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What can patients expect as dentists reopen? FAQs

15th June 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

As the country thoughtfully emerges from lockdown, and dentists reopen, we are beginning to see a limited number of patients for face-to-face appointments again. All service providers, from supermarkets to hairdressers and shops are having to adapt and introduce new ways of working. In a dental practice, we follow strict guidelines to keep patients and…

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Urgent care or dental emergency? FAQs

31st May 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

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

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Dental triage and referrals for urgent care

1st May 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

April 2020 is a time we’ll all remember. It’s now over a month since dentists closed their doors. Although a necessary government decision, it has been hard for dentists to turn away patients from face-to-face treatment. (Why did that happen?) We understand the welfare of the whole population takes precedence over individual dental health. Yet…

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My tooth aches. I’m in pain. What do I do?

14th April 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update: During lockdown regular dental care is restricted. Read the tips below about what you can do until you’re able to visit the dentist. Because of the current pandemic, current thinking advises against the non-prescribed use of anti-inflammatory medication, such as ibuprofen, as it may suppress the immune system. If possible, use the…

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Stay safe, stay home and avoid accidents

7th April 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

Another day at home with the family? Staying at home will keep us safe. Staying in will help protect other people, and we need to do that. We can protect our key workers so they can work to look after our needs. It’s a fact, though, that many accidents happen at home. Slips, trips and falls…

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SpaDental wishes you a happy and safe new year!

31st December 2019 | SpaDental Administrator

Wishing everyone a healthy, happy and safe new year! We sincerely hope that you’ll have a wonderful new year with your family and friends, full of happiness and joy. In particular, we sincerely hope that you stay healthy and have a safe new year, with no need to access our emergency services.   That said,…

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Holiday opening and emergency information: 2019 – 2020

16th December 2019 | SpaDental Administrator

Wishing everyone a happy and safe holiday season 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 good health over the holiday period. We are aware, though, that problems arise and…

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Holiday Dental Emergency Information – May 2019

24th May 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

Have a lovely long weekend. All of us at SpaDental hope you enjoy yourselves and keep your teeth safe from accidents. But in case you are unlucky and need either urgent care or an emergency appointment over the weekend, please read the information below to find out what to do, and how we can help….

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Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information – April 2019

18th April 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental wishes all of our patients a happy and safe holiday season. Over holiday periods, unfortunately accidents can happen. With lovely spring weather, and time to enjoy, we often take the opportunity to be outdoors more, doing activities we may not usually do. Or we use the break to catch up on gardening, or simply…

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I think I’ve got an abscess in my mouth! What do I do now?

27th February 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update – March 2020 During lockdown regular dental care is restricted. Please read the tips below about what you can do until you’re able to visit the dentist. If your face is swollen, or you’re in pain, you may reach for medication to reduce it. However, because of the continuing spread of coronavirus,…

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Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information.

17th December 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season View the 2019-2020 winter holiday information here. Here are the holiday opening times for your SpaDental practices, and links to emergency information. We sincerely hope that all our patients, as well as visitors to our area, keep in good health over the holiday period. We are…

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Mind the gap! 10 reasons why missing teeth matter.

23rd July 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Anyone who’s been on the tube will have heard the warning to “mind the gap”. Our dentists will also remind us that the gaps left by missing teeth matter too. If you have lost a tooth, then it’s important to visit your dentist for an assessment. Why do we lose our teeth? Teeth are often…

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Avoid dental emergencies – 13 tips for the 13th

13th July 2018 | 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. But if you do think that it’s an unlucky day, and you want to keep your teeth, here’s some useful advice to avoid dental emergencies….

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My filling fell out! What do I do?

4th July 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Last updated 8th April 2020 Coronavirus (Covid-19) update: During lockdown regular dental care is restricted. Please read the tips below about what you can do until you’re able to visit the dentist. Because of the current pandemic, current thinking advises against the non-prescribed use of anti-inflammatory medication, such as ibuprofen, as it may suppress the…

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A great dental service to Plymouth patients.

2nd July 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

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…

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How to avoid getting a chipped tooth.

26th June 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Screen time really can damage your teeth. This morning on breakfast radio, Rob and Matilda (Capital Birmingham) were chatting about unlikely accidents. What are the chances of getting a chipped tooth by dropping your mobile phone on it? Of all the health dangers linked to phones, this one is definitely real! Imagine the scenario: you’re…

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Dental health during Ramadan – some useful tips

15th May 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Information updated: 15th April, 2020 This year it is more important than ever to maintain good dental health during Ramadan. To curb the spread of coronavirus, the government has closed dental practices and restricted service to remote advice. If face-to-face treatment is unavoidable, your dentist can refer you to an Urgent Dental Care Hub for…

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Need a dentist urgently? Emergency care in Plymouth

7th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Updated September 2019 There are times when people need a dentist urgently. It may because of bleeding, trauma to the mouth, or swelling of the face or neck. We can help! Are you near the South Devon – Cornwall border?  If you need a dentist urgently, SpaDental Plymouth can help. Perhaps you’ve moved recently and…

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Help! I need a dentist urgently! Find emergency care in Whitchurch.

26th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

It may be bleeding, trauma to the mouth, or swelling of the face or neck. There are times when people need a dentist urgently. We can help! If you need a dentist urgently, and you’re in the Shropshire-Cheshire area, SpaDental Whitchurch can help. Perhaps you’ve moved recently and haven’t managed to register with a dentist…

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Knocked out tooth? What do I do?

4th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Accidents happen, we all know that. And they can happen so fast. Unfortunately, a knocked out tooth is a common consequence. Amongst all the first aid tips and tricks parents need to have up their sleeve, it’s good to know how to save teeth. Don’t wait until there’s an emergency, read on now, so you’ll…

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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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Not feeling quite right? We can trust our local pharmacy to help.

19th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Our local pharmacy is here to help us to be well and stay well! If we need a prescription filled, or we’re wondering which over the counter medicine to buy, we go to our local pharmacy. But actually they are able to do a lot more to help us stay well.  When we think about…

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Seasons Greetings From SpaDental

25th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Merry Christmas   All the SpaDental management and staff would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our patients a very Merry Christmas! We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental health and look forward to seeing you all next year! Be careful eating those delicious festive nuts! Please…

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No knock outs, we hope!

23rd December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Like all accidents, it’s quick and unexpected. Of course, losing a tooth is not the worst thing that can happen. But it’s good to know what to do right away if a tooth is knocked out, and what help your dentist can give later on. Can accidents be prevented? Yes, there could be so many…

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Devon NHS Emergency Dental Services – Christmas and New Year 2017/18

19th December 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

Your Plymouth SpaDental practice is open on these days at our usual times: Monday 18th – Friday 22nd December Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th December 2017 Check our open hours over Christmas and New Year 2017/18 But when the practice is closed, please check the Devon NHS Emergency Dental Services Access Centre’s hours below. In Hours Provision:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Plymouth patient reviews and suggestions - thank you!

SpaDental Plymouth sincerely thanks everyone who responds to our request to review the practice. We love reading all your positive comments. That said, we also take on board the suggestions you make. Because we take Plymouth patient reviews seriously, we read them carefully to see if anyone is less than satisfied with their experience and we use that information to guide our practice. Our review rating of 4.7 stars (out of 5) highlights Plymouth patient…

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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. Read about our new treatment for patients who have breathing difficulties while they're sleeping. Your opinion is important. Amongst other questions, we ask patients whether or not they would recommend the surgery to their family and friends.…

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Here to support service veterans - SpaDental Plymouth

"This was my first dental appointment since leaving the Armed Forces two 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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Updated: 23rd June 2020

As you know, our phased return to in-person service has started.

  • Please note that entry to the practices is strictly by appointment only.
  • If you hold an appointment in June or July that was booked before June 1st, it must be confirmed before you come into the practice.
  • Follow this link to ask about an appointment.

Not all of our dental services are available immediately, therefore patient needs will be assessed before an in-person booking is made. We don't want our patients to make unnecessary journeys.

Access our free remote advice and triage service:

Our teams are reviewing and enhancing already stringent operating procedures to keep patients and staff safe.

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If you have any questions about your oral health or our services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch using the contact button above, email, or by phone during normal working hours.