Cook Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Cook's genuine concern for your well-being ensures that you will always receive outstanding dental care.

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Cosmetic Dentist Birmingham AL

About Our Office

Our friendly professional team works hard to make you comfortable so that every visit is enjoyable and stress-free.

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Services & Procedures

We stay current with the latest dental treatments to provide you with the services you need for excellent oral health.

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Frequently Asked Questions

nightguards birmingham al"Night Guard" can refer to several different dental devices worn at night while we sleep.  At it's most basic, a night guard is a piece of acrylic or similar material molded over the upper or lower teeth (not both) that help protect against tooth wear resulting from clenching or grinding.  They can be made of a soft or rigid material.

Signs and Symptoms of TMJ

For people with healthy, pain-free TMJ's, who show signs of tooth wear with or without chipped enamel, fillings, or crowns, a simple "night guard" will probably offer adequate protection against tooth wear.

Other people might have sore jaw muscles, teeth, or even headaches that are caused by clenching and/or grinding.  These patients can benefit greatly from a different type of "night guard" that functions more as a splint.  This "occlusal splint" may require more appointments to allow it to be fine-tuned to the person's specific biting characteristics, and allow it to relax the muscles and position the TMJ in a more stable, comfortable position.  These splints have been shown over and over to be effective at relieving people's muscle pain and headaches that result from over-stimulation of the chewing muscles.

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If you feel like your teeth appear short or chipped/worn, or if your jaw muscles get tired quickly when chewing gum or bread or meat, a night guard or occlusal splint could provide a simple, non-invasive solution.  Give Dr. Cook a call to set up an appointment!  

Teeth Whitening | Cook Family Dental | Birmingham, ALIn 45 minutes, the Zoom whitening system, together with the Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed LED Accelerator shining on the whitening gel, is clinically proven to whiten your teeth up to 8 shades. 

Teeth Whitening Process

During the process, your gums are carefully protected with a special covering, and then Zoom's unique hydrogen peroxide whitening gel is applied.  Once on the teeth, hydrogen peroxide breaks down into stain-fighting radicals that break the molecular bonds making up stains, on and in your teeth.  The intense light of the Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed Whitening LED Accelerator shining on the whitening gel helps the stain-fighting radicals whiten faster:  The Accelerator light increases whitening results by an amazing 40%!

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Call Cook Family Dental today to book your Zoom! Teeth Whitening appointment in Birmingham, AL.

 

sedation dentistry birmingham allWe know that dental treatments can cause anxiety for many patients, and our priority is getting you the important care you need. If you experience dental phobia, we can offer nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to help you relax during treatment.

It is very common to be afraid of visiting the dentist. In fact, it’s a problem that affects millions of people. Sometimes the fear may be so overwhelming that you’re tempted to put off important treatments designed to protect your oral health.

Reduce Dental Anxiety

Of course, you already know that avoiding treatment only postpones the inevitable. But we need to find a way to help reduce your anxiety, and that’s why we offer nitrous oxide sedation.

Nitrous oxide is one of the safest, most widely used types of sedation available. It has helped millions of anxious patients receive both basic and more complex treatments.

Sedation Options

When we use nitrous oxide, you will not go to sleep. You will just feel very calm and a little drowsy. Many of our patients tell us that, after treatment, they don’t really remember what was going on around them. After treatment, you will immediately be able to go about your normal activities.

Please don’t put off dental treatment because of your anxiety. We will be happy to explain more about the benefits of nitrous oxide at your next visit. Please call our Birmingham dental office to schedule an appointment.

woman with bright, straight smile I teeth whitening in birmingham ALThere are so many types of teeth whitening treatments available that it can be a challenge to choose one that produces brilliant results. But we chose to offer KöR Teeth Whitening because we believe that it is the single most effective treatment available today.

Professional Teeth Whitening Options

Other popular teeth whitening products are effective, but they can’t come close to achieving the results you’ll see with KöR. While these treatments can whiten your teeth by about six shades, KöR can transform your smile with results as much as 16 shades lighter.

The reason that KöR can achieve this level of whitening is the revolutionary capabilities of its whitening gel. Other teeth whitening products are not effective for removing deep stains.

KöR was developed to improve the ability of your dental enamel to absorb oxygen. This allows the whitening gel to penetrate deep within your enamel and lift out hard-to-remove stains.

In fact, KöR is so effective that it can even whiten teeth stained by tetracycline use. This is unique to teeth whitening products and has transformed smiles for many people who thought they had to live with dark, stained teeth.

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We would be happy to tell you more about KöR Teeth Whitening and how it can improve your smile. Please call our Birmingham dental office for more information.

At Cook Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we accept all dental insurance policies and are happy to file your insurance for you.

We are contracted with the following insurance providers:

Aetna

Blue Cross

Delta Dental

Guardian

Metlife

Principal

Southland

Tricare

United Concordia

United Healthcare

If you don't see your dental insurance provider listed here, please contact our Birmingham dental office, and a helpful member of our team will be happy to assist you.

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Given the evolving situation with COVID-19, we will be following ADA guidelines and temporarily closing until further notice. During the closure, we will have office staff working limited hours to take phone calls, check messages, and emails. 

We are also here to help you navigate a dental emergency situation. If you have a true dental emergency, please call our office to leave a message and we will reach out to you as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience during this time.