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3 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most common dental concerns, with more than 3 million cases in just the United States alone. This is because its early stage symptoms often go ignored. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to…

3 Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Do you want to completely transform your smile and achieve the smile of your dreams? Well, you may want to consider porcelain veneers. Veneers are custom-designed ceramic shells that are permanently bonded to your natural teeth to create a beautiful…

Patients Review Spink Dentistry in Birmingham, AL

At Spink Dentistry in Birmingham, we take pride in providing high quality dental care to patients of all ages. Our modern Birmingham, AL dentist office offers a full range of general, cosmetic and restorative dental care options to meet your…

Should I Use Charcoal Toothpaste?

Activated charcoal is now a special ingredient in many commercially-available products such as face wash, makeup, and now, even toothpaste as a way to naturally whiten teeth. But does it actually work to whiten your enamel or is it just…

Toothbrush Upkeep 101

Your toothbrush spends around four minutes a day in your mouth, so you need to make sure it’s clean and stored properly between use, and know when to retire it. Dr. Bruce Spink of Birmingham, AL would like to give…

Choosing an Implant Dentist in Birmingham

The installation of a dental implant requires a high level of skill and experience to do it correctly. Sometimes a dentist may only diagnose and then coordinate the dental implant placement, while an oral surgeon actually places the replacement tooth.…

How to Improve Your Smile with Teeth Whitening

Life has big moments in it and you’ll want to look your best in them. Smiling is an important way to project confidence and win over others. But maybe you’re self-conscious about smiling because your teeth are discolored. Maybe you…

How to Recognize Gum Disease

Periodontal disease affects one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over making it one of the most common dental ailments. In fact, periodontal disease is the leading cause of lost teeth in adults in the United States.…

Do I Really Need a Dental Check-Up?

Many people only go to the dentist when it’s already too late. Unless they’re feeling pain from their teeth, they just assume everything is ok in their mouth. However, even someone dedicated to brushing and flossing regularly as recommended by…

Who Can Benefit from Dental Implants

Dental implants are relatively new but increasingly popular treatment for restoring smiles in patients who are missing teeth due to infection, decay, injury, or who require tooth replacement for some other reason. Dental implants not only help improve the appearance…