Saturday appointments for children in SpaDental Plymouth and Saltash

10th July 2024 | Posted by: Vanessa Giraud

We know how busy a working week can be.

We understand the combination of your work and children’s schools and activity schedules can make booking a dental appointment a logistical nightmare!

family for saturday appointments for children

The answer? Saturday appointments for children with busy parents!

Preventive care is at the heart of SpaDental’s mission. We believe in seeing as many children as we can, and are extending our opening hours so this can happen.

We have diary space available for children throughout the holidays and are taking booking as far ahead as December. We’re especially excited to be taking bookings on Saturdays as we know how many more children will be able to benefit from early preventive care.

We’re sure we’ll have a time to suit your family!

We accept children for NHS appointments

To encourage effective preventive care from an early age, children can visit the dentist at no cost to their parents.

Click to read more about NHS dental care and book an appointment

Dental therapists are wonderful with children

visual info about dental therapist roleTherapists help children feel comfortable in a clinical environment. It is very hard for a child if their first experience at the dentist is because of pain or trauma, so we encourage parents to bring their children to us before they are even one year old!

During a dental assessment, the therapist risk assesses the child’s teeth, and is likely to ask questions about diet and home oral health routines. If necessary, therapists place fillings. They offer advice, guidance and fluoride varnish if required. They recall children for appointments according to need to monitor dental development and to detect any problems as early as possible.

On Saturdays, dental therapists Meghana Pala and Ramya Kesav see children in SpaDental Plymouth and dental therapists Sai Inapagolla and Madhumathi Krishnavadanan see them in Saltash.

Please get in touch. We are making as many appointments available as we can, and we look forward to hearing from you!

Read what our patients say:

“Brilliant, thank you! Very kind and patient with my son who is always scared of new things like this. She did a wonderful job and reassured him all the way.”

“Fantastic!! My son has special needs and the care and patience shown is superb! Best dentist we’ve ever had for him”

“Very happy. First time I took my daughter today and the staff & surgery was very welcoming.”

“Brilliant with my toddler. Really lovely staff who spoke directly to my son who is 2.5 years old. Seen very quickly and always easy to book.”

“Child appointments – My daughter had her first filling today and nervous is an understatement, however, the clinician was amazing explaining everything to my 7 year old and making her at ease….what an amazing clinician.”

“5* lovely practice. My daughter’s first time at the dentist and she absolutely loved it. The staff were brilliant.”

“Great service – Amazing with children, even won round my autistic 3 year old.”

“Professional and friendly service. The dentist was very informative and friendly. They ensured my children felt at ease and had plenty of patience to answer all their questions.”

“Really friendly reception staff and lovely dentists.  Didn’t have to wait long at all which is good when you have a fidgety toddler.”

“Easy and straight forward. We are grateful for this service – children need regular checks. Thank you.”

Caring for adult patients

We see children without placing any obligation on parents to register as private patients.

If, however, you are interested in our private dental services, click here to read more about paying for your treatment.


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