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It’s that time again…

5th July 2021

Hi everyone! It feels like forever since I last got typing! How are you all? Thank you for visiting our little Briars Blog again, it’s really good to have you back here with me. I’ve really missed this little blog, but it’s had to take a seat on the back burner with everything else going…

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The Briars Dental Centre Newsletter – April 2021

4th May 2021

Changes to the team Fond Farewell Angie! Last month, After 19 years of working at the practice, our lovely Receptionist Angie is retiring. To say she will be missed is an understatement – not just a colleague to us, but very much part of the Briars family! Happy Retirement Angie!

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Back to Business…

14th October 2020

Hi everyone! I don’t even know where to start – plenty to say, but where to begin? I suppose I should really start by asking how you all are? From the bottom of my heart, I hope you are all keeping well, staying safe, and managing to look after yourselves during this surreal time. It…

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The Briars Dental Centre Newsletter – September 2020

9th September 2020

We look forward to welcoming you back to The Briars for your upcoming appointments. As you might expect, there have been some changes to our policies and procedures. We would ask that if you have a dental problem at the moment, that you please let us know. As there is still a need to reduce…

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…A little message from your Hygienist

11th June 2020

To all my patients, I hope you are all keeping safe and well. I have been missing you all and hope to get back in the surgery soon. Since we had to put down tools and stay at home all our lives have changed so dramatically. I find myself home schooling and feel lucky to…

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The Lockdown Chronicles…

3rd April 2020

24/03/20   Hi everyone! Probably a daft question to ask how everyone’s doing, but I’ll go ahead and ask anyway! I really hope you’re all ok, no matter what situation this lockdown has put you in. Right now, I’m feeling this weird mix of sadness, fear, and uncertainty – which is probably the same for…

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So, what now?

3rd April 2020

17/03/20 Hi everyone! I hope you’re all keeping well during this really unsettling time. No one seems to know their up from their down at the moment – the world is so full of uncertainty and worry. We all came into work this morning with the same ‘weird’ feeling hanging in the air. Social distancing…

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Return of the Blogger…

10th March 2020

Hi everyone! After nine amazing months at home with my gorgeous little lad, I am back, full of beans and full of blogging inspiration! You’ll have to bear with me, as my last blog was all the way back in the Summer (remember Summer?) – and I have so much to write about it’s unreal….

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20th February 2020

Fond Farewell After 25 years at The Briars, last month Dr Nigel Foot rest his dental mirror for the last time. Partner, mentor, colleague, friend, confidante & esteemed Endodontist, he will be greatly missed by patients, peers & of course his team at the Briars. Nigel has been a hugely admired Dentist, known for his…

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Newsletter September 2019

30th September 2019

Coffee For A Cause Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee’ morning takes place on Friday 27th of September and we are delighted to say that we will once again be participating All our patients and family and friends are welcome to pop in for some cake – All proceeds go to Macmillan Cancer Support Charity. If you…

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patient Testimonials

I would like to thank Vicki and Laura for fixing my broken tooth and filling yesterday. They were exceptionally kind in making me feel relaxed under such difficult circumstances. Best wishes,Lyndie

Very comfortable and safe experience my recent visit to you was. Thank you for all your care. E. Fenston

I would like to thank you for your efforts to provide a safe environment for dentistry. I would like to commend them for their courtesy and professionalism in this new situation. I felt very safe and I hope that they did too. S. Kerr

The new reception procedure was straightforward with no hassle and to all intents and purposes almost ‘normal’. Marcus

The staff were very friendly and helpful, explaining everything clearly. I felt like the treatment was completely tailored to me and they knew what would be suitable for my skin type more than I did. G. Chaloner

I undertook Invisalign treatment with Dr Holden. It was the best thing I have ever done, Pain free, straight forward and most importantly invisible. Vicki

My time in the dental chair was totally painless, Nick and his lovely nurse Kasia made me feel at ease (so much so I managed to doze off for a short time) Mr Preston

I just wanted to say that the implant has been really good – actually bliss – the bridge was my bête noir. I couldn’t been more grateful for the care and outcome of your treatment. Anonymous

Thank you to the Briars for giving me the perfect smile for my wedding! I highly recommend the practice! Mrs Hawkins

A short note to send my sincere thanks to Nick French for helping me overcome my 30 plus year fear of dentistry! Karen

I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a grand job with my fillings yesterday! Julia

Thank you for fitting the Somnowell Snore Guard and how professional the services was right form the first assessment... Karl

Thank you for doing a super job on my filling – looks so much better :) Kate

Thank you for being kind and dealing with my terror and silly behaviour of not having been to a dentist in so long. Margaret

Thanks for my lovely new tooth, now I can feel my mouth again, it feels great!

Just a brief note to say how much I appreciate the fact that you fitted me into your busy schedule yesterday... David

I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with all the the work you have done with my teeth and mouth generally. David

Keep up the good work and hope we meet again sometime. Pearl

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