Pinhoe Dental Centre

Pinhoe Dental Centre
402 Pinhoe Road
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Tuesday08 : 30 17 : 00
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Thursday08 : 30 17 : 00
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Dentist in Exeter

Welcome to Pinhoe Dental Centre, a trusted dental practice serving the local community in Exeter for over 60 years! As a friendly and caring practice, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional dental care to our patients. With a team of experienced professionals, including 8 dentists, 2 therapists, 1 hygienist, and 2 oral health educators, we are dedicated to providing top-quality dental treatment in a calm and comfortable environment.

We understand the importance of patient care and regular oral hygiene, which is why we prioritize building relationships with our patients. Our team is committed to helping you maintain good oral health by providing tailored advice and guidance on home care practices. We believe that a healthy smile is a reflection of overall well-being, and our goal is to help you achieve and maintain it.

At Pinhoe Dental Centre, we offer a comprehensive range of dental treatments to cater to the unique needs of our patients. Whether you require NHS appointments or private treatments, we have you covered. Our private treatments include popular options such as Invisalign for discreet teeth straightening, teeth whitening for a brighter smile, hygienist deep cleaning for optimal oral health, and implants for a permanent tooth replacement solution.

Emergency dentist in Exeter

In the event of a dental emergency, you can rely on Pinhoe Dental Centre for prompt and professional care. Our practice has emergency dentists and treatment available to address urgent dental issues. However, if you are experiencing severe pain, heavy bleeding, or have sustained a substantial injury to your mouth, it is recommended to call NHS Direct on '111' for immediate assistance.

Dental treatments offered at Pinhoe Dental Centre

At Pinhoe Dental Centre, we offer a wide range of dental treatments to cater to the diverse needs of our patients. Located in Exeter, we also serve nearby towns and villages such as Cranbrook, Whipton, Polsloe, and Broadclyst. Our dental treatments include:

  - Hygienists: Our dedicated hygienists provide deep cleaning services to ensure optimal oral health and prevent gum disease.
- Implants: We offer dental implants as a permanent solution for missing teeth, restoring both function and aesthetics.
- NHS Patients: We are proud to be an NHS dental practice, providing affordable and quality dental care to patients.
- NHS Children's Appointments: We prioritize the oral health of children, offering dedicated NHS appointments for young patients.
- Private Patients: We also provide a range of private treatments, including Invisalign, teeth whitening, and various cosmetic options.

Why we are one of the best dentists in Exeter

- Experienced and professional dental team: Our team of dentists, therapists, hygienists, and oral health educators have gained extensive experience and expertise through thousands of successful dental treatments. We are also known for our friendly and compassionate approach, particularly towards nervous patients.

- Comfortable and inviting dental clinic: Our clinic is designed to create a calm and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for patients who may feel anxious about dental visits. We utilize state-of-the-art technology, such as 2D/3D imaging equipment, to ensure accurate diagnoses and deliver the highest standard of treatment.

Are you an NHS dentist in Exeter?

Yes, we are an NHS dental practice in Exeter, however, please note, we are not currently accepting new NHS patients.  If you are interested in joining our practice, please contact us in person or via phone to find out more about registering with us. We currently are welcoming privately paying patients who prefer a wider range of treatment options and personalized care.

Coronavirus Information

Please read our COVID message here so you know what to expect when you visit our practices. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Please note: You must ring/email and not just arrive at the practice. For an emergency out of hours please call your local practice to find the telephone number you will need for your area.

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We’ll ask you for full payment in advance of your check-up/treatment. Deposits may be arranged for treatments over £300. Alternatively, please discuss finance options with us. Thank you in advance for

Our Environment 

We believe in the importance of sustainability at our practice. We are always searching for new ways to make our practice greener and reduce our impact on the environment. 

You will find paper cups at our practice, wipeable keyboards to remove clingfilm wraps and we offer bamboo toothbrushes at reception. We also have an allotment for our staff to grow fruit and veg, reducing the requirement to purchase these items at supermarkets in plastic packaging. At Pinhoe, we are truly a #WeCareMore practice! 

Appointments available for private patients ONLY at present. Call now to get booked in, or request an appointment below.


Hygienists At our clinic we've a range of excellent hygienist treatments. Simply ask at reception! Book an appointment
Implants We've got the best implant care in the business. At our clinic, we can provide you dental implants. Book an appointment
NHS Patients We provide care for NHS patients, adults and children! Book an appointment
NHS Children's Appointment We have NHS children's appointments on offer at this clinic! Book an appointment
Private Patients We provide private health care at this clinic! Book an appointment

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Our team at Pinhoe Dental Centre

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Chris Harper


Chris Harper joined in 2018.

GDC No. 192596

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Meet Chris Harper, a BDS and AFHEA qualified dentist and teacher based in Plymouth who enjoys gardening and rock climbing. Chris graduated from Bristol in 2009 and has worked in Devon since
then, joining Pinhoe Dental Centre in 2018. He teaches the next generation of dental students for Plymouth University 2 days a week.

He has a gentle manner and especially enjoys trying to understand each patient’s goals for their mouth and providing high quality long term dentistry that will help meet those goals. He especially enjoys bigger cases
where he can make a big difference to the function and cosmetic result for his patients.

Outside of work he is passionate about gardening and nature, growing a lot of his own fruit and veg. Chris also keeps active, and really enjoys rock climbing in his spare time.

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Ben Jones


Ben Jones joined in 1999.

GDC No. 76705

Professional Memberships

  • General Dental Council
  • Association of Dental Implantology

Meet Ben Jones, a BDS and DPDS qualified dentist with experience in both general practice and hospital dentistry.

BDS DPDS Ben qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1999. He arrived in Exeter, did his training year at Pinhoe Dental Centre and never left. For 7 years Ben worked at Torbay hospital undertaking complex dental treatment including implant work on head and neck cancer patients.

Ben’s experience from both general practice and hospital dentistry helps to provide a holistic approach in treating his patients. This enables patients to have very broad options available to them with the appropriate experience and skill. Often called up to sort problems Ben is available to provide all routine and more complex treatments like implants, root canal, denture and bridge work.

He also supervises at the University, honing the skills of the final year dental students. His hobbies include playing golf, gardening and looking after his two children.

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I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in my urgent dental treatment. It was beyond amazing! I was amazed at how professional, reassuring, caring and genuinely lovely you all were, the whole team truly blew me away with their kindness. The dentist and dental nurse were amazing and couldn't have asked for anything more so thank you, really genuinely thank you. Keep up the amazing work and I hope I can come back as a patient soon. Thank you!
Ben Johnson - Pinhoe Dental Centre

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PINHOE DENTAL CENTRE LIMITED trading as Pinhoe Dental Centre is an Appointed Representative of Tabeo Broker Limited ("Tabeo"). Tabeo is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and entered on the Financial Services Register, reference number 777539. Tabeo is incorporated in England & Wales (registration number 10416530), with its registered office at C/O Fox Williams, 10 Finsbury Square, Finsbury, London EC2A 1AF.