News about Whitening

Did lockdown damage my teeth? 3 possible problems

23rd September 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

As we wonder whether we’ll end up in another lockdown (let’s try to make sure that doesn’t happen) we’re able to reflect on the last one. Please take the time now we’re open again to follow up on your oral health. Make an appointment, check for concerns and fix any lockdown damage. Dentists fear a…

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Happier, Healthier Smiles – National Smile Month 2020

19th May 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

National Smile Month 2020 runs from 18 May to 18 June, led by the Oral Health Foundation, to promote the benefits of having a healthy smile. Run annually for nearly 50 years, National Smile Month raises awareness of important health issues that affect not only our smile, but general health too. The campaign is supported by dentists…

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When’s the best time to stop smoking?

6th March 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

It’s a good question. When is the best time to stop smoking? There are so many ways to answer, and often they’re not too helpful for smokers. If you’re a smoker, it’s easy to feel your relationship with tobacco isn’t understood. That people don’t get why it’s hard to stop. And it is. Which is…

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Are you planning cosmetic dental treatment?

3rd January 2020 | Vanessa Giraud

Dentists these days offer a range of options to help us achieve our best smiles. And great teeth really do help us to look healthier and feel more confident. Practising better preventive care means we have healthier teeth than previous generations. We’re aware, though, that expectations of how we’d like our teeth to look have…

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Perfect lips for confidence – ask your Plymouth dentist

19th December 2019 | SpaDental Administrator

Thinking about lip augmentation? Then there’s no place better to ask than at the dentists. After all, dentists have years of training and work in a safe environment. Moreover, they really know about mouths, teeth, the many muscles that help us smile and how it all works together. So trust your dentist to give you…

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I’ve got yellow teeth. What do I do?

26th November 2019 | SpaDental Administrator

What’s the most common complaint we hear from patients who are not in dental pain? They’re usually concerned about their yellow teeth! If you’re concerned about the colour of your teeth, be reassured that healthy teeth are a wide range of lighter tones of yellow, brown and grey. The natural colour of teeth is not…

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Will veneers improve the appearance of my teeth?

26th April 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

Patients often ask, “Will veneers improve my teeth?” For many people who are concerned about the appearance of their teeth, veneers are often the answer they’re looking for. Veneers make a significant difference to a person’s smile because they change both the colour and the shape of our natural teeth. As every patient has individual…

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How can I spring-clean my teeth?

22nd April 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

There’s nothing like a great smile to lift our spirits. Now is a great time to freshen up our smile with spring-clean teeth! My teeth used to look much brighter? When we look in the mirror, it may seem that our smile has faded. Our teeth have lost their gleam, and have a tired, worn…

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We all want whiter teeth – how do we get them?

28th January 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

Safely, is the best answer. And professional tray-whitening is the solution. Although the enamel on our teeth is very strong – it has to be so we can bite and chew – it’s vulnerable too. Therefore, it makes sense to ask for professional advice. After all, while it’s true that many off us do want…

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Is an electric or manual toothbrush better for my teeth?

21st December 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Are you still shopping for last minute gifts? If you’re wondering whether an electric toothbrush would make a good present, or whether to just slip a manual toothbrush into a stocking, read on. Electric toothbrushes are more popular than ever, but they can be expensive, and do they really clean our teeth better than manual…

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Wedding smiles at St Mellion with the Plymouth team

24th October 2018 | Heather Cresswell

SpaDental Plymouth were at the popular wedding show at St Mellion International Resort on Sunday 21st October. The team spent  an enjoyable day talking to happy couples about their wedding smiles. “So what is a dental practice doing at a wedding show?” I hear you ask. Sometimes the small things can be overlooked, such as a…

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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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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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Meet the SpaDental team at the St Mellion Wedding Show!

4th October 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Be sure to come and meet the SpaDental Plymouth team at the St Mellion Wedding Show! Your wedding! Are you as excited as we are? Planning for a wedding is a daunting task. It takes a lot of time, and it can be easy to forget something vital. If you’re just starting your list, you’ve…

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Get summer holiday teeth to sparkle! Book a hygiene appointment today.

3rd August 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Are you off on holiday soon? Are you wondering how to look your best on the beach? Or perhaps you’ve got a bit of sensitivity that you’re worried may get worse? If so, it’s a good idea to make an appointment with your therapist or hygienist before you go away. We can help you feel…

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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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DIY isn’t the solution for whiter teeth.

23rd June 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We all want whiter teeth, it’s true. Tooth whitening is probably the most requested dental service, and a topic frequently researched online. But DIY isn’t the solution for whiter teeth. What’s the problem? There are many products on the market that promise whiter teeth. From everyday toothpastes, to strips and kits. Some products, such as…

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To all our Dads – Happy Father’s Day 2019

17th June 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We wish all our Dads out there a very Happy Fathers Day 2019! Everything you Dads do! Thank you. Today’s the day when we remember to tell you Dads what a great job you do helping out around the home and helping to raise a happy, healthy family. One of the important daily tasks that…

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Dental topics in the news this year focus our attention on a healthy mouth for life.

30th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We’re four months into 2018, a good time for a quick review of some of the dental topics in the news this year. Current topics in dental health focus  on great oral health for the whole family through good education and care at home. Concern for the health of our children. Probably the most reported…

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St Mellion wedding show dazzles. Your smile can too!

25th April 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Last Sunday, Louise, Lorraine, Tom and I were at the Wedding Show hosted by the St Mellion International Resort.  We met some lovely brides-and-grooms-to-be and had a really enjoyable time there. The Wedding Show is a terrific showcase for all things wedding related. There was so much to see, the wedding show dazzles! Everyone can…

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The Wedding Show – calling all brides to be!

20th April 2018 | Heather Cresswell

Are you getting married? Be sure to come to The Wedding Show! Are you thinking of that smile for your photographs? Do you have questions about how you can make your smile even better? Then be sure to come and see us at The Wedding Show. Louise and Heather from SpaDental Plymouth will be on…

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Cosmetic treatments help men look and feel better too.

18th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

An increasing number of men are taking steps towards clinics or salons. Looking good is not just for women! Cosmetic treatments help men: project confidence appear stronger look younger appear more alert Looking as though we care about ourselves automatically gets respect. Cosmetic treatments can help in the work place, as well as on the…

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Planning for a wedding? Five days to go until the Wedding Show.

17th April 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Your wedding! Are you as excited as we are? Planning for a wedding is a daunting task. And it can be easy to forget something vital. How’s your list going? Wedding venue, transport, favours, playlist, flowers, menu and the vegetarian option. And then there’s the dress, the heels, the hair, nails and make-up. And for…

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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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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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Updated: 2nd August 2020

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Thank you for your understanding.

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