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Can You Have Too Many Teeth? 

added on: August 15, 2022

Most people have 20 baby teeth, and 32 permanent adult teeth. However, a condition called hyperdontia can cause too many teeth to grow inside the mouth. This is usually more common in kids but can also occur into adulthood. Hyperdontia can be treated by your dentist in Tuscaloosa, but sometimes… Read More…

What Does A Cavity Feel Like? 

added on: April 29, 2022

If you’re experiencing unexplained tooth pain, you’re probably wondering if you have a cavity. While any number of things can cause a toothache, it is one of the most common signs of a cavity and should be treated by your dentist in Tuscaloosa promptly. However, besides a toothache, there are other… Read More…

Post-COVID-19 Dental Complications

added on: February 28, 2022

We’re nearing the two-year mark since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and while the virus attacks the respiratory system, it can also affect other areas throughout the body, including the mouth. Those who have contracted COVID-19 and recovered may have little to no lingering side effects. However, others may… Read More…

Is An Electric Toothbrush Better Than a Regular Toothbrush?

added on: January 28, 2022

We’ve all seen the commercials boasting that an electric toothbrush can do wonders for your oral health — from cleaning your teeth more thoroughly to whitening them. But are these claims true? Is an electric toothbrush really better than a regular manual one? Or is it just overhyped marketing? In… Read More…

Is It Bad to Kiss Someone With Cavities?

added on: October 29, 2021
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When it comes to kissing, it may be easy to tell if someone has bad breath, and you’d rather opt for a cheek kiss instead of locking lips. However, it’s not as easy to tell if someone has a cavity. But should you care if your smooching partner has cavities?… Read More…

Seasonal Allergies & Your Dental Health

added on: May 18, 2021
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The sun is shining. The flowers are in full bloom. Your allergies are on high alert. This could only mean one thing — it’s springtime. Even though this season brings the outdoors to life, it can also kick-start your body’s response to some allergens in the air. The symptoms of… Read More…

How to Tell If You Have Gingivitis

added on: March 29, 2021
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Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. You may also hear your dentist in Tuscaloosa refer to gum disease as gingivitis. So what’s the difference between gum disease and gingivitis, and how can you tell if you… Read More…

Is My Mask Causing Bad Breath?

added on: January 28, 2021
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If wearing your mask has caused you to change the way you breathe, you’re not alone. Most of us are still getting used to wearing masks day after day, hour after hour, and many of us may have felt the need to adjust from breathing out of noses to breathing… Read More…

Stop Tooth Staining in its Tracks

added on: December 21, 2020
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Do you find yourself covering your mouth when you laugh? Or maybe you hide your smile in photos because you’re embarrassed by the color of your teeth. Tooth discoloration and tooth staining are some of the main reasons people go out of their way to avoid showing their teeth. While… Read More…

What Your Dentist Can Tell Just From Looking at Your Teeth

added on: November 24, 2020
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Your dentist in Tuscaloosa will often ask you things about your overall health as well as your habits, and with good reason. But there are times when patients aren’t comfortable sharing some aspects of their life with their dental team and instead try to keep these things a secret. However,… Read More…

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