Tuscaloosa Dental Blog

Protecting Teeth While You Sleep – Nightguard Knowledge

added on: December 2, 2015

You know you need a mouthguard when you play a sport like hockey or football, but when you are sleeping? Really? What in the world is there to protect your teeth from while you are snug in your bed, cushioned everywhere by pillows and blankets? You need to protect your… Read More…

The Importance of Proper Denture Care

added on: November 18, 2015
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If you’re missing some or all of your teeth, you may have selected to replace them with a denture. While dentures may seem like a simple solution to replace missing teeth, there’s actually a detailed maintenance routine necessary to keep your dentures fitting well and to keep your mouth healthy…. Read More…

Sleeping and Your Oral Health

added on: October 21, 2015

Your teeth are at risk all the time–even while you sleep! Here at our Tuscaloosa dental office, we help our patients protect their teeth day and night with treatment and care tips. We believe a little education can go a long way toward keeping your teeth strong and healthy day… Read More…

Medieval and 19th Century Dentistry

added on: October 7, 2015

Would you kiss a donkey to cure a toothache? No one in my Tuscaloosa dental office would recommend such a thing nowadays, but some “dentists” in middle ages believed that was good advice. Dental history, is obviously something of interest to all of us, but we think you’ll be surprised… Read More…

What’s Your Excuse? Top Reasons People Aren’t Flossing

added on: September 16, 2015

Flossing is one of the main ways to keep your gums, mouth, teeth, and whole body healthy. Yet more than half of all Americans fail to floss daily, and another 20% don’t floss at all. This is of particular concern for all of us at our dental office in Tuscaloosa…. Read More…

Combat Bad Breath with These 4 Tips

added on: September 2, 2015

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can affect people of all ages. It can be embarrassing, and if it doesn’t go away, it might also be a sign of a serious problem. But what exactly causes bad breath, and how can you get rid of it? What Causes Bad Breath?… Read More…

Farewell Dr. Riley, Welcome Dr. Vandervoort

added on: July 22, 2015

Dr. Riley has been a faithful part of our team and dental family for many years, and we are proud to have had his expertise in gum disease therapies, implant science, oral surgery, and root canal specialties. We truly wish him the very best in his pursuits. We will sorely… Read More…

Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Toothbrush?

added on: July 15, 2015

Next time you’re about to brush your teeth, take a good look at your toothbrush. Does it look right? Is it time for a new one? How do you know? At our dental office in Tuscaloosa, we’re here to help you determine when it’s time to replace your old toothbrush… Read More…

In Case of Dental Emergency, Read This Blog

added on: July 1, 2015

Emergencies of any kind can happen any time, any place, and without any warning. However, dental emergencies fall into a category all their own and cause particular concern to all of us here at our dental office in Tuscaloosa. Dental emergencies aren’t like other types of emergencies as they require… Read More…

To Brush, or Not to Brush at Work

added on: June 3, 2015

There’s been a debate about whether or not it’s acceptable to brush your teeth at work following lunch or snacks. Is it gross to brush in the office bathroom? What do co-workers think about those who do? Is there any reason we should even consider doing this? At our Tuscaloosa… Read More…

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