Many people across the country struggle with different dental issues. Impacted teeth is a common oral/dental problem that can often cause pain and discomfort in the mouth and jaw area. A lot of people often dismiss impacted teeth as a simple toothache, and don’t get the dental care they need in order to address the issue, ultimately leading to worsening problems. What Is an...
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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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Facial Trauma Nashville TN
  Facial trauma refers to any injury to the mouth, teeth, jaws, or face. Many people experience some form of facial trauma in their lifetime, whether from a motor vehicle or bicycle accident, a fall, a sporting mishap, or some form of violence. Maxillofacial or oral surgeons specialize in treating these injuries and caring for people who have suffered facial trauma. Some common signs of...
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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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Sleep Apnea Middle TN
  Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by repeated interruptions in breathing. This stopping and starting of breathing during sleep often manifests as loud snoring. Sufferers often feel tired and unrested even after a long night of sleep. Sleep apnea has three different iterations – obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, and complex sleep apnea syndrome. Any of these, left untreated, can result in...
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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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If your family dentist has told you that your wisdom teeth have to come out, you have most likely been referred to an oral surgeon. You may be tempted to ask your dentist to perform the extraction because they make you comfortable or because you fear the word “surgery.” There are many benefits, however, to seeing a surgeon who specializes in this field. A general...
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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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Even though our permanent, adult teeth are meant to stay with us, there are some instances where they simply need to be removed. Some issues that force tooth extraction include: Crowded teeth Dental decay Gum disease/Periodontal disease Tooth infection Trauma Impacted teeth Even if you feel a little nervous about an extraction process, it’s good to know that it’s a fairly common procedure that people...
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Double jaw surgery is also known as Bi-maxillary Osteotomy. It is a specific type of orthognathic or corrective jaw surgery. Often, oral surgeons perform surgery on one jaw at a time. Double jaw surgery is when they perform surgery on both jaws simultaneously. The purpose of double jaw surgery is to correct both aesthetic and functional skeletal issues. A common condition double jaw surgery addresses...
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