News about Sensitive

Anti-stress tooth care advice to save your teeth.

8th April 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

Stress is not only bad for our general health, it damages our teeth too. We don’t even have to be in a particularly high-powered job, or experiencing major emotional upheaval, to experience levels of stress that are harmful. Many of us respond to stress by learning to grit our teeth, quite literally. But this habit…

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What’s the best drink for teeth?

10th February 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

We hear it a lot. We know we should avoid fizzy fruit drinks, cola, and sports drinks that we consume in surprising quantities, even when the weather is cold. And, if you’re wondering, Prosecco counts as a fizzy drink too. So whatever the occasion, the weather, or the season, what is the best drink for…

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Is an electric or manual toothbrush better for my teeth?

21st December 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Are you still shopping for last minute gifts? If you’re wondering whether an electric toothbrush would make a good present, or whether to just slip a manual toothbrush into a stocking, read on. Electric toothbrushes are more popular than ever, but they can be expensive, and do they really clean our teeth better than manual…

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Protect tooth enamel – 10 tips.

26th September 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Protect tooth enamel from the grind of everyday life. The gradual wearing away of our teeth throughout our lives is a reality. Follow ten simple tips to have better teeth forever! If we think of our teeth as cliffs, standing up to the relentless beat of waves, we can understand that the harder they are,…

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Can hot weather hurt teeth? Some survival tips.

27th July 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

The heatwave has been in the news a lot lately, with a flurry of media tips about how to manage life when it’s so hot. We know that high temperatures can be damaging, even deadly. We’ve seen the tragedy in Greece, and suffering in Japan. We’ve read articles about using sun-screen and when to exercise…

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Will dental treatment abroad leave a smile on my face?

10th July 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Dental treatment abroad usually falls into two categories. Either: Patients who plan a trip specifically for a particular procedure because the prices are cheaper than where they live. Or: People tempted to make spur of the moment decisions to undergo a procedure, because it’s an attractive idea at the time. In both cases, there can…

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We can help sensitive teeth feel better.

10th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

What will help sensitive teeth like mine? If you’re feeling pain that comes and goes and you haven’t been to the dentist for a while, then it’s time to make an appointment. Your dentist will examine your mouth, identify the cause of sensitivity and help sensitive teeth feel more comfortable again. What causes sensitive teeth?…

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Book a dental examination now, before exams begin!

7th March 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Updated February 2019 If you have a teenager at home who’s taking GCSE, A level or university exams in the May/June session of 2019, they’ll be getting ready for mock exams now. They’ll be busy, but don’t leave it too late to get their teeth checked. You won’t want anything to stop them from doing…

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SpaDental Plymouth is proud to introduce Lucy Smith – Dental Surgeon

22nd October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

SpaDental Plymouth is pleased to introduce you to Ms Lucy Smith, dental surgeon. If you feel nervous at the dentist, then Lucy is here to help. As well as routine checks and treatments, Lucy’s areas of special interest are helping nervous patients and prosthetic solutions. She joined SpaDental Plymouth in September 2017. Trained at the…

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Healthy mouth, healthy body

28th March 2017 | Nicky Phillips

A healthy mouth helps keep a healthy body.  Studies show that looking after your teeth and gums is an important part of a healthy lifestyle trying to lower our risk of complications such as stroke, diabetes, and heart disease.   Studies also indicate a possible link between poor oral heath with problems in pregnancy, lung disease, and dementia. Gum…

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Thomas Wardiell- Dental Therapist-SpaDental Plymouth

27th July 2016 | Heather Cresswell

Thomas Wardiell is our Dental Therapist here at SpaDental Plymouth Graduating from Dundee in 2010, he has been with us since April 2012. As a therapist, Thomas provides our patients with hygiene treatments, fillings for children and adults, extractions for children, and tooth whitening under the prescription of a dentist. Thomas has a very calming attitude…

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If you are looking for a dentist that specialises in NERVOUS patients, then look no further. Sarah S

30th January 2016 | SpaDental Administrator

My husband and I joined Spa Dental over 5 years ago and regularly have treatments from Jo. We have both received a wonderful service consistently. Jo is the best dentist either of us have been able to find for 20+ years, so feel very lucky to have found her. If you are looking for a…

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Meet our Dental Hygienists Zoe and Tom.

2nd December 2014 | Heather Cresswell

  Did you know you do not have to be a registered patient here at SpaDental Plymouth to have a Hygienist appointment? If you would like to book an appointment, please contact our reception team on 01752 663870 who can arrange this for you.    

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All About Gum Disease

5th August 2013 | Helen Hewison

Gum disease screening is a fundamental part of the oral check-up procedure. Inflammation, pain and/or infection of the gum areas are symptoms which may indicate the presence of gum disease. The two most common types of gum disease are gingivitis and periodontal disease. Answers to your frequently asked questions about periodontics and gum health What…

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Preventative dental products and procedures for Children

13th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

Fun for kids at the dentist Visiting the dentist can be fun for children really. Dentists are not the most favourite people children would visit but at SpaDental Wem we go out of our way to make our surgery child-friendly. Dental health is important, even before your baby has teeth. We recommend infants visit the dentist before they celebrate their first…

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Let Us Renew Your Smile. Don’t Let Worn Down Teeth Be A Problem.

28th February 2013 | Helen Hewison

         Worn teeth problems are experienced when the teeth are subjected to regular, intense pressure and also when teeth are exposed to food and beverages that have a high acidic content. In time, the affected tooth (or teeth) can take on an unnaturally smaller appearance and can look abnormal compared to surrounding teeth. Teeth…

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My Teeth Are So Grey and Chipped! What Can I Do?

8th November 2012 | Helen Hewison

  Veneers: Information, Pros & Cons Dental veneers are custom-made ultra-thin shells of tooth coloured material designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve their appearance. The veneers are bonded adhesively to the front of the tooth to fix the look of teeth that are chipped, discoloured, misaligned, uneven, worn down or abnormally spaced….

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It’s Time To See The Hygienist

5th July 2012 | Helen Hewison

A visit to the hygienist……. The words “now its time to see the hygienist” bring a strange reaction to many patients. To some, the visit to the hygienist means they will leave with bleeding gums, sensitive teeth and a sense of shame after a jolly good telling off!. I believe this doesn’t need to be the…

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Help My Yellow Teeth Are Embarrasing Me

5th April 2012 | Helen Hewison

You are not alone, this is one of the most common complaints patients present with. There are some very simple, low-cost solutions for this problem.  Once the cause and severity of your staining is known, we can tailor a treatment plan to suit your needs starting with the most minimal treatment. What causes staining? General…

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Testimonials

The positive effect of dental implants - a patient's story

Regaining the function and appearance of your teeth really can be life-changing. One of our patients explains the positive effect of dental implant treatment. Be sure to read to the end of the letter to find out why our patient was "eternally grateful." This patient's letter is a lovely testimonial to the skill of our dental surgeon , and the positive effect dental implant treatment can have on someone's life. Dear James, I am writing…

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From a bridge to implants - a testimonial - Glastonbury

  "It was fantastic!" Enthusiasm and kind words from a patient, appreciating the skill of dental surgeon . Instead of restoring a dental bridge, the patient opted to have implants placed. FAQs about dental implants James places his 1,000th life-changing dental implant  Dental implants step by step. No other dentist in the land I would ever trust "During a Saturday in November a front bridge broke and I was unable to get through to my…

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Reviews Tewkesbury - thank you for your appreciation.

This last week we asked our patients who have visited the practice in the last few months to submit their comments online. We truly appreciate your kind comments. Thank you from all of us for your lovely reviews. Your opinion is important. Amongst other questions, we ask patients whether or not they would recommend the surgery to their family and friends. After all, a recommendation is the best sort of reference! Your additional comments have…

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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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