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Making Dental Health A Top Priority In Hoover, AL

Making Dental Health A Top Priority In Hoover, AL

Happy New Year! Welcome back to our oral health blog!

At Perrigo Dental Care we work hard to provide comprehensive dental services to the good folks of Hoover, Alabama. If you live in the area, we hope you will schedule your 2016 appointments with us sooner than later.

In our office on Patton Chapel Road, we offer preventative cleanings, checkups, and so forth, all in an effort to keep your mouth healthy and your smile looking its best. Accordingly, we are big on helping the families entrusted to our care prevent tooth decay.

Tooth Decay Can Take You By Surprise

Did you know that tooth decay occurs when sugars and starches are left on the surface of your teeth? Yep! They then turn into the acids that form plaque when combined with your saliva. This plaque, in turn, destroys your teeth enamel, creates cavities, and even contributes to gum disease. Obviously, none of these things are good for you!

Still, there are some simple steps that you can take to keep decay from ravaging your smile.

Use The Proper Tools

Get out the toothbrush and get to work! The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth for at least two minutes, twice or more each day.

You really should start your children on brushing their teeth at the earliest possible age.

This is because, even before you have teeth, there is already dangerous bacteria floating around your mouth. True story!

Brushing Is Only The Beginning

We can assure you that brushing your teeth (twice a day for two minutes or more) is a great first step. But don’t stop there!

Truth be told, dental floss is the only way to remove food particles, tartar and plaque that gets between your teeth and in all the hard to reach regions of your mouth.

We suggest you take the extra time to floss, every time you brush! This will help you steer clear of root canals and extractions down the road.

Additionally, you might want to add a fluoride mouthwash to your daily routine for extra protection.

Perrigo Dental Should Be Part Of The Plan

We are here to be your partner in oral health. Whatever you do at home is great. But some potentially harmful things will inevitably remain in your mouth and will require a professionally-trained eye and some special tools to treat.

By stopping by every 3-6 months to get a professional teeth cleaning with our Ultrasonic Scaler and Prophy Jet Polish, you can eradicate any tartar, plaque, and bacteria that might have built up in spite of your best efforts with the brush, floss, and mouthwash at home.

What’s more, while you are here, we will be able to examine your mouth for any irregularities so that we can address them before they become bigger (and more costly) threats to your health. This pertains not only to decay but also to gum disease and oral cancer.

For further protection against decay, we can also provide you with dental sealants, even if you are all grown up. Our dental sealants are basically just layers of protective plastic coating that seal off the grooves and hidden nooks of your teeth that are known to collect food, plaque, etc.

By doing your part at home and making us part of your plan every 3-6 months, you will have done all that you can do to keep decay and disease at bay.

Address Your Dental Health Needs Today!

We hope that this blog post will inspire you to take the next step! Contact us right away to schedule your first appointment at our Hoover, Alabama dental practice. We can’t wait to get started!

5-Star-Rated Hoover Dentists & Cosmetic Dentists
"Dr. Perrigo's office is wonderful. Their staff is so kind and thorough. They were absolutely wonderful to my elderly grandmother, and so attentive to her needs. I cannot recommend them enough. They even have early morning and Saturday hours."Bonnie H.
"This is by far the best dental group I have ever had. They make you feel like part of the family the minute you walk in the door. Dr. Perrigo is always available if you have a problem other than the usual dental check up. I must say something about my wonderful hygienist Christy. She is the absolutely best. We do more laughing than anything when I have my visits. I just truly love this group. Thanks for all you do."Faye W.
"Luke is a great dentist and his staff is very friendly. Highly recommended."Matt D.
"Outstanding service! Fresh and clean! Love this place. A family atmosphere!"Chad B.
"Very pleasant, efficient and professional staff who showed a sincere interest in me, both history and current problems. Additionally they were gentle during both cleaning and examination."Kathi W.
"Went in today for my bi-annual cleaning and check-up. I highly recommend them. I have been going to them for over 30 years."James S.
"Dr. Perrigo took time to explain options and did a wonderful job. Staff are friendly and kind. Highly recommended."John M.
*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Perrigo Dental Care. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.
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The 5-star-rated cosmetic dentists and family dentists in Hoover, AL, of Perrigo Dental Care offer the most advanced dental care and orthodontic care for children and adults. Our dental care options included family dental care, teeth cleanings, gum disease treatment, wisdom teeth extractions, TMJ treatment, treatment for headaches, sleep apnea treatment, pain-free dental care, sedation dentistry, dental care emergencies, teeth whitening, dental bonding, veneers, dental bridges, dental implants, dental crowns, dental fillings, dentures, full mouth reconstruction, Invisalign and FastBraces. We can help fix your cracked tooth, chipped tooth or replace missing teeth. Call our conveniently located Hoover dental office to schedule your appointment with our dental implant dentists, cosmetic dentists and family dentists in Hoover, AL, at 205-822-7822.

Come experience Perrigo Dental Care! You will see for yourself that we offer 5-star-rated dental care and orthodontic care in Hoover, AL, Vestavia Hills, AL, Mountain Brook, AL, Homewood, AL, Pelham, AL, Alabaster, AL, Helena, AL, Calera, AL, McCalla, AL, Trussville, AL, Springville, AL, Irondale, AL, Birmingham Red Mountain area, AL, Chelsea, AL, Meadowbrook, AL, Wine Ridge, AL, Indian Springs, AL, Leeds, AL, Moody, AL and Clay-Chalkville, AL.

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