How Vaping Can Hurt Your Dental Health

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The use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (or e-cigarettes) is increasing. At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we are concerned about the oral health risks of vaping. What is vaping? Vaping is an alternative to cigarette smoking Instead of smoking a cigarette, users inhale vapor through an electronic device that contains nicotine The full, long-term…

Bad Breath Treatment At Decatur Smiles

Bad Breath Treatment at Decatur Smiles

Do you suspect that you have bad breath? At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we can help. Bacteria that live in your mouth cause the bad smell. Breath mints and mouthwashes do not cure bad breath, they only mask the symptoms. Proper oral hygiene can cure many cases of bad breath. However, in some cases,…

7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When Benjamin Franklin said that he meant fire safety. But like all timeless quotes, it applies to many more aspects of modern life. At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL, we apply it to dental health. Keeping your smile beautiful and healthy is done most effectively…

Total Mouth Reconstruction Is Now A Reality

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The phrase “total” or “full” mouth reconstruction may sound daunting, and bring extreme images to mind. It refers to replacing or rebuilding a patient’s teeth with restorative dentistry, available at Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL. Full mouth reconstruction can achieve many goals, and it doesn’t always mean the same thing for every patient. Candidates for…

Tooth Problem? Time is of the Essence.

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Dental emergencies span the urgency spectrum from “Get me to an urgent care dentist now!” to “This toothache can wait until the Monday if I take enough Advil.” At Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL we remind you that just because a tooth issue can wait until next week, it doesn’t mean it should. Emergencies are…

Decatur Smiles Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

Decatur Smiles Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is one of the strongest substances in the body, but it is neither indestructable nor renewable. It’s important to brush and floss daily, and have regualr checkups at Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL. We recommend using a toothbrush with soft bristles. Use it  after every meal to gently clean away food particles. It…