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Don't Put Off Dealing with Gum Disease

It’s easy for dental visits to fall to the bottom of your to-do list. You have a life that’s already full of commitments, you aren’t experiencing any problems, and hey, you aren’t all that fond of dental visits anyway.The problem with postponing appointments is that if a problem like gum disease is already developing, it will only get worse the longer you wait. Just because you don’t experience symptoms doesn’t mean you don’t have a problem!How Gum Disease Damages Your HealthOne of the problems with gum disease is that often it presents no symptoms at all. And even if you notice a little redness or bleeding when you brush, you ...

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3 Big Differences between Good Dentists and Great Dentists

When choosing a good dentist, you have several decisions to make. Does this dentist offer the services my family needs? What are the doctor’s qualifications? Do they accept emergency patients? Take your insurance?By asking these questions, you can find many good dentists that fit your family’s needs. But you invest a lot in your family’s oral health, so they deserve more than just a good dentist – they deserve a great dentist.What Makes a Great Dentist Great?It turns out that many of the qualities that make a dentist great have less to do with skill and knowledge than they do with “chairside manner." Here are three of the qualities we've ...

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Researchers Identify Link Between Cancer and Gum Disease in Women

Periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gums caused by a bacterial infection. Commonly referred to as gum disease, it affects more than 70 percent of people over the age of 65 in the US. Gum disease is more common among men, but even so, the infection still impacts about 38% of the female populationBirmingham, AL dentist Dr. Aaron Cook has always stressed prevention as the best way to avoid the oral health problems that go with gum disease. However, the more we understand about gum disease, the more we learn about the ways it impacts not just your oral health, but also your overall health. A recent ...

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Have You Scheduled Your Kids' Back-to-School Exams?

Summer is gradually drawing to a close, and parents everywhere are busy buying school supplies and getting their kids ready for the first day of school. You have backpacks in order, your shelves are stocked with healthy lunchtime snacks, and you feel confident you’re ready for the big day.But don’t forget to add back-to-school exams to your to-do list! We want to ensure that your child enjoys the benefits of healthy teeth, so let’s take a look at the importance of preventive dental exams.Cavities – The Most Common Childhood DiseaseAccording to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, dental caries (tooth decay) are the most common chronic childhood disease. Research ...

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Getting a Dental Bridge? 3 Benefits You Can Expect

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It is always a good idea to replace a missing tooth as quickly as possible. Your self-confidence is affected because who feels like smiling with that big gap in your teeth? Eating can be challenging and uncomfortable, too, as remaining teeth try to do the work of the missing tooth.Surrounding teeth will start to drift into the empty space, creating tooth misalignment. Instead of just a missing tooth, you end up with an entirely different problem to solve! But bridges at our Birmingham, AL dental office, are the perfect solution to resolve the esthetic and functional problems that go along with tooth loss.Perks of Dental BridgesYour self-confidence will soar! It ...

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Which Drinks Should You Avoid for a Healthier Smile?

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As a parent, you try to make sure that the foods your family eats support good oral health. Of course, you need to avoid candy and other sweets, opting for healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. However, you may be unaware that certain foods, particularly beverages, can be equally damaging to your teeth.If you want to get the straight scoop on what constitutes good and bad foods, it’s a good idea to contact a top dentist in Birmingham, AL. At Cook Family Dental we provide you patients with exceptional dental care and the information you need to ensure your family enjoys healthy, problem-free smiles.Here is a list of some drinks ...

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Mini Implants vs. Regular Implants: What’s the Difference?

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Dental implants have been around long enough now that you probably know they are a permanent tooth replacement option. Mini dental implants are not as well-known, but they generally perform the same function as conventional implants.How Mini Dental Implants CompareHowever, compared to a conventional implant, minis are much smaller, about the width of a toothpick. Their small size makes them perfect for replacing small teeth like incisors or for securing loose-fitting dentures.The post that anchors in your jaw is made of titanium, which integrates with the bone and tissue in your jaw, forming a stable base for a restoration like a crown or a denture. Dr. Aaron Cook has years ...

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