News about Periodontics (page 2)

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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Kids devouring too much breakfast sugar warning

4th January 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

Children are packing in so much sugar at breakfast that half their daily allowance has already been eaten before school, Public Health England says. It warns that sugary cereals, juices and spreads are all damaging to health. Rotting teeth, ballooning waistlines and long-term health problems like type 2 diabetes are caused by unhealthy diets reports…

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Stoptober – Supporting smokers trying to quit

30th September 2016 | Nicky Phillips

SpaDental is supporting Stoptober, encouraging smokers to quit during October. Cigarettes cause damage to your health, and others by secondary smoke.  It is said that every cigarette you smoke takes 11 minutes from your life – that’s over 3.5 hours for a pack. Many smokers are aware of the health risks but don’t realise the…

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Tim Esau attended EuroPerio8 in London

30th June 2015 | SpaDental Administrator

From the 3rd to the 6th of June 2015, Tim Esau, principal of the SpaDental Wotton under Edge practice, attended EuroPerio8 in London. The EuroPerio Congress has established itself as the world’s leading conference in periodontology and implant dentistry, and has become the essential triennial fixture on the meetings calendar. This year Europerio was hosted…

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Sugary Drinks And Fruit Juice Take Their Toll On Children

18th February 2015 | Helen Hewison

  Nearly 500 children a week are being admitted to hospital with rotten teeth, NHS figures show. It is now the main reason for youngsters needing hospital treatment and dentists say the culprits are fruit juice and fizzy drinks. Most children need between four and eight of their baby teeth extracted, although some are having…

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The Sun Really Can Improve Your Smile

20th August 2013 | Helen Hewison

  The Sun Really Can Improve Your Smile Research shows that moderate exposure to the sun can have a positive side effect on your smile. There are a lot of things that can impact your oral health without you knowing it, and there is growing research that finds sun exposure can be beneficial to keep…

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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  …

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How to Help Your Kids Brush Their Teeth

10th April 2013 | Helen Hewison

  Getting your child to brush their teeth needn’t be a daily struggle.  Dentistry experts recommend that children brush their teeth for at least two minutes twice a day. However, it may not always be so easy to get your child to clean their teeth for that amount of time. To make the teeth brushing…

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How do I know if I have got Gum Disease

28th March 2013 | Helen Hewison

Gum Disease Screening for gum disease forms an integral part of your routine examination. What is gum disease? Gum disease describes swelling, soreness or infection of the tissues supporting the teeth. There are two main forms of gum disease: gingivitis and periodontal disease. What is gingivitis? Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums. This is when…

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Don’t Worry About Root Canal Treatment

12th February 2013 | Helen Hewison

  Root Canal Treatment, sometimes known as a root filling, is a type of treatment that is feared by most patients all over the world. According to research done by Endodontists, it is revealed that those fears stem from hearing other people’s stories about their experiences, and people actually believe the treatment to be just…

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Services We Provide

30th January 2013 | Helen Hewison

    Gemma, our Principal dentist and Linda, her nurse, are available by appointment to visit Residential and Nursing homes on a regular basis within Shropshire. “We started at Yockleton Grange and found it very rewarding”  said Linda.    The services we provide outside of the surgery setting are:  Dental Examination; Full mouth cancer screen; fluoride applications; Oral…

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Lost A Tooth Recently ?????

16th January 2013 | Helen Hewison

Tooth Loss Tooth loss can be an embarrassing condition that most adults aged twenty and older have had to deal with. Most people in this age bracket have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal, tooth decay, excessive wear and tear or congenital defects. Regardless of the…

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Treat Yourself To The Celebrity Smile This Christmas

5th December 2012 | Helen Hewison

Celebrities have been having their teeth whitened for years and most celebrities have had either veneers or braces also. Teeth whitening materials have come a long way in the last decade. The materials are now state-of-the-art and some have desensitisers built into them to help seal and protect the enamel. Be assured that having your teeth whitened…

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Bad Teeth? Stop Eating Ready Meals And Eat Like A Caveman

4th December 2012 | Helen Hewison

Bad Teeth? Stop Eating Ready Meals And Eat Like A Caveman  Feeling guilty about that latest filling? It may not be all your fault! The food you’re eating may be just too mushy. We should be chewing on dried meat like our ancient ancestors.  This was the suggestion that emerged from a recent conference, Evolution Of…

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Jaw Joint Problems

27th November 2012 | Helen Hewison

  Jaw Joint Problems (TMJ) The letters TMJ are short for ‘temporo-mandibular joint’, which is the joint connecting your lower jaw to your skull. If your teeth do not fit together properly or if there is an imbalance between where your teeth bite together and where your jaw joints have their rest position, problems might…

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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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Testimonials

SpaDental Whitchurch dentist "kind and gentle"

A new patient testimonial After the closure of my local dentist in Whitchurch I telephoned Spa Dental who made me an appointment. Unfortunately I had an abscess on my tooth before my appointment date, for which I was given an emergency appointment.   I am a very nervous patient and it took a long time to build confidence with my old dentist , therefore my nerves were bad and I was in pain arriving for my appointment.  This…

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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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