When you think of chronic diseases, you probably think of a systematic health issue like diabetes or heart disease. Did you know that periodontal (gum) disease is one of the most common diseases on the planet? Although it may be comforting in a sense to know that you’re not the only one that has this issue, it’s important to understand that this condition is manageable and should be addressed as early on as possible. Your West Mobile dentist along with the rest of our dental team at Parker Dental & Orthodontics want our patients to understand the stages of gum disease and how we can help treat them.
Parker Dental Blog
May 10, 2017
May 1, 2017
Root Canal—two small words that can make any adult feel weak in the knees. But you should know there’s no reason to cringe at the thought of this procedure. Our dentists at Parker Dental & Orthodontics believe in making each dental appointment as pleasant and painless as possible. The only reason your Hurley dentist would recommend a root canal is to save your natural teeth. Your dentist will work with you to develop the best plan to help you do just that. Let’s look at what root canal therapy really is, how to know if you need it, and the process to give you a better understanding.
April 23, 2017
With your busy life, you want the best dental care available, but you wonder what to look for in a great dental practice. Frankly, you need the three C’s of family dentistry.They’re Comprehensive care, a Caring staff and Convenient scheduling and locations. Find all three at Parker Dental and Orthodontics where Drs. Parker, Redditt and Reardon provide everything your family needs to keep smiles healthy and bright.
April 13, 2017
Have you ever had a throbbing toothache or suffered a serious oral injury? If you have, you know you need the right help quickly. Get informed and well-cared for by placing your oral health in the hands of your emergency dentist on University Boulevard, Dr. Parker, Dr. Redditt or Dr. Reardon. Whatever the situation, you and your family will receive immediate and compassionate care from the dedicated team at Parker Dental & Orthodontics.
April 2, 2017
You wear your seatbelt. You exercise four times a week. You eat nutritious foods. Why? Because you know that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to your health. And, to prevent immediate injury and serious long-term medical conditions, mouthguards are an essential piece of protecting your smile and your overall health. In this article, Parker Dental & Orthodontics, your dentist in West Mobile, explains National Facial Protection Month and why these dental devices are a key part of your well-being, especially if you’re an athlete or involved in contact sports.
March 24, 2017
If you’ve been seeing burgundy and white ribbons around more often, it’s because dentists and citizens alike are trying to spread awareness of a very stark reality: oral cancer. Approximately 49,750 patients will be diagnosed with oral cancer, causing about 9, 750 deaths. That’s roughly 1 death per hour, 24 hours a day! April is National Oral Cancer Awareness and it’s important that patients know how to prevent themselves and their loved ones from it. Your dentist in Hurley is here to inform you about high-risk factors, symptoms, and how we can work together to prevent your family from ever suffering from this daunting diagnosis.
March 9, 2017
March 7, 2017
February 13, 2017
Who says you can’t have a healthy smile that’s beautiful, too? Your cosmetic dentists in West Mobile at Parker Dental & Orthodontics can take the teeth and gums Nature gave you and craft your vision of the perfect smile. It starts with an aesthetic smile consultation. Read about what that entails and how amazing the results can be.
February 9, 2017
A beautiful smile gives you confidence, which helps you to achieve great things! This is all we can hope for our children, and what better way to give them the gift of a beautiful smile than orthodontics. Extractions often go hand in hand with orthodontics, and your trusted team at Parker Dental & Orthodontics can help you with both types of treatment. Here’s some more information about extractions and orthodontics in Vancleave.