News about Hygienist

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

3rd June 2019 | 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. Dental hygienist at SpaDental Glastonbury has put together useful tips to help us with daily flossing. Expert advice so your time spent flossing helps keep your…

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Part-time work opportunities in Tewkesbury

28th March 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

As more patients are joining the practice, we’re hiring new staff. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to join a thriving practice offering a high standard of care. Now’s the time to join the team! Meet our practice manager SpaDental Tewkesbury is centrally located in this active Gloucestershire town that offers valuable services to the wider…

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Dental Therapist/Hygienist required – SpaDental Tewkesbury

5th February 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental Tewkesbury is seeking applications for the role of either Dental Therapist or Dental Hygienist. Please send your CV for immediate consideration. SpaDental Tewkesbury has an opening for a dental therapist or hygienist. Formerly known as the High Street Dental Practice, SpaDental Tewkesbury is a private practice with a well-established patient base. This is an excellent…

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My breath smells bad! What do I do?

8th December 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Out and about, meeting, greeting, chatting or hoping to impress, we certainly don’t want the person we’re talking to feeling uncomfortable. Or, even worse, turn away. So a question we need to ask ourselves before we step through our front door is, “Does my breath smell bad?” How do I know? The truth is that…

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Fresh breath clinches deals – it’s a fact.

2nd October 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Whether it’s a “Yes” to a second date, or a “Yes” to a huge business deal, it’s more likely to happen for you if you have good oral hygiene. It’s true. Fresh breath clinches deals. Having a great oral hygiene routine really can turn you into a winner. A healthy smile helps the wearer appear:…

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84 shopping days to go! Give the gift of great teeth!

1st October 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

At this time of the year, we start combing our minds and online shopping sites for great gifts. As from today, we only have 84 days to make all those decisions. The gift of great teeth could be your solution! One of the problems (I know!) of a large family, is that it can be…

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Get summer holiday teeth to sparkle! Book a hygiene appointment today.

3rd August 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Are you off on holiday soon? Are you wondering how to look your best on the beach? Or perhaps you’ve got a bit of sensitivity that you’re worried may get worse? If so, it’s a good idea to make an appointment with your therapist or hygienist before you go away. We can help you feel…

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More Plymouth patient appreciation for SpaDental – thank you!

17th May 2018 | Heather Cresswell

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,…

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Q: What will make me look and feel better?

29th March 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Do you wonder what you can do to look and feel better? Which of these would you say ‘Yes!’ to? A. a mani/pedi B. an hour or so at the gym C. a great evening out with friends D. a week’s holiday in the sun E. a trip to the dentist Probably not many people would…

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What’s the best way to use my electric toothbrush?

20th March 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Here’s a helpful answer to one of our frequently asked questions. Our patients often ask, “How should I use my electric toothbrush?” In the video below, Tom Wardiell from SpaDental Plymouth explains the best technique, to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your investment. The key advice that Tom shares is: focus…

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All part of a day’s work – dental nurse training

8th March 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Jo Roberts, a dental nurse training with SpaDental Whitchurch says, “I’m having a brilliant time!” We expect a dental practice to be a busy place, with a lot going on. Jo explains how much happens in the dental therapist’s surgery in just one afternoon: “When I was with Jess, our hygiene and dental therapist, I…

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Have the best fresh breath! Quick fixes and long term solutions!

14th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

It’s Valentine’s Day! Love it, hate it or ignore it, sometimes it’s not what we think that matters. Could be that it’s what someone else is thinking that makes the difference. Here are five simple ways to make a good impression: Spend some extra time on how you dress Pay attention to the person you’re…

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Tongue scraping – it makes a difference!

19th January 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Tongue cleaning for fresher breath It’s a practice that’s been used for over 3,000 years but with our modern focus on cleaning teeth and gums, we’re neglecting our tongues. Yet tongue cleaning (or scraping) is a good way to get naturally fresher breath. These days, while we conscientiously brush and floss, many of us ignore…

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‘Direct access’ to your dental therapist or hygienist

15th January 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Do your teeth feel fine, but perhaps they’re not quite as clean as you’d like? Do you need a helping hand to get between the gaps, and make sure that there’s no plaque build up? Updated – January 2019 Why don’t you call and make an appointment with your dental therapist or hygienist? Patients now…

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It’s Friday! How to get a second date

12th January 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

The bad news? With bad breath, chances are tonight will be the first and last date We all have bad breath at some time or another, especially first thing in the morning, but for some of us it’s more of a persistent problem. Unfortunately, it’s not the sort of thing our friends will tell us…

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The right interdental brush – which size do I use?

5th January 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Updated November 2019 There’s so much choice! Which is the right interdental brush for me? There’s no set answer to that question, as everyone needs different brushes. Our teeth are as individual as we are! Moreover, we all need a few brushes, as one size doesn’t fit all! It’s those gaps between the teeth, where…

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Meet our Dental Hygienist at Plymouth

26th October 2017 | Louise Burgess

Zoe Williams qualified as a Dental Hygienist from The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, in 2002. After working as a dental nurse, Zoe decided to focus her professional training on dental hygiene. It’s a field she finds fascinating because it is so vital to oral health and the needs of her patients. Just one session with…

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Jessica Walklate joins the Whitchurch team as dental therapist

14th February 2017 | Carla Riley

Jessica Walklate joins the SpaDental Whitchurch (Corser House) team as the practice’s dental therapist and is keen to introduce herself to all of the practice’s patients.  If you are a member of the Practice’s Essential Care Plan please do contact reception on 01948 664149 or whitchurch@spadental.co.uk to book your next hygiene visit. Jessica began her career as…

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Dental Therapist / Hygienist opportunity at Whitchurch, Shropshire

5th October 2016 | Nicky Phillips

SpaDental Whitchurch is looking for an enthusiastic Dental Therapist / Hygienist to join our growing team. We can offer an immediate start one day per week (with some flexibility on working hours) and the possibility of increasing the number of sessions provided. We are a well-established practice offering NHS, Private and Plan treatments.  We would also consider an immediate…

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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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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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SpaDental Plymouth go Blue for Cancer Awareness

4th November 2014 | Heather Cresswell

Denplan and the British Dental Health Foundation have launched the Blue Lip selfie campaign in aid of mouth cancer action month. By encouraging the public and profession to adopt blue lips as a visible sign of support for mouth cancer, it is hoped this positive, interactive approach will significantly boost awareness of the disease. To…

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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…

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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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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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