SpaDental News

Resolutions? Goals? Be sure to plan the steps to give up smoking

30th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

The annual Smokefree Health Harms Campaign was launched on December 29th 2017, to encourage smokers to give up for the new year. Making a resolution may not be enough. It’s the steps in the right direction that make the difference to your success Everyone who wants to stop smoking is different. So plan what will…

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Denplan fees for 2018 – spread out the cost

30th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

We offer Denplan to help our patients budget for dental needs across the year Please contact your practice if you haven’t yet considered Denplan. Our treatment coordinators can explain how having a dental care plan can help your dental needs. Denplan fees for 2018 SpaDental Group is pleased to be able to help you plan…

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Start your Happy New Year alcohol-free!

27th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

It’s that time of the year! We’re all beginning to think about resolutions for 2018. The big question? What can we do to make life better in the new year? Most of us can probably come up with quite a list of things we could give up that will make us healthier, better people, and…

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Seasons Greetings From SpaDental

25th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Merry Christmas   All the SpaDental management and staff would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our patients a very Merry Christmas! We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental health and look forward to seeing you all next year! Be careful eating those delicious festive nuts! Please…

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No knock outs, we hope!

23rd December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Like all accidents, it’s quick and unexpected. Of course, losing a tooth is not the worst thing that can happen. But it’s good to know what to do right away if a tooth is knocked out, and what help your dentist can give later on. Can accidents be prevented? Yes, there could be so many…

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Meet our new Reception Team!

22nd December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Meet Lorraine and Kim! They are our new reception team at SpaDental Plymouth. Lorraine Allen MBE Joining us in November 2017, Lorraine’s wealth of customer service experience spans over thirty-four years in the public sector. Lorraine’s career includes managing local job centres and government-funded projects. She was awarded an MBE for Customer Services. After taking…

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Children’s Day at SpaDental Plymouth

21st December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

It’s Children’s Day at SpaDental Plymouth We have colouring competitions, a guess the sugar content quiz, ideas for packed lunch boxes, and healthy snack information for parents and carers. And that’s all before our young patients go in to see the Dentist for their dental examination! We love the positive energy and feel-good vibe The…

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Opening for a qualified Dental Nurse – Plymouth

20th December 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

Ready for your next career move?  Are you looking for a full time, permanent position, with competitive terms? SpaDental Plymouth has an opening for a qualified dental nurse. Would you like to be one of our cheerful, cooperative and motivated team? Apply to SpaDental Plymouth A member of the SpaDental Group, our Plymouth practice is…

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Devon NHS Emergency Dental Services – Christmas and New Year 2017/18

19th December 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

Your Plymouth SpaDental practice is open on these days at our usual times: Monday 18th – Friday 22nd December Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th December 2017 Check our open hours over Christmas and New Year 2017/18 But when the practice is closed, please check the Devon NHS Emergency Dental Services Access Centre’s hours below. In Hours Provision:…

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Don’t leave it too late! Christmas and New Year opening hours at SpaDental Plymouth

18th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

If you are experiencing pain or you have a broken tooth that is starting to hurt, please don’t leave it until the last minute to contact us.  Check our opening hours! With everything that’s going on in the lead-up to the holiday season, it’s easy to put off dealing with a niggling ache. You hope…

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Let’s help the 18%! A holiday message from SpaDental Whitchurch

17th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

One in five people only visit the dentist when they have a problem! This statement is based on research by Mintel and is from the reputable GDPUK site for dental opinion and information. It raises the question: How can we help the 18% who don’t visit the dentist? The article continues to explain that 21%…

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Strictly Giovanni has plenty to smile about!

16th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Could Invisalign be the real reason Strictly finalist Giovanni Pernice made it this year? Perhaps his footwork is pretty nifty too, but his new smile is unmissable! Strictly finalist Giovanni chose Invisalign, and it has certainly made a difference! Even people at the top of their game, can lack some tooth-confidence. As Giovanni told the…

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Friends and Family Form – Thank you for your positive feedback! SpaDental Whitchurch Shropshire

15th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

When you visit the surgery, please pick up and fill in a Friends and Family Form from the reception desk. We ask our patients to fill these in so that we can learn what you think about your visit to the surgery. We really appreciate it when our patients fill in the Friends and Family…

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Interdental Brushes-my recommendation by Thomas Wardiell

14th December 2017 | Thomas Wardiell

Cleaning in between our teeth is highly important as half (yes, that’s 50%!) of our teeth surfaces are there. Interdental brushes are the solution! Toothbrushes don’t clean very well in the areas between our teeth, which is a problem. We all know that Dentists and Dental Hygienists always recommend cleaning in between our teeth every…

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Tuesday 19th December is Children’s Day at SpaDental Whitchurch

13th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

We want your children to have great teeth for life! Bring them in for a dental check, and we can help teach them about the importance of taking good care of their teeth. When do I need to brush my teeth? How much toothpaste do I use? Where do I floss? These are all important…

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SpaDental Plymouth’s Festive 2017 Opening Hours

12th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

With less than two weeks to Christmas, a reminder of the Plymouth opening hours throughout the festive season. Opening Hours Friday 22nd December – normal opening hours 8am-5pm Saturday 23rd December – Closed Sunday 24th December –  Closed   Monday 25th December – Closed Tuesday 26th December – Closed Wednesday 27th December – normal opening hours…

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Meet Hannah Parsonage, our new Practice Manager – SpaDental Whitchurch

11th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental is delighted to welcome Hannah Parsonage as she joins the team in Whitchurch. Hannah is beginning her first week as our new practice manager. Hannah qualified as a dental nurse eight years ago. She has worked as a lead dental nurse and has also been a practice coordinator. As the new practice manager, Hannah’s role…

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Implant aftercare advice – from SpaDental

9th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Dental implants may be your best solution! Replace missing or broken teeth for a beautiful, confident smile. The initial setting of the titanium implant is an important foundation for your treatment. Recovery takes a little time as the area around the implant must heal. Good aftercare is important, so please follow the directions given by…

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Christmas Jumper Day at SpaDental Plymouth… please wear yours!

8th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Don’t save your festive look until the 25th! At SpaDental Plymouth, we’re getting in the mood early!  Next Friday 15th December we are supporting the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day campaign at the practice. Wear your colourful themed favourite that you wear every year. Or add some seasonal sparkle to an everyday sweater. It’s…

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My choice of electric toothbrush by Thomas Wardiell

7th December 2017 | Thomas Wardiell

I’m Thomas Wardiell and I’m a Dental Therapist and Hygienist at SpaDental Plymouth. Patients often ask me what type of toothbrush I recommend when they come to visit me for a scale and polish. An Oral B electric toothbrush is a personal preference of mine. Why? I definitely see an improvement in my patients’ oral…

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Our next Children’s Day at SpaDental Plymouth is Thursday 21st December 2017

6th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Care as well as fun Do you have children who are due for their routine dental check at the practice? As part of our preventive care, we want to see children regularly. Children who are used to visiting us from an early age are more likely to have good teeth for life! Our special day…

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Gift vouchers from SpaDental Plymouth

5th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Are you stuck for gift ideas? It’s that time of year when we’re rushing around trying to think of something unusual to buy for our loved ones. The shops are so full of possibilities it can be hard to decide. But rather than a novelty gift that may be fun for a few hours, a…

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Christmas Opening hours at SpaDental Plymouth

4th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

  With the festive season approaching it’s easy to forget about appointments that are booked, or that you might need to book in an emergency. The opening hours during the holiday period at SpaDental Plymouth are as follows: Opening Hours Friday 22nd December – normal opening hours 8am-5pm Saturday 23rd December – Closed Sunday 24th December…

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Stock up on dental products at SpaDental Plymouth

3rd December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Did you know we have a large stock of dental products available for sale? From mouthwash, toothpaste and interdental brushes to toothbrushes, we have it all! Compare our competitive prices for dental products to those in high street supermarkets and chemists. If you’re shopping for stocking fillers, then why not include a toothbrush or a…

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Dental Implants – a more permanent solution at SpaDental Plymouth

2nd December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Dental implants could be the solution to your problem! Do you have a missing tooth? Or missing teeth? Do you have a gap? Or have you tried dentures and they didn’t work for you? Do you need modern dental technology to help you have artificial teeth that do the work of real teeth? If you’re…

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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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My Invisalign journey - a patient experience.

SpaDental patient, Laura tells us about her Invisalign journey and how it's going: Laura's Invisalign journey is easier than she'd expected! "I've always been paranoid about my front teeth. Whenever I went to smile I had my hands over my mouth, and I never felt confident in photos. I didn't think I could do anything with them. And I was over the moon when my dentist suggested it." Laura began her Invisalign journey with SpaDental…

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"Invisalign helped my confidence," our smiling patient says!

We'd like to share with you a really positive testimonial from one of our SpaDental Whitchurch patients. He recently finished his Invisalign treatment and feels confident with his new smile. 'When I was young I had metal braces and I didn’t want to have them again when most people my age don't. I'd heard Invisalign treatment was convenient and wouldn't affect the way I looked at all, so it sounded a good choice.  I work…

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