What Causes Tooth Decay and Cavities?

Getting a cavity isn’t something you enjoy experiencing, and yet, it happens to almost everyone at least once. When you think about tooth decay, you might picture rotting teeth or someone with no teeth at all, and while those are extreme examples of tooth decay, the reality is a lot more common than you think. […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

9 Tips to Help Your Kids Love Going to the Dentist

Not all kids enjoy going to the dentist. In fact, if you mention the word dentist, you’ll likely get an angry tantrum or a waterfall of tears.

You know regular visits to the dentists are necessary, and you don’t want to keep going through these pre-dentist drama sessions forever.

How do you change your child’s attitude towards […]

By |May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Seven Facts You Should Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants are not an exciting topic, nor are they enjoyable to talk about. After all, they are titanium screws that get inserted into your jaw bone. As painful and expensive as dental implants may sound, these are mere misconceptions.

Dental implants, however, are an excellent option for people missing a few teeth. They provide a […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|9 Comments

How a Dental Implant Can Change Your Life

Missing teeth are caused from many reasons, including accidents and too much dental work on a single tooth. There have been different methods for replacing a tooth in the past, but dental implants are by far the most natural feeling option. The number of people getting dental implants in Tuscaloosa and Northport is increasing, here’s […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Should You Do in a Dental Emergency?

One thing that causes real panic is experiencing an emergency and not knowing what to do. This happens a lot with dental emergencies because they seem to happen less frequently than other common injuries. Instead of having a special hospital for dental emergencies, we want you to call our office. Each injury is so different […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get to Know Our Dental Practice in Northport Alabama!

Looking for a family dentist in Northport Alabama? Well, you’re in luck. At the Center for Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry, our experienced dentists and staff provide patients with a wide selection of preventative, restorative and cosmetic dental services that can effectively treat many common dental issues and needs.

We strive to provide a safe and welcoming dental […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Psychological Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry has always been known as fixing the aesthetics of the mouth. This kind of work ranges from braces to implants and everything in between. The most common procedures for cosmetic dentistry are:

Shaping teeth
Shaping gums

Each of these are used to brighten the teeth and give them a more symmetrical […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|7 Comments

The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings and the Cost of Delaying Care

Regular dental checkups are a critical part of your oral hygiene and dental health, yet it seems that far too many people are all too willing to let these appointments slide.

In fact, in a recent survey conducted by ORC International and commissioned by Aspen Dental Management, we see some surprising statistics:

39% of American adults […]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gum Disease and how it Affects Those with Diabetes

Periodontal disease and diabetes have a “two-way street” relationship. If you have one you are more susceptible to the other. Why you may ask? Well it is all in how your body deals with blood sugar. One of the complications of diabetes is thickening of the blood, which decreases the blood vessels ability to deliver […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments