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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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DIY Orthodontics: What You Need to Know

Your dentist in Hoover agrees that there is nothing more beautiful than a smile that’s healthy, confident, and straight. These days, there are more and more ways to fix your smile. We thought we’d take some time to address the surge in do-it-yourself or at-home smile straightening. Let’s talk about why it’s not the best

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I Lost A Filling! What Do I Do Now?

If there’s one thing your dentist in Bessemer will tell you after losing a filling, it’s don’t panic. We know that having a dental restoration come loose or fall out can be annoying, and even a bit painful. If you’ve lost a filling, you’re probably trying to figure out what you should do now. We’ve

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Clip-On, DIY Veneers: Are They Worth the Savings?

You can buy almost anything online nowadays, including dental veneers. But are these affordable, clip-on, temporary veneers really worth the cost savings? Join our dental office in Montevallo as we shed some light on this increasingly popular craze in this week’s blog. What Are DIY Veneers? DIY veneers are dental appliances that someone can temporarily

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Is Vaping Bad for Oral Health?

We all know that traditional smoking can put us at increased risk for many serious health concerns such as heart disease and cancer. But what about these newer, ‘safer’ electronic cigarettes that claim to help people quit smoking or at least cause fewer health risks? As it turns out, these ‘safe’ e-cigarettes come with a

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What You Need to Know About Fluoride

Fluoride has been used in the prevention of tooth decay and cavities since it was first introduced into public water supplies in 1945. But there are some research studies that suggest that fluoride isn’t safe. At our dental office in Hoover, we’d like to help debunk that theory and explain the benefits and importance of

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What All Seniors Need to Know About Their Oral Health

As we get older, our health tends to change and our needs may shift over time. Our oral health is no different. For Senior Citizens Day on August 21st, our dental office in Bessemer wants to cater to our favorite seniors and their families by talking a bit about some of the most common oral

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