Category Archives: News

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours at Priory Dental Care

The festive season is upon us once again.  A time to have some fun, enjoy the company of others and perhaps even give a present or two. We are all looking forward to spending time with our loved ones over the Christmas period and will therefore be working on reduced hours during this time.  A list

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Mouth Cancer Action Month – November 2017

Most people have heard of cancer affecting parts of the body such as the lungs or breasts. However, cancer can also occur in the mouth, where the disease can affect the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat. Anyone can be affected by mouth cancer, whether they have their own teeth or not and, in the last

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STOPTOBER – Because there’s only one you!

Are you ready for #Stoptober? Did you know that smoking is the cause of 80–90% of oral cancers? Smoking also increases your risk of periodontal disease, tooth loss, bad breath, tooth discolouration, an increased build up of dental plaque, and delayed healing following tooth extraction, periodontal treatment or oral surgery. If you need any advice on #Smoking and

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The Priory Dental Care team run, jump and slide for the Alzheimer’s Society

On Saturday 16th September 2017 members of the Priory Dental Care team (and partners) went ‘Gung-Ho!‘, in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. The fun-filled event, which took place at Earlham Park, Norwich, was a 5km fun run with giant inflatable obstacles.  The course featured towering climbs, tight squeezes, a 10 foot wall, an inflatable ‘moon walk’ and the 200ft long,

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SPECIAL OFFER – Free Gourmet Society card

Join a Denplan payment plan in July 2017 and receive a free Gourmet Society card worth £69.95* giving you access to fantastic offers at restaurants, days out, cinema tickets and more. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2u5pC2T or speak to a member of the practice team. *Terms & Conditions apply

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A fond farewell from dental hygienist Sheila Hennessy as she retires…

I was born and grew up in Stratford-upon-Avon, living with my parents, John and Pam, and my older sister, Jane.  After leaving school, I moved to Birmingham Dental Hospital to train as a dental nurse, and then went on to Kings College Hospital London, to qualify as a Dental Hygienist in 1985. After qualifying, I

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Pearls of Wisdom win £25 for West Norfolk charity

Charity News….. Our Priory Dental quiz team, ‘Pearls of Wisdom’, won £25 in the Downham Market Lions Club Mega Quiz on Friday evening. There were some really tough opponents, but we managed to achieve joint third place! The prize money will be donated to ‘Red Wellies’ which is a local charity, based in West Norfolk,

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National Smile Month – 15th May to 15th June 2017

A healthy smile can be a great asset.  Not only can it benefit us socially and help us in other things such as our careers and relationships, but it also has many more practical benefits. Our teeth have such an important role to play in our lives.  They help us chew and digest food, they

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Gung-Ho Norwich 5k – Saturday 16th September 2017

For this year’s fundraising event the Priory Dental Care team are going ‘Gung-Ho!‘, on Saturday 16th September, in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Gung-Ho! is a 5km giant inflatable obstacle course, featuring gigantic ball pits, a 5,000 square foot inflatable moon walk and the 200ft long “Thriller”, which is the biggest inflatable slide in Europe…. arghhh!!

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Are you ready to quit? No Smoking Day – 8 March 2017

Are you ready to quit? At Priory Dental Care we want to help our patients improve their oral health. The annual ‘No Smoking Day’ campaign, encourages hundreds of thousands of smokers to make a quit attempt on No Smoking Day. The damage that smoking can cause to our heart and lungs is well known. However,

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