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Dentist vs. Oral Surgeon

Dentist vs. Oral Surgeon

When you need to have a complex procedure done on your teeth or in your mouth, such as wisdom teeth removal, your dentist may recommend you visit an oral surgeon. While an oral surgeon may initially sound interchangeable with a dentist, they fulfill different roles and have different educational and training experience when it comes to dental health. Below is a guide to help Middle Tennessee patients understand the difference between dentists and oral surgeons. What Is a Dentist? A ...

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New Year, New You! The Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants

New Year, New You! The Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants

Confidence and self-esteem begin with a great smile, and the start of a new year is a great time to think about ways you can improve your smile. If you are like millions of other adults and have suffered the loss of all of your upper or lower teeth (or both), All-on-4 dental implants can be part of the solution. What Are All-on-4 Implants? Tooth loss becomes a much more common problem than many people realize as we age. Studies ...

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Top Tips for a Healthy Mouth in the New Year

Top Tips for a Healthy Mouth in the New Year

Having a great smile is important for your self-confidence and quality of life. But a healthy mouth can benefit your health in several ways, reducing your risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s, lung infections, and so much more. Commit to improving your health this year with these tips for a healthy mouth. Drink More Water Drinking soda and coffee can stain your teeth and eat away at enamel. Cutting back on soda will improve your health in a number of ways, ...

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Having Wisdom Teeth Removed Over the Winter Holiday Break

Having Wisdom Teeth Removed Over the Winter Holiday Break

The winter holidays are quickly approaching, and from purchasing gifts to decorating the home, many families are preparing for the festivities ahead. However, wintertime is also a perfect opportunity to schedule a wisdom teeth extraction for you or your child. The oral surgeons at Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Nashville not only agree that you should take advantage of the winter break for this necessary procedure – we highly encourage it! When Should You Remove Wisdom Teeth? While you may think ...

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