Tuscaloosa Dental Blog

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 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…

3 Ways to Wear Off Novocaine

added on: April 6, 2020
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You know the feeling — you just had your appointment, and your dentist in Tuscaloosa used novocaine to help make your treatment more comfortable. But now that you’re out of the chair and back at work, you can’t talk correctly, every time you take a sip of water it drips… Read More…

How The Keto Diet Affects Oral Health

added on: March 23, 2020
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Starting a new diet can be both exciting and difficult, and there are many different types of diets to choose from. One of the most common diets is the Keto Diet, and its followers often find weight loss success. But as with all diets, the Keto Diet does come with… Read More…

3 Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

added on: February 24, 2020
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We’ve all experienced the embarrassment of bad breath at some point in our lives. Maybe it was after a hearty dish of garlicky pasta or your morning cup of coffee. Or perhaps it’s something you deal with every day. Either way, we think it’s pretty fair to say that nobody… Read More…

The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease

added on: February 7, 2020
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Every February, we celebrate Heart Health Month to raise awareness of how we can both evaluate our risk for heart disease as well as what we can do to reduce that risk. While it may seem out of character to hear your dentist in Tuscaloosa talk about heart health, the… Read More…

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