Birmingham AL Dentist Office Blog

Foods to Avoid For Healthier and Happier Teeth

Making sure you brush, floss, and visit your dentist regularly are all vital aspects of maintaining good oral health. But your diet plays a more significant part in it than you may realize. Dr. Bruce Spink, a dentist in Birmingham,…

How Can Dental Implants Restore My Smile?

If you’ve living with the embarrassment of missing teeth, shying away from smiling, eating or talking to others, you don’t have to hide anymore. Many people have had missing teeth, and it’s not always due to poor oral hygiene. No…

Caring For Teeth As You Get Older

No matter what age you are, maintaining your oral health is important. However, you may wonder if your dental routine needs to be adjusted as you grow older. It’s true that the passage of years naturally alters the conditions in…

Can I Straighten Teeth As An Adult with Invisalign?

Crooked or crowded teeth can be more than an aesthetic concern. They can also negatively impact your oral health by changing the stability and function of your bite and also make effectively cleaning your teeth difficult, both of which can…

4 Causes for Discolored Tongue and What to Do About It

Hundreds of different bacteria species live in the mouth, most of which are harmless and aid in digestion. But sometimes an overgrowth of bacteria, immune diseases, or other pre-existing health conditions can cause tongue discoloration or other visual mouth symptoms.…

Refresh Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers

As the years pass, our teeth will begin to show signs of natural wear and tear.  These cracks, gaps, chips, discoloration, and misalignments can change how we feel about our smiles and maybe we don’t smile as freely as we…

How Can Dental Bonding Help Your Smile?

Are your teeth showing some wear and tear but you don’t want complicated and expensive dental procedures? Cosmetic bonding may be a simple solution to your dilemma. Dr. Bruce Spink, your Birmingham, AL dentist, explains how this relatively inexpensive and…

A Few Facts About Fillings

Do you feel like every time you go to the dentist, you’re being told you need another filling? Dentists like Dr. Bruce Spink of Birmingham, AL want you to know the warning signs that you may need a filling, what…

How Can Dr. Spink Help Me Stop Snoring?

Many people — and by association their sleep partners — suffer from the effects of snoring. More than just a nuisance, it’s often a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The most common treatment for OSA is a CPAP machine,…

Teeth Whitening Vs. Porcelain Veneers

When you go to your Birmingham, AL dentist looking for a whiter smile, professional teeth whitening and porcelain veneers are the top two options. But what’s the difference and what’s the better one for your case? Dr. Bruce Spink of…