SpaDental News

Avoiding pain doesn’t mean avoiding the dentist.

30th May 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Don’t be afraid of visiting a dentist! Whichever SpaDental practice you’re close to, you can talk to your dentist about your anxiety or fear of pain. Sometimes just talking to your dentist and understanding what the treatment involves can make all the difference. Dental surgeon Diana Marcus of SpaDental Plymouth explains how inhalation sedation works*….

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Approval ratings are high for Ledbury! Thank you for your reviews.

29th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

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…

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Your personal information is respected.

25th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We’d like to reassure you that your personal information is respected. We’ve all received quite a few messages in our inboxes recently, as companies update their privacy policies. Companies with whom we share personal information need to meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which come into force today across the EU….

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Feeling happy at the dentist with Diana Marcus.

24th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Do you leave the dentist feeling happy? The two don’t always go together! But it can. Our SpaDental Plymouth team wants everyone to leave with a smile on their face. Dental Surgeon Diana Marcus took a course in Inhalation Sedation with “RA coach” Richard Charon. “It was very successful and promises great new opportunities for…

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Calling all children! We want to see you!

23rd May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

1. Fact: At least 95% of tooth decay is avoidable. 2. Fact: Tooth decay is the major reason for child hospital admissions. 3. Fact: Children can see a dentist at no expense to their parents or guardians. These are three statements worth thinking about! SpaDental Plymouth and SpaDental Whitchurch are supporting a national drive to…

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Tuesday 29th May is Children’s Day at SpaDental Whitchurch.

22nd May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental Whitchurch is currently registering babies, children and teens as NHS patients. If your children are not registered with a dentist, then now’s a great time to give us a call and make an appointment. With half-term coming up, it’s an especially good time to catch up with at least this one thing you’ve been…

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Dementia Action Week 2018 – our thought, our support, makes a difference.

21st May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

The Alzheimer’s Society is asking us to: “Take an action and stand united with people affected by dementia.” Dementia Action Week 2018 begins today. What action can I take? The week focuses on seven key actions that people with dementia would appreciate. They ask: Talk to me. Be patient. Invite me out. Make time to…

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Associate Dentist opening to meet the needs of our growing Whitchurch practice.

18th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental Whitchurch is delighted to announce that we have an opening for a part-time Associate Dentist. Key information about the Associate Dentist opening at SpaDental Whitchurch. The position of Associate Dentist is part-time. The Associate Dentist selected will work each Wednesday, and probably one Saturday a month. Candidates must be GDC registered, and hold an…

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More Plymouth patient appreciation for SpaDental – thank you!

17th May 2018 | Heather Cresswell

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,…

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Join our team! SpaDental Ledbury recruits dental nurse to start mid June.

16th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Contact us if you’d like to be considered for the full-time position of Dental Nurse. Apply now to join our team of dedicated professionals. SpaDental Ledbury recruits dental nurse to join our well-established dental practice offering competitive hourly rates in a supportive, friendly environment.  The current working hours are: 08:30 – 13:00,  14:00 – 17:15,…

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Dental health during Ramadan – some useful tips.

15th May 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Your teeth may not be top of the list of things you’ll think about in the month of Ramadan. But it’s a good idea to keep them in mind, plan a routine, and know what to do in an emergency. You’ll want to keep up your dental health during Ramadan. As opinions vary on what…

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National Smile Month 2018 creating healthier and happier smiles.

14th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

National Smile Month 2018 runs from 14 May to 14 June and is promoted by the Oral Health Foundation. The message of the month is: “Improving oral health by creating healthier and happier smiles.” We agree with that! A smile is the most universally recognised human facial expression. Did you know: It’s not possible to fake a…

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National Children’s Day UK champions a healthy childhood.

13th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Sunday 13th May, 2018, is National Children’s Day UK #NCDUK2018. “National Children’s Day UK is all about the importance of a healthy childhood in order to ensure that they can grow into healthy adults.” SpaDental couldn’t agree more! Dental health matters! We all want kids to have a healthy childhood. And we think it’s never too young…

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Get full disclosure of gum disease dangers.

10th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We’ve all heard about plaque, and know we don’t want it. Read on for full disclosure of gum disease dangers that threaten both our oral health and our general health. What are the recognised dangers of plaque build up? tooth decay periodontitis tooth loss heart disease diabetes stroke rheumatoid arthritis What is dental plaque? It’s…

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Let’s encourage our kids to bike to school every day – safely!

9th May 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Today is national bike to school day. There was a time when most children either walked to school, or cycled. Nowadays many young people are not getting the exercise they need to develop healthy, strong bodies. Teenagers who bike to school benefit from the routine of regular exercise built into their day. Why is it…

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Caring for children’s dental health in Shropshire.

8th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Spadental Whitchurch is helping children’s dental health in Shropshire. We believe it’s important! We think children’s dental health matters! Good habits learned early make a difference! Children learn good oral hygiene at home. But they also need to get used to going to a dentist for check-ups. It’s pretty traumatic when a child’s first experience…

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Dentist urgently needed! Find emergency care in Plymouth.

7th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

There are times when people need a dentist urgently. It may because of bleeding, trauma to the mouth, or swelling of the face or neck. We can help! Are you near the South Devon – Cornwall border?  If you need a dentist urgently, SpaDental Plymouth can help. Perhaps you’ve moved recently and haven’t managed to…

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How do you clean your teeth in space?

4th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Today we’re celebrating International Space Day. So, how do you clean your teeth in space? Once you think about it, you’ll marvel at how we take this everyday, twice a day action for granted! So here’s a fun tooth-brushing-time chat to have! Why would it be hard to clean your teeth in space? Here are…

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High praise for the Plymouth team

3rd May 2018 | Heather Cresswell

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…

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Heavy metal generation teeth? Why not turn your restorations a whiter shade of pale?

2nd May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Can you remember the spectrum from Black Sabbath through Deep Purple to Moody Blues? If so, chances are you’ll have some heavy metal too. Are you between 45 and 75? Then you probably still have most of your own teeth, but with work done on them.  Not happy with your old restoration work? These days,…

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A shout out to everyone! Good dentistry makes our world a better place!

1st May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Thank you to everyone who is working to keep us healthy! Our dental teams help to make our world a better place. Good dentistry is one of the huge pluses of our modern age! A life free from dental pain (any pain) is a life worth living! And a great smile helps too! Dentistry, along…

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Testimonials

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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