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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How sugary are my child's favorite drinks?

Children's Sugary Drinks | Cook Family Dental | Birmingham, ALAs a parent, you have the unique opportunity to help set the stage for your child’s future oral health. If you’re helping your child brush and taking them to the dentist for regular visits, you’re off to a great start. But one area that tends to be tricky for parents is determining which foods and drinks are healthy versus which foods claim to be healthy.

Hidden Sugar in Juice Drinks

For instance, it’s easy to be fooled when your child’s favorite juice box is labeled “100 percent juice” or “no added sugar.” You may assume this means it contains all natural fruit juice, but you could be wrong, so you need to check the labels.

One favorite and trusted juice box brand that’s labeled as 100 percent juice and under 100 calories actually contains 20 grams (5 teaspoons) of sugar! 

How Acid in Juice Can Affect Teeth

Another thing to keep in mind is that these drinks are often high in acid, which is destructive to your child’s dental enamel and can lead to cavities.

You may have more questions than answers about nutrition and your child’s oral health. Children's dentistry at our Birmingham dental office includes counseling you about childhood nutrition and answering your questions.

Contact Us

Please call us to arrange an appointment so you and your little one can stop by for a visit!

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As of June 2nd, we will reopen the practice at reduced business hours for elective care!  We appreciate your patience as we try to get back up and running without running out of PPE.  We look forward to seeing you at your appointment!