News about Mouth Cancer

Take action against mouth cancer this month.

26th November 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

For your own health, and the health of people close to you, SpaDental asks you to take action against mouth cancer. Some facts from the Oral Health Foundation: over 8,000 new mouth cancer diagnoses in the UK last year 49% increase in mouth cancer cases over ten years last year nearly 2,800 people died from…

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Check for changes. Be ‘mouth aware’ throughout the year.

19th November 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Mouth Cancer Awareness is not restricted to November. At SpaDental we are mouth aware every month of the year. Our dental professionals encourage patients to make regular dental appointments. That’s because we believe preventive dental care is the best way to look after your teeth. Moreover, it means that an expert is looking in your…

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Raising mouth cancer risk awareness

13th November 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Are you at risk? During Mouth Cancer Awareness Month, we are looking at mouth cancer risk factors: Tobacco is highest risk The leading cause of mouth cancer, tobacco transforms saliva into a ‘deadly cocktail’ that damages cells in the mouth and turn them cancerous. Smoking tobacco, whether cigarettes, cigars, or in a pipe, can be…

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Mouth Cancer can happen to anyone

5th November 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Increasing mouth cancer awareness throughout the month of November. Be mouth cancer aware – take action Make an appointment today Be mouth cancer aware. Statistics show that Mouth Cancer is increasing in the UK. Last year dentists recorded over 7,800 people diagnosed with mouth cancer in the UK alone. Mouth cancer is a devastating disease. Mouth cancer…

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Mouth Cancer Action: make a dental appointment today.

26th October 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Cancer is one of the toughest challenges we will ever face, whether we are facing it ourselves, or supporting a loved one. We need to be proactive to prevent – take mouth cancer action. Diagnoses have increased by more than 40% in the last ten years. Mouth cancer needs more recognition.  It’s important to know the signs….

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Never too late to stop smoking.

8th October 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Updated August 2019 Public Health England (PHE) encourages people to give up cigarettes. Perhaps you only started smoking recently. Or perhaps you’ve been smoking for years. Whenever you started, right now is a good time to try to stop smoking. PHE champions Stoptober, to encourage smokers to give up for 28 days. People who don’t…

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Sober October? Good decision!

24th September 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We’ve got a week to decide whether to do it or not. Soon it’ll be Sober October and cutting out alcohol could be the best decision you’ve ever made. GOSOBER!  Sober October is good for others. The Go Sober in October campaign is run by Macmillan Cancer Support. Sign up to take part. It helps…

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Reducing the risk of mouth cancer.

30th August 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Updated August 2019 When you attend a dental appointment, your dentist will routinely check the soft tissue of your lips, mouth, tongue and gums to see if there are any lesions or lumps. If there is something that needs further investigation, then your dentist will refer you. It’s worth being aware though of risk factors….

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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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Today’s the day to stop smoking! National No Smoking Day 2018

14th March 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Today’s the day to stop smoking and you just have to get through it! On National No Smoking Day 2018, it’s time to take a deep breath (or twenty!) as it’s the day to stop smoking. Here are a few bonuses to motivate you through the day: Think of how people who matter to you…

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Would I give it up for others? A thought for No Smoking Day 2018

13th March 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Would I give it up for others? I know I should. Why should I give up smoking? If you’re a smoker, ask yourself:  Would I? Why? Ten personal reasons to quit smoking: Live longer – SMOKING KILLS! So quit smoking now. Family matters – it’s not just about the smoker. Second-hand smoke affects others too. Better…

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Think before you light up! Get ready for National No Smoking Day 2018!

12th March 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Get ready! No Smoking Day 2018 is on Wednesday 14th March. It’s a special day intended to help people who are thinking of giving up smoking. Go smoke free for just one day! With a one day target, you can see how it is for you. It’s a great start. And if it’s just a…

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Remember World Cancer Day

4th February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Don’t forget! It can make a difference if we remember World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is a day we should remember. It’s a day for taking action! So now you’ve remembered the importance of today, there are two things to do right away: Put yourself first: remember the checks you need to do? Take…

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Start your Happy New Year alcohol-free!

27th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

It’s that time of the year! We’re all beginning to think about resolutions for 2018. The big question? What can we do to make life better in the new year? Most of us can probably come up with quite a list of things we could give up that will make us healthier, better people, and…

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The 45 second check that could save your life! SpaDental supports Mouth Cancer Action Month.

29th November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

45 seconds! Do yourself a favour, and do a mouth cancer quick check now! 45 seconds is not very long out of your busy schedule to check for any changes in your mouth. These few moments could be the best thing you do today. A mouth cancer quick check COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE! Look and…

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Are e-cigarettes the answer?

20th November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

As we are promoting Mouth Cancer Awareness Month, we decided to take a look at e-cigarettes E-cigarettes haven’t been around for so long that we are fully aware of their impact. But in five years, the number of people using e-cigarettes had quadrupled. Currently they are the most popular aid in the UK for people…

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Blue Wednesday is 15th November 2017

14th November 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

We all know about blue Mondays! Those Monday morning blues after the weekend never quite seem to leave you. For mouth cancer patients, their cancer blues will almost never leave them. There will always be a reminder of what they went through. Whether it’s their speech, their ability to eat and drink, or even just…

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Mouth Cancer Awareness Month – What are the risks?

8th November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

During Mouth Cancer Awareness Month we at SpaDental are keen to share information that is key about the risks our lifestyles can bring. Tobacco We all know now that smoking is bad for our health and is linked to cancer, and mouth cancer is one of the dangers we need to be aware of. Around one…

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Be Mouthaware and check for changes in the mouth

20th November 2016 | SpaDental Administrator

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Look out for the signs and symptoms of mouth cancer

15th November 2016 | SpaDental Administrator

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Be mouthaware: 45 seconds could save your life

25th October 2016 | SpaDental Administrator

Are you able to recognise the changes in your mouth? That’s the question posed by SpaDental as they support a charity campaign to raise awareness of mouth cancer. Your local SpaDental practice is urging their local residents to be more Mouthaware and recognise the early warning signs of mouth cancer, ahead of November’s Mouth Cancer Action Month….

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Mouth Cancer Risk Factors

17th November 2015 | Nicky Phillips

Tobacco 2 in 3 mouth cancer cases are linked to smoking Smokers are 3 x more likely to be diagnosed with mouth cancer Incidence of throat cancer are 7 times higher in smokers Ex-smokers reduce the risk by 1/3 – you can make a difference! Alcohol Drinking to excess is associated with 1/3 of mouth…

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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

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Plymouth patient reviews and suggestions - thank you!

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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 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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