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 »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Practices Are a Necessary Part of Preventing Gum Disease

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Gum disease can vary in severity, symptoms, and potential complications. It often starts when inconsistencies in your oral hygiene practices fail to adequately clear food particles, plaque, and other bacterial deposits from your mouth. Early symptoms of developing gingivitis often includes: periodontal tissues that bleed easily when brushing, and flossing. This could also be accompanied… Read more »

Attending a Routine Dental Checkup and Cleaning Will Help Maintain the Health of Your Teeth and Mouth

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While your daily oral hygiene routine is certainly important for preserving the health of your mouth, it is still only one piece of the puzzle. The American Dental Association also recommends having a dental checkup and cleaning administered every six months. Here at our dental office in Bessemer, Alabama, each dental checkup is designed to… Read more »

If You Had a Dental Crown Fall Out, You Need to Seek Dental Care

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A dental crown is often used to replace the tooth enamel of a tooth that has suffered from a fracture, large cavity, or required cosmetic improvement. Dr. Pitner and Dr. Findlay typically cement them onto their anchoring abutment with a very strong dental adhesive. Unfortunately, there are times when dental trauma or complications from chronic… Read more »