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Tooth loss can be used as a major predictor to somebody’s life expectancy, according to a new study

An interesting article this month on Dentistry.co.uk: Tooth loss can be used as a major predictor to somebody’s life expectancy, according to a new study. The research, published in Periodontology 2000, found that the number of teeth we lose could be a key indicator to our quality of life and that those who have a full […]

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Most Improved Practice South – Highly Commended

We are thrilled to say that we’ve been recognised with a Highly Commended award for Most Improved Practice in the South at The Private Dentistry Awards 2016. The Exeter Dental Centre was honoured with the award at one of the biggest celebrations in UK dentistry on Friday 9th December. Over 500 guests arrived to the Park […]

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There is no ‘I’ in team! Implant Dentistry: A Team Approach

There is no I in team. Never has this been truer than in modern Implant dentistry. Dental implants are an increasingly popular choice for patients wanting to replace missing teeth. The successful outcome of implant dentistry is dependent on many factors. A comprehensive assessment is required during the planning and maintenance phases requiring multiple dental […]

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Get your mouth in tip-top condition

Your oral health can affect your overall health, with research showing that gum disease is linked to lots of health problems in other parts of the body. Therefore, brushing your teeth can prevent gum disease and improve your overall health. Gum disease could increase your risk of stroke, diabetes and heart disease, as well as being linked with problems in pregnancy […]

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Hip hip hooray, direct access hygiene appointments six days a week!

Hip hip hooray, direct access dental hygienist appointments six days a week!    Due to our expansion and recruitment of two lovely new Dental Hygienists we can now offer ‘Direct Access’ hygiene appointments, six days a week.  We’ve always offered direct access on the weekend, which has proved massively popular, but now with Laura McCarthy  and Franchesca […]

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Gum disease and your health; we’re taking it seriously!

You may well have read in the news recently about the emerging links between oral health and your general health and well being. There is more and more research being done about how brushing and flossing could not just save your teeth, but also potentially your life. We are proud to work here at the […]

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Think you could have gum disease?

You are not alone! Watch our quick video to learn more about gum disease and how our in-house specialist periodontist Hilary Cooke can help put a smile back on your face. There is nothing this lady doesn’t know about gums!

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Top Tip: Green tea can help gum disease

Dental Tip of the day! Green tea lovers can rejoice, because of all the antioxidants in the tea, it can help to reduce the risk of gum disease by reducing inflammation in the body. A Japanese survey of almost 1,000 men found that those who drank green tea regularly had healthier gums than those who didn’t. A […]

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What is a Specialist Periodontist?

What is a Specialist Periodontist? It’s a dentist who focuses on the health of patients’ gums.  A periodontist has usually undertaken a further three years of dental training to be listed on the specialist register of the General Dental Council. This experience means they have a wider skill set, dealing with gums and loose teeth providing […]