Tuscaloosa Dental Blog

Chemotherapy & Oral Health

added on: September 29, 2020

Cancer and chemo are two C-words that can create a lot of fear, and rightfully so. Cancer as a whole is an incredibly common disease. In fact, nearly 1.8 million Americans will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year alone, and over 600,000 will die. But thanks to… Read More…

What Causes a Gummy Smile and How Can You Fix it? 

added on: September 21, 2020

When you smile, do you see more of your gums than your teeth? If so, you may have what’s often called a gummy smile. However, opinions about gummy smiles vary from person to person, and your dentist in Tuscaloosa believes that if you love your smile, there’s nothing you should… Read More…

4 Things That Cause Teeth to Fall Out

added on: August 28, 2020
male dentist with patient

When many of us think about losing our teeth, we may assume that this is something that just happens as we get older. But, according to the American Dental Association, more Americans are keeping their teeth longer than ever before, which is great news! However, this doesn’t just happen naturally… Read More…

Should You Be Scared to Get a Root Canal?  

added on: August 20, 2020
dental patient expresses concern

You’ve been told that you need what’s often referred to as the worst dental treatment out there — a root canal. Those two words can make any dental patient retreat in fear, and we understand why. However, while you may be feeling uneasy or flat out scared, it may help… Read More…

What Causes Tooth Discoloration? 

added on: July 29, 2020
hiding smile

We all want to have a bright, white smile. But thanks to both internal and external factors, our teeth can transform from their once brilliant appearance to a dull, discolored look. In this week’s blog, your dentist in Tuscaloosa explores some of the things, both within our control and out… Read More…

Why Are My Gums Receding? 

added on: July 21, 2020
woman with gum pain

When it comes to your oral health, it’s no surprise that your dentist in Tuscaloosa puts so much importance on taking proper care of your teeth. But did you know that your gums are another crucial aspect to overall oral health? In fact, our gums are just as important to… Read More…

Why is Staying Hydrated So Important?

added on: June 26, 2020
woman drinking glass of water

As we enter the hot summer months, it’s more important than ever to keep our bodies properly hydrated. After all, a well-hydrated body helps organs function properly, can improve sleep, and may even protect against infections. But as your dentist in Tuscaloosa knows, drinking enough water isn’t just good for… Read More…

3 Reasons The Man in Your Life Should See His Dentist

added on: June 15, 2020
mens health man

You’ll always hear your dentist in Tuscaloosa talk about how important it is for everyone to come in for preventive dental checkups every six months. But there’s a special section of our population that tends to avoid these bi-annual visits and instead prefers to wait until they have a problem…. Read More…

Tongue Discoloration & Overall Health

added on: May 27, 2020
sticking out tongue

Your dentist in Tuscaloosa knows that your oral health can say a lot about your overall health. But the connection doesn’t just involve your teeth and gums. In fact, at every one of your dental appointments, your dental team takes a good, hard look at your tongue, as well as… Read More…

Can Stress Cause Oral Health Problems?

added on: April 28, 2020
grinding

As we all know, recently everyone’s life has quickly changed, and we’re all experiencing a temporary new normal. But with change and uncertainty also comes quite a bit of stress. Your dentist in Tuscaloosa understands, and we’re with you. While we’re sure that trying your best to avoid getting stressed… Read More…

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