Year: 2019

Root Planing – What Is It?

When gum disease is left untreated, you may need this treatment to save your teeth. As we have mentioned previously, some people appear to think that tooth decay is the only reason why you might lose a tooth. Whilst this

Three Tell Tale Signs That You Might Be Grinding Your Teeth

Stress may be causing us to grind our teeth and we don’t even realise it! Brexit, elections, the weather … there seems to be no end to the number of situations that can cause our stress levels to rise. When

Dental Implant Failure – What Causes It?

Bedford dentist, Dr David Nolte, explains how to minimise the risk The success of dental implant placement is very high and failures are rare, particularly where the procedure has been completed by trained and experienced professionals. However, failures can result

First Dental Visit For Years?

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What to expect upon your return to our Bedford dental practice As we have mentioned numerous times before in our blogs, receiving regular dental care is essential if you want to have a healthy mouth. Most of our patients maintain

What Happens When Food Becomes Trapped In Your Teeth?

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Decay Prevention – The Basics Working on the assumption that all of our Bedford patients brush their teeth twice a day, both morning and night, this should be sufficient to ensure that they have a healthy set of teeth, right?

The Rapid Decline In Smoking

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And how your oral health will be all the better for it. A recent report has noted that cigarette consumption in England fell by just under 1.5 billion cigarettes each year between 2011 and 2018. That equates to approximately a

Thumb Sucking – A Parent’s Guide

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Dr Sarah Nackasha offers some advice and encouragement for parents. Parents are all too aware of how young children are prone to suck their thumb. This is entirely natural for a period of time, but if it continues for too

Why Do Some Of Us Grind Our Teeth At Night?

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Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is a habit that can destroy even the healthiest teeth. It is quite common for people to clench or even grind their teeth a little when they are facing an anxious moment. This is usually very

Taking Good Care Of Your New Dental Implant

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Immediate and long term care – what you need to know. Dental implants are known not only for their strength and stability, but for their longevity too. It can be tempting to think that because they are made from artificial

Four Reasons To Opt For Non Mercury Dental Fillings

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Amalgam fillings are strong and functional, but should you now be looking to choose white fillings instead? The use of mercury in traditional amalgam fillings has long been a matter of debate amongst patients. One reason for this is the

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