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Take Comfort In Visiting Your Family Dentist (video)

You should feel comfortable — physically and mentally — when you visit your family dentist. If you experience dental anxiety, take a moment to learn about some of the comfort items we offer at the office of Charles F. Betts, Jr., DMD, in Decatur, AL. As part of our approach to patient care, we want you to remain as pain-free as possible whenever you are visiting us. Call 256-274-8680 or contact us ...

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Could You Have Gum Disease? (quiz)

No one wants this, but most people will have it at one time or another. For some, it will be a chronic condition that requires regular professional care. Gum disease can lead to bad breath, bleeding gums, and lost teeth if it isn’t treated. At our Decatur, AL dentist office, we offer non-surgical periodontal treatments for this reason. Take a moment to answer a few questions below to ...

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Facing The Cost of General Dentistry (video)

Often cost is the elephant in the room when it comes to dental care. Many people know they should visit the dentist regularly, but they are not sure about the financial impact of this. While we work with many insurance companies, we also offer a variety of payment options to help you manage the cost of general dentistry. In the video below, our office manager, Sylvia Betts, discusses ways we ...

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Three Reasons To Get A Dental Crown

You have probably heard of dental crowns. You probably know someone who has one or more. You may even have one yourself. What you may not know are all the reasons you could benefit from having a crown. That’s what we want to discuss in today’s post. We’ll start with some things you may already know and then share some new possibilities. If you find one of these options could be what ...

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Choose Us For Comfortable General Dentistry (video)

Susan had fear of the dentist for a long time. Then, she started coming to our general dentist office in Decatur, AL. In the video below, you will hear about services that she has received at the office of Charles F. Betts, Jr., DMD. “He's always just done everything that was good for me. He's never done anything that I would disapprove of and always makes you feel welcomed and ...

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Save Smiles At Our Family Dentistry

It was supposed to be a great day. Your family had plans for a relaxing and fun day. You were going to get out the grill, maybe play some catch, and enjoy some cool drinks while chatting with your friends as you watched the kids play together. Instead, your oldest is complaining about a toothache. It’s not the kind of thing you want to ignore, although it’s going to mean missing out on ...

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Ease Dental Anxiety To Get Comfortable Care (video)

You could be among the tens of millions of people who have trouble with dental anxiety. If so, you should know that you are welcome to visit our office in Decatur, AL. Charles F. Betts, Jr., DMD, has been helping patients manage and overcome their fears of the dentist throughout his career. We offer a number of comfort options, including sedation dentistry, to help you feel comfortable and ...

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Athletic Mouthguards Are Always In Season

When we were growing up, sports seasons were a common thing. As many parents tell us, today, sports are a year-round activity. If someone in your family know will be playing a high-impact sport this summer, we hope you will encourage them to do a few things. First, drink plenty of water. Second, stretch after practices and games. And third, wear an athletic mouthguard whenever they are ...

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Transform Your Smile With Tooth Bonding (video)

Tooth bonding is both one of the simplest and the most advantageous cosmetic dental services that we provide at our Decatur, AL office. Dental bonding can fix chips, cracks, and even stained teeth in a single visit to our office. Charles F. Betts, Jr., DMD, discusses this service in the video below. If you want to learn how bonding could improve your smile, call 256-274-8680 or contact us online to ...

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Be Aware Of Oral Cancer (infographic)

When you come in for a dental cleaning and exam, we are looking for symptoms of oral health problems. That means gum disease. That means tooth decay. We also do oral cancer screenings. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a good time to remind you that dental checkups at our Decatur, AL office are about more than fighting cavities. Take a moment to review our infographic below. ...

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