Tuscaloosa Dental Blog

Is It Bad to Kiss Someone With Cavities?

added on: October 29, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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…

National Dental Hygiene Month

added on: October 16, 2020

One of the most important parts of your regular dental visits is the time you spend with your dental hygienist. After all, these caring and invaluable team members provide preventive dentistry to each and every patient which helps keep their friends and neighbors healthy. So it only makes sense that… 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…

Avoid the Flu with These Five Easy Things

added on: November 13, 2019
woman with the flu

Flu season has officially begun and will continue through February, or maybe even later. Nobody wants to catch this ache-inducing, sneezing-causing, and overall yucky-feeling sickness. While sometimes the flu is unavoidable, there are easy things you can do to reduce your chance of falling ill. Join your dentist in Tuscaloosa… Read More…

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