Category: Advice

Charcoal Toothpaste – What Is It Good For?

Dentist in a surgery

Amongst the trends for ‘alternative’ toothpastes, charcoal seems to be a top choice, but why? Back in the day, as some like to describe the past, if you went to the shop to buy a toothpaste, you were usually faced

Do You Have ‘Runners Teeth’?

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Bedford dentist, Dr David Nolte looks at why some people who run, complain of less than comfortable teeth. Running is probably the UK’s number one exercise when it comes to keeping fit. It requires little more than a decent pair

Should You Have A Chipped Tooth Treated Or Can You Just Ignore It?

Dr David Nolte

Bedford dentist, Dr David Nolte looks at the options available when a tooth is chipped. However well we look after our teeth, there is always a risk that they can suffer some damage, however minor. The better we look after

Millennials, How Well Are They Looking After Their Teeth?

Reports suggest that this generation is failing to brush their teeth as well as they should. ‘Millennials’ is a word that seems to be bandied around quite a lot these days. For those who don’t know, it means those born

Looking After Your Teeth During The Cold And Flu Season

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Colds, flu and other winter viruses can have an adverse effect on our teeth. Despite the fact that winters seem to be generally milder than in the past, cold spells are still quite possible. In addition to the cold weather,

Looking After Your Toothbrush

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How we look after this everyday piece of personal care equipment could make a real difference to the health of our teeth and gums. The humble toothbrush; a fairly ‘boring’ piece of equipment that we (hopefully) use twice a day

Common Oral Infections

Dr David Nolte

Dr David Nolte takes a look at some common oral health issues. As dentists, we not only see problems with the teeth, such as decay or breakages, but also with the rest of your mouth, as we examine you. This

Illegal Drug Use – How It Affects Your Oral Health

Dentist Dr Sarah Nackasha of The Dental Centre Bedford

‘Street drugs’ are known to cause many health issues, but did you know that they can also be harmful to your teeth and gums? Firstly, we want to say that, as oral health professionals, we certainly do not condone illegal

Maintaining healthy, attractive teeth long term

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Fundamental oral care guidance from your local Bedford dentist. Given a choice, no doubt we would all like to have nice looking teeth. Hopefully our parents gave us a good start and we arrived in adult life with healthy teeth;

Wellbeing And Financial Reasons To Stop Smoking

Dentist Dr Sarah Nackasha of The Dental Centre Bedford

Dental surgeon, Sarah Nackasha offers some advice for those wavering. Although there are probably some smokers who will never stop unless absolutely forced to do so, the majority of people who smoke would probably prefer to quit if they could.

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