Tuscaloosa Dental Blog

Pandemic Stress & Oral Health Problems

added on: February 15, 2021
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As we head into the one-year mark of this pandemic, there are still several unknowns. But one thing has remained constant the whole time — stress levels are high, and rightfully so. Stress isn’t the best thing for health, especially at times like these. Prolonged periods of high stress can… Read More…

Do Diabetics Need Additional Dental Care?

added on: November 17, 2020

Every time you visit your dentist in Tuscaloosa you will most likely review your health history and discuss any changes that may have happened since your last appointment. This is an important part of making sure you get the best dental care, but why? Your dentist needs to know what… Read More…

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…

Can Poor Oral Health Increase the Risk for Heart Problems?

added on: February 8, 2019

When it comes to dentistry and oral health, many people think of only the mouth itself. While dentistry is certainly about keeping teeth healthy and cavity-free, it’s also about caring for your gums and protecting your whole body. At our dental office in Tuscaloosa, we not only focus on treating… 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…

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