Tuscaloosa Dental Blog

Pandemic Stress & Oral Health Problems

added on: February 15, 2021
stressed man in mask

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…

Why is Dental Care So Important?

added on: October 28, 2020

We all know that good dental care helps protect teeth against cavities. But did you know that maintaining good oral health can also help protect overall health? In fact, research continues to show us that dental care is key to a healthy body. Join your dentist in Tuscaloosa as we… 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…

Cough Medicine & Oral Health

added on: January 29, 2020
cough medicine

Everyone knows how miserable the common cold can be. When we come down with a case of the sniffles or an annoying cough, we’re willing to do almost anything to make it stop. While medications to treat the symptoms of a cold can help suppress a cough or ease a… 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…

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…

Can Swimming Pools Affect Your Smile?

added on: July 19, 2019
kids swimming

Swimming pools may seem like an odd thing for your dentist in Tuscaloosa to talk about, but besides being a long-time summer favorite and a relaxing escape from the heat, swimming pools may actually pose an unwanted threat to your teeth. Now, before you forego all pools this summer (trust… 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…

I’m Pregnant and Nervous About Seeing the Dentist. Help!

added on: May 14, 2019

There are so many new questions and complications that can arise when you find out you’re expecting a little one. It’s such a beautiful time and moment in an expectant mother’s life, and we want you to be able to relax and enjoy all of the positive sides of pregnancy…. Read More…

Common Symptoms of Oral Cancer

added on: April 12, 2019

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and our dental office in Tuscaloosa wants to encourage all of our neighbors to get regular dental exams to check for signs of this scary disease. The truth is, oral cancer treatment is more successful the earlier that symptoms are detected. It’s important to… Read More…

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