Why Straight Teeth Matter

You probably consider straight teeth as an aesthetic benefit towards your smile appearance. While this is certainly true, proper teeth alignment offer more than just cosmetic improvement. In fact, there are many ways in which a straight smile can foster a healthier smile. Countless studies have proven that a healthy mouth can also mean a healthy body. So if you’ve been putting off orthodontic treatment because you feel guilty about the cosmetic investment, we invite you to consider the ways in which you will also enhance your smile health.

The Importance of Replacing a Missing Tooth

Losing a tooth as a child is a celebrated event. Unfortunately, that is not the case with adults. When a permanent tooth is lost or damaged beyond repair, it can be quite devastating. While the aesthetic consequences of a gapped smile are certainly a top concern, there are other setbacks that can occur within your oral health if an adult tooth is not replaced in a timely manner.

Extend Your Whitening Results

People choose to whiten their teeth for many different reasons. Popular among brides who want to look their best for their wedding day, new hires who want to make an excellent first impression on the job, and aging adults who wish to enhance their appearance – teeth whitening is the most sought-after cosmetic dental treatment in the United States.

Choose Your Drinks Wisely

When it comes to making healthy dietary choices, most people tend to focus on calories and fat. However, there are more categories to consider when it comes to making healthy beverage choices. What you drink plays a huge role in the health of your teeth and gums because, with every sip you take, you are essentially bathing your mouth in whatever liquid you choose. Therefore, it is very important to choose your drinks wisely to promote a healthy smile.

How Are Your Gums Doing?

“How are your gums doing today?” may not be a question that you ask a neighbor on the street, but it should be a question that you ask yourself and your family members on a regular basis.

How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy While Battling Allergies

Allergy season is in full swing. It is hard not to lament the yellow powder that covers everything this time of the year, and if you suffer from severe allergies – we feel for you! Allergy season is miserable in many ways, but while you are suffering through it, you mustn't neglect your oral health.

What To Do With A Broken Tooth

Your smile is one of your most personal attributes. If something happens to damage it, you may be devastated. Your permanent teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but that is not the case for everyone. Teeth can become severely damaged in many ways, and if you experience damage to a tooth, it is imperative that you seek treatment right away to increase your chances of saving your tooth.

Don't Put Off That Root Canal

There are two things many people avoid like the plague: going to the doctor and going to the dentist. At Montevallo Family Dentistry, we get it. We really do. Even though caring for smiles is what we are committed to, we understand that not everyone shares our passion. However, we do want to encourage you to take care of your smile at all costs

Make a Great Goal to Drink More Water

With a new year, many people are committed to setting new goals and aspirations. Why not set a goal that will promote the health of your entire body – literally from your head to your feet? Drinking water has huge benefits for the whole body, including the smile.

Teeth Grinding Can Wear You Down

If there’s ever been a year where people can say, “I understand what you’re doing through,” and mean it – it is 2020. This year has had a negative impact on just about everyone. Whether it has been financial, professional, or relational, there are not many who have escaped this year unscathed.