Bad Dental Habits To Break

  • January 15, 2023

Nobody’s perfect. We all pick up bad habits along the way. Even our oral health isn’t immune. Try as you may, odds are you’ve picked up a habit or two in the …

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Protect Yourself Against Oral Cancer

  • December 15, 2022

If there were a quick and painless way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the mouth of someone you love, would you ask them to try it? What if that person were you? …

Should I Brush Before Flossing?

Should I Brush Before Flossing?

  • November 15, 2022

The age-old question – should you floss before or after you brush your teeth? If you asked any one of our team members, you just might get a different answer on this …

What You Need To Know About Crossbites

  • October 15, 2022

Normally, when a parent brings a young kid to the dentist, the last discussion they’re expecting to have is one focused on braces and orthodontic appliances. Yet, even as young as three …

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What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

  • August 15, 2022

Ever look at a photo of yourself from only a few years ago and ask yourself, “Huh, were my teeth looked a bit brighter back then?” We definitely do. Coffee and red …

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Electrical or Manual Toothbrush?

  • June 15, 2022

This is one of our most frequently asked questions! Our answer? It’s not the brush that matters, it’s who’s doing the brushing.Let’s break that down. The goal of tooth brushing is to …

do you have a cavity

How to Know if You Have a Cavity

  • May 15, 2022

According to the National Institutes of Health, the most prevalent health condition after the common cold is tooth decay. It’s more than likely that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you …

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

  • February 18, 2022

Some of the most common questions we get at Orange Beach Family Dentistry have to do with dental x-rays: Are they safe? Why do I or my kids need them? And how …

proper brushing technique

Proper Brushing Technique FAQs

  • January 15, 2022

Mouth open or mouth closed?After lunch or after dinner?Flat or at an angle?We brush our teeth twice every day (at least we are supposed to!), but who knew it could be this …