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Facial Trauma: Common Causes And What Can Be Done 

Facial Trauma: Common Causes And What Can Be Done 

Facial trauma can be broadly defined as any injury that causes significant damage to the structures of the face including the jaw, teeth and gums. These injuries can be either soft tissue injuries, which damage the skin or gums, or bone injuries, the result of breaks or fractures. Below is a look at the most common causes of facial trauma, and what can be done by oral surgeons to repair the damage done to the face and mouth. Common Causes ...

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The Importance of Pediatric Oral Health Habits

The Importance of Pediatric Oral Health Habits

The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month each February to raise awareness about pediatric oral health. It is important for children to develop proper oral hygiene habits to keep their teeth and gums healthy and strong. When to Begin Even before your infant begins to cut teeth, gum care and oral health should be a priority. Wipe the child’s gums daily to help reduce the risk of decay. This also establishes a routine so your child ...

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A Healthy Heart Depends on Good Oral Health

A Healthy Heart Depends on Good Oral Health

The heart is more than the organ we associate with love. The American Heart Association (AHA) strives to raise awareness about heart disease and how to preserve heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It’s important to learn about what impacts heart health, such as how oral health can affect your heart. How are Oral Health and Heart Disease Related? It is well-known that unchecked inflammation in the body is undesirable and leads ...

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Top Tips To Help With Anxiety Before Oral Surgery

Top Tips To Help With Anxiety Before Oral Surgery

Whether you have had oral surgery before or it is your first time, you may be a bit apprehensive about your upcoming procedure. While you’re certainly in good hands at OMSNashville, it’s normal to be a bit nervous. Here are a few tips that can help you deal with anxiety before oral surgery and feel more comfortable and relaxed about the procedure. 1. Bring Someone With You To Your Appointment It can be very comforting to have someone close to ...

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