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Let’s Talk About Spit

We know it’s a pretty gross thing to talk about, but to your dentist in Centreville, spit is a pretty important part of oral health. Even though it may be considered rude to spit, or maybe to even talk about it, this extra saliva plays a key role in keeping our mouths healthy. Here are

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How The Great American Smokeout Can Help You (& Your Kids) Stay Healthy

The Great American Smokeout is hosted on the third Thursday of every November. Its purpose is to help smokers set a day to work towards a smoke-free life. As you probably know, quitting smoking can help you get healthier, but it can also protect your children’s health, too. The truth is, those who live with

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Top Tips To Keep Your Family Healthy This Flu Season

It’s that time of the year again when the sounds of sneezes and sniffles, and coughs and congestion, are in the air. That’s right, it’s flu season, which can be a concerning time for all of us. At our dental office in Hoover, we want you to know that you don’t have to suffer this

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Diabetes & Your Teeth

It may seem strange to hear your dentist in Bessemer talk about a disease that doesn’t seem to affect your oral health. But the truth is, many diseases, including diabetes, can negatively affect your teeth. In fact, diabetes can increase the likelihood of gum disease, dry mouth, and other oral health problems. For this World

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We’re Celebrating National Dental Hygiene Month (And So Should You)

Having the pleasure of being a dentist in Montevallo means we get to help treat so many wonderful patients and their families. It also means we get to work alongside some fantastic folks! This month we’re pausing to appreciate everyone in our office and dental practices across the country, especially our outstanding dental hygienists. Without

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Boom! Halloween Candies That Do Battle With Our Teeth

We know this time of year is filled with candy. Everywhere go you, every store you know has aisles of sweets and treats that are enough to tempt even the most nonexistent sweet tooth. Imagine what it’s like for little ones? They see bags and bags of sugary sweets, all calling their names as a

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Relax at the Dentist? We Make the Impossible, Possible

Some patients truly have a hard time or struggle with anxiety about seeing the dentist. For some patients, it’s been years since they last saw a dentist in Hoover. For other folks, they’re regular dental patients… but they still feel butterflies when it’s time for treatment.  We’re here to tell you that having a relaxing

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How to Stop Your Cravings for Sweets (Just in Time for the Holidays)

We know it’s October, and we don’t really want to talk about it, but the holidays will soon be here. We already know one of the biggest fall favorites is Halloween, coming at the end of this month. Your dentist in Bessemer knows that this is the time of year when it seems like every

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Watch Out! These Are the Top 5 Most Dangerous Sports for Smiles

From kids to adults, there’s no shame in getting your game on. It’s a great way to get your daily exercise and spend time with friends or family. (And a little competition never hurt.) With any sport, we run the risk of spraining an ankle or breaking a wrist. But you also run an even

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Make The Connection to Your Oral and Overall Health

As research continues and more scientific advancements happen each year, there is mounting evidence that your oral and overall health are connected. Your dentist in Centreville is here to tell you this is 100 percent true. This gives a whole new reasoning to why it’s super important to brush, floss, and see your dental hygienist

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