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Over 60,000 more people in Devon have seen an NHS dentist over the past five years.
NHS Devon figures reveal that 426,000 people in Devon are receiving NHS dental treatment - an increase of nearly 20 per cent.
One of the main reasons for the huge increase has been the success of the NHS Devon dental helpline, which gives advice on where to find an NHS dentist, and also how to access dental care in an emergency.
Andrew Harris, responsible for dentistry for NHS Devon, said "Some people still have the view that they cannot get access to a NHS Dentist - but this is simply not true in Devon.
"We have 38 practices throughout the county that are taking new NHS patients today."
The helpline, run by Devon Dental, a not-for-profit organisation, has received an average of over 1000 calls a month since it opened two years ago.
Anyone who still needs a dentist to call the helpline on 0845 002 0034, 01392 822348 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
A full list of practices open to new NHS patients is
ADP Exmouth (ADP) 01395 282715 103 Salterton Road Exmouth
Victoria Road Dental Practice 01395 272018 5 Victoria Road Exmouth
Ottery St Mary Dental Practice 01404 812721 Yonder Close Ottery St Mary
Den Dental Group Sidmouth 08443 879903 1-2 Mill Street Sidmouth
Den Dental Group Honiton 08443 879901 Honiton Community Hospital Marlpits Lane Honiton
Clocktower Dental Surgery 08443 879901 10 New North Road Exeter
Dunedin Dental Clinic 01392 363431 Unit 1A, Silverdown Office Park, Exeter Airport.
Heavitree Dental Centre IDH 01392 424555 South Lawn Terrace Exeter
Seaton House Dental Surgery 08443 879901 Seaton House Exminster
Cullompton Dental Centre 01884 33700 2 Higher Street Cullompton
James Hull Crediton 01363 772020 110 High Street Crediton
James Hull Okehampton 01837 52745 6 Station Road Okehampton
St Peters Dental Centre IDH 01884 243090 37 St Peter Street Tiverton
Castle View Dental Practice 01884 253040 9 Park Hill Tiverton
Tiverton Dental Centre 01884 252992 62 Bampton Street Tiverton
Taw Valley Dental Care 01837 880096 56 Fore Street North Tawton
Heddons Croft Dental Surgery 01271 812061 Exeter Road Braunton
Duke Street Dental Centre 01769 574360 12 Duke Street South Molton
Marlborough Dental Centre 01271 862556 4 Marlborough Road Ilfracombe
Northam Dental Surgery (ADP) 01237 476786 Bay View Road Northam
Holsworthy Dental Practice 01409 255525 Penroses, Bodmin St Holsworthy
St Johns Dental Centre (ADP) 01271 345006 Eastern Avenue Whiddon Valley Barnstaple
Dart Vale Dental Practice 01803 840200 24 Bridgetown Totnes
Pure Dental Care 01803 862007 21 High Street Totnes
Britannia Dental Clinic 01803 835476 Townslale Ind Estate Dartmouth
Fresh Dental Healthcare 01803 835476 3 Collingwood Road, Townstal Dartmouth
Kingsbridge Dental Centre 01548 854216 Ilbert Road Kingsbridge
Salcombe Dental Practice 01548 844844 Hannafords Landing Island Street Salcombe
Victoria House Dental Surgery 01752 893688 30 Fore Street Ivybridge
Fore Street Dental Practice 08443 879904 56 Fore Street Ivybridge
Moretonhampstead Dental Practice 01647 440968 Moretonhampstead
Diplomat Devon Ltd 01626 863499 Western House Dawlish Dawlish Business Park Dawlish
Moor Dental Care 01364 652850 7 West Street Ashburton
Salisbury Villa Dental Surgery 01626 772751 Teignmouth
The Old Dispensary 01626 863214 23 Queens Street Dawlish
Abbey Dental Centre 01803 293397 86 Abbey Road Torquay
Avenue Dental Surgery 01803 213888 156 Avenue Road Torquay
Orchards Dental Practice 01803 389222 321 Babbacombe Road Torquay