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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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Why should I visit the hygienist?

At the heart of everything we provide here at The Exeter Dental Centre, is dental hygiene. Maintaining good oral hygiene is an important ways of preventing long term dental problems. By keeping your mouth healthy you can prevent tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath and reap all the benefits of better wellbeing. As part of our outstanding dental […]

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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 […]


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 […]


Using the same old toothbrush?… time to think again!

  If you have been looking at the same old toothbrush for months now and noticed the brush head is looking somewhat frayed and frazzled, it’s probably time to change it. Professional guidelines recommend you change your toothbrush or toothbrush head every three months to four months or sooner if the bristles are frayed. That’s […]


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!


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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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 […]


Our top tips for a kissable mouth this Valentine’s Day!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner we think this is the perfect opportunity to pucker up and take a look at your oral health. Smiling is such an important part of attracting the opposite sex and there is nothing like poor oral health to put you off kissing. It doesn’t matter how expensive your […]