It is common knowledge that soda and energy drinks can have adverse health effects, but not everyone realizes that the same goes for sports drinks. With as much as 19 grams of sugar in a single 8.5-ounce serving, sports drinks actually contain similar levels of sugars as soda.… Read more
It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Dr. Lem H. Rainwater. He was 97 years of age and left this world on Saturday, January 24th. We all know that he is in a better place.… Read more
I am so glad you asked! Dental implants represent the area of dentistry with the most new technology and the one that provides the greatest variety of solutions for patients. It also inspires the most questions (and misconceptions).
If you have one missing tooth, or if you have none of your original teeth, implants can return you to full function again, with teeth that are so like your own you will barely know the difference!… Read more
In the fall, I gathered with the 15 members of Troop 320 at my office on a Saturday morning to learn a bit about dentistry. We spent our time working to fulfil requirements for the dentistry merit badge.
A few weeks before at their Monday night meeting, I presented a dentistry program for the troop that focused on how dental disease occurs and how to prevent it.… Read more
Our office was voted Best Dentist in Mountain Brook 2013 by Village Living! We cannot thank our community enough for bestowing such an honor to us. We will always stive to continue to give you the very best of care.… Read more
50 years is an amazing accomplishment in any life, whether it be the life of a business, the life of a marriage, or the life of an idea. In this case, we are celebrating the life of Dr. Alexander who is 50 years young today!… Read more
Congratulations to the winners of Dr. Alexander’s September drawing for Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme teeth whitening kits: Sarah, Jane, Alena, Harriet, and Carol! These kits are stronger than supermarket whiteners, and are available at our dental office at 48 Church Street in Crestline Village in Mountain Brook.… Read more
As any parent knows, a childhood goes by fast. And so does the life of a dental practice–ours just turned 23, which is amazing. If it were a child, it would be finished with high school and college, and perhaps starting on a career path and looking for a place to live. … Read more