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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patient Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patient Information

OMSNashville Coronavirus Update – March 19, 2020 We have been closely following the protocols involving COVID-19 and with the recommendations from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, and the Tennessee Dental Association, OMSNashville will be closing 5 out of 7 of our office locations effective March 19,2020 lasting through April 5, 2020. It is our hope that we can come together as a community and do our part to flatten the curve. Our Hendersonville and ...

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How To Make Sure Your Dental Implant Surgery Is A Success

How To Make Sure Your Dental Implant Surgery Is A Success

Getting a dental implant at OMSNashville? Want to make sure your surgery is a success? Here are a few tips you can follow to ensure that your surgery goes off without a hitch – and that you can recover quickly. Stop Smoking/Tobacco Use  If you smoke or use tobacco (chewing tobacco, dip, etc.) after your dental implant surgery, your risk of implant failure can rise significantly. Tobacco use interferes with proper healing, and can cause your implant to fail. This ...

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4 Signs It’s Time To Have Wisdom Teeth Removed

4 Signs It’s Time To Have Wisdom Teeth Removed

Not everyone needs their wisdom teeth to be removed. Some people have enough space in their mouths for wisdom teeth to grow in properly. However, if you have a smaller mouth or have had orthodontic work done, you might not have enough space. This can lead to complications, such as “impacted” (not fully erupted from the gum) wisdom teeth. So how do you know if you need your wisdom teeth removed? Here are the top 4 signs. Jaw Pain, Soreness ...

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Sleep Awareness Month: Sleep Apnea

Sleep Awareness Month: Sleep Apnea

If your partner snores, it’s probably bothersome to you. Dealing with the sound can make it hard to fall asleep or stay asleep. In many cases, snoring is harmless aside from the lost hours of rest, but it could be a sign that something serious is wrong. Snoring is one of the main symptoms of sleep apnea. What is Sleep Apnea? You may have heard the term “sleep apnea” before, but you might not know what it means. It is ...

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