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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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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What in the World is Geographic Tongue?
...Chances are what you’re experiencing is an essentially harmless condition called “benign migratory glossitis,” which is also known by its common name — geographic tongue...

Patchy Discolorations on the Tongue Aren't a Cause for Worry
...A condition known as “geographic tongue” is a good example: while it may look serious, it’s not a cause for real concern...

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Dental Glossary
... Geographic tongue Benign changes in the usual color and texture of tongue, which does not require treatment...

Conditions of the Tongue
... Geographic Tongue Geographic tongue gets its name from the map-like appearance on the surface or the tongue...