James H. Duckworth, DDS

Our practice specializes in prosthodontics in Huntsville, AL serving North Alabama and Tennessee. We work very closely with you on your dental needs. Before beginning treatment we will let you know what we plan to do, what all your options are and the associated fee. Together we will make the final decision about your dental health.

Huntsville Dental Services

We are a dental office that strives to make your experience a pleasant one and our team will do everything to ensure that you leave more than satisfied.

Prosthodontics

Prosthodontic treatments are designed to produce a balance between functionality, longevity, and esthetics.

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Crowns, Bridges, & Veneers

Custom designed to enhance appearance and function.


3

Implants

Only the highest quality implant systems.

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Full Mouth Reconstruction

Dr. Duckworth specializes in full mouth restoration.


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Complete & Partial Denture

Full restoration of function and appearance.

Dr. Duckworth’s expertise allows him to provide the highest level of care available for many diverse and complex dental problems. Services provided in our office include:

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

The Value Of Your Smile

Having a healthy smile is not just about looking good. Recent research is documenting what dentists have known for years – that good oral health directly relates to good overall health. Poor oral health has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, pneumonia, osteoporosis, preterm birth, and low birth weight.

Your ability to chew comfortably and effectively directly relates to your ability to maintain a healthy diet; your overall health will steadily decline if you are unable to receive appropriate nutrition by eating meats, fresh fruits, and vegetables.

Your teeth and jaws are also important to speech. Many people become self-conscious and may even isolate themselves socially when they cannot eat or speak well due to missing or painful teeth. Confidence, self-esteem, and quality of life are all boosted by esthetic and functional improvements to your smile.

 

Affording Our Care

Considering the importance of healthy, functioning teeth to your overall health and well-being, you really can’t afford not to invest in your smile. Compared to transportation or other monthly expenses, quality restorative care is an excellent value.

Although we are not a “preferred” provider on any insurance plans, our office is pleased to work with you to maximize your dental insurance benefits. Be aware that dental insurance will only pay a small portion of the fees required for dental restoration

We do accept cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover.

 

Our Mission

Our goal is to restore every mouth to optimum comfort, function, stability, and aesthetics.

Dr. Duckworth seeks to evaluate each patient’s unique needs and concerns and to establish the most appropriate treatment for each individual.

Dr. Duckworth and his staff are committed to providing the highest level of prosthetic dental care, which prevents disease where possible and controls disease when necessary.

 

Menu Options

Please ensure you are using the latest version of RokNavMenu, available here.

To find all the parameters for Fusion Menu and Splitmenu, such as transitions, duration and sublevel position, go to:

  • (J15) Extensions → Template Manager → rt_enigma_j15 → Menu → Menu Control → Set Menu Type
  • (J17) Extensions → Template Manager → rt_enigma → Menu → Menu Control → Set Menu Type

Descriptions of each template parameter can be seen when you mouseover the label of each option.

Fusion with MegaMenu

Fusion Menu is a menu theme of the RokNavMenu extension, the addon that drives all RocketTheme template menus. It is primarily a javascript enhanced CSS dropdown menu, that combines standard suckerfish type functionality with animations, transitions and other advanced effects powered by Mootools.

  • 1/2/3/4 Column Modes
  • Custom Column Widths
  • Custom Menu Width
  • Menu Item Grouping
  • Item Distribution Controls
  • Animation Controls
  • Transition Controls
  • Duration/Delay Controls
  • Opacity Controls
  • Per Item Styling
  • Inline Modules
  • Inline Positions
  • Menu Item Subtext
  • Menu Item Icons

All Menu Items can be edited from Admin → Menu → Menu NameMenu Item.

Basic Fusion Parameters

  • Subtext is the option that allows you to insert additional text to the Menu Item Title. There is separate styling for this, making it useful for adding brief descriptions to menu items.
  • Menu Icon is the option that allows you to insert an inline icon / image to the Menu Item.

Advanced Fusion Parameters: Columns

Menu Columns

Columns of Child Items allows you to determine how many columns the Fusion dropdowns are presented in. You can have anywhere between a single dropdown to a four column dropdown.

Item Distribution

Item Distribution allows you to control how the menu items are ordered in the dropdowns:

  • Evenly: If there are 7 menu items in 3 columns, Fusion will allocate a 3,2,2 distribution - trying to equalize each dropdown.
  • Order: If there are 7 menu items in 3 columns, Fusion will allocate a 3,3,1 distribution - maintaining the item ordering.
  • Manually: Determine the exact distribution of items across all columns in the Manual Item Distribution field. For example, if there are 7 menu items in 3 columns, you can specify a 4,2,1 distribution.

NOTE: If your Columns of Child Items setting is configured to be 2 or more columns, you will need to manually set the column widths and distribution, as outlined below. The default is 180px which is too small for multiple columns.

Drop-Down Width (px)

Drop-Down Width (px) determines the total width of the dropdown, regardless of how many columns are shown. This option is to be used in conjunction with Column Widths (px)

Column Widths (px)

Column Widths (px) determines the width of each Column. Separate each width by a comma. The final column's width is determined automatically. This option is to be used in conjunction with Drop-Down Width (px)

Below are some example configurations:

  • Drop-Down Width: 480px: 160,160. Fusion automatically calculates the final width as 160, so in practise, 160,160,160 is the actual distribution.
  • Drop-Down Width: 600px: 160,160. Fusion automatically calculates the final width as 280, so in practise, 160,160,280 is the actual distribution.

Advanced Fusion Parameters: Groupings

What is Grouping?

Group Child Items changes the behaviour of child items in the dropdown menus, instead of creating a dropdown for the immediate sublevel, this option places them inline. See below for an illustrated example of the differences:

Configuration

NOTE: Grouping cannot be applied to root items, only child items.

Set Group Child Items to Yes to activate the mode. The sublevels well then appear below the parent menu item in a categorical type structure.

Advanced Fusion Parameters: Modules

Fusion is now capable of loading individual modules or entire module positions inside its dropdowns.

  • Inline Modules: Set Child Item Type to Modules to load all modules setup on your Joomla site in a list. Select the module you wish to display in the dropdown.
  • Inline Positions: Set Child Item Type to Modules Positions to load all module positions on your Joomla site in a list. Select the position you wish to display in the dropdown.

Splitmenu

A static menu system that displays 1st and 2nd level items in the main horizontal menu and further children in the Sidebar.

  • Subtext is the option that allows you to insert additional text to the Menu Item Title. There is separate styling for this, making it useful for adding brief descriptions to menu items.

Code Modification: Remove the Menu in the Title

(J15) Open /templates/rt_enigma_j15/html/modules.php:

(J17) Open /templates/rt_enigma/html/modules.php:

Change

<?php echo $menu_title_item->name.' '.JText::_('Menu'); ?>

To

<?php echo $menu_title_item->name; ?>

Or delete the entire line.

How to create Child / Sublevel menu items

Go to Admin → Menu → A MenuA Menu Item → Select a Parent Item, and it will appear as a child of it.

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