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…

Todays “new normal”

Today Eden Dental Clinic reopened its doors to see patients on a face-to-face basis. As we are only allowed to have one surgery open at a time, it has been decided that Ken and Helen will alternate days, and both will be working 3 days a week each.  The teams will for “work bubbles” with…

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…

Eden’s Pets

To celebrate National Pet Month, Helen asked all the members of the team to send her photos of their pets (some of these can be seen below). It was great to see just how many we had (and still have) between us! However…….  for future reference a couple of photos was wanted from everyone…..  not…

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…

Ken Gets Engaged! ???

A huge congratulations to Ken!  Who proposed to Ruth today….  and bizarrely she accepted ???? We wish them a long happy future together! Obviously we have all volunteered to be bridesmaids and Helen even offered to make a speech at the wedding……. However at this moment Ken has declined all these kind offers……..

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…