be selling mince pies and generally spreading Christmas cheer throughout the practice. Donations All donations and money raised will be going to St Luke’s Hospice…

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Are you mouthaware?

30th November 2015 | Nicky Phillips

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Without a doubt the best dental experience I’ve had despite having to have 4 fillings (hardcore sugar junkie).

23rd November 2015 | SpaDental Administrator

Without a doubt the best dental experience I’ve had despite having to have four fillings (hardcore sugar junkie). If they can sort my teeth out they can sort anybody’s! Thoroughly professional yet friendly staff who explain every step. Completely painless and quick dental treatments with plenty of reassurance for those who need it. Fantastic! Hannah…

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Mouth Cancer Risk Factors

17th November 2015 | Nicky Phillips

Tobacco 2 in 3 mouth cancer cases are linked to smoking Smokers are 3 x more likely to be diagnosed with mouth cancer Incidence of throat cancer are 7 times higher in smokers Ex-smokers reduce the risk by 1/3 – you can make a difference! Alcohol Drinking to excess is associated with 1/3 of mouth…

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Mouth Cancer Action Month November 2015

15th October 2015 | Nicky Phillips

Mouth Cancer Action Month is a charity campaign which aims to raise awareness of mouth cancer and make a difference by saving thousands of lives through early detection and prevention. Throughout November they will be aiming to get more mouth cancers diagnosed at an early stage by increasing education of the risk factors and signs…

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Tim Esau attended EuroPerio8 in London

30th June 2015 | SpaDental Administrator

From the 3rd to the 6th of June 2015, Tim Esau, principal of the SpaDental Wotton under Edge practice, attended EuroPerio8 in London. The EuroPerio Congress has established itself as the world’s leading conference in periodontology and implant dentistry, and has become the essential triennial fixture on the meetings calendar. This year Europerio was hosted…

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Professor Dr Urs Belser visits the West Country

31st May 2015 | SpaDental Administrator

  Recently, Professor Urs Belser visited us for the 2015 University of Bristol Dental Implant Masterclass on the 29th May 2015 at the Bristol Marriot Hotel, City Centre. In addition to the master-class, Tim Esau, principal of the Wotton under Edge practice, also attended an event where Professor Belser also kindly agreed to host an evening of…

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NHS charges from 1st April 2015 announced

30th March 2015 | SpaDental Administrator

Dental charges for the year from 1st April 2015 increase by 30p, 80p, and £3.50 to £18.80, £51.30 and £222.50 over Band 1, 2 and 3  respectively. The changes are: Treatment Band 2015-16 Charge 2014-15 Charge Increase % One £18.80 £18.50 £0.30 1.62% Two £51.30 £50.50 £0.80 1.58% Three £222.50 £219.00 £3.50 1.60% If you…

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Sugary Drinks And Fruit Juice Take Their Toll On Children

18th February 2015 | Helen Hewison

  Nearly 500 children a week are being admitted to hospital with rotten teeth, NHS figures show. It is now the main reason for youngsters needing hospital treatment and dentists say the culprits are fruit juice and fizzy drinks. Most children need between four and eight of their baby teeth extracted, although some are having…

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Locum Dentist Required

6th February 2015 | Heather Cresswell

  Locum Dentist required from 1st May 2015 to 1st  January 2016 Permanent position possible. Please contact Heather Cresswell, Practice Manager for more information on 01752 663870 heather.cresswell@spadental.co.uk  

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Testimonials

The positive effect of dental implants - a patient's story

Regaining the function and appearance of your teeth really can be life-changing. One of our patients explains the positive effect of dental implant treatment. Be sure to read to the end of the letter to find out why our patient was "eternally grateful." This patient's letter is a lovely testimonial to the skill of our dental surgeon , and the positive effect dental implant treatment can have on someone's life. Dear James, I am writing…

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From a bridge to implants - a testimonial - Glastonbury

  "It was fantastic!" Enthusiasm and kind words from a patient, appreciating the skill of dental surgeon . Instead of restoring a dental bridge, the patient opted to have implants placed. FAQs about dental implants James places his 1,000th life-changing dental implant  Dental implants step by step. No other dentist in the land I would ever trust "During a Saturday in November a front bridge broke and I was unable to get through to my…

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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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