"Competent, friendly, kind"

About: Leeds Dental Hospital

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I went suffering with extreme pain from a broken, infected tooth. I was met by friendly and helpful clerical staff - front line staff seem to have a lot to put up, but are unfailingly polite and professional and helpful. I was seen promptly and my student dentist was reassuring and kind; she made sure I knew what my options were. My tooth was very damaged, so I opted for extraction (let it ache by itself...). It took several anaesthetic injections to sufficiently numb me, because of how severe the infection was, but everyone was patient and reassuring and, eventually, without any pain at all, the tooth was out. I used to think I was afraid of dentists, but everyone was so helpful and kind and let me know everything that was happening , that I don't think I am, any more.

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Response from Patient Experience Team, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Anonymous

Thank you for your feedback on your experience of the Leeds Dental Hospital. We appreciate the time you have taken to do this. Your comments are valued and have been passed to the department concerned.

Thank you once again

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