Category Archives: News

COVID-19 Coronavirus Update – 19/06/2020

To our very patient patients! We have faced a mountain to climb over the last few weeks, and we firstly want to thank all of our lovely patients for your support during this time. Our main delay has been sourcing the advanced PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), as advised by our governing bodies. As you may

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update – 03/06/2020

  Coronavirus – Advice for Patients (Last updated 03/06/2020) We are aware that the government announced to the general public that dental practices will be re-opening from June 8th for face-to-face appointments. Unfortunately, as a dental profession, we too found out at the exact same time. We have been given guidance so far which requires

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update – 11/05/2020

Following on from last night’s Ministerial broadcast from Boris Johnson, and further updates this morning from Dominic Raab, it has now been confirmed that there will be a three-phase plan for coming out of lockdown. However, we are waiting for confirmation from the CDO (Chief Dental Officer for England), where general dentistry will fit in

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We need your help!

With a sharp loss of income since the government banned all routine dental care during the Coronavirus crisis, a survey by the British Dental Association (BDA) suggests millions of patients face being left without a dentist as one in five practices are on the brink of collapse. We would like to reassure all our patients that

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Looking after your Oral Health during Coronavirus lockdown

We hope you are all keeping safe and well at home?! Just a little reminder on how you can best look after your teeth and gums during the Coronavirus lockdown! 1) Brushing your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes 2) Cleaning in-between your teeth with floss or interdental (Tepe) brushes 3) Spit out, but

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Coronavirus Advice for Patients

(Last updated 16/04/2020) Due to the latest Government guidelines for COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have had to close the practice until further notice. We are offering a telephone triaging and advice service for all registered patients who have a severe dental emergency. Please telephone the practice, on 01366 386666, if you are currently experiencing any of

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Environmental News – New items accepted for the Colgate® Oral Care Recycling Programme

We are excited to announce that we can now accept any brand of Floss containers, including the outer packaging, as part of the Colgate® Oral Care Recycling Programme.  Which is great news for our local community, and even better news for the planet! Every year countless pieces of oral care products and packaging end up in landfill sites

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Fundraising News 2019

Thanks to your help in 2019 we have raised a grand total of £961.10 (plus gift aid) for charity! In May, our Priory Dental Care quiz team (‘Pearls of Wisdom’) won 2nd place in the Downham Market Lions Club Mega Quiz, donating the £100.00 prize money to the RNLI. To read more about the fantastic lifesaving

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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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Great success for the Priory Dental Care team, as they conquer the Zombies!

On Sunday 15th September 2019, members of the Priory Dental Care team took part in the ‘Zombie Evacuation Race’ in aid of Nelson’s Journey. The 5km race took place in the grounds of Hockwold Hall, with various zombie-themed zones, through trees, fields and along the river bank. The team encountered loads of hungry, blood-curdling zombies

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