News about Ledbury

Sedation dentistry in Chard, Glastonbury, Plymouth and Tewkesbury

16th March 2019 | SpaDental Administrator

Have you been avoiding going to the dentist because you know it’ll hurt more than you can stand? Are you a patient with a high level of anxiety? Many people avoid regular dental care, and need help to access the treatments they need. Yet without treatment, the problem gets worse which means essential dental procedures become…

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Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information.

17th December 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season. 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 aware, though, that problems arise and unfortunately…

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Every Mind Matters on World Mental Health day.

10th October 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Today the NHS  launches a focus campaign Every Mind Matters, because “there is only One You!” The new initiative is launched today, 10th October, on World Mental Health Day. The aim is to help people maintain good mental health. We’re often told we need to look after our physical health – eat better, exercise and…

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Denplan Supplementary Insurance cover updated.

20th September 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Are you a Denplan patient? If you’ve been a Denplan patient for more than a month, you’ll have Denplan Supplementary Insurance cover. If you’ve signed up in the last couple of weeks, then you will have been asked if you want to take out additional emergency insurance. Changes to Denplan Supplementary Insurance cover. To comply…

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Patient Participation Awareness Week

4th June 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

National Patient Participation Week 2018 begins today. Why does Patient Participation matter? It’s very important for patients to be able to give their feedback directly to the services they use. Information from users drives improvement and change. At Spadental we believe it matters how our patients feel. We read every review that’s submitted to us,…

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Approval ratings are high for Ledbury! Thank you for your reviews.

29th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

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…

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Join our team! SpaDental Ledbury recruits dental nurse to start mid June.

16th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Contact us if you’d like to be considered for the full-time position of Dental Nurse. Apply now to join our team of dedicated professionals. SpaDental Ledbury recruits dental nurse to join our well-established dental practice offering competitive hourly rates in a supportive, friendly environment.  The current working hours are: 08:30 – 13:00,  14:00 – 17:15,…

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A shout out to everyone! Good dentistry makes our world a better place!

1st May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Thank you to everyone who is working to keep us healthy! Our dental teams help to make our world a better place. Good dentistry is one of the huge pluses of our modern age! A life free from dental pain (any pain) is a life worth living! And a great smile helps too! Dentistry, along…

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Quality of care is an important concern in healthcare. Share your experience to help.

27th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

SpaDental Ledbury invites you to share your experience of your treatment at our practices with the CQC. Your feedback to the The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will help to inform quality of care in dental practices nationwide. We agree that it’s important all health care providers meet the standards patients deserve and should expect. The…

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Happy New Year and Happy Smiles Every Day!

1st January 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

All of us at SpaDental wish you the very best for 2018! We hope that you’ll have lots of happy smiles every day throughout the year! Ten snippets of smile-related trivia to make your lips twitch:) or your eyes lift ^_^ a genuine smile can’t be faked (but it’s worth putting one on anyway –…

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Resolutions? Goals? Be sure to plan the steps to give up smoking

30th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

The annual Smokefree Health Harms Campaign was launched on December 29th 2017, to encourage smokers to give up for the new year. Making a resolution may not be enough. It’s the steps in the right direction that make the difference to your success Everyone who wants to stop smoking is different. So plan what will…

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Denplan fees for 2018 – spread out the cost

30th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

We offer Denplan to help our patients budget for dental needs across the year Please contact your practice if you haven’t yet considered Denplan. Our treatment coordinators can explain how having a dental care plan can help your dental needs. Denplan fees for 2018 SpaDental Group is pleased to be able to help you plan…

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How can I get straight teeth? Talk to us at SpaDental

23rd November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Invisible ‘braces’ are a great solution! We can help you achieve the even smile you’ve always wanted. We can help you get straight teeth! SpaDental confidently recommends Invisalign treatment in our surgeries to help straighten misaligned teeth. It’s the modern way to straighten out your problem! Invisalign uses up-to-date, research-based and proven technology. For patients,…

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Mouth Cancer Check for changes! Mouth Cancer Awareness Month – with SpaDental

22nd November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Are you checking for changes? During your regular dental check up, as part of your examination your dentist will do a mouth cancer check, looking at the soft tissues of your mouth for any unusual signs. We need you to be aware of any changes too. Knowing how to perform a mouth cancer check yourself…

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Toothache? Give us a call!

17th November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Do you have toothache? It’s Friday morning and that dull toothache has now become real pain. What do you do? Ignore it? That’s impossible! Hope it goes away with the help of a few painkillers? That may only help in the short-term. And you have the whole weekend ahead of you. You need to find…

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Health advice from your dentist? Find out more from SpaDental!

16th November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Health advice is good advice In a recent report the Nuffield Trust Director of Research, Professor John Appleby, indicated that dentists are in a good position to provide health advice to patients during their dental check-ups. The report said that discussing diet, alcohol consumption and giving up smoking can all help towards a healthier lifestyle….

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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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School Meals Week 2017

13th November 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

National School Meals Week 13th-17th November 2017 supported by SpaDental Today is the first day of the  LACA special focus week, organised to encourage healthy eating and food awareness. School meals are a hot topic! School meals have changed for the better. Every morning children at school look forward to their lunch break. Children like to…

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Sweet treats?

10th November 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Sweet choices We’ve just had Hallowe’en – sugar-laden ‘treats’ ranging from traditional boiled sweets to chocolate bars and gummy things. And then Bonfire Night –  toffee apples, caramel popcorn and perhaps some toasted marshmallows. Now we have the lead-up to winter festivities that may include hot chocolate and even advent calendars that have chocolate ‘treats’…

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North/South divide shows in our babies’ teeth

23rd October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

A recent study by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry has revealed that children under the age of two years old in the North of England are more than twice as likely to be taken to see an NHS Dentist than infants in the South. Are our babies’ teeth at risk? Dental professionals are keen to ensure…

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Thinking of giving up?

19th October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Ten 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 sex –  male or female, smoking can damage your sex life. Look younger- smoking discolours skin and hair and increases wrinkles. Smokers look older than they are. Smell better…

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Fun at your practice with the SpaDental Group

17th October 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

SpaDental always encourages you to bring your children along with you to the dentist, even if they don’t need to be treated. It can be fun! Fun in the clinic Getting small children used to visiting the dentist is a good idea. Children can be put off even by the noise and the smell of the…

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Stoptober- October is the month to STOP SMOKING

1st October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Thinking of quitting? There’s never a ‘good time’ to stop smoking if you’re a smoker. So now is as good a time as any to give it up. If you want to stop smoking there’s a lot of support out there to help you on your way. Stoptober is the month to do it! Smoking…

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Back to school – what an impact!

9th September 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Have you been busy getting your kids ready to go back to school? Going out shopping to get new pieces of uniform, buying bags, notebooks and algebra sets? Could you have forgotten an essential? Your kid’s new sports mouth guard. It’s true that most school shops sell mouth guards to wear during fast paced sports…

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Join our Ledbury team as a Qualified Dental Nurse

27th July 2017 | Nicky Phillips

Qualified Dental Nurse position available at SpaDental in Ledbury. We are a small private practice located in the town centre, looking for a GDC registered nurse. Immediate start available, 4.5 days per week (half day Thursday). Wages negotiable, dependent upon experience. Interested? Please send your CV to marrick@spadental.co.uk We look forward to hearing from you.

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Testimonials

From a bridge to implants - a testimonial - Glastonbury

  "It was fantastic!" Enthusiasm and kind words from a patient, appreciating the skill of dental surgeon . Instead of restoring a dental bridge, the patient opted to have implants placed. FAQs about dental implants James places his 1,000th life-changing dental implant  Dental implants step by step. No other dentist in the land I would ever trust "During a Saturday in November a front bridge broke and I was unable to get through to my…

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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 2 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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High praise for the Plymouth team

Earlier this week, one of our patients sent this lovely message to the Plymouth team. We really appreciate your praise! "I have been a patient at the Hyde Practice [SpaDental Plymouth] for some 46 years, so have seen many changes of staff etc. I have today, been compelled to email you as a result of my latest visit. Far too many people are quick to complain hence this email. I suffer a bit from arthritis. At…

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Nervous patients in Plymouth reassured

Our dental surgeon is expanding her list, so nervous patients in Plymouth can feel confident they will receive sympathetic, effective treatment. One of Lucy's patients had this to say: "I am extremely nervous/phobic when visiting a dentist. This was my first visit to SpaDental - I can honestly say I couldn't have been looked after better! From the receptionist to the nurse, to the dentist (Lucy) and the hygienist, everyone was so kind, gentle and…

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