Are You Getting Enough Water for Your Dental Health? (Quiz)

Getting enough water is important for your dental health – and your overall health too. If you’re not drinking enough, you’re more likely to suffer from an unpleasant condition called dry mouth. The name tells you what you need to know about its primary symptom. It causes other unpleasant symptoms too, like bad breath and dry, cracked lips. ...

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Which Teeth Whitening Method Is Right For Me?

Do you have stained teeth? The good news is, you’ve got multiple teeth whitening options. The bad news is, it can be confusing to determine which teeth whitening method is best for your smile. You’ll likely choose a teeth whitening method from these three options we offer at Carmichael Dental Care: Teeth whitening treatments Dental ...

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6 Tips for Great Dental Examinations

Have you heard the phrase, attributed to Woody Allen, that 80 percent of life is showing up? When it comes to dental examinations, there’s definitely some true to that. One of the single most important things you can do to keep your teeth healthy is to regularly visit our Montgomery, AL dentist office for dental exams and dental cleanings. In ...

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Dental Bridge Is a Quick, Reliable Tooth Replacement (Video)

If you need to replace a missing tooth or teeth, a dental bridge is a reliable tooth replacement option – one that can sometimes be completed in a single day. That’s why many patients like it, as Dr. Chet Swartzentruber explains in this video. Unlike a dental implant, a dental bridge won’t require a surgical procedure or months of ...

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Don’t Let Dry Mouth Ruin Your Summer

Dry mouth is darned unpleasant. The main symptom of xerostomia is the name that less scientific types use for it. Other symptoms include a burning sensation in your mouth or tongue, mouth sores, dry or cracked lips, bad breath, and problems chewing or swallowing food. Worse, though, dry mouth can cause some pretty serious dental damage. Saliva ...

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Don’t Go on Vacation With Untreated Sleep Apnea

Untreated sleep apnea can be dangerous any time – but especially on vacation. That’s because one of the major sleep apnea symptoms is daytime sleepiness. You know, the kind that can make it easy to nod off or even fall asleep while driving on a long road trip. If you have sleep apnea, your breathing is interrupted during sleep – ...

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A Drone Is Not a Dentist, or How NOT to Pull a Loose Tooth (Video)

There are a LOT of videos online showing quadcopter tricks, from how to do spins and spirals to how to do a dead stop. We think they look awesome. There is one quadcopter trick we don’t recommend, though: using one to pull a loose tooth. Somewhat unbelievably, several dads not only have done this with their child’s tooth but also posted it on ...

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May We Suggest, Dental Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day is coming up on June 17. Do you know what you’re getting dad? In our experience, shopping for him can be a little tough – especially if he already has plenty of “dad stuff” like barbecue gear, electronic gadgets, ties, and such. For a gift that keeps giving, how about some dental gifts for dad? He’d probably be ...

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Do You Have Symptoms of a TMJ Disorder? (Quiz)

If you have symptoms of TMJ disorder, you’ll want to visit our Montgomery, AL dentist office for an assessment. Many of the symptoms are unpleasant, or even painful. If you do have a TMJ disorder (TMD), our TMJ treatment options include a customized nightguard and/or a facial relaxant. A nightguard will also prevent you from grinding your teeth, ...

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What You Save With Dental Implants [BLOG]

All major investments throughout your lifetime are made after much time and thought. It’s how you decide which home to buy, which stocks to invest in, and what type of retirement plan you choose. An investment you make that has just as much an impact on your future as any other is which option you choose to replace missing teeth. Our ...

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