Tuscaloosa Dental Blog

Why Are My Gums Receding? 

added on: July 21, 2020
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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…

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…

The Great American Smokeout & Your Oral Health

added on: November 21, 2019
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Every November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout to encourage smokers to quit. As we all know, smoking can lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. Your dentist in Tuscaloosa also wants you to know that smoking can have a negative… Read More…

Gum Disease & Your Overall Health

added on: June 7, 2019

Your dental care isn’t only about your teeth. Your gums also play a key role in not only the health of your mouth but also the health of your body. At our dental office in Tuscaloosa, we care for your entire mouth and are always on the lookout for gum… 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…

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…

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…

Oral Health Risks for Seniors

added on: June 25, 2018

Our Tuscaloosa dental office cares for patients throughout all stages of life and understands that patients of different ages have different needs. We also want our patients to know that oral health risks change with every birthday. Today, we focus on those risks that can affect the senior population. Discolored… Read More…

What You Need to Know About Oral Health and Your Heart

added on: February 13, 2018

When you think about your oral health, you may only consider your teeth. But the bigger truth is that your oral health has a direct link to your overall health and even heart disease. As we begin the annual February celebration of American Heart Health Month, the team at our… Read More…

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