Electric toothbrush versus manual toothbrush: How much difference does it make?

Are you one of those people who pick up the cheapest toothbrush at the supermarket and throw it into your basket without considering other options? It might be worth considering that most dental professionals agree that electric toothbrushes offer several advantages over regular manual brushes, …

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How changing your smile can change your whole life

Everyone knows they’re supposed to visit the dentist regularly to keep their oral health in mint condition, but did you know that improving your smile can benefit your mental health too? People who are confident with the way they look are happier …

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Get the perfectly straight smile you always wanted

  Straight, healthy teeth play a huge role in boosting self-confidence and thanks to vast improvements in brace technology, orthodontic treatment is becoming increasingly popular among adult patients. Our Specialist Orthodontist, Ben Buffham, offers several options here at Exeter Advanced Dentistry. Read …

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Want to save a badly damaged or infected tooth?

  If you have a badly damaged or infected tooth, your dentist may recommend root canal treatment to save the natural tooth. Thanks to advances in modern dentistry, this procedure is simple and often painless – in fact it’s very similar to a routine …

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Dental veneers: How to get a Hollywood smile

Ever wondered how celebrities have such perfect teeth? Many of them have had a little cosmetic help from their dentist. One of the ever-popular cosmetic treatments among Hollywood stars is the fitting of veneers, which dramatically improve the appearance of the front …

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How do dental implants work?

Losing one or more teeth can cause self-confidence to plummet. The good news is there’s a safe and permanent solution to the problem. Dental implants are ceramic teeth that are attached to the jawbone via an artificial root, making them look and …

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5 top tips for preventing gum disease

Everyone knows they should brush their teeth regularly, but how many of us take equal care of our gums? Gum disease is a common condition caused by the build up of plaque between gums and teeth. If left untreated, it can cause …

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How do fillings work?

If you chip or crack a tooth, or suffer from minor tooth decay, your dentist will usually recommend repairing the tooth with a filling. This is a minor dental procedure that restores the natural shape and function of a damaged tooth. Fillings …

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Meet our new orthodontist – Ben Buffham

We are delighted to welcome Ben Buffham, the newest addition to the Exeter Advanced Dentistry team. Ben is a Specialist Orthodontist and will be joining the practice on 14th April. He has a wide range of experience in both adult and children’s …

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All-on-4 dental implants: Are they right for me?

Many patients who are missing teeth now prefer to opt for a fixed solution rather than removable dentures. There are several different types of dental implants – here’s why you may wish to consider the ‘All-on-4’ option. What is All-on-4? All-on-4 is …

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