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

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8 Major Connections between Gum Disease and Your Overall Health

Gum Disease Treatment | Birmingham, AL | Cook Family Dental

Have you been hearing more about gum disease lately? There’s a good reason for this; the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that nearly half of US adults over the age of 30 have some level of gum disease. If you’re over 65, the rate jumps to 70 percent.

Gum infections are a chronic inflammatory disease that attacks your gums and the structures that support your teeth. If gum disease isn't treated by your Birmingham dentist in its earliest stages and is allowed to advance, it can ultimately lead to tooth loss. 

Periodontal Disease and the Oral-Systemic Link

However, it’s not just an oral health problem; mountains of research indicates that there’s also a ...

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3 Symptoms That Mean a Root Canal Might Be Needed

Woman With Tooth Pain | Cook Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Nobody looks forward to root canal treatment; in fact, many people would rather risk their good oral health than agree to the procedure. Unfortunately, this reaction is often related to a negative experience with a root canal that someone had decades ago.

But everything about dentistry, from comfort to technology and techniques, has improved dramatically in recent years, meaning all the things you hated about root canals no longer apply.

The Truth about Root Canals

There are several reasons why a root canal might become necessary. Dental trauma, a fractured tooth, or decay that penetrates the inner portion of the tooth and reaches the pulp of your tooth can cause severe pain.

The only ...

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