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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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Choosing an implant dentist

Choosing an implant dentist! A question that is a constant problem for my potential patients, is” how do I choose an Implantologist?” I have been asked this many, many times, and it is almost an impossible question to answer. Whilst the General Dental Council keeps a list of specialities, there is no official speciality in […]

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A new smile, in a single day

The advances in dental implants are amazing, we can now give you teeth in a single day. In all my time in dentistry, and more specifically in the world of dental implants, there is no doubt that one of the most important breakthroughs for patients in both technology and surgical innovation, is our ability to […]

What, at my age? Dental implants for everyone!

What, at my age? Dental implants for everyone!

What, at my Age? This is a phrase that frequently comes up when our resident implant expert, Dr Phil Bennett, is talking to patients about how they might want to restore a gap in their jaws. The question can arise from several angles depending on what their priorities are and what they want to achieve […]

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Dentures vs Dental Implants; the right choice for you.

If you’re missing teeth or just struggling with unhealthy teeth, you may be considering dentures or dental implants, wondering which treatment makes more sense for you, and if it’s worth the investment. How important is it to replace faulty teeth and do dentures or dental implants make a better choice for you? Do Decayed or […]

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The latest buzz word in dentistry is peri-implantitis …but what is it?

The latest buzz word in dentistry is peri-implantitis – what is that I hear you ask?  Well, it is sort of gum disease for dental implants.  There is a worrying trend in recent years that’s on the increase, probably due to the number of dental implants being placed and enjoyed by patients nowadays. This disease can cause […]