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3 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most common dental concerns, with more than 3 million cases in just the United States alone. This is because its early stage symptoms often go ignored. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to…

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.…

Fighting Tooth Decay

Tooth decay and cavities affect most patients at some point in their lives. Children and adults are equally susceptible to decay, which is the result of harmful bacteria making their way into the crevices in our teeth, filled by sugars…

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…

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…