Mouth Healthy Food
  Food that you eat can affect your teeth and gums from the first bite. The mouth is the first step in the process the body uses to break down and absorb nutrients in food. The food you put in your mouth can prompt the bacteria in your mouth to grow and multiply, leading to plaque formation, gum disease, and tooth decay. There are, however,...
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Oral Surgery Recovery
  If your loved one has experienced oral surgery, they will likely require assistance during recovery. Improper aftercare can result in trauma or infection of the surgical area, so it is vital to be attentive while monitoring their recovery and providing care. Increase your chances of helping your loved one achieve a successful recovery by following the seven tips below: Advocate Rest. After oral surgery,...
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Tooth-Tips Nashville
  Every year, many of us make commitments to improve our health and fitness, save more money, or eat better. This year, why not prioritize your oral health as well? Here are a few easy ways to maintain a happy mouth. Brush at Least Twice a Day Brushing your teeth regularly is necessary to protect against tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing reduces plaque buildup...
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Invest in oral health TN
  Oral health, including that of your mouth, teeth and gum tissue, is more important than you might realize. It is an essential part of your overall health and can impact other areas of your body negatively if you don’t take care of yourself. Practicing good dental health is a life-long investment and is worth every effort. The good news is you don’t have to...
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Tooth Loss Nashville TN
  As an adult, proper tooth care is essential to keeping all your teeth, and keeping all your teeth is a contributing factor to your overall health, eating habits, and confidence. There’s no tooth fairy visit to look forward to anymore and no promise of another tooth growing in to fill the empty spot. The good news is that adults these days keep their teeth...
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Given our commitment to the health and happiness of our patients, we are always exploring new ways to make dental care more accessible and convenient for you. That is why we’re excited to introduce you to the newest system we’ve adopted at OMSNashville: Leading Reach. Using Leading Reach, we will now be able to get crucial information to you at every step of care, presented...
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While pandemic guidelines are continually being updated as we learn new information, it’s generally considered safest to stay home as much as possible. As a result, you might be wondering if keeping your dental care appointment or scheduling oral surgery is the right move for your health. Prioritize Your Dental Health Unfortunately, going too long without regular dental care can be hazardous to your health...
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As the primary cause of approximately 30% of all cancer deaths in the United States, tobacco use plays a significant role in the development of oral cancers, including cancers of the upper throat, mouth, lips, nasal cavity, larynx, esophagus, and throat. In fact, there is no safe method for using tobacco, as both smoking and using smokeless tobacco are especially prone to causing cancer of...
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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...
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We appreciate our local dental and medical community entrusting us through referrals with the care of patients. As a healthcare professional, there are a few items to know that can help your patients transition more easily into the care of OMSNashville. Before seeing a patient, it helps our office to have any x-rays or photos taken along with a referral card if available. In order...
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