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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Mountain Brook Smiles
...We look forward to offering you state-of-the-art dental technology in a relaxing, spa-like environment...

Welcome to Our Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Dental Crowns for the King of Magic
... There’s a blend of technology and art in making high quality crowns — just as there is in some stage-crafted illusions...

Veneers
... Recent years have brought remarkable advances in dental porcelain technology...

Bitewing X-Rays Provide Early Detection of Tooth Decay in Back Teeth
...Advances in digital film and other technology have also helped lower the exposure rate...

Bitewing X-Rays an Important Tool in Early Tooth Decay Detection
...As equipment and methods standardized, the technology revolutionized the way we diagnose tooth decay and other mouth-related issues...

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
... Using the same technology we can support removable dentures, or even full fixed bridges...

Removable Dentures Remain a Viable Option for People with Total Tooth Loss
... While the technology is simple, adaptable and effective, creating custom-fitted dentures is a painstaking process...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
... Advanced technology...

Clear Aligners Provide a Less Embarrassing Orthodontic Choice for Teens
... In recent years, though, technology has produced an alternative to braces that’s proven effective for many types of patients...

Not Jazzed About Wearing Braces? Consider Clear Aligners Instead
...Clear aligners were developed thanks to advances in digital technology...

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Orthodontic Emergencies Orthodontic FAQs Orthodontic Headgear Orthodontics & Dental Hygiene Your First Orthodontic Appointment Pediatric Dentistry Age One Dental Visit Fluoride & Your Child Nitrous Oxide for Children Pregnancy & Your Child's Developing Teeth Sealants Sleep Apnea & Behavior Problems in Children Space Maintainers Teething Thumb Sucking Periodontal Therapy Cosmetic Gum Surgery Gum Grafting Loose Teeth & Bite Problems Non-Surgical Periodontal Treatment Oral Systemic Connection Periodontal Flap Surgery Professional Teeth Cleanings Ultrasonic Cleanings Technology Air Abrasion Anesthesia Wand Cone Beam CT Imaging Digital Dental Impressions Digital X-Rays Intra-Oral Camera Laser Decay Diagnosis Laser Dentistry Same-Day Crowns (CAD/CAM)

Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A New Approach to Preventing and Treating Decay
...We're increasingly using air abrasion, a technology that uses fine particles in a pressurized air stream to remove softer decayed tooth material and less healthy structure than the traditional dental drill...

NHL Iron Man Keith Yandle Suffers Dental Trauma on Ice
...With today’s advanced dental implant technology, it is possible to have replacement teeth that are indistinguishable from your natural teeth—in terms of both look and function...

Technology
Technology Technology has become a huge part of the dental profession just like it has in every facet of life...

Dental Glossary
... Digital X-rays A computer technology whereby radiographs are seen immediately after exposure on the computer screen...

Dental X Rays
...Advances in technology have made dental x-rays much safer...

CEREC One Appointment Crowns
... Chairside: The technology is in the dental operatory and used while you are in the chair...

ClearCorrect
...Using the latest digital mapping and molding technology, ClearCorrect creates your custom aligners with computer precision...

Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)
...It uses x-ray technology to obtain cross sectional images that are much more detailed than regular x-rays...

DenOptix Digital X Rays
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

Dentrix Intra Oral Camera
Dentrix Intra Oral Camera Now You Can See What We See The wonder of digital technology now enables you to see what we see...

DEXIS Digital X Rays
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

DIAGNOdent
... Reflection and Revelation DIAGNOdent technology inspects your teeth using a simple laser diode, comparing reflection wavelength to a known healthy baseline wavelength, thus uncovering decay...

E4D Same-Day Crowns
... E4D uses extremely sensitive technology to scan the existing dentition to create the most lifelike crown...

Gendex Digital X-Ray
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

Gendex Intraoral Camera
Gendex Intraoral Camera Now You Can See What We See The wonder of digital technology now enables you to see what we see...

Invisalign
... Invisalign uses breakthrough technology that lets you have the smile you've always wanted without the hassle of braces...

Intraoral camera
Intraoral Camera Now You Can See What We See The wonder of digital technology now enables you to see what we see when we examine your mouth...

iTero Digital Impressions
...Well, the old days are replaced with digital technology...

Kodak Digital X Rays
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

Lightyear Digital X Ray System
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

Lumineers
... No shots, no pain* No drilling of sensitive tooth structure* Custom-designed for your smile Proven to last over 20 years** Backed by a limited lifetime warranty Reversible LUMINEERS in LUMITray™ In addition to LUMINEERS, we have LUMINEERS in LUMITray, advanced placement technology that allows us to place your LUMINEERS all at once, instead of individually...

Odyssey Diode Laser
...represents the latest diode laser technology available for soft tissue modification and preventive care...

ScanX Digital X Ray
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

Schick Digital X Ray
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

SOPRO Intraoral Camera
...They pride themselves on designing their systems with the latest technology that results in exceptional image quality...

Under Armour Mouthguards
... Whether you need protection during contact sports or you just want to improve your game, Under Armour Performance Mouthwear, with ArmourBite® Technology, gives every athlete an edge...

VELscope
...The VELscope System patented technology platform was developed by the British Columbia Cancer Agency in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Center, with funding provided in part by the NIH...

Vizilite Plus
... ViziLite Plus, from Zila Pharmaceuticals, combines the oral screening technology of ViziLite, an advanced chemiluminescent light technology to help detect oral abnormalities with TBlue630®™...

Waterlase
Waterlase™ Dental Laser The Waterlase uses HYDROKINETIC technology to perform a variety of dental procedures including cavity preparation, caries removal, tooth etching, and a wide range of soft tissue (gum) procedures...

XDR Digital X Ray
...Digital x-rays are also a real time-saver over the old technology...

Zoom Take Home
...First, revolutionary surfactant technology helps improve gel penetration...

Lumineers
...     No shots, no pain*     No drilling of sensitive tooth structure*     Custom-designed for your smile     Proven to last over 20 years**     Backed by a limited lifetime warranty     Reversible LUMINEERS in LUMITray™ In addition to LUMINEERS, we have LUMINEERS in LUMITray, advanced placement technology that allows us to place your LUMINEERS all at once, instead of individually...

ClearCorrect
...Using the latest digital mapping and molding technology, ClearCorrect creates your custom aligners with computer precision...

Invisalign
... Invisalign uses breakthrough technology that lets you have the smile you've always wanted without the hassle of braces...

Orthodontic Glossary
... Digital X-rays A computer technology whereby radiographs are seen immediately after exposure on the computer screen...

Orthodontic Treatment for Children
...This newer technology has helped to reduce the friction previously experienced between the wire and the bracket...

Treatment for Adults
...This new improved technology has helped to reduce the friction previously experienced between wires and brackets, which allows the use of much lighter weight forces...

Treatment for Children
...This newer technology has helped to reduce the friction previously experienced between the wire and the bracket...

Six Month Smiles FAQ
... The Six Month Smiles technique employs the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely...

Lumineers FAQ
...LUMINEERS is one-of-a-kind and made from a uniquely formulated porcelain, and LUMINEERS in LUMITray is the only porcelain veneer available with fast and precise tray placement technology...

Lumismile
... Features of LUMISmile Digital smile makeover technology Preview your smile with LUMINEERS veneers See the potential results of whitening Fun and exciting experience Takes just 30 minutes Helps you make a more informed decision We would love to show you your new smile...

Under Armour FAQ
...UA Performance Mouthwear, which includes mouthpieces and mouthguards powered by ArmourBite™ Technology, does more: It enhances performance...