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21st June 2022
Yes, it's World Giraffe Day! While those of us in the northern hemisphere celebrate the longest day, it's the longest… read more
Every school half-term and holiday, we organise special days dedicated to promoting dental health for children. Contact us to find out more. Spa Dental Plymouth dentists encouraging children to have regular dental checks and schedule special Children’s Days.
Bring in your children so that we can encourage and teach them to achieve their best dental care. All children deserve a great smile for life and we can help with that.
In support of current government initiatives such as Dental Check by 1 and Change4Life, we are registering children as new NHS patients. Parents or guardians just need to call the surgery to make an appointment for their child or children.
Our Children’s Days are a great time to come into the practice for an appointment, especially if you’re worried your child may be a bit intimidated. We think we’re always welcoming. On children’s days, however, we aim to be particularly child-friendly and relaxed.
We’re making a visit to the dentist fun 😉
The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry has a leaflet packed with child dental care advice.
- Take your baby to a dentist as soon as they get their first teeth and certainly before their first birthday.
- Once your baby is old enough to drink anything other than milk, the best drink is water.
- After the age of one, introduce a golden hour before bed when your child has nothing to eat or drink with the exception of water. Their teeth should be brushed just before they go to bed so the last thing in the mouth is fluoride toothpaste.
- Wherever possible, ask for sugar-free medication for your child.
- Encourage your child to brush their teeth at least twice a day with a ﬂuoride toothpaste.
- Your child should see a dentist regularly. Until their 18th birthday, the time between appointments should never be more than 12 months.
- It’s likely that most of your child’s dental care can be provided in a general dental practice. However, if you have concerns you should ask your dentist for a referral to a Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry. A second opinion can sometimes be a good idea if you are worried about your child’s teeth.
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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…More Testimonials
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