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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

Saliva – Its Role In Your Oral Health

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Why a dry mouth can present oral care problems. It’s probably something that we don’t talk about very much, yet the average human being produces an amount of saliva equivalent to approximately two swimming pools over our lifetime. Like all

Seven Commonly Asked Questions About Tooth Crowns

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Bedford dentist, Dr David Nolte, answers your queries. After fillings, dental crowns are perhaps the most commonly used treatment for a broken or badly damaged tooth. They are an excellent way to provide a sufficiently strong repair in this type

Children And Dental Emergencies

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Dentist, Dr Sarah Nackasha, offers parents guidance when a young child is in need of urgent dental care. Anyone with children will be all too aware of the ongoing likelihood of accidents at any time and falls, scrapes, collision etc