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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John Stamos, Britney Spears, and How to Relax During Dental Treatment
...On the hit television show Glee, Stamos played a dentist who made sure the glee club members cleaned up their act when it came to oral hygiene — though perhaps he used a bit too much anesthesia to achieve this admirable goal...

How Do You Know If You're Brushing And Flossing Your Teeth Correctly?
...And don't be embarrassed — nobody really knows how to brush effectively until they're shown! Contact us today to schedule an appointment or to discuss your questions about tooth brushing and oral hygiene...

The Scare That Made Iron Chef Cat Cora Believe in Mouthguards
...This includes monitoring the food they eat, their oral hygiene habits and protecting their teeth from injuries...

Banish Bad Breath
...Our office can instruct you on proper oral hygiene including the gentle use of a tongue scraper or brush...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Know the Causes and Treatments for Chronic Dry Mouth
... It's also important that you maintain a good oral hygiene regimen and regular dental checkups and cleanings...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

Proper Cleaning Techniques can Help you Control Chronic Bad Breath
...Our approach then is effective oral hygiene and perhaps a few cleanings — the basics every person should practice for good oral health — along with a few extra measures specific to chronic halitosis...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Gaining a New Attractive Smile is More than Achievable
... In a way, cosmetic dentistry begins with you and oral hygiene...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Habit with These Tips
... If you would like more information on brushing, flossing and other aspects of oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Good Oral Hygiene Just as Important for Implants as for Natural Teeth
...If you want them to last as long as possible, you’ll need to care for them and the rest of your mouth through daily oral hygiene and semi-annual office cleanings...

Periodontic Gum Health
... Nearly all people who do not maintain good daily oral hygiene will develop gingivitis...

Don't Let Smoking Increase Your Chances of Implant Failure
...And you should pay close attention to your daily oral hygiene — brushing and flossing at least once — and regular, semi-annual dental visits for cleanings and checkups...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

How to Maintain Your Periodontal Gum Health
... Protect your gums with regular dental visits and a good oral hygiene routine...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
... The patient also needs the maturity to responsibly perform diligent oral hygiene: this type of bridge has a tendency to build up disease-causing plaque, so brushing twice and flossing once every day is critical...

Stop Gum Disease Before it Threatens Your Dental Implant
... If the infection isn’t properly treated with renewed oral hygiene and clinical plaque removal, it could spread below the gum line and begin to damage the underlying gum tissues and bone...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
... A combination of hormones, lifestyle changes and poor oral hygiene habits raises the risk of oral health problems among adolescents...

Help Your Kids Have a Healthier Halloween
...If you have questions about cavity prevention or oral hygiene, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Difficult or Not, Plaque Removal is Necessary for Stopping Gum Disease
...Caused primarily by bacterial plaque left on tooth surfaces from inefficient oral hygiene, gum disease can ultimately lead to tooth loss...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Beyond Their Marketing Claims, Most Toothpastes are Surprisingly Similar
... If you would like more information on toothpaste and other oral hygiene products, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...Poor oral hygiene...

How to Keep the Cavity Monster Away this Halloween
...Relax! According to experts like the American Dental Association, it’s OK to let kids enjoy some sweet treats on special occasions like Halloween—especially if they have been taking good care of their oral hygiene all year long, by brushing twice each day and flossing once every day...

Are You a Good Candidate for Veneers?
...They treat a variety of issues, such as: Stained or discolored teeth, usually a result of drinking coffee or tea, poor oral hygiene, smoking, chewing tobacco, or taking tetracycline-containing medicine Teeth that are crooked, overcrowded, and irregularly shaped Veneer Procedure When you come into the Mountain Brook office, Dr...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
...With dedicated oral hygiene and regular dental visits that uncover early decay, chances are good your teeth can remain healthy for a lifetime...

A New Resolution - Floss!
...Here’s one simple resolution that can help keep your smile bright and healthy through the New Year and beyond: Floss every day!Your oral hygiene routine at home is your first line of defense against tooth decay and gum disease...

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...Even Without the Tooth Gaining a New Attractive Smile is More than Achievable Game, Set, Match: Milos Raonic Says A Mouthguard Helps Him Win Get a Smile You Love Get the Facts About Popular Artificial Sweeteners Giancarlo Stanton Gets Major-League Mouth Protection Give Yourself a Smile You Love Gluten Sensitivity can Lead to Dental Problems Good Oral Hygiene Just as Important for Implants as for Natural Teeth Help Your Kids Have a Healthier Halloween How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss How Cosmetic Dentistry Saved Jerry Rice's Smile How Do You Know If You're Brushing And Flossing Your Teeth Correctly...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

Pros and Cons for Flossing Before Brushing and Vice-Versa
...If you would like more information on effective oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Here are 4 tips for preventing tooth decay in primary teeth: Begin daily oral hygiene when teeth first appear...

National Fresh Breath Day Reminds Us to Seek Out the Source of Bad Breath
...You can help reduce any disease-based odors by keeping up your daily oral hygiene, especially if you're undergoing treatment for a systemic condition...

Watch Out for These Dental Health Issues as You Age
...Prevention is your best strategy—through daily oral hygiene and visiting the dentist regularly to keep the dental plaque that fuels both diseases from building up on your teeth...

Your Smile Can Be Your Passport to the World - Take Care of It With These Tips
...A daily oral hygiene practice helps keep your teeth shiny and clean and your gums a healthy shade of pink...

Limiting Refined Sugar in Your Diet can Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay
... Last but not least, practice good oral hygiene with daily brushing and flossing, along with regular office cleanings and checkups...

What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops
...If you would like more information on tips for better oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule a consultation...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...Daily oral hygiene keeps plaque, a thin bacterial film on teeth most responsible for dental disease, from accumulating...

Floss First or Last? Here are Reasons for Either Approach
...If you would like more information on best oral hygiene practices, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Cleanings and Prevention
... Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet...

Gum and Bone
... We are on the same team! Dental health begins with good oral hygiene...

Pedodontics
... You should schedule an appointment around the first birthday so that we can check for good oral hygiene, cavities and any developmental or congenital abnormalities...

Dental Glossary
... Back to top C Calculus The scientific term for tartar, which is a hard deposit that typically forms due to poor oral hygiene...

Tips for Parents
... Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Baby's First Teeth First Dental Visit For Your Child Fluoride Info Oral Hygiene for Children Pacifier Info Snack Facts Teething Information Thumbsucking Information

ANUG Trench Mouth
... Risks include the following:    Poor oral hygiene     Poor nutrition     Throat, tooth or mouth infections     Smoking     Emotional stress

Bad Breath
... Good oral hygiene must be stressed, including cleaning the teeth and tongue...

Dental X Rays
...For example, an adult who has had no problems at their last few dental check-ups, and who maintains good oral hygiene at home, may not need check-up x-rays every year...

Oncology Guide
... Help prevent tooth demineralization and radiation cavities by making sure you have a good oral hygiene program and you have received instruction on fluoride gel application...

Tooth Sensitivity
... What to do at home: Maintain good oral hygiene - Continue to clean all parts of your teeth and mouth thoroughly...

Opalescense Boost
...Practice good oral hygiene and always remember to brush after consuming staining food or beverages...

Opalescense Take Home
...Practice good oral hygiene and always remember to brush after consuming staining food or beverages...

Opalescense Treswhite
...Practice good oral hygiene and always remember to brush after consuming staining food or beverages...

Perio Protect
...It is also known as the "busy person's disease" because people with very busy schedules often neglect oral hygiene...

Rembrandt Whitening
... Discoloration may be the result of genetics, medication, poor oral hygiene, aging, smoking, certain foods and beverages or a combination of these factors...

Implants
... Back to Top Candidates for Implants Most patients who are healthy with no restrictions for undergoing minor dental surgical procedures and who also have good oral hygiene are good candidates for dental implants...

Cleanings and Prevention
... Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet...

Orthodontic Glossary
... Gingival hypertrophy The abnormal enlargement of the gingiva surrounding the teeth caused by poor oral hygiene or some medications...

Retainers
... Maintain good oral hygiene with regular brushing and flossing to eliminate plaque and prevent tooth decay...

Orthodontic Gallery
...Oral hygiene is very important at all times...

Gum Surgery Post Op
... Oral Hygiene It is extremely important to keep your teeth and gums clean following surgery...