If you’re planning a trip, the last thing on your mind is probably emergency dental services. It will quickly become a top priority, however, if you suffer from a painful toothache or lose a crown on vacation. Knowing what to do and where to go for help during a dental emergency, while not in your hometown can save you a great deal of anxiety in...
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The weather is getting warmer, and that means there are lots of fun outdoor activities on the horizon. However, it’s important to take the proper precautions before you begin your summer fun. Since April is National Facial Protection Month, it’s the perfect time to learn how to keep yourself protected. Knowing When to Use Facial Protection When it comes to keeping your face and mouth...
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Tips for Healthy Teeth

March 11, 2019

You may think that by the time you’re referred to an oral surgeon, the oral health ship has sailed, and there’s nothing more you can do. That couldn’t be further from the truth – you can always begin a tooth care regimen to prevent further damage. In fact, before and after oral surgery are two of the most important times to maintain your oral health....
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Dentist vs. Oral Surgeon

January 14, 2019

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...
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After going through any type of surgery, it’s important to follow the appropriate post-surgery procedures to recover. Sometimes, you may have to adjust your lifestyle. After an oral surgery, like wisdom teeth removal, you have the added complication of needing to adjust the foods you eat until your mouth can handle your regular diet. To help the Nashville community make the most of a menu...
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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...
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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...
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Not everyone gets to enjoy a mouth full of 32 healthy, permanent adult teeth. Some children don’t have adult teeth waiting behind baby teeth, while others might have accidents and lose adult teeth early in life. Although missing a permanent tooth can be distressing, remedies and long-term solutions are available. Here’s what you and your child or teen need to do in this situation. Discuss...
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All-On-4 is right for anyone in relatively good health who already wears dentures or may need to wear them soon. The benefits of All-On-4 in comparison to traditional dentures are numerous and significant.
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If your partner snores, it’s probably bothersome to you. Dealing with the sound can make it hard to fall asleep or stay asleep. In many cases, snoring is harmless aside from the lost hours of rest, but it could be a sign that something serious is wrong. Snoring is one of the main symptoms of sleep apnea. What is Sleep Apnea? You may have heard...
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