causes of mouth pain swelling holding face

Whether it’s sensitivity, bleeding gums, or a burning sensation, most of us have experienced pain in our mouth at some point. Pain and swelling can occur anywhere in the mouth, including the tongue, gums, inside of cheeks, and roof of the mouth. If you are experiencing severe mouth pain in Fairhope, please call our office…

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how to keep your mouth healthy during quarantine

We are all doing our best to adjust to the new reality of quarantining until the threat of coronavirus passes. Between job changes, school closures, and health concerns, it’s important to remember our oral health during this time. Top Fairhope dental office, Fairhope Cosmetic Dentistry, is here to help with oral care tips.

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recovery after tooth extraction blog

If you’re about to undergo a tooth extraction in Fairhope, AL, you don’t need to worry. Thanks to advanced dental technology and effective anesthesia, the extraction process is so quick and painless that you won’t even realize what has happened until it’s already done. Even the recovery process is simple; you can be back in…

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Holiday Snacking for Healthy Teeth

We know, holiday sweets are irresistible… but they’re also often not so great for your teeth. Those gingerbread lattes and slices of pecan pie aren’t doing your mouth any favors, even if they are festive. Fortunately, it’s surprisingly easy to enjoy holiday snacks that protect your oral health instead of harming your teeth and gums.…

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am i a good candidate for porcelain veneers

The natural appearance of your teeth isn’t always within your control. Chips, cracks, and discoloration can occur even with the best brushing and flossing routine. If you’re frustrated and embarrassed by the appearance of your teeth, top cosmetic and Fairhope porcelain veneer dentist, Dr. Melton offers beautiful, natural looking, long-lasting solutions.

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vaping and oral health

We all know that smoking cigarettes cause lasting damage on teeth and gums, but what about vaping? The e-cigarette trend sweeping our nation is relatively new and, as a result, poorly understood. Many people incorrectly believe vaping is better or “healthier” than smoking, but the truth is that vaping poses an enormous threat to the…

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