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Get Your Smile Back With A Dental Bridge

Bridges are important because they give us a path to physically move from one place to another. Metaphorically, bridges help connect people and ideas. In our view, dental bridges accomplish both of those things for our patients. Physically, bridges bring to back to being someone with a complete, healthy smile. Emotionally, they help you feel like yourself again. If you are missing multiple ...

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Get Your Gum Disease Treatment Here (video)

Periodontal problems are pretty common in society. By conservative estimates, 70 people of people will develop gum disease during their lives. The CDC reports that nearly half of American adults 30 and older have severe gum infections. We offer nonsurgical gum disease treatments, and we can help you develop a home care routine to keep your gums in great shape. To treat or prevent gum ...

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Wear Your Athletic Mouthguard & Play On (infographic)

Playing sports takes hours of dedication and commitment to learning the skills need to play the game. It also requires having the right equipment, so you can reduce your risk of injury. Whether you are getting ready for the fall sports season or playing in a recreational league for your church or your company, you don’t want to get forced out of the game because of an injury. One way to ...

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Get Replacement Teeth That Look, Feel Natural (video)

When you have damaged or missing teeth, fixed restorations will look and feel more like your natural teeth than removable replacement teeth. Dental crowns and bridges are both examples of fixed restorations. Dr. Charles Betts discusses these services in the video below. If you are need to repair or replace teeth, make plans to visit our Decatur, AL dentist office. Contact us online or call ...

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Save Our Number For Emergency Dental Care

You brush your teeth every day. You also try to floss regularly. Maybe you don't do every day (like the ADA recommends), but you make an effort. The fight against gum disease and tooth decay is a never-ending battle between you and harmful bacteria. Nevertheless, you always have a risk of cavities, which can cause tooth infections. You also have a risk of dental injuries anytime and ...

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Choose A General Dentist Office That’s Easy To Visit (video)

It’s fair to say that Scott has been visiting the Charles F. Betts, Jr, DMD, Family Dentistry for a long time. In the video below, he admits that he started coming to our office because it was convenient. He’s kept coming back because of the general dentistry he’s received over the decades. “They're all just really friendly and really good at their job and just make it real easy to ...

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Make The First Visit Fun At Our Family Dentistry

Whether you are a parent or plan to be one someday, you look forward to the milestones in your child’s life. Their first steps and their first words give you a reason to be happy. First days of school, first haircuts, and many other first will be things you will remember for many years to come. Your child’s first dental visit is one of those moments, too. Our team at Charles F. Betts, Jr., ...

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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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