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What Vitamins Are Good for Oral Health?

added on: January 28, 2019

Our bodies rely on the vitamins and minerals obtained through what we eat in order to function properly. Our mouth and teeth are no different. The truth is, in order to keep our oral health in good shape we need to make sure we’re getting enough of the right vitamins…. Read More…

Stress & Oral Health

added on: January 11, 2019

Even though the craziness of the holidays is behind us, it doesn’t necessarily mean our stress levels have decreased. Everyday life can certainly cause anxiety and contribute to more stress. As many people know, stress can impact our health and overall well-being, but did you know stress can also contribute… Read More…

5 Dental Myths That You Shouldn’t Believe

added on: December 26, 2018

There are plenty of places to get oral health advice — our dental office in Tuscaloosa, friends or family members, and perhaps even the internet. But not all dental advice is created equal. In fact, there are several tips that we’ve heard that are just not true, some of which… Read More…

What is a Canker Sore?

added on: December 12, 2018

While inconvenient and sometimes a little painful, canker sores are more annoying than they are concerning. But when canker sores pop up you may wonder what these ulcer-type spots actually are, what caused them in the first place, and how to treat them quickly and effectively. At our Tuscaloosa dental… Read More…

GERD & Dental Problems

added on: November 26, 2018

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as its more common and easier to pronounce acronym GERD, is an uncomfortable problem associated with digestion. But while the issue originates in the gut it can have a negative on oral health. If you suffer from GERD, our Tuscaloosa dental office has some insight… Read More…

How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

added on: November 12, 2018

When it comes to all of the health complications that can go hand-in-hand with diabetes, oral health is often overlooked. At our Tuscaloosa dental office, we want our patients and neighbors to know just how drastically diabetes can affect oral health, and precautions that those with diabetes should take to… Read More…

Surprising Cavity-Causing Snacks That Are Worse Than Candy

added on: October 23, 2018

With Halloween right around the corner, our dental office in Tuscaloosa wants to share a secret with our patients and neighbors. Did you know that there are snacks out there that are worse for your teeth than candy? You heard us right. Candy may not be the scariest thing for… Read More…

Chew On This: Gum Can Help Keep Smiles Healthy

added on: October 11, 2018

When it comes to candy it should come as no surprise that the team at our dental office in Tuscaloosa can be wary of the stuff. But there is a type of candy that we actually encourage our patients to eat. Well, at least chew on. Sugarless gum, or more… Read More…

Home Solutions for Toothaches

added on: September 27, 2018

There’s no telling when a toothache may strike. You could be on vacation far away from your dentist in Tuscaloosa. Or perhaps you woke up on Sunday morning with a tooth throbbing in pain when no dental office is open. What can you do if these situations occur? We’re happy… Read More…

What’s The Difference Between Gum Disease & Gingivitis?

added on: September 19, 2018

Gum disease is often one term used to describe what are actually three different things. While each level of infection is recognized by a medical term all its own, they are all in fact an infection of the gums. At our dental office in Tuscaloosa, we want to help our… Read More…

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