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Link between gum disease and dementia grows - Number 18 Dental Notting Hill dentist blog

We’ve blogged about the possible link between Alzheimer’s and gum disease before. But another study has recently been making waves, potentially adding greater weight to the theory. The BBC recently reported that in research published in Science Advances, scientists have drawn a link between neural diseases such as dementia and […]

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Is coffee bad for your teeth - Number 18 Dental Notting Hill dental

Cold, dark mornings making you sluggish? You might find yourself reaching for that reliable cup of Joe to perk you up. But is coffee good or bad for your teeth? While coffee is certainly behind some of the yellow and brown stains we see in our dentist’s chair, it could […]

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Study finds depression in young adults could lead to poor oral health

Mental health conditions are on the rise, but a new study of young adults suggest its effects extend into the physical.
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Many who suffer from mental health conditions experience other symptoms besides helplessness and sadness, including exhaustion, aches and pains. With depression often bearing such physical symptoms, it’s perhaps little surprise then that a recent study discovered that young adults who identify depressive symptoms are more likely to experience oral health […]

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Here’s what happens in your mouth while you sleep

It might be the best time of day for some of us, but what about your teeth? Find out what happens in your mouth as you sleep
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Winter is the time for hibernation, and there’s no better feeling than laying your head down at the end of a long day. But when you drift off to sleep, have you ever wondered what happens inside your mouth? How sleep affects your teeth We know that sleep is important […]

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How does your Christmas drink affect your mouth?

The holidays are renowned as a time for indulgence. But research shows just how that Christmas tipple could affect the bacteria in your mouth...
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It’s not just Santa who enjoys a drink at Christmas! And with the festive season upon us, we can expect our alcohol consumption to increase. But even one tipple a day could disrupt the bacteria in your mouth, putting your dental health at risk. That’s according to recent research into […]

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Enjoy a white Christmas with safe teeth whitening

With increased fines being handed out for illegal teeth whitening, it’s no time to cut corners with your smile this Christmas...
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Are you wondering how to welcome in the festive season in style? Why not consider professional teeth whitening. 4 reasons Christmas is the perfect time for teeth whitening Remove the stains of 2018 and be photo ready for those Christmas jumper selfies Sparkle under the mistletoe for that festive or […]

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Holidays are coming…but support for fizzy drinks seems to be waning

For many it’s the ultimate symbol that the holiday season is upon us, but support for the Big Red Truck seems to be waning...
Holidays are coming…but support for fizzy drinks seems to be waning

Christmas adverts help make the season special, and one in particular has been a favourite since it was first introduced in 1995. Coca-Cola’s Holidays Are Coming ad has led to the brand’s famous red truck touring the country every December, dishing out free fizzy drinks to the public. But it […]

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What vitamins and minerals do you need for a healthy mouth?

Boosting your immunity this cold and flu season? Don’t forget about your mouth!
What vitamins and minerals do you need for a healthy mouth - Notting Hill dentist Number 18 Dental

As we approach winter, we start to stock up on multivitamins to keep us feeling fit and on top form. But vitamins and minerals are also essential for a healthy mouth. Here are some of the major players to keep your teeth and gums in good shape as we enter […]

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Are Brits’ teeth really worse than Americans’?

Remember Austin Powers? The British smile has always been derided, but is the criticism grounded in truth?
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As Brits, we’re used to jokes at our own expense. And we’ve been pretty resigned to the years’ worth of taunting from our American friends about the state of our teeth. But research from YouGov suggests all may not be as we think. Minding the gap The polling body set […]

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