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Three more practices to offer SpaDental quality care.

30th October 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We are delighted to welcome three more practices into the SpaDental group. As part of our vision to bring excellent dental care to more people, we are pleased to offer patients SpaDental quality in three new locations. A warm welcome to our new practices and patients. The three new practices are located in the west…

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Exciting Job Opportunity at SpaDental Plymouth

18th August 2016 | Heather Cresswell

Come and join our happy and professional team as a Full Time Receptionist here at SpaDental Plymouth. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic team for an immediate start. 37½ hours per week. Experience is essential in this role and a background in Dentistry is preferred. If you are interested, please email your…

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Implant Co-ordinator Louise Burgess

21st March 2014 | Heather Cresswell

  This is Louise Burgess. Our Implant Care Co-ordinator and Lead Nurse here at SpaDental Plymouth. Louise is here to talk to our patients about Implants and lead them through the process. Louise can be contacted here at the practice on 01752 663870.  

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Ho Ho Ho Santa’s on his way

2nd December 2013 | Helen Hewison

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Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas!!

2nd December 2013 | Heather Cresswell

It officially the start of Christmas here in Plymouth now that the tree is up!!!!

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Welcome Lyn to our Plymouth practice

2nd December 2013 | Heather Cresswell

SpaDental Plymouth would like to introduce Lyn Court-Holmes. Lyn joined us in November and has settled in very quickly. Lyn has been a Dental Nurse for twenty-nine  years, qualifying in 2006. Lyn moved to Plymouth from Yorkshire two years ago with her husband John and her two children and two-step children. Lyn is another keen baker at the…

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Great praise for Plymouth

15th November 2013 | Heather Cresswell

  ‘If I could afford it I’d travel back every 6 months and continue with you as my dental practice of choice. I wish all dental practices could be as pleasant to visit as yours. Thank you for all your excellent advice and care’   Mr Nixon who recently moved away from Plymouth.

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We Are Winners !!!!

12th December 2012 | Helen Hewison

WE ARE WINNERS: The Team At SpaDental Wem have won the award for BEST DENTAL TEAM at The Dentistry Awards 2012 which took place last Friday 7th December at The Arena in Leicester. It was a fantastic event. There was lots of Entertainment, excellent food, great company and to top it all off. We Came Home…

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We’re Off To London For The Private Dentistry Awards!

14th September 2012 | Helen Hewison

The Team at SpaDental Wem are so excited because we’ve been short listed, for the third time, for awards at the Private Dentistry Awards in London this November!!  We,ve been nominated for not just one, but FOUR awards in the following categories: BEST PATIENT  CARE  BEST IMPLANT PRACTICE BEST DENTAL TEAM  and PRACTICE OF THE YEAR   Here’s looking…

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Popular “Lorry Driver Day” at Spa Dental, Wem

30th June 2012 | Helen Hewison

Always popular with lorry drivers who work long hours during the week. Our Saturday surgeries means there is no excuse not to see your dentist !!!  We also offer appointments during the week from 7am up until 7pm.

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Profits down, costs up in NASDAL stats for 2010-2011

22nd March 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

2010/11 fee income is down for both the NHS and private sectors, profits are down and costs have increased. The average net profit for a typical dental practice has reduced from £139,569 to £125,691.   The National Association for Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers (NASDAL) says in its client dentists’ statistics for 2010/11. The annual benchmarking…

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Minister will tell GDC to prioritise oral cancer detection

22nd March 2012 | SpaDental Administrator

Speaking in response to a question in the House of Lords by dentist Baroness Gardner of Parkes, Earl Howe said that he was asking the General Dental Council (GDC) to increase the priority given to the detection of oral cancer, and to include it as a recommended topic in continuing professional development (CPD) for dentists….

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Practices with NHS contracts are highly prized in the sales market

21st December 2011 | SpaDental Administrator

NASDAL – the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants & Lawyers report: The average dental practice sale value has increased according to the NASDAL goodwill survey for the quarter ending 31 October 2011, standing at 107% compared to 90% in the last quarter. This three figure percentage figure reflects the significant number of practices with highly prized NHS contracts changing…

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£28million extra cash for 120,000 more patients

15th November 2011 | SpaDental Administrator

Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley has announced an additional £28 million of funding for dentistry in order to ‘increase the number of people able to access an NHS dentist’. The Department of Health said that 820,000 more people had already been given access since May 2010. The extra funding will, it is claimed, enable an extra…

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SpaDental raises £17m for dental practice acquisitions

25th June 2008 | Christopher Hilling

SpaDental Management, operators of 12 joint venture dental practices in both private and NHS sectors, have secured an additional £17million of finance to fund their ambitious dental practice acquisition programme.  Using this facility they expect to acquire a further 30 joint venture partnership practices. SpaDental are seeking to acquire larger family NHS dentistry and private…

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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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