Oral Health Keys: Toothbrushing Techniques

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Even if you are brushing your teeth twice per day as intended, it may not be having the effects that you intended for it. This is because we often find herself not practicing effective tooth brushing techniques, and end up doing a few things wrong that could be potentially limiting the effectiveness of brushing. Always… 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 »

Common Questions About Laser Dentistry

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Did you know that as of 1994, lasers have been used to assist dentists with a variety of dental procedures? Thanks to lasers, microscopic changes and alterations can be made with near perfect precision that standard procedures could not hope to mimic. Listed below are some common questions about laser dentistry: What is laser dentistry?… Read more »

Hygiene Habits for Healthy Dentures

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If you have recently undergone an oral health care procedure such as tooth replacement procedure, it may seem like a daunting task to adjust to life with your new teeth. If you have opted for dentures, we hope your decision brings you many years of enjoyment to follow. Although adjusting to simple tasks such as… Read more »

Start the New Year with a Healthier Smile

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With 2017 on our doorstep, are you ready to put your best foot forward to make positive changes for a happier new year? While you are making healthy resolutions, don’t forget your smile! Not only is a healthy smile good for your self-confidence, but it’s good for your overall health as well. The ADA (American… Read more »