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…

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
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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…

National Dental Hygiene Month is Here!

added on: October 24, 2019
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There’s a lot to be thankful for as we move into this part of 2019, but October is also a time when the entire nation comes together to observe National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a special part of the year when you, along with your dentist is Tuscaloosa, can… Read More…

You CAN Relax at the Dentist! (We’ll Show You How)

added on: October 15, 2019
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Nothing gives some people more dread in their stomach than knowing they need to see their dentist in Tuscaloosa soon. It doesn’t matter if it’s a regular visit and cleaning or a first-time appointment to establish care, there’s a good chance you or someone you know feels anxiety no matter… Read More…

What’s The Most Dangerous Sport for Teeth? (You’re Going to Be Surprised!)

added on: September 26, 2019
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It’s always good to get out and get some exercise. When you’re participating in any sport, your dentist in Tuscaloosa will always remind you to protect your smile. All too often, we talk about avoiding sweets or sports drinks, food, and beverages that can damage your enamel and break down… Read More…

Fluoride For a Healthy Smile

added on: August 14, 2019
fluoride concept

When it comes to the oral health of you and your family, you may have heard about the importance of fluoride. You may have also heard a few arguments against it. At our dental office in Tuscaloosa, we want to take the opportunity to talk a little bit about fluoride,… Read More…

Different Types of Dental Floss

added on: July 26, 2019
dental floss

When it comes to great oral health, you’ll often hear your dentist in Tuscaloosa talk a lot about proper brushing and the importance of doing it every day. But there’s a good chance your dental team also talks to you about why you should be flossing every day. And with… Read More…

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