Archive for the ‘Oral Health’ Category

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…

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…

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.…

Improve Your Smile This New Year

It's the new year, so many of us are setting goals that we intend to complete throughout the year. We hope that one of your goals is to improve your oral health! There is no better time to than the…

Say Goodbye To Those Scary Cavities

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems amongst patients of all kinds. Don't let your tooth decay progress to the point where it becomes a cavity. General dentist Dr. Bruce Spink has years of experience diagnosing and treating…

FAQ: Tooth Enamel

General dentist Dr. Bruce Spink of Spink Dentistry is dedicated to helping patients achieve a healthy, functional smile. Dr. Spink aims to provide compassionate; patient focused dental care in his Birmingham dental office. Part of patient focused dental care is patient…

Spooky Plaque

The scariest part of Halloween is the damage all that candy does to your teeth! Spooky plaque feeds off sugar, allowing it to rapidly spread and take over your mouth. Plaque buildup can cause gum disease, bad breath, sensitive teeth,…

Cosmetic Bonding Vs. Porcelain Veneers

Cosmetic dentistry is not just recommended for making over a smile, but can also serve an important role in helping to maintain a healthy smile. As we age, tooth structure is weakened and can cause our teeth to become chipped…

Oral Health And Halitosis

Do you suffer with persistent bad breath? Is your bad breath affecting personal and professional interaction? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be the result of many things, including what you ate for dinner! However, if you have persistent…