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Protecting Your Teeth and Mouth During Fall Sports

Protecting Your Teeth and Mouth During Fall Sports

Football season is here and most of our patients are excited about it. Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery Nashville (OMSNashville) is excited too, but we want you to protect your teeth and mouth if you play football or any other fall contact sports. If you’re gearing up for another season or entering fall sports for the first time, remember to protect your teeth. Wear a Mouth Guard This is probably the best thing you can do to protect your teeth and mouth. While ...

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What Is A Tooth Abscess, And How Do I Know If I Have One?

What Is A Tooth Abscess, And How Do I Know If I Have One?

Got a toothache? Suffering from issues like inflammation around a particular tooth, or sensitivity to heat and cold? You may have a dental abscess, which can be a serious dental condition. Read on to learn more about this condition, how to recognize it, and how you can get treatment from an oral professional to relieve your pain and discomfort, and save your abscessed tooth. Understanding What A Tooth Abscess Is A tooth abscess is a pocket of infected pus around ...

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Dental Implants vs. Dentures – Why Should I Choose Implants?

Dental Implants vs. Dentures – Why Should I Choose Implants?

In modern dentistry, dental implants are considered the “gold standard” for replacing one or multiple missing teeth. In the past, teeth were often replaced by dentures or dental bridges, but dental implants have surpassed these options, and offer a better alternative. So, why should you opt for dental implants instead of dentures? Let’s discuss just a few of the reasons below. 1. Dental Implants And Restorations Last Longer Than Dentures First and foremost, dental implants last longer than dentures. Your ...

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Different Reasons Why Teeth Hurt

Different Reasons Why Teeth Hurt

Tooth pain is serious. It can range from mild and manageable to excruciating and painful. Either way, tooth pain can throw off your entire routine and motivate an urgent visit to your dentist. A variety of factors can cause tooth pain, organized into two categories – dental and non-dental. Dental Tooth Pain Cavities are the leading cause of tooth pain. A cavity is a hole in a tooth caused by bacterial decay leading to the loss of tooth structure (enamel ...

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