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Exeter’s Enormous Sunflower Growing Competition - Funny Video Included!

We love fundraising

At Life Dental and Wellbeing we are always keen to get involved with the local community and we love fundraising so last year we decided we would support a local charity that means something to us here.

I’m sure you are already aware that gum disease is linked to our general health, specifically Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It is also associated with an increase in cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s Disease, possibly via mechanisms linked to the body’s inflammatory response, more research is taking place on this area as we speak. As we have an ageing population in Exeter and the South West, our patient base at Life Dental & Wellbeing is also affected by this growing trend. We are a Dementia Friendly practice, the only Dental Practice signed up to the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance and some of our staff have first hand experience of dealing with family members suffering with dementia. So fundraising for a dementia related charity seemed the most appropriate way to go.

Check out Ben the sunflowers video below giving you the best advice on looking after these little sun shining beauties, and please, don't forget that you can help support this cause by taking part in the competition or simply supporting this fantastic cause in any way you can, a simple like and share can be worth a lot too!

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Corona Virus – Dental Update

Issue Date: 24/03/2020


On advice from the Government the practice is now closed for all routine work. 

Patients requiring urgent dental care can access this by phoning the practice between 9-11.00am each week day morning, after which one of our dentists will contact you directly to discuss what arrangements can be made to alleviate your problem. Please note that this service is for patients experiencing significant dental pain or trauma /symptom free broken fillings will not normally be deemed as requiring urgent dental care. We are happy to help non registered patients on a private fee basis. 

Outside these hours and at weekends or bank holidays please call the practice for further information that will guide you to our out of hours service. 

For patients with routine dental care we will be contacting you to rearrange your appointments on a rolling basis. Due to the unpredictable nature of what we are facing please accept our apologies if your appointment has to be pushed forward repeatedly. 

We thank you for your understanding at this difficult time and will endeavour to be look after you to the best of our ability. 

Many thanks and keep safe 

Ben Pearson and the Team