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The Plymouth Team


Stephen Fletcher

Dentist, BDS Lond 2004

Particular interest in: restorative dentistry; facial treatments

GDC Number: 83814

After qualifying from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 2004, Stephen joined SpaDental Plymouth and became our lead dentist in 2007.

Stephen continues to provide excellent dental care, and has a keen interest in restorative and cosmetic treatments, to maintain and enhance his patients’ dental health and smile. This interest is also demonstrated in his provision of facial aesthetic treatments, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers and lip augmentation.

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Diana Marcus

Dentist, DMD Cluj-Napoca 2000 (RO)

Particular interest in: paediatric dentistry; adult orthodontics

GDC Number: 226432

Diana joined the SpaDental team in 2016, having worked in the Plymouth area for three years. Diana qualified in her home country of Romania in 2000 and worked in private clinics offering cutting-edge treatments. Diana has a special interest in paediatric dentistry and helping anxious patients with pain management.

Diana offers general, restorative and cosmetic treatments to her patients. She is also able to provide adult orthodontics via Invisalign to treat a range of straightening issues and help improve smiles and confidence.

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Matthew Miller

Dentist, BDS Peninsula Dental School 2013

Particular interest in: restorative and cosmetic treatments; implants

GDC Number: 244894

Matthew qualified in 2013 from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, and joined SpaDental in 2015. Matthew has maintained his links with the college where he has recently been appointed a Clinical Supervisor for trainee dentists.

He has gained considerable experience working on complex dental cases at Torbay Hospital. Matthew also offers general, restorative and cosmetic treatments. In addition, he offers Implant treatments to replace missing teeth, and adult orthodontics via Invisalign.

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Lucy Smith

Dentist, BDS Peninsula Dental School 2015

Particular interest in: helping nervous patients; intravenous sedation; prosthetic solutions

GDC Number: 258244

Lucy qualified from the Peninsula Dental School in 2015 and, after working in Bristol, returned to Plymouth in September 2017.

Lucy believes that it is important for her patients to feel at ease during their treatments. She is completing additional supervised training in intravenous sedation to be able to offer this service.

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Thomas Wardiell


Therapist, BSc Oral Health Science Dund 2010

GDC Number: 193548

Tom qualified in 2010 from the University of Dundee, with a BSc in Oral Health Sciences. After working in the Orkney Islands, he moved to the South West and became part of our team in 2012.

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Zoe Williams

Hygienist, Dip Dent Hygiene Edin 2002

GDC Number: 6065

Zoe was a dental nurse before qualifying as a Dental Hygienist at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, in 2002.
She joined the SpaDental Plymouth team in 2007 and continues to work hard at maintaining our patients’ oral health.

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Practice manager

Louise Burgess

Practice Manager, NEBDN 2006

GDC Number: 143574

Louise qualified as a dental nurse in 2007, but has been working in the dental industry for over twenty years. During that time, she has gained experience in all areas of dentistry, including Special Care, and she also worked at the Peninsula Dental School.
Louise joined SpaDental Plymouth in 2011 as Lead Dental Nurse and became Practice Manager in 2015.

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Business Development Manager

Heather Cresswell

Treatment Care Co-ordinator and Business Development Manager

Heather has worked in the dental profession for over twenty years. She qualified as a dental nurse, and has worked in both private and NHS practices, as well as maxillo facial surgery. After living in Germany and France, Heather returned to Plymouth in 2007 and worked as a practice manager before moving into her current role at SpaDental.

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Ana Tarczanyn

Dental Nurse, Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016

GDC Number: 268431

Ana will be re-joining the SpaDental team in December, 2018

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Sophie Trute

Dental Nurse, National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015

GDC Number: 256543

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Kath Wotton

Dental Nurse, Verified Experience in Dental Nursing

GDC Number: 136676

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Dental Nurse

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Sarah Briggs

Trainee Dental Nurse

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Charlotte Murie

Trainee Dental Nurse

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Maria Shrigley

Trainee Dental Nurse

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Carol Belton


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Kim Newton


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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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Friends and Family Form online a success!

Each month, dental practices with an NHS contract return patient feedback to the NHS using a standard questionnaire. Patients state whether or not they would recommend the surgery to their family and friends. As we know, a recommendation is the best sort of reference! So that the administration team at SpaDental could gather patient feedback more efficiently, we ran a trial with the Plymouth and Whitchurch practices. We sent patients who came to the surgery in…

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