June 20, 2019

We're in the middle of a Denplan Excel inspection.  Just in case you don't know, Excel is Denplan's way of marking their top dental practices.  We've been running through a big checklist, and checking patient records to make sure that everything we do is absolutely top...

May 21, 2019

Just had a patient in who doesn't get on with minty toothpaste.  He's on the autistic spectrum and he finds that the flavour is too intense, so he had been brushing his teeth without any toothpaste at all.

Now toothpaste is not absolutely essential when brushing your te...

April 3, 2019

OK, not a thrilling blog post this one, but relevant to most people who come to visit us.

The good people at the council have changed the car-parking arrangements in Sleaford.  You can find all the detail at this web site

https://www.n-kesteven.gov.uk/visitors-and-leisur...

February 8, 2019

Tooth decay is now the number one reason for hospital admissions among young children. 

Recent data has revealed that 170 children and teenagers in England are undergoing tooth extractions under general anaesthesia in hospitals in England every day. 

This costs £3...

June 29, 2018

I wrote last month of the sad loss of our longest serving member of staff, Linda Wing.  It was amazing to see the number of people at her funeral, and she is sadly missed by patients and staff alike.

One of the charities that Linda's family chose to support at her funer...

May 24, 2018

It's with a sad heart I write this, after the news yesterday that Linda Wing has passed away after a short illness.  Anyone who has been to Rose Cottage in the last 20 years or more will almost certainly have met her, as our longest-serving member of staff and head rec...

April 26, 2018

Well the time is coming when the GDPR is coming into law.  What is this?  It's the General Data Protection Regulations and it's designed to ensure that your personal data is looked after well and is only used in the way that you are happy with.

We have been thinkin...

December 22, 2017

Just thought I'd post quickly to let you know what's happening over Christmas with the practice opening etc.  We want to make sure that everyone is well looked after and you're not left with toothache after a particularly chewy toffee!

Today, Friday the 22nd, the practi...

December 14, 2017

I try to keep the blog fairly light-hearted, but I'm writing about something today a little more serious.  For some time we've noticed that the hygienists' appointment books are really busy for weeks, even months ahead.  However, on the day there are quite a few people...

November 20, 2017

A great time was had by all at the fourth Campbell Clinic Charity Ball in Nottingham at the weekend.  I was invited along as I've just completed further training in dental implants with the Campbell Academy and this was our end of year bash.

The theme was Wild West, whi...

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