Face fitting for FFP3 masks

  Due to new guidelines regarding the need for enhanced PPE in the dental setting, the practice today underwent face-fitting for FFP3 masks. This is to ensure that we protect both ourselves and our patients against the corona virus as much as possible. By the end of the session all members of the practice have…

Diary of a lockdown – week 2

Monday 30th March The corona virus continues to spread devastation throughout the UK.  Currently centres are being setup up to cope with the expected devastation this virus will have. In Scotland the SSC in Glasgow is being converted to a treatment centre. Our patients are continuing to be understanding of our situation which is still…

Diary of a Lockdown – week one

Monday March 23rd 2020 The global pandemic of COVID-19 had gathered momentum over the weekend. There were now reported cases of the virus in the highlands, and some of these patients were known by the practice staff.  There was now a huge shortage of PPE in the highlands.  The situation is now serious. At 8.30pm…

COVID-19 Information for Patients

❌❌❌❌Corona Virus Update June 18th 2020❌❌❌❌ Following government guidelines we are planning to start seeing patients on a face-to-face basis from Monday June 22nd.  At this time we are only allowed to see dental emergencies.  The number of patients we are allowed to see has also been dramatically reduced as we can only have one…

Social Media

Gillian from Highland Dental Plan attended the practice this week to discuss social media and online marketing with Helen and Ionagh. We were pleased to hear that she thought our Facebook site was on the right track, however, Gillian felt that we should also be looking at developing Instagram and LinkedIn profiles. It was very…

Medical Emergencies Course

??This afternoon the practice attended their yearly medical emergencies training course. We dearly hope our skills are never put to use, however if the worst happens…… we’re ready. ? We were joined by a previous employee of the practice, Louise, who unfortunately has now moved away…. however it was great to catch up with all…

Corona Virus

Corona Virus Precautions Due to the recent news about Corona virus we feel that we should make clear our current views on illness. Contrary to popular believe, the facemasks we use in dental procedures are to protect ourselves from splatter and debris.  They cannot stop the spread of tiny viruses. We would therefore be extremely…

Birthday Celebrations

  To celebrate the four recent birthdays at the practice, of Anna, Keely, Ionagh and Chelsea, we all went to celebrate with a lunch and a couple of “lemonades”. We started the afternoon with a lunch at Revolution bar in Inverness, where the food was absolutely delicious and plentiful.  We then went over to a…

Irn Bru Challenge

In the coming month we will be focusing on sugar in the practice As Chelsea was convinced that she could tell the difference between all the Irn Bru types  ??? it was decided that we would all do a blind taste test between the 4 main varieties sold in the local Tesco. ?‍???‍?   The…

New Years opening times

We will be closed on the following days:- 1st January 2nd January If you have an emergency during the festive season when the practice is closed on-call cover will be provided for those patients who cannot wait until the practice reopens On Friday 3rd of January Helen and Keely will be on-call for any patients…