COVID-19 UPDATE - Temporarily close - Updated 14th April

Emergency Dental Care Update
The Bristol Urgent Care Dental Hubs are now in operation. They have been established to receive the most urgent of dental emergencies during the Covid-19 crisis.
If you are a registered patient at The Dental Touch, we are still your first point of contact during this pandemic. We are available regarding any dental problems, concerns or queries you may have.
If you have a urgent dental problem then please either:-
1. Telephone the practice on 0117 924 4440 during operating hours.
2. You may also email the practice for non-urgent issues that may arise at: info@dental-touch.co.uk
You will be triaged by a dentist and your problem will be categorised by your definition of emergency dental need.
3. If you are an unregistered patient requiring emergency assistance, please call NHS 111 and you will be re-directed to the hubs after you have been triaged by them.
Definition of need:-
 
P1 – Patient requires immediate treatment on the day, therefore directed to an Urgent Dental Care Hub and or Hospital unit depending on severity.
 
P2 – Patient requires treatment within 24-hours and can be directed to an Urgent Dental Care Hub for management.
 
P3 – Patient has a dental emergency that can be managed with advice/analgesics/antibiotics and does not require treatment on the day/24-hrs and can be managed by a planned appointment at a later date.
 
Following triage and your definition of need, if required, you will be referred by us to an Urgent Dental Care Hub.
 
The Hub will acknowledge receipt of your referral and make contact with you to confirm your assessment and book an appointment if required.
 
Urgent Dental Care Hubs – NHS England South West - Bristol
Dental department, Riverside Health, Bath.
Dental department, Charlotte Keel Health Centre, Easton, Bristol.
Dental department, Weston General Hospital, Weston-Super-Mare.
 
We hope our patients remain safe and well and we look forward to seeing you soon when we re-open.

Please refer to our website for updates.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support, and stay safe.

Best wishes,
Latika, Vinay and all the team.

Dental Touch Team

Bristol Dental Team

Your dental team is made up of highly qualified, experienced, friendly professionals that care about you and your dental health. Here is some more information about the team:

VINAY BOHRA - DENTIST

Latika Tandon – Dentist

GDC 78196

Latika gained her Bachelors in Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2000 from King’s College London. She acquired extensive experience in the hospital field working as a dental house officer and senior house officer in Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery.

She obtained her postgraduate qualification, MFDS, from the Royal College of Surgeons, London in 2003.

Latika has also completed a one year course in Implantology in 2004 and more recently in 2011, Chris Orr’s Aesthetic and Restorative course, London.

Latika is also certified in providing adult Orthodontics (teeth straightening) with the systems Six Months Smiles, Inman aligner, and Clear aligners.

She’s committed to excellence in Dentistry and firmly believes that prevention is fundamental to any form of dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Latika has a passion for travelling. She loves to explore different countries, cultures and cuisine. Recently, she has taken up Yoga.

VINAY BOHRA - DENTIST

Vinay Bohra – Dentist

GDC 77204

Vinay qualified from Cardiff Dental School, University of Wales in 2000 and has been in general practice ever since. He practices in all aspects of dentistry and has gained a great deal of practical experience with a commitment to providing excellence in dental care.

He has a special interest in Implantology and has been involved in the surgical placement and restoration of implants since 2000. In this time he has successfully placed hundreds of Implants and has experience of many implant systems including Astra, Noble Biocare and Bio Horizon.

Vinay takes referrals from practitioners for all aspects of Implant dentistry; treatments ranging from single units to full arch restorations. Vinay is experienced in all forms of Oral Surgery relating to Implantology including Sinus lifts, Block Bone Grafting, Soft tissue Surgery and Guided Bone Regeneration.

In 2014, Vinay was one of few dentist to be awarded the highly prestigious FGDP Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The diploma involves postgraduate studies based in London and Frankfurt and Tubingen.

Vinay takes an active interest in furthering his professional development regularly attending courses and lectures and is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology.

He is also certified in providing Orthodontics (teeth straightening) including Invisalign and Inman Aligner.
Outside work, Vinay enjoys keeping fit and travelling. He particularly enjoys watching and supporting his beloved hometown football club, Swansea City.

Glenda Nurse at Dental Touch

Kylie – Dental receptionist

Kylie joins the team as dental receptionist after previously training as a dental nurse 10 years ago, she has also gained experience within the care sector.

With a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry, Kylie enjoys improving the patient journey and dental experience. She finds their renewed confidence in themselves with regards to the end result, incredibly rewarding.

In her spare time, Kylie enjoys going to the gym, cooking and walks with her young family. They particularly enjoy Chew Valley lake with the promise of fish and chips at the end!

JANE DIMERY - NURSE

Jane Dimery – Nurse

GDC 107786

Jane joined the Practice in 1994 and has over 25 years of experience in general dentistry.

She has kept up-to-date with current best practice guidelines in order to provide the best possible care for patients.

She is also the Practice Cross-Infection control co-ordinator.

In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, cycling and listening to music.

ANDREA GOLDSACK – HYGIENIST

Ben Lamb – Dental Hygienist

GDC 181527

Ben qualified in dental hygiene from Cardiff university hospital in 2009 and has since worked in practices in Dorset and Hampshire, before relocating to Bristol in 2017.

When treating patients, Ben’s aim is to make every patient feel comfortable with dental treatment and to improve their oral hygiene.
Outside work Ben enjoys travelling, cooking and seeing live comedy.

ANDREA GOLDSACK – HYGIENIST

Lucia Lenarvato – Dental Hygiene and Therapy

GDC 192862

Lucia qualified in Dental Hygiene and Therapy at Kings, London in 2010. She has been working full time ever since. Lucia always provides the best possible care for her patients, is attentive to their needs, providing the best treatment possible-as pain free as possible.

Out of work, Lucia enjoys travelling, Yoga, reading and hiking

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