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Dental Blog

Do you have Receding Gums?

07 Aug 2013 Posted by Alabama Family Dentistry in Dentistry Conditions

This is a common problem for people especially as they get older. Often they are not even aware that they have receding gums because it occurs gradually over the years. It also may affect only some of the teeth and could be in areas that…

What is Teeth Grinding?

30 Jun 2013 Posted by Alabama Family Dentistry in Dentistry Conditions

Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is an unfortunate habit characterized by repeated clenching of the jaw, which causes teeth to grind or press against each other. Some people chalk it up to a nervous tick, which is a plausible explanation, since teeth grinding is often…

My Baby is Teething

28 Jun 2013 Posted by Alabama Family Dentistry in Dentistry Conditions

Although, paying attention to your child’s dental care should should begin right after birth, the appearance of you baby’s first tooth is one of the big milestones in your child’s oral health. Teething usually begins when your baby is 4-7 months old. The 2 lower…

What if My Gums are Bleeding?

07 Jun 2013 Posted by Alabama Family Dentistry in Dentistry Conditions

If you are experiencing bleeding gums when you brush or floss your teeth, it’s important to see your dentist right away. While it is perfectly normal for your gums to bleed if you accidentally press too hard with the floss, they should not bleed for…

How to Choose a Mouthwash

30 May 2013 Posted by Alabama Family Dentistry in Preventive Dental Care

At Alabama Family Dentists, we tell all of our patients that good daily hygiene habits consist of brushing and flossing. Additionally, adding mouthwash into the mix is a great idea. Mouth cleansers kill bacteria in the mouth and freshen breath. However, there are several different…

Are You Brush-Rushing?

30 May 2013 Posted by Alabama Family Dentistry in Preventive Dental Care

Everyone seems to be rushing these days. Mornings can really seem to be a challenge. Getting showered, dressed, grabbing something to eat and you have to brush your teeth. This is where you can develop a really bad habit of brushing really fast and brushing…

What are Acton Road, Warrior and Gardendale Family Dentistry’s Options for Tooth Restoration?

16 Apr 2013 Posted by Alabama Family Dentistry in Tooth Restoration

Acton Road Family Dentistry and its partner practices, Warrior Family Dentistry and Gardendale Family Dentistry, provide restoration dental services…But what exactly are those options and what do they entail? Commonly known as “fillings”, dental restoration is the repair of a damaged or decayed tooth, restoring…