Birmingham AL Dentist Office Blog

Your Teeth Are What You Eat

Most of us know that good nutrition is vital to living longer. However, you may be surprised to learn that good nutrition benefits our teeth too. It’s true! Many healthy foods build up our teeth as we eat them. Like…

How Can I Straighten My Teeth?

Crooked or crowded teeth can be the cause of more than just embarrassment about your smile. A crowded or crooked set of teeth can change the stability and function of your bite possibly leading to serious dental problems down the…

Get to Know Your Teeth

Do you really know your teeth? Your pearly whites help you chew and play a large part in forming the shape of your mouth and consequently your entire face. They make up your smile which is a big part of…

All About Cavities and How to Prevent Them

Our teeth are important. They help us eat which nourishes our bodies and helps us grow strong and stay healthy. They also make up our smile which is part of the first impression we make when we meet new people.…

Teeth Whitening: Don’t Be Afraid To Show Off That Smile!

Maybe you have an important job interview coming up? A graduation? Or the wedding that will be the “happily ever after” for your storybook romance? Maybe you just want to look- and feel- your best? Whatever the reason, teeth whitening…

Ways To Improve Your Gum Health

At Spink Dentistry, we believe that healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy smile. Gum disease remains one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque buildup that develops on the teeth and gums. Once…

Toothbrush Care Tips

When was the last time you switched out your toothbrush? If you have to think about, it may be time to replace your toothbrush. Typically, patients use their toothbrush twice a day for 365 days a year. Your toothbrush us a vital part…

Find Treatment For Teeth Grinding in Birmingham, AL

If you are experiencing headaches (especially in the morning) or jaw pain, you may grind or clench your teeth. Many patients don't realize they grind their teeth until they visit an experienced dentist. Birmingham, AL dentist Dr. Bruce Spink has…

It’s National Dentist’s Day

National Dentist's Day is right around the corner, and we are taking a moment to thank Dr. Bruce Spink and his dedicated dental team at Spink Dentistry for all their hard work. Dr. Spink is a highly trained dentist in Birmingham,…

Save Your Teeth From Dental Erosion

Dental erosion occurs when acid destroys the tooth enamel. In advanced cases of dental erosion, the dentin is exposed which may cause tooth sensitivity or pain. The causes of dental erosion vary and may be caused by more than one…