SpaDental News

Supporting future dentists – Tom Wardiell

29th September 2017 | Louise Burgess

Our dental therapist, Tom Wardiell, is back in school! Tom is lending a hand, using his experience to help others. He’s one of a team supporting future dentists. Tom has joined Plymouth University as a clinical advisor at the Dental Education Facility in Derriford. Tom is working alongside a team of qualified dentists, dental nurses and…

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Thumb or Dummy Sucking – habit or problem?

27th September 2017 | Louise Burgess

Habit or a problem? Thumb or dummy sucking in babies and toddlers is a common habit we are used to seeing. Is it OK to allow our children to potentially be damaging their adult teeth, gums and jaw? Most children naturally stop at around the age of three years. However, prolonged thumb sucking can eventually…

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Tooth Fairy gets a pay rise

26th September 2017 | Louise Burgess

That’s inflation for you The tooth fairy pays out on average £1.49 per tooth collected. That is a five percent rise on 2016. Children living in London get the most. This means that they receive about £1.88 per tooth. Those that live in the South West wake up to a lower payment of £1.18 under…

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Future-proofing your baby’s teeth – it’s never too early!

25th September 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

As parents, especially new parents, we want the best for our children. We ask questions: When will my baby’s first tooth appear? Will it hurt? Should I use toothpaste? How much? Which brush is best? We ask for tips to help guide us to be better carers. Be reassured – there is no better person…

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Matthew Miller dentist at Plymouth

21st September 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Matthew Miller qualified as a Dentist from the Peninsula Dental School in 2013. After leaving the dental school in Plymouth Matthew worked in London, soon returning to Devon to work in the Maxillofacial unit in Torbay hospital. Keen interest in Dental Implants Matthew has a keen interest in Dental Implantology, gaining invaluable experience by working…

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Thought about putting Gin on your breakfast?

16th September 2017 | Louise Burgess

A new flavour in the breakfast list Gin has been a long-standing member of the optics line up in a pub, but is there room for it in our foods? With tubs of yogurt flavoured with Gin spiriting their way onto the shelves of Sainsbury’s at the beginning of the summer, more foods could be…

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Stephen Fletcher – master craftsman

14th September 2017 | Louise Burgess

Stephen Fletcher has been giving excellent dental care to his patients at SpaDental Plymouth for over ten years. He is particularly interested in restorative and aesthetic treatments. His aim is to maintain his patients’ dental health and improve their smile. Are you thinking of perfecting your smile with a cosmetic dental treatment? Or do you want to…

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Back to school – what an impact!

9th September 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Have you been busy getting your kids ready to go back to school? Going out shopping to get new pieces of uniform, buying bags, notebooks and algebra sets? Could you have forgotten an essential? Your kid’s new sports mouth guard. It’s true that most school shops sell mouth guards to wear during fast paced sports…

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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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