120 Office Park Drive, Mountain Brook, AL 35223, (205) 423-9140

   

 

Mountain Brook, AL Gentle Dentist
Mountain Brook Smiles
120 Office Park Drive
Mountain Brook, AL 35223
(205) 423-9140
Mountain Brook Gentle Dentist
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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Know the Causes and Treatments for Chronic Dry Mouth
...Some instances of dry mouth are quite normal — when you first wake in the morning after reduced saliva flow during sleep, when you're stressed, or when you're dehydrated and need fluids...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...” Certain health issues and some medications can also cause “dry mouth,” or xerostomia...

Proper Cleaning Techniques can Help you Control Chronic Bad Breath
We all experience the occasional bout of bad breath from dry mouth or after eating certain foods...

Could A Dental Checkup Save Your Life?
...For example, if you complain of dry mouth or snoring, and appear fatigued in the dental chair, your dentist may suspect undiagnosed sleep apnea: a potentially serious condition...

Keep an Eye on Your Oral Health during Cancer Treatment
...And be sure to drink plenty of water to reduce dry mouth...

Don't Let Smoking Increase Your Chances of Implant Failure
...Besides burning and thickening the surface skin cells inside the mouth, inhaled smoke can also damage salivary glands and lead to dry mouth...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...Dry mouth...

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Keep Your Saliva Flowing - Your Oral Health Depends on it
... For these reasons, it's important for you to find out the cause of chronic dry mouth and treat it...

Treating Dry Mouth is Important for Maintaining Good Oral Health
...So when saliva flow is chronically diminished, it’s more serious than the uncomfortable feeling of “dry mouth” — it can have a detrimental effect on your overall health...

National Fresh Breath Day Reminds Us to Seek Out the Source of Bad Breath
...You may be able to relieve chronic dry mouth and accompanying bad breath by using saliva-boosting agents or drinking more water...

Watch Out for These Dental Health Issues as You Age
...Because saliva fights dental infections and helps restore enamel after acid attacks, “dry mouth” can increase your disease risk...

Dental Glossary
... Back to top X Xerostomia Dry mouth caused by medication, radiation, or malfunctioning salivary glands...

Patient Education
... Acid Experiment ANUG Trench Mouth Bad Breath Bruxism Tooth Grinding Chemo and Your Mouth Conditions of the Tongue Dental X Rays Denture Care Dry Mouth Fluoride Experiment How to Brush How to Floss How to Read X Rays Oncology Guide Smokeless Tobacco Tooth Anatomy Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste Ingredients

Dry Mouth
Dry Mouth What do I need to know about dry mouth...

Fluoride Treatments
... Those who experience an extremely dry mouth...

Orthodontic Glossary
... Xerostomia Dry mouth caused by medication, radiation, or malfunctioning salivary glands...