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How Sugar Impacts Oral Health

How Sugar Impacts Oral Health

It’s Halloween, and along with the ghosts, goblins, and pumpkins comes lots of candy and sweets – and not just from trick-or-treating (or “inspecting” your children’s windfall). Many beloved fall treats and sweets, such as caramel and candied apples, and sweet potato casserole with marshmallow topping, can overload your mouth with sugar and take a toll on your teeth and gums. While most people know that sugar is bad for your teeth, fewer people understand just how sugar works to ...

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Benefits of Using the 3Shape TRIOS Dental Intraoral Scanner for Dental Patients

Benefits of Using the 3Shape TRIOS Dental Intraoral Scanner for Dental Patients

The 3Shape TRIOS dental intraoral scanner is a hand-held 3D scanning tool that is redefining the fundamentals of digital impression techniques in the dental industry. One of the most important aspects of the 3Shape TRIOS dental intraoral scanner is the impact it has on a patient’s overall dental experience. Curious about how the innovative 3Shape TRIOS dental intraoral scanner can benefit you as a dental patient? Or maybe you’re a dentist wondering how it can improve your patients’ experience as ...

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Understanding Apicoectomy Surgery

Understanding Apicoectomy Surgery

When a nonsurgical root canal fails to save a tooth, your dentist may recommend having an apicoectomy. Below is a guide to some of the most frequently asked questions about apicoectomies to help patients grasp a better understanding of this relatively common oral surgery procedure. What Is an Apicoectomy? An apicoectomy involves an oral surgeon opening the gum tissue next to the tooth to get a better look at the bone. Subsequently, the surgeon will remove any diseased or swollen ...

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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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