2318 John Hawkins Parkway

Hoover, AL 35244

  • Bells and Whistles for Your Bristles?
    Modern dentistry has made the most of today’s technological innovations. And we’ve come a long way from the fraying sticks our ancestors used as toothbrushes. On the other hand, while it’s Read more
  • Electric Toothbrush: How do you choose?
    Since the introduction of the power toothbrush in the 1960s, this tool has undergone many technological advances, from design and bristle motions to rotation oscillation and sonic vibration. What is rotation Read more
  • How to Properly Store Your Toothbrush
    Have you ever thought about how you're cleaning and storing your toothbrush when you're not using it? Did you know that the way you store your toothbrush could have an Read more
  • Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths
    It's a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you're chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery Read more
  • Brushing: Before or after breakfast?
    In a perfect world, we would all jump out of bed ready to greet the day with a big smile and a toothbrush close at hand to clean our teeth Read more
  • Which mouthwash should you use?
    Although using mouthwash is certainly not the equal of brushing and flossing, it does have benefits for your dental hygiene. If you use mouthwash regularly, you should find out which Read more
  • Toothpaste Guide
    Between the huge number of toothpaste brands on the market today, the different flavors, and claims from most to do different things, it isn’t surprising that people feel so confused Read more
  • Eat Well, Feel Good, Smile Better
    Did you know that the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and gum disease? Not so coincidentally, they are also the easiest to prevent. As much as we Read more
  • Foods that Can Harm Enamel
    Many people who are careful about brushing and flossing their teeth wonder how they still end up with cavities or tooth decay. Several factors affect wear and tear on tooth Read more
  • Energy and Sports Drinks Eat Away at Teeth, Study Says
    Sports and energy drinks cause irreversible damage to the teeth of teens and young adults. A recent study published in General Dentistry states that energy and sports drinks contain so Read more
  • What should we blog about?
    As a patient at Del M Shofner, your opinion matters! the doctor and our team love hearing what our patients think about our practice and the services we provide, and Read more
  • Famous Teeth throughout History
    We probably all remember sitting through history lessons during our schooling years. Revolutionary war heroes, English royals, and pop-culture icons filled the pages of our textbooks. Although you may recall Read more
  • Oral Health Tips: Travel Edition
    When you leave on a trip, you probably double-check that evrything’s ready: your clothes are packed, your ticket is handy, and your passport waits patiently on top of your bag Read more
  • Toothbrush Care
    You found the perfect toothbrush! The bristles are soft, to avoid irritating your delicate gum tissue. The angle of the bristles is perfect for removing plaque. The handle is durable Read more
  • Which type of mouthwash is best?
    Taking care of your oral health involves a daily regimen of brushing, flossing, and rinsing to prevent tooth decay and bacterial infections. Though you may have asked us which toothbrush Read more
  • Oral Piercing: What you should know
    If you have been thinking about getting a piercing, or if you already have one or more, there are some health risks our team at Del M Shofner wants you Read more

Office Hours

Now Offering Evening and Friday Appointments!

Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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We look forward to hearing from you.