Thomas P Cosgrove DMD

Thomas P Cosgrove DMD


Domino, 28 pounds.

If you are looking for a family dentist in Birmingham, we welcome you to our practice! We are unique Dr. Thomas Cosgrove is a native of Birmingham, AL.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he studied both natural sciences and philosophy and was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity. He then completed his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 1995 at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. Dr Cosgrove is an active member of the Birmingham District Dental Society, the Alabama Dental Association,


Cleaning your child’s teeth should start when the first tooth emerges, as enamel is susceptible to decay at any age. Schedule regular visits to promote optimal oral health and help kids develop a positive view of dentistry.

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Electric and manual toothbrushes each have advantages. Which one do you prefer? Let us know in the comments below.


To prevent periodontal disease, approach your gum health with the same vigilance you use to keep your teeth healthy. Eat nutritious foods, floss daily, and visit our office on the recommended schedule.

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Did you know that only about one-third of adults in the U.S. floss their teeth daily? If this essential oral hygiene task is difficult for you, try using an alternative, such as an electric or water flosser, or experiment with different types of floss.

Contact us today, we can suggest an effective interdental cleaning solution for you.


Have you ever seen red patches on the roof of your mouth? It could be denture stomatitis, which can be caused by wearing dentures, bridges, or orthodontic retainers. Be sure to clean yours as directed, or ask our team for guidance.

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If you or your child plays a sport, ask us about supplying a custom-fitted mouthguard. Studies show it can decrease the likelihood of a dental injury by more than 60 percent.

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When was the last time you bought a new toothbrush? We recommend changing out your manual brush or electric toothbrush head every three months to ensure optimal oral health.

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X-rays can detect problems that the human eye can’t see, such as decay between teeth and under fillings, jaw development in children, and bone loss from periodontal (gum) disease.

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Our team prides itself on providing safe, comfortable, and precise dental care for each of our patients.

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The five known flavors detected by our tongue’s taste buds are salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and savory (umami); but that might not be all: Studies are finding that most people can identify water and fat tastes, too.


We care about our patients as if they were members of our own families. Read our testimonials and learn why our patients remain as loyal to us as we are to them.


Are you a fan of strawberries? It’s a myth that they whiten teeth, but they are rich in vitamin C and malic acid, which fight plaque and strengthen gums; so go ahead and enjoy a bowl of berries as part of a healthy diet.


Oral health goes hand-in-hand with overall wellness. We aim to do our part by providing the best oral care possible for our patients. Schedule your next cleaning and examination today.


Using mouthwash can freshen your breath, dislodge debris, and help prevent decay. Some types can also strengthen tooth enamel, combat gingivitis (gum disease), and heal mouth sores. Make it part of your daily oral health routine along with regular checkups. Contact us and schedule your next appointment.


If you are among the 1 in 8 people with sensitive teeth, you have plenty of solutions, including enamel-strengthening toothpaste, brushing your teeth more gently, and avoiding foods high in acid and sugar. If sensitivity continues, let us take a closer look.


If you are among the 1 in 8 people with sensitive teeth, you have plenty of solutions, including enamel-strengthening toothpaste, brushing your teeth more gently, and avoiding foods high in acid and sugar. If sensitivity continues, let us take a closer look.


We love getting to know our patients and invite you to get to know us better, too. Learn about our patient care philosophy and meet our team. You will see why you made the right choice for dental care.


Regular oral cancer screenings offer early detection of a disease that claims one life every hour, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation. We provide life-saving screenings at your regular examinations. Is it time for yours?


Welcome, new patients. We provide helpful information on our website to make your appointments go more smoothly. See what we can offer you and your family.


Chew on this fun fact: Your tongue is not the only part of your mouth that can taste. Research shows the inside of your cheeks, esophagus, and epiglottis all help you differentiate between flavors.


What is the best thing you can consume for optimal oral health? Plain water. It fights tooth decay by keeping your mouth moist and contains no sugar or acid. So drink up and check out our website for more ways to keep your smile healthy.


Bruxism is the technical term for teeth grinding. It can cause head and jaw pain as well as cracks in tooth enamel. Talk to us about using a night guard and other solutions.


When you can’t brush, chew sugar-free gum for 20 minutes after meals. It stimulates the flow of saliva to reduce plaque acids, according to the American Dental Association. Learn more about optimal oral care on our website.


Do you use dental floss, dental tape, a water flosser or an interdental brush? Share the best way you have found to clean between your teeth.


We know that clinical skill is critical. We also know that that communication is equally important. From the moment you call our administrative team, you’ll experience our attention to detail and dedication to excellence. We welcome new patients and look forward to meeting your family. Call us today to experience a different kind of dentistry.


Did you know you can remineralize tooth enamel and help prevent decay with the use of recommended products and treatments? Learn more at your next visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Don’t let dental anxiety keep you from achieving a healthy, beautiful smile. Many patients recover from their dental anxiety after experiencing care from our team. We welcome new patients of all ages. Contact us to learn more.

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Most people have a particular pattern for brushing their teeth. Do you do the front surfaces first? Left to right? Top to bottom? Let us know!

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Have you switched to diet soda to avoid sugar? It may help your waistline but it likely won’t spare your teeth. All types of soda contribute to the erosion of enamel, the hard protective outer layer of your teeth.
It may be time to switch to a healthier option.

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Your dentist is one of your first lines of defense against oral cancer, which strikes more than 53,000 adults each year. Thorough oral cancer screenings are a part of our
complete examinations. This is another important reason to keep your regularly scheduled dental appointments.
We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Have you ever used a tongue scraper? What are your thoughts and opinions. This oral health apparatus tends to get mixed reviews.

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Whiter teeth contribute to a youthful, healthy appearance. Schedule an appointment to learn about which whitening option is best for your smile.

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How is our team doing? It’s always our goal to make you smile. If you’ve had a positive experience with our office, share a GIF that describes your most recent visit.

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Are treats like ice cream or hot coffee off the table because of sensitive teeth? If so, mention it to us at your next appointment. We have solutions that can help ease sensitivity.

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Are you suffering from headache, jaw pain, or hairline cracks in your tooth enamel? These are all signs of teeth grinding (bruxism). Our office can suggest a solution. Make an appointment for an evaluation today.

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Do you want extra protection from tooth decay? Sealants are a plastic material we can apply to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. This solution is available for the permanent, undecayed teeth of children, teens and adults. Ask about it on your next visit.

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Patients may sometimes unnecessarily worry about pain during a dental procedure. You should never experience pain while in our care. Modern technology allows us the ability to provide anesthetic in a gentle and effective way, allowing for comfortable care for even the most extensive treatment.

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Our team meets and exceeds OSHA requirements. Please know that your safety is our top priority. If you have any questions about our safety protocols, please feel free to contact us.

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Small changes to your smile can make a big impact on your confidence. If you’ve considered fixing a chipped tooth, whitening, orthodontic treatment, or veneers, contact us for a cosmetic consultation. We love seeing our patients smile with confidence.

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Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss. When regular, preventive care is skipped, the prevalence of periodontal disease increases. Periodontal disease has been linked to many health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Keeping your regularly scheduled oral health examinations and cleanings can improve your oral and overall health. Contact us to schedule an appointment today.

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4221 Dolly Ridge Road
Vestavia Hills, AL

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 6pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 12pm

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