Implants and Bridges

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Having teeth replaced is a bittersweet experience. On one hand, it’s great to finally have teeth that work properly again. On the other hand, it shows that your oral health is in need of a kickstart. When you get to this point, you’ll have a few different options to choose from for your new teeth…. Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Linked to Enamel Erosion Might Be Improved With Increased Fluoride

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Tooth enamel erosion is often related to the frequent consumption of acidic beverages and inconsistent oral hygiene practices. Over time the oral acidic environment can start to demineralize your tooth enamel. As it continues to develop the microscopic pores start to expand and deepen. Teeth in this condition are at increased risk for tooth decay… Read more »

Chronic Bad Breath May Have a Particular Cause

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If you have chronic bad breath, then chances are you could be experiencing halitosis. Halitosis is stubborn bad breath that won’t go away and, in most cases, have a particular cause triggering this condition. To help you work out what is causing your bad breath, our dental experts, Dr. Rebecca Pitner and Dr. William Findlay…. Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Dental Sealants

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Of the many forms of tooth restorations available, very few are needed before the ailment has occurred. However, with dental sealants, they can be placed to help prevent an oral health disorder from occurring, rather than just treatment one after it has happened. You can enhance your smile with dental sealants. Let’s take a look!… Read more »

How to Teach Kids to Brush

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Kids can leave adults full of surprises daily. Sometimes, it’s hard for parents to remember what it’s like to not understand or know what needs to be done around them. That is why, here at Pitner Family Dentistry in Bessemer, Alabama, we strive to remind parents to teach their children to brush their teeth, so… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Is an Easy Way to Improve the Strength of Your Tooth Enamel

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With good oral hygiene practices, your teeth can resist bacterial tooth decay, thanks to the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If you consume acidic beverages on a regular basis, or you are lax with your daily oral hygiene regimen, it could gradually start to weaken your tooth enamel. This process, known as demineralization, can… Read more »