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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 …
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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 …
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Everything You Need To Know About Halitosis

Suffering from bad breath? Birmingham dentist Dr. Bruce Spink may be able to help treat your dental concerns. Bad breath can have detrimental effects on your social life; it is important to have your teeth examined to determine if your …
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Everything You Need To Know About Gum Disease

Did you know that the health of your teeth can be affected by the health of your gums? Vestavia Hills dentist Dr. Bruce Spink looks for the signs of gum disease during your dental exam. What is gum disease? Gum …
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Raising Awareness for Oral Cancer

April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Dentist Dr. Bruce Spink knows that early intervention can save lives. Oral cancer is often fatal because it goes undiagnosed until the late stages. Getting screened every 6 months can help catch oral …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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