NBTT - A Dentist's Blog

Thank Goodness for 21st Century Dentistry!

Jane Austen is world famous for her wonderful novels, but she also wrote many letters to her sister, Cassandra. Most of these were burned by Cassandra after Jane’s death in accordance with her wishes, but two of them that remain have interesting insights into dentistry at the time.

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How often is too often?

I am sure that most people would be all too happy not to have to see the dentist as frequently, so here is your guide as to how we decide how often to see you.

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So should we floss, or shouldn’t we?

There have been articles in the press recently which have stated that research shows that flossing is a waste of time. But your hygienist is still telling you how important it is to clean between your teeth. Who is right?

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Cakes taste better at the dentist

We do enjoy seeing our patients for their appointments, but we know that that our patients may not always be quite so keen

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What does “expensive” mean?

…the prize for the most expensive liquid I can find rummaging through the surgery drawers is dental bonding agent

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Open Days

 Nothing But The Tooth Open Days 2015 Come along and join us on: Saturday 21st March      10.00am till 3.30pm Thursday 7th May           5.00pm till 7.30pm We would like to invite you and your family and friends to come along to our open day when you have the opportunity to spend time with our team […]

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Hello from Rachel, our new Associate Dentist

I thought it was about time I properly introduced myself. I’m Rachel Wood and I am the new associate dentist at NBTT.

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It’s Health and Safety Gone Mad – isn’t it?

Lots of patients find it amusing that we insist on them wearing safety goggles as soon as we lie them back in the chair – even for a check up.

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How do you know your dentist is safe?

Just like when you put your car in to be serviced, when you go to the dentist for a filling you are relying on them doing the work to a safe, ethical and high quality level. But unless you are a dentist (or a car mechanic in the former example!) how do you know that they are in fact doing so?

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How are those new year resolutions going?

New year is the time when we all make our minds up to be better people this year. So why do we fail?

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