Category Archives: News

Temporary Closure – 1st to 3rd June 2021

Priory Dental Care is now closed for essential electrical works until Friday 4th June 2021. If you have a severe dental emergency, which includes any of the following; • Severe pain for over 48 hours • Facial Swelling • Trauma or uncontrolled bleeding you can call the NHS urgent care service on 111 for further

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Colgate Oral Care Recycling Programme – Downham Market

Just a reminder to all our patients, friends and local residents…. We’re still collecting oral healthcare waste for recycling! Every year countless pieces of oral care products and packaging end up in landfill sites across the UK. By working with TerraCycle® and the Colgate® Oral Care Recycling Programme we can help ensure your oral care

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No Smoking Day – 10th March 2021

Most people are now aware that smoking is bad for their health. It can cause many different medical problems and, in some cases, fatal diseases. However, many people don’t realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums and teeth. Smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss, and in more severe

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update – 23/12/2020

With Norfolk moving to Tier 4 from Boxing Day, we want to assure our patients that Priory Dental Care will remain OPEN as normal and still able to provide our services. We have worked really hard since the first national lockdown to ensure we can provide our services safely. We will continue to implement the

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Charity News – Elf Day success!!

The Priory Dental Care team would like to say a big TINSELtastic thank you to everyone who kindly sponsored us our recent ‘ELF DAY’ event! Thanks to the fantastic support of our wonderful patients, family and friends, we managed to raise a total of £256.75 (inc gift aid) for the Alzheimer’s Society! If you’d like

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PDC Elf Day – Raising money for Alzheimer’s

Ready, set, SNOW! This year has been anything but ordinary, SNOW the PDC team are getting themsELVES into the festive spirit and unleashing their inner ELF for the Alzheimer’s Society! ‘Elf Day’ (which we’re actually spreading over two days so the whole team can join in) is all about dressing up to raise money for

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours 2020

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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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update – 01/11/2020

With the Government announcing the country is going back into lockdown for 4 weeks from Thursday 5th November, we wish to reassure our patients that dentistry is NOT affected by this latest lockdown. We can confirm that we are able to continue operating under the new COVID regulations, as we have been doing since we

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PDC Dental Nurse Sarah, heads off to University!

It’s a bittersweet day for the PDC team, as our lovely Sarah, heads off to University to study Dental Hygiene! Sarah joined the practice in 2017 as a trainee dental nurse, and became fully qualified in 2019, after passing the NCFE Diploma in Dental Nursing. From day one, Sarah’s dream was to pursue a career

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“Say Hello, wave Goodbye”

We are delighted to announce that Ms Emma Watters, Dip Dental Hygiene (GDC No. 171248), will be joining the practice from 20th August 2020, as an Associate Dental Hygienist.  As a dedicated member of the team, Emma will be maintaining the practice’s longstanding ethos and reputation for high quality dental care.  Emma is committed to

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