ring in new year

Ring in the New Year with a Sparkling Smile

Albertville, AL It’s almost that time again where we welcome in another year as we all sing that old, familiar song –Auld Lang Syne. The new year marks a time for new beginnings and a fresh start. While there may be areas of life that are more difficult to change than others, you can enhance your smile easier than you …

dealing with oral health problems

Dealing with one of these Common Oral Health Problems

Albertville, AL Our teeth are naturally quite strong and can handle quite a bit of force when we eat and chew. However, years of wear and tear, and even neglect can lead to some of the most common oral health concerns that can leave you in pain, or with an embarrassing smile, and in some cases, it can compromise your …

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Enjoy Halloween Candy without Jeopardizing Oral Health

Albertville, AL Tooth decay runs rampant in Americans. Studies have shown that three out of every seven children in America develop cavities in their primary teeth between the ages of 2 and 11 years old. Certain behavioral choices, such as eating too much sugar, increase your risk of tooth decay. Parents regularly ask their dentist whether or not it is …

oral care for seniors

Oral Care for Seniors

Albertville, AL For many senior citizens, poor dental health is an epidemic. Statistics compiled recently by the Washington Dental Service Foundation found that 75 percent of individuals who are at least 60 years old only had some of their natural teeth, while almost 23 percent of people between the ages of 65 and 74 had severe, advanced cases of gum …

what to know about sleep apnea

What you need to know about Sleep Apnea

Albertville, AL For some patients, symptoms of a sleep breathing disorder such as sleep apnea may be obvious such as being told you snore while you sleep, tossing and turning at night, or feeling fatigued during the day. However, not all sleep apnea symptoms are exhibited in the same manner for each patient who suffers from the disorder. Sleep apnea …