Birmingham AL Dentist Office Blog

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.…

Oral health for life

Modern dentistry recommends that we strive to keep our natural teeth healthy for as long as possible for the best quality of life. With the advent of new technology in the dental field and improved standards of oral health in…

Treat Snoring For Better Health!

Birmingham, AL dentist Dr. Bruce Spink offers treatment for patients who snore, bringing relief from symptoms and a good night’s sleep for all! Snoring is often not just the result of a stuffy nose or bad sleeping position, it can…

Invisalign For Your Best Smile

Could orthodontic treatment be the solution for your dental health or cosmetic concerns? Many patients know that it could but do not want to experience the embarrassment or inconvenience of metal braces. For those who need mild to moderate orthodontic…

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancer is a growing health concern with cases rising annually around the globe. Although there are several contributing factors, one of the most important is the lack of routine screening. Sadly, a large percentage of diagnosed cases are late…

Do you suffer from Teeth Grinding?

Tooth grinding, also known as Bruxism, can have a variety of causes, but is often the sign of an underlying bite or temporomandibular disorder (TMD). Many patients do not realize that they are clenching or grinding their teeth because it…

Save your smile with a root canal

Most patients cringe when their dentist mentions a root canal as treatment for a damaged or infected tooth. But in reality, the root canal has become one of modern dentistry's more important treatments as we have learned the long term…

A happy and healthy smile for 2015

With 2014 coming to a close and 2015 at our fingertips, now is the time that we re-think our habits and resolve to have a healthier new year. Though our personal reasons for transforming our routines to include a more…

Dental Technology Enhances your Patient Experience

At Spink Dentistry in Vestavia Hills, Dr. Spink and his staff have incorporated some of today's latest dental technology into their practice in order to provide patients with comfortable treatments and accurate results. In many cases, Dr. Spink can offer…

No One Has to Know You’re Wearing Braces with Invisalign

Dr. Spink is a Birmingham area Invisalign provider and offers his dental patients this treatment option for a variety of dental health and cosmetic issues: Crooked teeth Crowded teeth Gaps between teeth Mild underbite or overbite Invisalign offers many benefits,…