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Sometimes the wait for a dental appointment may be a bit longer than we would like. If you’d prefer not to have to wait so long, why not join our list of patients available to attend a standby appointment?
All you need to do is let us know you’re interested in coming to the dentist at short notice.
If you are available to come into the practice at short notice, then please register your interest on our contact form.
When you reach question 8, please look through the options until you get to the last one.
When we know there’s a cancellation, we’ll contact patients who are waiting for an appointment, and have registered their standby availability. This means that if an appointment slot comes up sooner than the date of your booked appointment you can decide to accept the new time offered.
If we phone you and the day or time we suggest is not convenient, you are under no obligation to accept the new appointment time. We will just call another person on the list until we find a patient who is free to attend.
We believe preventive care is important. As a registered patient with SpaDental, we always ask you to see the dentist for check-ups and regular examinations. We know that if we can catch a dental concern early, it’s better for our patients. It can save pain, limit damage to teeth or gums, and also save you more costly restoration work.
With a shortage of dentists in the country at the moment, the demand for appointments is high. We hope our standby option will help some of our patients access care with a shorter waiting period.
The easiest way to register your availability as a standby patient is by using the online form linked above.
Alternatively, please write an email to the practice.
If those two methods are not available to you, and you wish to phone your practice, please be aware there is often a call queue.
We kindly remind patients who have an appointment booked, to get in touch at least 24 hours in advance, to cancel and reschedule if necessary.
Due to the frequency of missed appointments without notification, our reception team ask for a deposit at the time of booking treatment with any clinician. Missed appointments may be charged in full and can affect access to further appointments.
We understand that some patients may be unwell or need to self-isolate, but it is a great help to us and to other patients if you let us know in good time.
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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…More Testimonials
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
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…More Testimonials