Blog tag: oral health



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.
Study finds depression in young adults could lead to poor oral health Notting Hill Dental Dentist Number 18 Dental

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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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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The best kept secret to a healthier smile?

There’s one part of our mouths we often overlook… Are you keeping it clean?
The best kept secret to a healthier smile - Number 18 Dental Notting Hill dental dentist

When it comes to looking after our teeth, many think that brushing twice a day and flossing are enough. But they still wonder why they fall prey to tooth decay. Well, the answer could be right on the tip of your tongue. The secret to a healthy mouth? A healthy […]

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Here’s why you should see a dentist before your operation

Faced with the daunting prospect of having to go into hospital for an operation, not many people realise they need to get their teeth checked first.
Heres why you need to see a dentist before your operation - notting hill dentist

If you’ve recently been informed that you need to have an operation for cancer, a hip replacement or other major surgery, you’ll likely be advised to attend a dental check up. Many don’t expect this to be the first stage of their preparation for surgery, but it makes perfectly good […]

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What is oil pulling, and does it work?

Have you heard about oil pulling but not sure what it entails? We take a look at this latest oral health fad.
what is oil pulling and does it work - Number 18 Dental Notting Hill dentist

Contrary to the current fascination of beauty bloggers and magazines with oil pulling, this ancient dental practice dates back 3,000 years. What is oil pulling? With its roots in Indian Ayurvedic medicine, oil pulling uses natural ingredients to rid the mouth of toxins, debris and bacteria. While scientific research is […]

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Banished the crisps? Beware posh popcorn!

We all like to make healthier moves in the new year, but switching to popcorn could mean you bite off more than you can chew!
Banished the crisps - beware posh popcorn - Number 18 Dental Notting Hill dentist

Ah January, the time we all commit to making healthier choices. For many of us, our weakness is crisps, but there’s a new rival in the field – and it’s meant to be healthier. You’ve probably come across websites, bloggers and nutritionists raving about the low-fat value of popcorn and […]

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Is a paleo diet good for teeth?

If you’re embarking on a paleo diet for the new year, then do you still need to visit a dentist? We have the low down…
Is a paleo diet good for teeth - Number 18 Dental Notting Hill dentist

It’s a new year, and likely over the festive period you’ve been thinking about how to make healthier choices. For many, that means going on a diet, and one of the most popular is the paleo diet – also known as the Caveman diet. What is a paleo diet? A […]

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