SpaDental News

5 best dental habits to develop during 2024

30th December 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental wishes you a happy and healthy 2024! Resolutions can be hard to stick to. Gyms are busy on the second, third and fourth of January, but by February numbers have fallen off again. These days, keeping dentally fit is a life-style change we need to make, and we can do it easily, by keeping…

Read more »


Our top dental blogs from 2023

28th December 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Reviewing our top dental blogs helps us to know what matters to you. Top of the list is information to help people with dental emergencies followed b tips for effective preventive care. So here’s a quick summary of this year’s top dental blogs. Our aim is to provide useful information for our patients, and also…

Read more »


I know flossing helps. How can I do it well?

27th December 2023 | SpaDental Administrator

We know that flossing helps to maintain a healthy mouth, but some of us worry we may do it wrong, or we’re just not certain we’re getting it right. There’s no-one better than a dental therapist or hygienist to offer a few tips to help us get daily flossing right! Time spent flossing keeps helps…

Read more »


Holiday opening and emergency information: 2023 – 2024

14th December 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Wishing everyone a happy holiday season All the team at SpaDental extends best wishes to you and your family, health and happiness. Please find below the holiday opening times for your SpaDental practice, and additional links to emergency information. We sincerely hope that all our patients, as well as visitors to our area, keep in…

Read more »


The top ten dental gifts for Christmas 2023

1st December 2023 | SpaDental Administrator

If you’re shopping for either presents or stocking fillers, here’s a list of our top ten dental gifts. Do you agree that there are only so many candle holders we need in our lives? And you gave socks last year, so that’s out. These days, as we try to spend less, reduce waste and de-clutter…

Read more »


What does it take to be a qualified dental nurse?

21st November 2023 | SpaDental Administrator

Our dental nurses do a fantastic job! Not only are they the right hand of the clinicians they support, they are also brilliant at supporting our patients and boosting their morale. Becoming a dental nurse is like deciding to join a team as a player, a coach, a trainer and a cheer-leader! Qualified dental nurses…

Read more »


My teeth look yellow. What can I do?

19th November 2023 | SpaDental Administrator

It’s the most common complaint we hear from patients who are not in dental pain. Patients often ask us for help with their yellow teeth! If you’re concerned about the colour of your teeth, be reassured that healthy teeth are a wide range of lighter tones of yellow, brown and grey. The natural colour of…

Read more »


Mouth cancer survivor Kelly recalls her experience – a true story

17th November 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Kelly has a lot to celebrate! Every year, on her birthday, Kelly’s young daughter, her sister and family, share in her happiness that her cancer diagnosis was made in good time. Mouth cancer survivor Kelly shared her story with me. Kelly hopes her story will encourage other people to check for symptoms and take action…

Read more »


Smiling, happy children visit SpaDental Whitchurch

13th November 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Regular check-ups help children: feel confident about visiting the dentist, take responsibility for their oral health smile more! To read more about children’s appointments and register your interest click here! SpaDental Whitchurch has called out for children to attend NHS appointments. To meet demand, the practice is open on Saturdays so more children can attend…

Read more »


Dental decay and pain-free fillings

2nd November 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Many of our new patients come in for care because they are suffering from pain caused by dental decay. As dentists, we feel for our patients. We don’t want anyone to suffer from toothache. Our aim is to help our patients live a pain-free life, which is why preventive care guides everything we do. With…

Read more »


SpaDental Wotton-under-Edge team alpaca walk

27th October 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Last weekend, the team from SpaDental Wotton Dental and Implant Clinic had a fantastic day out. They took a walk with Cotswold Alpacas in Cowley, near Cheltenham. Although it was a bit of a rainy day, nothing could dampen their spirits. Tim, Jade, Hayley, Andrea and Melanie thoroughly enjoyed taking the alpacas for a walk….

Read more »


SpaDental supports Dental Check by 1

17th October 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental Children’s Days are great fun for the staff, and we hope it’s fun for children too! Read on for information about our ongoing support of Children’s Oral health, and the campaign ‘Dental Check by One’. We’re encouraging new child patients, as well as children who have been in to see us before, to attend…

Read more »


Avoid dental emergencies – 13 tips for the 13th

12th October 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

How’s your day going? It doesn’t come around too often, Friday 13th. In fact, the good news is that there can only be a maximum of three in a year. With so much going on in the world, we hope you’re in a safe environment. But accidents around the home and garden happen – rather…

Read more »


SpaDental Glastonbury patient appreciation

3rd October 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

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…

Read more »


Meet dental therapist: Abel Adeosun

28th September 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Abel Adeosun qualified as a dentist from the University of Ibadan in 2013. He is currently recognised by the General Dental Council (GDC) as a dental therapist. Abel is waiting for an opportunity to take his ORE examinations and register as a dentist in England. Read more about how therapists can increase access to dental…

Read more »


SpaDental Smile Questionnaire

26th September 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

We have directed you to this page because you have an appointment booked at a SpaDental practice. Filling in the form below is optional, but we’d appreciate you taking a few minutes to let us know a bit about yourself and your smile. We’re asking you to help us understand the benefits you are hoping…

Read more »


Remembering Pamela Higgs

18th September 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

It is with great sadness we reflect on the news our dear colleague and friend, Pamela Higgs, passed away on Saturday 26th August. Pam was 54, and the mother of two boys, Ben and Sam, now in their early twenties. We extend our deepest sympathy to Pam’s husband Paul, and to their sons. Pam came…

Read more »


Late Summer Bank Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information – August 2023

22nd August 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

In England, the Late Summer Bank Holiday is celebrated on the last Monday in August every year. SpaDental hopes you enjoy your long weekend. Here is some handy information, however, just in case you are unlucky and have a dental problem. The NHS advice is to only visit A&E for dental care in ‘serious’ circumstances, such…

Read more »


Urgent care or dental emergency? FAQs

13th August 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Advice to help you manage a dental emergency and urgent care when you have to stay home.

Read more »


Bite-sized fun facts: lions get teeth problems

10th August 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

August 10th is World Lion Day. The day aims to raise awareness of the vulnerability of lions. Big cat numbers are declining worldwide as their historic habitats shrink. As humans encroach on their territory, big cats are threatened by poachers and illegal trade. Moreover, their prey becomes harder to find. Add to this the sort…

Read more »


Peter Gregory – “Pilot Pete”

6th August 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

PETER RICHARD GREGORY ‘Pilot Pete’ 24th December 1997 – 25th June 2023   June 2023 – a statement from Peter’s family: 25 years of living life to the full. On the morning of Sunday 25th June, our Pilot Pete took one last flight, doing what he loved. Be it in a hot air balloon or…

Read more »


Special Summer Sports Guard Offer

13th July 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

40% off! Yes, that’s correct. During the summer holiday, SpaDental Ledbury and Ross are offering a fabulous 40% discount on the cost of a custom fitted sports guard. This means that a superior quality sports guard is reduced to only £120. Get proper protection Dentist offers a mouth shield that provides the best protection against…

Read more »


To all our Dads – Happy Father’s Day 2023

18th June 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

We wish all our Dads out there a very Happy Fathers Day 2023! Everything you Dads do! Thank you. Today’s the day when we remember to tell you Dads what a great job you do helping out around the home and helping to raise a happy, healthy family. One of the important daily tasks that…

Read more »


Do you have a wedding to go to?

16th June 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

It’s so great to be socialising as normal these days. In fact, it’s hard now to remember the months when we couldn’t go out. So lets make the most of our freedom to go out and smile! We can help you smile! Do you think your smile’s not quite as you want it to be?…

Read more »


Bite-sized fun facts! Do giraffe’s have long teeth?

15th June 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Yes, it’s World Giraffe Day! While those of us in the northern hemisphere celebrate the longest day, it’s the longest night south of the equator. One fact is clear, though, we can easily see giraffes have a very long neck. But do they have long teeth? Fun facts about giraffe’s teeth Here are some fun…

Read more »


1 2

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…

More Testimonials

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.…

More Testimonials

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.…

More Testimonials

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…

More Testimonials

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…

More Testimonials

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…

More Testimonials

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…

More Testimonials

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…

More Testimonials

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…

More Testimonials

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…

More Testimonials