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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patient Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patient Information

Published May 22, 2020 All OMSNashville Locations Open All OMSNashville locations are now open for emergency, urgent care, and elective procedures for patients. In order to continue to provide a safe environment for our patients, visitors and employees, we have modified our schedules, clinic workflow and waiting area according to the guidelines of the Tennessee Dental Association (TDA) and CDC. Some of our COVID protocols to note include: Patients ONLY will be allowed in the clinics (unless a parent is ...

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Surgical Orthodontics: The 3 Kinds A Patient Is Most Likely to Experience

Surgical Orthodontics: The 3 Kinds A Patient Is Most Likely to Experience

Orthodontists address issues in the mouth such as over/under bites, misaligned teeth, impactions, and conditions requiring dental appliances. Often times though, oral surgery is needed to assist orthodontists in their treatment plans. An oral surgeon will then carry out surgeries that address alignment problems in the patient’s mouth. Typically, these are done after growth in the jaw has stopped, which happen between the ages 13 and 16. Here are some of the most common surgeries and when they are used: ...

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What To Expect From All-On-4 Surgery

What To Expect From All-On-4 Surgery

Thinking about restoring your smile with All-On-4 dental implants? Not sure what to expect? Let’s discuss the basics of what you can expect from All-On-4 surgery now, so that you can learn a little bit more about the process. Pre-Implant Consultation You will need to come to OMSNashville for a pre-implant consultation. This is when your oral surgeon will take three-dimensional images of your jaw bone and teeth, and begin creating your surgical treatment plan. In addition, you’ll work with ...

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A Break From School and From Pain – Wisdom Teeth Removal This Summer!

A Break From School and From Pain – Wisdom Teeth Removal This Summer!

Our wisdom teeth get their name because they usually come in when in a person is 17–21 years old. Wisdom teeth are also called third molars, following the first set at age 6 and the second at age 12. Though these teeth often come in and function normally, often they are removed. Why Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth? Often, wisdom teeth present problems when they erupt through the gum line at an angle. This creates pockets that are difficult to ...

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