Why Lyme Regis?

People often ask me why I came to Lyme after leaving a very successful practice in London's Harley Street, well one day I was sat on the beach at West Bay in the warm setting sun, with the sea hissing on the small pebbles. My head was totally absorbed in calm peaceful thoughts and I wondered why on ...

“All I want for Christmas”

I have today seen a lovely new patient, and her request to me was "all I want for Christmas is my two front teeth!" In fact she needed many more; actually,a whole upper arch of teeth, as most are loose and wobbley. If she had given me a few more days I could have done just that! We now have techniqu...

Complete approval from CQC

A new organisation that you may be familiar with in relation to nursing homes and hospitals, the Care Quality Commision, now regulate parts of dentistry.  Today we had out first inspection by CQC and I am delighted to tell you we passed with flying colours by satisfying the inspectors (who were wit...

I hate dentists!

"I hate dentists"  I was once again faced with this as an openning statement from a new patient referred to me by a colleague to have implants. I sometimes wonder how the majority of dentists in the country put up with this sort of attitude day after day. The truth is a ma...

Exeter Dental Centre

I feel fortuate that I have been able to help Mike Hesketh at the Exeter Dental Centre establish an implant referral centre at his practice.  It is a great establishment, with lovely people and a real desire to achieve great implant treatments for their patients. adminPosted on

You can if you want to!

I was struck as I walked to work on Friday, by the sight of someone swimming in the sea at 0800 in the morning.  It was freezing, but they were obviously committed to their early morning exercise.  I often hear patients say they can't floss or clean their implants, maybe it's really they are not <...

The European Expert in Implantology goes live

Dr Phil Bennett, European Expert in Implantology is pleased to launch his new website. Over the coming weeks and months, he will be posting interesting and thought provoking new content and videos from his clinic and training centre. He will also keep you posted on new insights, techniques as well a...