Moulton Dentistry of Hoover

Summer Is a Great Time for Teeth Whitening; Here’s Why

May 13, 2024

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Lady smiles outdoors

Many people wish for a whiter smile, and having a grin you can be proud of can be an excellent asset in both the social scene and the professional world. Luckily, professional teeth whitening treatments can deliver stunning results that are far superior to those of any similar store-bought product. Here’s why summer can be the ideal time to receive teeth whitening from your dentist.

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Unyielding to Yellow: Causes and Solutions for Tooth Discoloration

April 12, 2024

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Patient smiling after whitening their tooth discoloration

Tooth discoloration can often be an embarrassing side effect of aging and personal choices, affecting confidence and self-esteem. Understanding the causes behind yellowing teeth is the first step toward restoring their brightness. So, if you’re curious to see how teeth become discolored and the best ways to fix them, continue reading. You’ll find effective solutions to return your teeth to a healthy glow.

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Seasonal Smiles: How Allergies Impact Your Dental Health

March 4, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — moultondentistry @ 2:34 pm
Yellow allergy caution sign next to blooming yellow plant outside

Spring is finally here which means the birds, bees, and blossoms are starting to flourish. Although many people enjoy longer, sunnier days, others might try to avoid being outdoors. All the extra pollen this time of year can wreak havoc if you suffer from allergies. While you already know how this can affect your eyes or nose, did you know that it can impact your dental health, too? Keep reading to learn 3 ways that allergies can influence your oral well-being and what you can do to prevent dental problems!

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What to Expect from Your Dental Implant Consultation

February 10, 2024

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Patient talking to a dentist

Are you considering dental implants to restore your smile and regain optimal oral health? Embarking on this journey can feel daunting, but fear not! A crucial initial step in the process is the dental implant consultation. This pivotal appointment sets the stage for your implant journey, providing valuable insights and information tailored to your unique needs. Let’s delve into what you can expect from this important visit.

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3 Reasons You Should Visit Your Dentist Early in the Year

January 3, 2024

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patient at dentist

The new year is finally upon us, and with it, a lot of new goals, resolutions, and opportunities to better yourself! But do any of your plans for 2024 involve maintaining a healthier smile? One of the best ways to ensure that your grin looks and feels its best for the new year is by scheduling a preventive dental checkup early in the year. Keep reading to learn about three reasons why this is a wise move!

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How Bad Is Popcorn for My Teeth?

December 13, 2023

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Popcorn

If you’ve ever been to a movie theater, you’re probably quite familiar with popcorn. This centuries-old snack is loved across the world for being light, crunchy, poofy, tasty, and easy to dress up with all sorts of spices, sauces, and toppings. While this makes it a delightful snack that even has some nutritional value, it can damage your teeth if you are not careful while eating it. Here are a few dental hazards that come with eating popcorn and how to enjoy this wonderful treat without hurting your teeth.

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Easing New Aligner Discomfort

November 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — moultondentistry @ 12:25 am

Woman inserting upper clear alignerIf you’re ready to invest in a better smile with SureSmile, you’re making an excellent decision. Clear aligners provide many benefits not possible using traditional metal braces. Besides a discreet appearance, many patients report that SureSmile is more comfortable than brackets and wires. Unfortunately, no orthodontic treatment is completely pain free, but that’s a sign your treatment is working. Don’t worry, here’s how you can ease your discomfort after receiving your new aligners. 

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Look Out: 5 Holiday Foods That Can Hurt Your Teeth

October 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — moultondentistry @ 4:37 pm
Bowl of cranberry sauce on wooden cutting board

From pumpkin pies to marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, there are lots of sweet treats that make an appearance this time of year. So, it’s not surprising that October through December has earned the nickname “season of sugar.” The good news is that you can make it to 2024 without a mouthful of cavities. The best place to start? By avoiding these holiday foods that can hurt your teeth!

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Why Does My Tooth Need to Be Extracted?

September 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — moultondentistry @ 10:40 pm
Dentist smiles

People are understandably squeamish about having a tooth extraction, but it can be necessary for the health of the mouth and the rest of the body. This may be because the tooth is damaged or decayed beyond repair or the mouth simply doesn’t have enough room to accommodate all its teeth. Read on to learn more about why you might need your tooth extracted and what to expect during the procedure.

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What Kind of Impact Does Fluoride Have on Teeth?

August 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — moultondentistry @ 5:27 pm
toothpaste and its tube

Your tooth enamel is considered to be the strongest substance in the entire body; however, as you hear often from dentists, decay and damage can occur. What this means is that although it is strong, it’s not indestructible. Instead, it can be susceptible to bad oral bacteria and plaque, which ultimately leads to cavities. Fortunately, there is a method of treatment that helps to safeguard smiles and combat unsightly decay – fluoride. Read on to discover the benefits of this natural mineral and the kind of impact it can have on your pearly whites.

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