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Dental implants step by step

3rd January 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

Lead the life you want! Eat, talk, laugh and kiss without discomfort or embarrassment. Don’t let dental concerns stand between you and carefree, happy days and nights. These four dental implant steps are the way back to a comfortable mouth and restored confidence.  Our answers to patients’ frequently asked questions about dental implants. Step 1:…

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How best to care for dental implants this Christmas.

21st December 2018 | Georgina Wilczek

‘Tis the season to have fun with friends and family! Inevitably, this leads to a little more over-indulgence than usual. The increased consumption of alcohol and sweet treats takes its toll on our teeth as much as it does on our waistline. It’s important we remember to care for dental implants everyday, twice a day,…

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5 health benefits of dental implants

12th December 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Dental implants benefit our health and quality of life more than we may realise. They are definitely the best option in both form and function to replace missing teeth. There are health benefits, as well as aesthetic and practical benefits, that other tooth replacement options simply can’t offer. Dental implant benefit #1 – better nutrition…

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Let your dentist plan your wedding smile!

14th October 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Come and meet the SpaDental Plymouth team to plan your wedding smile. We’ll be at the St Mellion Resort Wedding Show on Sunday 21 October, 2018, from 11:00 until 15:00. What’s a dentist doing at a wedding show? There’s going to be lots going on at the Wedding Show. You’ll be able to find answers…

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Considering an implant? Ask your dentist for information.

7th August 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Do you have a missing tooth? Or do you have more than one tooth missing? Do you have a gap? Or are your dentures irritating you? If your answer is “yes” then it’s worth considering an implant. Dental implants are a functional and aesthetic solution. Although dental implant treatment is not a quick and easy…

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Why we should mind the gap. Missing teeth matter.

23rd July 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Anyone who’s been on the tube will have heard the warning to “mind the gap”. Our dentists will also remind us that the gaps left by missing teeth matter too. If you have lost a tooth, then it’s important to visit your dentist for an assessment. Why do we lose our teeth? Teeth are often…

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Will dental treatment abroad leave a smile on my face?

10th July 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Dental treatment abroad usually falls into two categories. Either: Patients who plan a trip specifically for a particular procedure because the prices are cheaper than where they live. Or: People tempted to make spur of the moment decisions to undergo a procedure, because it’s an attractive idea at the time. In both cases, there can…

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National Smile Month 2018 creating healthier and happier smiles.

14th May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

National Smile Month 2018 runs from 14 May to 14 June and is promoted by the Oral Health Foundation. The message of the month is: “Improving oral health by creating healthier and happier smiles.” We agree with that! A smile is the most universally recognised human facial expression. Did you know: It’s not possible to fake a…

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NHS band 3 dental charges cover clinical treatments only.

12th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Dental care provided by the NHS. Unarguably, the NHS provides excellent cost-effective treatment for a wide range of dental problems. However, NHS band 3 dental charges cover clinical treatments only, which may not meet your  expectations for your dental needs or wishes. What does ‘clinical’ mean? The NHS states: “Treatments such as veneers and braces…

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Spring clean teeth? Yes, please!

9th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

What is it about this time of year that makes us want everything to look shiny and new? Forget about sorting through old stuff, and getting out the paintbrushes. Instead, say “Yes!” to some spring clean teeth! Why don’t my teeth look like they used to? Teeth age, just like the rest of us! It’s…

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Knocked out tooth? What do I do?

4th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Accidents happen, we all know that. And they can happen so fast. Unfortunately, a knocked out tooth is a common consequence. Amongst all the first aid tips and tricks parents need to have up their sleeve, it’s good to know how to save teeth. Don’t wait until there’s an emergency, read on now, so you’ll…

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Do I need an implant?

26th March 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

If you have a missing tooth, or teeth, then you may need an implant. Although implant treatment is not easy, it can make a great difference to how your teeth function and look. Patients think that the long term benefit of having an implant is worth it. If you’re in the Plymouth area and considering…

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Can I change my smile?

23rd February 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

There was a time when good teeth were a genetic gift. But nowadays good teeth are a gift you can give to yourself. If you ask, “Can I change my smile?” Our answer is, “Yes!” It may not be a simple process, there may be many steps, and you may not want to go the…

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It’s the end of January. How’s your year so far?

31st January 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

There’s been quite a few posts on our website and social media, as well as media news in general, encouraging us to do all sorts of things that will improve our relationships, our health and our life. Has it all been too much? Now it’s the end of January, it’s a good time to take…

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No knock outs, we hope!

23rd December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Like all accidents, it’s quick and unexpected. Of course, losing a tooth is not the worst thing that can happen. But it’s good to know what to do right away if a tooth is knocked out, and what help your dentist can give later on. Can accidents be prevented? Yes, there could be so many…

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Implant aftercare advice – from SpaDental

9th December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Dental implants may be your best solution! Replace missing or broken teeth for a beautiful, confident smile. The initial setting of the titanium implant is an important foundation for your treatment. Recovery takes a little time as the area around the implant must heal. Good aftercare is important, so please follow the directions given by…

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Dental Implants – a more permanent solution at SpaDental Plymouth

2nd December 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Dental implants could be the solution to your problem! Do you have a missing tooth? Or missing teeth? Do you have a gap? Or have you tried dentures and they didn’t work for you? Do you need modern dental technology to help you have artificial teeth that do the work of real teeth? If you’re…

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Thumbs up for an implant- another happy patient!

28th October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

We’d like to share with you a testimonial from one of our implant patients. We value patient feedback as helping you feel good is our most important target. Mr B was wondering whether to have an implant. His comments are so positive, and helpful for anyone else who is thinking about similar treatment! How did your…

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Matthew Miller dentist at Plymouth

21st September 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Matthew Miller qualified as a Dentist from the Peninsula Dental School in 2013. After leaving the dental school in Plymouth Matthew worked in London, soon returning to Devon to work in the Maxillofacial unit in Torbay hospital. Keen interest in Dental Implants Matthew has a keen interest in Dental Implantology, gaining invaluable experience by working…

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I could not be happier with the end result

8th August 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

I felt I could not let the opportunity go past without recording my sincere gratitude for all the time, effort and work that has gone into my dental implant treatment recently. I spent a long time deliberating on whether to go forward with the treatment, both for the cost implications and indeed being brave enough…

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I enjoy eating out again

3rd August 2017 | Louise Burgess

I have been very pleased with my dental implant. It has made a huge difference to my life. I no longer have to worry that my denture is going to drop down when I am talking to others. I feel more confident to hold lengthy conversations and I enjoy eating out again. At home I…

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I can honestly say the process was pain free

29th July 2017 | Louise Burgess

I have managed to go through most of my life without having any major dental treatment until last year when one of my teeth crumbled and fell out. As it was at the top and a gap could be seen if I smiled, I thought I would go along the implant route. Very nervous at…

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Space Saving Solutions

28th July 2017 | Louise Burgess

Would you like a more permanent solution to uncomfortable dentures or a gap that you wish you didn’t have? SpaDental Plymouth can offer Dental Implants as a treatment option. Mr Matthew Miller is available to offer dental implant treatment here at your practice at your convenience. Mr Miller is predominantly based at the practice as…

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Nine days to go until our Beauty event

22nd November 2016 | Heather Cresswell

9 days to go until our exciting first SpaDental Ladies Night being held at the Plymouth practice on the 1st December 7-9:30pm We are really looking forward to welcoming you, providing information and holding demonstrations of some of the cosmetic treatments we can offer.  These include Anti Wrinkle treatments, Lip Augmentation and Dermal Fillers, Invisalign, Dental Implants and Teeth Whitening. Joining…

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Implants? An affordable option for you?

21st September 2016 | Heather Cresswell

For many people Dental Implants are the preferred solution to replace missing teeth but are dismissed as an unaffordable option. However, if you look after your implants well, and they are fitted to strong and health bone, you can expect them to last for many years – they could end up being a more cost-effective alternative.  Prices have reduced as…

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Testimonials

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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My Invisalign journey - a patient experience.

SpaDental patient, Laura tells us about her Invisalign journey and how it's going: Laura's Invisalign journey is easier than she'd expected! "I've always been paranoid about my front teeth. Whenever I went to smile I had my hands over my mouth, and I never felt confident in photos. I didn't think I could do anything with them. And I was over the moon when my dentist suggested it." Laura began her Invisalign journey with SpaDental…

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"Invisalign helped my confidence," our smiling patient says!

We'd like to share with you a really positive testimonial from one of our SpaDental Whitchurch patients. He recently finished his Invisalign treatment and feels confident with his new smile. 'When I was young I had metal braces and I didn’t want to have them again when most people my age don't. I'd heard Invisalign treatment was convenient and wouldn't affect the way I looked at all, so it sounded a good choice.  I work…

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