Alzheimer's disease linked to gum disease

Does gum disease cause Alzheimer’s disease?

Does gum disease cause Alzheimer’s disease? A new research article explains how periodontal (gum) disease bacteria is linked to the terrible mental condition. A growing number of scientific studies have given credence to the theory that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an infectious process. While the exact mechanisms of this infection are something researchers are still trying…

Sweet Moments in Dental History

Sweet Moments in Dental History: Ep 1

Welcome to a new series: Sweet Moments in Dental History! In these segments I will review an event involving dentistry that some people may find interesting. It may be from a movie, from a historical figure/event, or a dental invention that has an intriguing story. For our first episode I will review how dentistry was...
Need a dentist nearby? Park in Building 1 parking deck. Take the crosswalk to level C. Then take the first elevators you see to level 6. Our suite #632 is located at the end of the hall.

Searching for “Dentist near me”?

Looking for a dentist nearby? You want your dentist to be nearby and easy to get to. Many people google “dentist near me” when looking for a new dental home. AdVance Dental’s office location in Birmingham, Alabama is conveniently located on the St. Vincent’s Hospital downtown campus. We are located in Building 1 on the “back…

Being the best dentist I can be

Reaching for personal best Ever since I was old enough to have a clear image of what I wanted to do with my life professionally, I imagined myself as someone who would be constantly honing their craft. And I'm sure that people looking for a dentist in Birmingham, Alabama would like to find the best dentist possible -...
Do you really need to floss?

Do you really need to floss?

Many news outlets this past week have produced reports questioning the need to floss. A report from The Associated Press (AP) claims to have looked at 25 studies on the subject and considers the data supporting flossing to be “weak.”1 Flossing was also left off the 2015-2020 U.S. Dietary Guidelines (a report published every 5 years…