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Blog Category: General & Preventive Dentistry
added on: November 26, 2022

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common infection that affects the gum tissue. It’s so common, in fact, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly half of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of the disease. In the early stages, gum disease can often…

added on: November 23, 2022

Many people wish that they had a whiter, brighter smile. In fact, 37 million Americans used some sort of teeth-whitening product in 2020 alone. While there are many different options when it comes to smile-whitening products, most are choosing the easier, cheaper, and more convenient option of over-the-counter whitening strips. However, some patients are wondering…

added on: November 16, 2022

Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, can have similar symptoms to a toothache, and you may be wondering which may be affecting you. The good news is that your dentist in Columbiana knows the difference between the tell-tale signs of a toothache versus those of a sinus infection. Let’s take a look at the similarities…

added on: November 9, 2022

The Great American Smokeout is held annually on the third Thursday in November. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this event aims to help current smokers make a plan to quit, once and for all. As we all know, smoking can affect overall health such as the heart and lungs. But did you know that…

added on: October 25, 2022

We’ve heard the saying that sugar rots your teeth. This adage exists for a good reason, as too much sugar can absolutely increase the risk of decay. So it’s no surprise that your dentist in Gardendale will encourage you to enjoy sugary snacks and drinks in moderation. But what if there was a way where…

added on: October 21, 2022

It’s not uncommon for people to feel self-conscious about the way their smile looks. From gaps to crooked teeth, and even pointy teeth, there are plenty of things patients would like to fix about their smile. Good thing there are numerous types of cosmetic dentistry options available from your dentist in Columbiana. We can use…

added on: October 16, 2022

Your dentist in Sylacauga strives to make every dental appointment fun and stress-free for all of our patients. But we do understand that some of our patients may be nervous, anxious, or scared of their visit. While we will certainly use all our techniques to help you relax, there are some times when we need to…

added on: October 9, 2022

There are a lot of things in this world to be afraid of, especially during the month of October with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins all around. However, your dentist in Montevallo wants you to know that being afraid of going to your dental appointments doesn’t need to be something you fear. In fact, there are several…

added on: September 24, 2022

The internet is full of great information, but it can be difficult to tell the difference between wise advice and dangerous trends. This is particularly true when it comes to health tips and dental tricks. However, your dentist in Centreville wants to warn you that there has been a rise in social media trends that can…

added on: September 22, 2022

If you’re an expectant mother, you probably have a lot of questions – especially if this is your first pregnancy. What you may not be thinking about is what you need to know about going to the dentist when you’re pregnant. Don’t worry! Your dentist in Hoover is here to help.  Is It Safe to See…

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