Birmingham AL Dentist Office Blog

Headaches And TMJ

If you are one of the millions of people suffering with daily headaches that have been undiagnosed - it is time to talk to your dentist. Birmingham, AL Dentist Dr. Bruce Spink treats patients with a range of dental problems,…

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April of each year marks Oral Cancer Awareness month as sponsored by various health organizations and the American Dental Association (ADA) in an effort to shed a brighter light on this often deadly disease affecting thousands each year. Oral Cancer…

Routine Dental Care And Disease Prevention

“The mouth is a portal into the rest of the body,” according to Dr. Donald Ratcliffe, chairman of the department of dental medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. Research is consistently showing a relationship between bacteria and…

Sugar Wars… Combatting Tooth Decay In Children

Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. Birmingham, AL Dentists Dr. Bruce Spink and Dr. Barbara Anderson would like to take this opportunity to join them in promoting awareness about the benefits of good oral…

Give Your Smile Holiday Sparkle With Teeth Whitening

As you run from store to store this month looking for the perfect gifts for family and friends, consider taking an hour or two to give yourself the gift of a bright, white smile! Birmingham, AL Dentists Dr. Bruce Spink…

Preventive Dental Care and What it Offers to You

Preventive dental care is the foundation of your oral health care and should be performed on a regular basis to ensure a lifelong healthy smile. The goal of Dr. Bruce Spink and Dr. Barbara Anderson is to help patients maintain…

Is Reflux Affecting Your Oral Health?

Acid reflux, GERD, and heartburn are common complaints for many patients today. There are a variety of reasons why someone may experience these common health concerns from genetics to medications to lifestyle habits. Dr. Bruce Spink and Dr. Barbara Anderson…

Get Your Smile Back on Track

Aside from routine cleanings, is probably the dental specialty that most patients will experience as they age or as a result of tooth damage from a variety of causes. Restorative dentistry is a rather large umbrella term that encompasses a…

Back to School Cavity Prevention

As parents, the end of summer marks the beginning of back-to-school preparation. This includes school supply shopping, summer reading, and visits with your child’s doctor and dentist to ensure that he or she is healthy for the upcoming school year.…