Feb 13

Congratulations

Congratulations to our Dentist Ruth Balhatchet, who gave birth to her son Lochlan on Tuesday 7th February at 2:53am. Lots of love from all at Ivory Dental Care! 🙂

Jan 26

Welcome to the Ivory Team!

Ivory Dental Care would like to welcome our new member of staff Natalie, who has joined the reception team and enjoyed her first staff meeting this morning! 🙂

Jan 12

Telephone System Update

Our phone lines are back to normal on 01253 392685. Once again, we apologise for the inconvenience.

Jan 11

Telephone System

We are currently experiencing problems with our telephone systems. We have been provided with a temporary number  you can contact the practice on which is 01253 694507 these lines will be available until 5.30pm, alternately you can email us at  reception@ivorydental.co.uk. For our out of hours on call information please telephone 07920 144 974 or see below. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

This is the emergency service for Ivory Dental Care, the practice is now closed. Please listen to the whole message before hanging up and have a pen and paper ready for the contact numbers.

Please note the practice opening hours are as follows:

Monday to Thursday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm with a late night surgery Wednesday and Thursday evenings

Friday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm and we are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

The out of hours’ service is only for patients of this practice who have attended regularly over the past year. Please do not telephone to amend appointments, call between normal surgery hours.If you have severe pain, bleeding or swelling which cannot wait until normal business hours, please ring the appropriate number as follows:

If you are an NHS patient, please telephone: 01253 955 200

Monday to Friday 5:30pm – 9pm

Saturday 10am – 6pm

Sunday 10am – 3pm

For Private and Denplan patients please telephone your own Dentist,please be aware that Mr Geoffrey Readshaw and Mrs Ruth Balhachet are on annual leaves so please call one of the other dentists.

Mr Howard Hunter 07540 635 037

For Mr Andrew Carter 07771 537 761

Mr Scott Singleton 07827 778 104

Miss Ektaa Abrol 07845 659 990

Mr Richard Baines 07974 370 961

Please be considerate of the Dentist’s home life when using this service and avoid calling between the hours of 10pm and 8am.

For Private patients using this service a charge of £127 applies and for Denplan patients a charge of £20.

Any messages left will be responded to when within normal business hours.

Thank you.

 

Dec 20

Celebration

This morning at our monthly staff meeting, we celebrated 25 years of Howard and Julie being apart of the Ivory family!

 

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Dec 16

National Christmas Jumper Day

Our reception teams getting all festive supporting National Christmas Jumper Day  (Mr Hunter didn’t want to get left out of the photo)

 

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Nov 29

Ivory Christmas and New Year opening times and on call information

The Practice will be closing on Friday 23rd December for the Christmas break, our Whitegate Drive practice we will be open Thursday 29th December from 8.30am-12.00pm for emergencies only, telephone lines will be open from 8.15am so please call as early as possible to book an appointment.

 The practice will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

The practice will be providing out of hour’s emergency cover for patients of the practice that have attended on a regular basis, on the days that the practice is closed. Please note for NHS patients this cover will be only be available during normal surgery hours, i.e. 8.30am – 5.30pm.

The out of hour’s information is available on our website, Twitter and Facebook page.

The dentist on call information and telephone numbers will also be on our out of hours emergency message which will be available from 11.30am on Friday 23rd December up until Monday 2nd January, please telephone 01253 392685 and have a pen a paper ready for the contact numbers.

Date: Friday 23rd December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr A Carter – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Mr A Carter – 8:30am till 2pm

Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 5:30pm till 9pm

Date: Saturday 24th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr A Carter – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Whitegate Drive Health Centre11am till 6pm

Date: Sunday 25th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr H Hunter – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 10am till 1pm

Date: Monday 26th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr H Hunter – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 11am till 6pm

Date: Tuesday 27th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr S Singleton – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 11am till 6pm

Date: Wednesday 28th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr S Singleton – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Mr S Singleton – 8:30am till 5:30pm

Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 5:30pm till 9pm

Date: Thursday 29th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mrs R Balhatchet – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Mrs R Balhatchet – 8:30 till 5:30pm

Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 5:30pm till 9pm

Date: Friday 30th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mrs R Balhatchet – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Mrs R Balhatchet – 8:30am till 5:30pm

Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 5:30pm till 9pm

Date: Saturday 31st December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr G Readshaw – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 11am till 6pm

Date: Sunday 1st January 2017

Private & Denplan patients: Mr G Readshaw – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients:Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 11am till 6pm

Date: Monday 2nd January 2017

Private & Denplan patients: Mr R Baines – 9am till 9pm

NHS patients: Whitegate Drive Health Centre – 11am till 6pm

Date: Tueday 3rd January 2017

Practice open as normal

Nov 28

December Offer

Mr Baines loves the Christmas season so has decided to share his excitement with you all and offer half price new patient consultations throughout December. A full consultation will include a thorough dental examination, X-rays and a routine scale and polish (so your teeth can be as shiny and as sparkly as your Christmas tree), all for £40 and all in time for Christmas! There is also Zoom whitening appointments available in time for your Christmas parties. To book in, please call us on 01253 392685 & quote “Xmas16”.

Nov 16

Staff Training Day

The practice will be closed tomorrow for staff training and will reopen Friday 18th November at 8.30am.

If you have an emergency such as severe pain, bleeding or swelling that cannot wait until we reopen on Friday, please call 01253 392 685 for the emergency contact details.

Thank you

Nov 4

Vacancy for Trainee Dental Receptionist

An opportunity has arisen to play a vital role within an established dental practice with an excellent local reputation. Main responsibilities will be dealing with patient enquires, booking appointments and taking payments. Candidates will be competent in written and spoken English and have a good standard of numeracy. Evidence of relevant qualifications/grades will be required at interview. You will be expected to work to high standards whilst managing a busy workload and communicate well within a team. You will use dental software (Kodak R4), Microsoft Word/Excel and Gmail. Dental experience is not essential but a ‘can do’ positive attitude and an excellent work ethic is and the ability to create a fantastic first impression is paramount. All training will be provided.

Wage: £4.00 – 7.20 per hour (National Minimum Wage)

Hours: 39 Hours

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 5.45pm

Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm

Location: 28a Whitegate Drive, Blackpool FY3 9AL & 359 Park Road, Blackpool

FY1 6QT

Duration: Permanent following six month probationary period

Start date: Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Benefits: Company pension scheme and paid sick leave

How to apply: Applicants must send in a CV and hand written letter explaining why they would be suited for this role to Mrs Elena Barlow, Ivory Dental Care, 359 Park Road, Blackpool FY1 6QT.

We will only contact successful candidates for interview; if you have not been contacted by Friday 9th December your application was unsuccessful.

Closing date: Sunday 4th December 2016 or sooner if enough suitable candidates apply.