News about Practice

Patient benefits from microscope dentistry

12th April 2024 | Vanessa Giraud

If you require a more complex dental treatment, your dentist’s use of a microscope can greatly improve your treatment journey. In the hands of a skilled dentist, a dental microscope is a valuable tool in restorative dentistry. It helps the dentist provide optimum levels of treatment to patients. It is favoured by dentists who offer complex…

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Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information – March 2024

27th March 2024 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental wishes all of our patients a happy and safe holiday season. We hope you won’t have a dental problem as no-one wants to spend a holiday weekend seeing their dentist in a professional capacity. But here is some handy information, just in case. The NHS advice is to only visit A&E for dental care in…

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Understanding NHS dental charges from April 2024

11th March 2024 | Vanessa Giraud

Dentistry is one of the few NHS services where you have to pay a contribution towards the cost of your care. To help understand NHS dental charges each year, the information on this page explains what you may have to pay for your NHS dental treatment. Emergency dental treatment – £26.80 This covers emergency care…

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NHS dental charges 2024-25 up by 4%

11th March 2024 | Vanessa Giraud

The government increases NHS fees by 4% on 1st April, 2024 For five years, the 2015 Spending Review committed to an annual uplift to patient charges of 5%. For two years and three months, since the last increase and the end of the Spending Review, there has not been an increase in charges. It was,…

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Bomb disposal causes cancellations

25th February 2024 | Vanessa Giraud

If you are a patient who had an appointment booked on Friday 23rd February, 2024, we would like to reassure you that one of our team will be in touch with you soon to re-schedule your appointment. Thank you for your understanding. If for any reason you need to contact us, please use our online…

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Holiday opening and emergency information: 2023 – 2024

14th December 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Wishing everyone a happy holiday season All the team at SpaDental extends best wishes to you and your family, health and happiness. 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…

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Straighter teeth with Reveal aligners

23rd November 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Dentist enjoys explaining to patients how they can improve the arc of their smile. A straighter smile not only looks great, but also means your teeth work more efficiently because the pressure is even. Read more about Nader here Nader uses Reveal® aligners, a product provided by Henry Schein Orthodontics – a company developing advanced…

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Smiling, happy children visit SpaDental Whitchurch

13th November 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Regular check-ups help children: feel confident about visiting the dentist, take responsibility for their oral health smile more! To read more about children’s appointments and register your interest click here! SpaDental Whitchurch has called out for children to attend NHS appointments. To meet demand, the practice is open on Saturdays so more children can attend…

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Dental decay and pain-free fillings

2nd November 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Many of our new patients come in for care because they are suffering from pain caused by dental decay. As dentists, we feel for our patients. We don’t want anyone to suffer from toothache. Our aim is to help our patients live a pain-free life, which is why preventive care guides everything we do. With…

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SpaDental Wotton-under-Edge team alpaca walk

27th October 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Last weekend, the team from SpaDental Wotton Dental and Implant Clinic had a fantastic day out. They took a walk with Cotswold Alpacas in Cowley, near Cheltenham. Although it was a bit of a rainy day, nothing could dampen their spirits. Tim, Jade, Hayley, Andrea and Melanie thoroughly enjoyed taking the alpacas for a walk….

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Meet dental therapist: Abel Adeosun

28th September 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Abel Adeosun qualified as a dentist from the University of Ibadan in 2013. He is currently recognised by the General Dental Council (GDC) as a dental therapist. Abel is waiting for an opportunity to take his ORE examinations and register as a dentist in England. Read more about how therapists can increase access to dental…

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Remembering Pamela Higgs

18th September 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

It is with great sadness we reflect on the news our dear colleague and friend, Pamela Higgs, passed away on Saturday 26th August. Pam was 54, and the mother of two boys, Ben and Sam, now in their early twenties. We extend our deepest sympathy to Pam’s husband Paul, and to their sons. Pam came…

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Late Summer Bank Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information – August 2023

22nd August 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

In England, the Late Summer Bank Holiday is celebrated on the last Monday in August every year. SpaDental hopes you enjoy your long weekend. Here is some handy information, however, just in case you are unlucky and have a dental problem. The NHS advice is to only visit A&E for dental care in ‘serious’ circumstances, such…

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Brilliant tooth whitening offer!

30th May 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

There’s no better time for a fresher, brighter smile!  Save £80! Especially if you have exciting events lined up. Do you have a significant anniversary, a dream holiday or a wedding you’re looking forward to? Our SpaDental practices located in Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye and Tewkesbury have a great offer. There’s a whopping £80 discount at the…

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Tackling single use plastics in dental care

22nd April 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Action for Earth Day 2023 During the long months of the coronavirus pandemic, we all learned a lot more about PPE than we ever knew before. One of those facts is that PPE has a use by date. Earlier this week the receptionist at SpaDental Glastonbury, found a wonderful use for the plastic gowns we…

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NHS dental charges 2023-2024 up by 8.5%

29th March 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

The government increases NHS fees increase by 8.5% on April 24th 2023 For five years, the 2015 Spending Review committed to an annual uplift to patient charges of 5%. For two years and three months, since the last increase and the end of the Spending Review, there has not been an increase in charges. But…

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Understanding NHS dental charges from April 2023

29th March 2023 | Christopher Hilling

Dentistry is one of the few NHS services where you have to pay a contribution towards the cost of your care. To help understanding NHS dental charges each year, the information on this page explains what you may have to pay for your NHS dental treatment. Emergency dental treatment – £25.80 This covers emergency care…

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Nader Botros – dentist in Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye

22nd March 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Dentist is accepting new patients at SpaDental Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye. Nader joined SpaDental in 2020. Begin your journey to straighter whiter teeth – click to read more Our patients say: “I was impressed by the caring & professional attitude of the dentist.” “The Dentist and his assistant were extremely helpful and pleasant throughout my time….

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Meet dentist Simona Nitulescu – SpaDental Southwest

7th March 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

Dentist is a valuable member of the SpaDental Glastonbury and Saltash team. She joined the practice in 2022 and offers a range of dental and facial aesthetic treatments, in addition to general dentistry for preventive and restorative care. About Simona Nitulescu A qualified dentist with more than 20 years experience, Simona is accepting new patients….

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Meet our Dental Therapist – Louis Sparling

15th February 2023 | Vanessa Giraud

What can Louis Sparling do for you? Essential oral hygiene care and advice Maintenance or restoration of gum health Fluoride application Fillings and children’s extractions Tooth whitening (after a dentist’s presciption)   Passionate about oral health,  prioritises the needs of his patients. He understands how important it is to build a trusting, friendly relationship with…

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Dental implants step by step

3rd September 2022 | SpaDental Administrator

Lead the life you want! Eat, talk, laugh and kiss without discomfort or embarrassment. An implant is so close in form and function to a real tooth, consider whether you’re ready to take these five dental implant steps.  Our answers to patients’ frequently asked questions about dental implants. Step 1: assessing and preparing the dental…

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Meet Dentist Aryaan Khalid

30th August 2022 | Vanessa Giraud

“Excellent care — This was my last appointment of several and throughout the whole process I have felt really well looked after and well informed. Absolutely excellent dentist; I couldn’t recommend him highly enough.” “I was very apprehensive as to starting with a new dentist. Aryaan Khalid was very professional, put me at my ease…

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Meet Dentist Adrian Cerga at SpaDental Plymouth

25th May 2022 | Vanessa Giraud

Talented dentist offers reassuring and considerate dental care at SpaDental Plymouth. “Very happy I can’t remember the last time I felt that relaxed in a dentist chair. Adrian was kind, gentle and kept me informed at each stage of my treatment Thank you so much.” BL “The best dental care I have ever received Both…

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Top Class Dentistry at SpaDental Whitchurch

25th May 2022 | Vanessa Giraud

“Better than you could ever imagine – As always everyone involved with Spadental treats you with respect and dignity. Happy to have a friendly chat and always seem genuinely interested. I always leave the practice feeling happy- which might seem strange after just having dental treatment but that’s the affect all the team always seem…

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Meet our clinician, Abdul Wahab

17th March 2022 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental is pleased to introduce you to . At the moment, Abdul is working as a dental therapist in three practices: SpaDental Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye and Tewkesbury. A qualified dentist in his home country, Abdul has worked as a dentist for over 15 years, in both India and the United Arab Emirates. Last year, he decided…

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Testimonials

SpaDental Glastonbury patient appreciation

A Pleasant Experience @ Spa Dental Glastonbury "Friendly staff. This was my first visit to this dental practice and found the staff very friendly and reassuring. I had an initial assessment by the therapist who did an assessment prior to my next appointment. He was very good and explained carefully the treatment I needed in a professional manner! Overall I was impressed by the whole experience." "I went in today for a tooth extraction, my…

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Top Class Dentistry at SpaDental Whitchurch

"Better than you could ever imagine - As always everyone involved with Spadental treats you with respect and dignity. Happy to have a friendly chat and always seem genuinely interested. I always leave the practice feeling happy- which might seem strange after just having dental treatment but that's the affect all the team always seem to have on me. Arranged a follow up appointment the very next day, as a cancellation had just come in.…

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SpaDental Chard - patients' compliments

"Lovely staff - I have been with you for 17 years and I am still coming to you. Every one is so helpful and always talks to you." LE Thank you for your reviews The staff at SpaDental Chard feel proud to read your reviews. Your lovely comments, and  your good opinion mean a lot to us. We appreciate the time and thought you put into writing about how your visit to the dentist went.…

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SpaDental Chard - thank you for your kind support

It hasn't been an easy year, but our patients have been so understanding. Thank you all so very much for your kind support and the lovely feedback we've received. Your kind support is very motivating It means a lot to the SpaDental Chard team to read your feedback. Your feedback is important to us as it helps us work on continual improvement of our services. Our sincere thanks to all of you have taken the…

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SpaDental Whitchurch - your understanding is appreciated!

We've been catching up with our patients to find out how their treatment has been over the last months. This has been such a hard year for many of us, personally and professionally, and access to dental care has been affected in many ways by the pandemic. We'd really like to take this opportunity, therefore, to thank you for your understanding. We know that you have had to cope with cancellations and changes to our…

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SpaDental Tewkesbury reviews - thank you!

With the ups and downs of the last year, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our patients for your support and understanding. Your thoughtfulness is reflected in the considerate comments we've received in response to our request for feedback. We truly appreciate your kind thoughts. Thank you from all of us for your lovely reviews of SpaDental Tewkesbury. A selection of your reviews: "The service during the last few months has…

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SpaDental Whitchurch dentist "kind and gentle"

SpaDental Whitchurch dentist is accepting new private patients. 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…

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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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