Category Archives: News

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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How we’ve all be affected by COVID-19

Over the last few months, we’ve all been affected in some way by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). From the UK being in ‘lockdown’, social distancing and becoming accustomed to a different way of life, it’s been a difficult and challenging time for us all. We understand you may have some questions about how has COVID-19 impacted dental

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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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COVID-19 Safety Protocols – What to expect when you visit to the Practice

As always, the safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. We want to stress that Priory Dental Care is a safe place to be. We have always had strict infection control policies, and have further increased levels of infection control and PPE to the highest standard in light of the current situation. 

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update – 31/07/2020

Following the lifting of the Government enforced closure, we have been hard at work with a phased reopening plan. Our hard-working team have been contacting the patients who called with dental problems during lockdown, and we have reached a point where most of these patients have now been contacted and seen. We are pleased to

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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 enhanced 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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