SpaDental News

Dental topics in the news this year focus our attention on a healthy mouth for life.

30th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We’re four months into 2018, a good time for a quick review of some of the dental topics in the news this year. Current topics in dental health focus  on great oral health for the whole family through good education and care at home. Concern for the health of our children. Probably the most reported…

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Ensuring quality is an important concern in dental health care

27th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental invites you to share your experience of your treatment at our practices with the CQC. Your feedback to the The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will help to inform quality of care in dental practices nationwide. We agree that it’s important all health care providers meet the standards patients deserve and should expect. The CQC…

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Help! I need a dentist urgently! Find emergency care in Whitchurch.

26th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

It may be bleeding, trauma to the mouth, or swelling of the face or neck. There are times when people need a dentist urgently. We can help! If you need a dentist urgently, and you’re in the Shropshire-Cheshire area, SpaDental Whitchurch can help. Perhaps you’ve moved recently and haven’t managed to register with a dentist…

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St Mellion wedding show dazzles. Your smile can too!

25th April 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Last Sunday, Louise, Lorraine, Tom and I were at the Wedding Show hosted by the St Mellion International Resort.  We met some lovely brides-and-grooms-to-be and had a really enjoyable time there. The Wedding Show is a terrific showcase for all things wedding related. There was so much to see, the wedding show dazzles! Everyone can…

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Amelia knows that teeth are valuable!

24th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Amelia’s lost her first tooth! She’s very happy! It was wobbling and Amelia was wondering when it was going to come out. She knew she had to be patient though. Wiggling it a bit, but leaving the tooth to come out in its own time. “It’s good I didn’t lose it down the plughole,” she…

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What’s in an amalgam filling? Is it safe?

23rd April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We’re often asked what’s in an amalgam filling and whether it’s safe. The short answer is that yes, amalgam fillings, sometimes called silver fillings, are considered safe. At the conference Hannah Parsonage and Jo Roberts attended recently in Shrewsbury, the future use of amalgam fillings was one of the topics covered.  Here’s some information about…

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The Wedding Show – calling all brides to be!

20th April 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Are you getting married? Be sure to come to The Wedding Show! Are you thinking of that smile for your photographs? Do you have questions about how you can make your smile even better? Then be sure to come and see us at The Wedding Show. Louise and Heather from SpaDental Plymouth will be on…

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How to preserve children’s teeth – top 3 tips.

19th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Understanding the problem, and what we can do to preserve children’s teeth. The facts of the problem: Tooth decay is 95 % avoidable. 12% of 3 year olds have tooth decay. 25% of 5 year olds have tooth decay. Earlier symptoms of tooth decay in children are often untreated. Tooth decay is the most common…

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Cosmetic treatments help men look and feel better too.

18th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

An increasing number of men are taking steps towards clinics or salons. Looking good is not just for women! Cosmetic treatments help men: project confidence appear stronger look younger appear more alert Looking as though we care about ourselves automatically gets respect. Cosmetic treatments can help in the work place, as well as on the…

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Planning for a wedding? Five days to go until the Wedding Show.

17th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Your wedding! Are you as excited as we are? Planning for a wedding is a daunting task. And it can be easy to forget something vital. How’s your list going? Wedding venue, transport, favours, playlist, flowers, menu and the vegetarian option. And then there’s the dress, the heels, the hair, nails and make-up. And for…

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SpaDental supports Starting Well Check by 1.

16th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

After work last Tuesday, Hannah and Jo headed off from SpaDental Whitchurch to attend a conference. Organised by the Local Dental Network for Shropshire and Staffordshire, it was held at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The key focus of the evening’s lecture by Ms Kate Taylor-Weetman was on the Starting Well Check by 1 initiative. Dental checks…

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Opening for a part-time dental nurse,Plymouth.

13th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Contact us to learn more about our current opening for a part-time dental nurse. We believe being one of a team, brings out the best! We are currently interviewing. Does your current status means that you’d prefer a flexible schedule? As our practice is growing we look forward to welcoming a new part-time dental nurse…

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NHS band 3 dental charges cover clinical treatments only.

12th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Dental care provided by the NHS. Unarguably, the NHS provides excellent cost-effective treatment for a wide range of dental problems. However, NHS band 3 dental charges cover clinical treatments only, which may not meet your  expectations for your dental needs or wishes. What does ‘clinical’ mean? The NHS states: “Treatments such as veneers and braces…

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We can help sensitive teeth feel better.

10th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Updated June 2019 What will help sensitive teeth like mine? If you’re feeling pain that comes and goes and you haven’t been to the dentist for a while, then it’s time to make an appointment. Your dentist will examine your mouth, identify the cause of sensitivity and help sensitive teeth feel more comfortable again. It’s…

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Spring clean teeth? Yes, please!

9th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

What is it about this time of year that makes us want everything to look shiny and new? Forget about sorting through old stuff, and getting out the paintbrushes. Instead, say “Yes!” to some spring clean teeth! Why don’t my teeth look like they used to? Teeth age, just like the rest of us! It’s…

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Sugar habit? The UK sugar tax kicks in today

6th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We need to kick our sugar habit because there are still too many children having bad teeth removed in our hospitals, and obesity is an increasing health problem. Junk food ads? A year on from the sugar tax – April 2019 The tax begins that will help us to curb our sugar intake. No longer…

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Nervous patients in Plymouth reassured

3rd April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

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…

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Testimonials

SpaDental Glastonbury patient appreciation

A Pleasant Experience @ Spa Dental Glastonbury "Friendly staff. This was my first visit to this dental practice and found the staff very friendly and reassuring. I had an initial assessment by the therapist who did an assessment prior to my next appointment. He was very good and explained carefully the treatment I needed in a professional manner! Overall I was impressed by the whole experience." "I went in today for a tooth extraction, my…

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Top Class Dentistry at SpaDental Whitchurch

"Better than you could ever imagine - As always everyone involved with Spadental treats you with respect and dignity. Happy to have a friendly chat and always seem genuinely interested. I always leave the practice feeling happy- which might seem strange after just having dental treatment but that's the affect all the team always seem to have on me. Arranged a follow up appointment the very next day, as a cancellation had just come in.…

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SpaDental Chard - patients' compliments

"Lovely staff - I have been with you for 17 years and I am still coming to you. Every one is so helpful and always talks to you." LE Thank you for your reviews The staff at SpaDental Chard feel proud to read your reviews. Your lovely comments, and  your good opinion mean a lot to us. We appreciate the time and thought you put into writing about how your visit to the dentist went.…

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SpaDental Chard - thank you for your kind support

It hasn't been an easy year, but our patients have been so understanding. Thank you all so very much for your kind support and the lovely feedback we've received. Your kind support is very motivating It means a lot to the SpaDental Chard team to read your feedback. Your feedback is important to us as it helps us work on continual improvement of our services. Our sincere thanks to all of you have taken the…

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SpaDental Whitchurch - your understanding is appreciated!

We've been catching up with our patients to find out how their treatment has been over the last months. This has been such a hard year for many of us, personally and professionally, and access to dental care has been affected in many ways by the pandemic. We'd really like to take this opportunity, therefore, to thank you for your understanding. We know that you have had to cope with cancellations and changes to our…

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SpaDental Tewkesbury reviews - thank you!

With the ups and downs of the last year, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our patients for your support and understanding. Your thoughtfulness is reflected in the considerate comments we've received in response to our request for feedback. We truly appreciate your kind thoughts. Thank you from all of us for your lovely reviews of SpaDental Tewkesbury. A selection of your reviews: "The service during the last few months has…

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SpaDental Whitchurch dentist "kind and gentle"

SpaDental Whitchurch dentist is accepting new private patients. A new patient testimonial After the closure of my local dentist in Whitchurch I telephoned Spa Dental who made me an appointment. Unfortunately I had an abscess on my tooth before my appointment date, for which I was given an emergency appointment.   I am a very nervous patient and it took a long time to build confidence with my old dentist , therefore my nerves were bad and I…

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Plymouth dentists "excellent care" and "professional service"

Kind words from our patients mean a lot to us. Thank you! We're very happy to read reviews that commend the  Plymouth team and the dentists "excellent care" and "professional service". Recent patient reviews commend our excellent care: "In safe and caring hands - Without exception the treatment I have received has been outstanding. From the reception staff through each of the individuals involved, their focus is on you and you're fully involved in any…

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Fantastic Saltash patient reviews - thank you!

We very much enjoyed reading the lovely Saltash patient reviews we've received in response to our recent request for feedback. On behalf of all the staff, thank you so much for your lovely comments. We sincerely appreciate your kind words, and will also use your recommendations in our planning. SpaDental considers your review comments carefully. We read them all, and use the information we gather to guide our practice so we can keep on improving…

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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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23 February, 2024

All appointments at the Plymouth and Saltash practices are postponed due the transportation of a WWII unexploded bomb through the city.

Your practice will be in contact to rearrange your appointment.

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