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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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What to Expect From a Dental Implant Procedure

If you’re missing a tooth, or even several teeth, you may feel as if you don’t have any options to get your smile back functioning as it should. However, your dentist in Montevallo wants you to know that that’s just not the case! There are many tooth replacement procedures available including a dental bridge, dentures,

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How to Pick the Best Dental Floss

When you walk down the oral health care aisle at your local supermarket, it can quickly become overwhelming. There are just so many different types of toothbrushes, tubes of toothpaste, bottles of mouthwashes, and packets of floss to pick from. How in the world are you supposed to pick the best products for you? Don’t

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Swimming and Your Oral Health

There’s nothing quite like hopping in a cool swimming pool during these hot summer days. It’s relaxing, it’s fun, and it’s good for you! Swimming is a summer favorite for the team at our Hoover dental office, but there are a few things we want to warn you about when it comes to your pool

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Top 4 Ways to Make Your Next Dental Visit Easy

Dental appointments may not be the highlight of your to-do list, but they are necessary in order to keep your smile and mouth healthy. At our dental office in Bessemer, we go out of our way to do anything we can to make these dental visits easier for our patients. We also believe that a

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Summer Foods That Can Harm Your Smile

Summer is officially here, and the team at our dental office in Centreville is ready to soak up the sun and enjoy those long summer nights with family and friends. Besides sunshine and warm days, summer also tends to come with picnics, weddings, and other events packed with yummy foods. From hot dogs and BBQ

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Tooth Fairy

Fun Facts About the Tooth Fairy

One of the most exciting events in a kid’s early years is losing their first tooth. The anticipation of a visit from the Tooth Fairy just makes the milestone even more thrilling for young kids. But who is this magical fairy? How old is she? How much money does a tooth go for nowadays? Our

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The Importance of Healthy Gums

Often we think of a healthy mouth as straight, white teeth. But the truth is, a healthy mouth goes beyond our smiles. Our gums are easily overlooked when it comes to talking about our oral health. However, our gums are crucial to not only our mouths but to our overall health. At our dental office

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