Pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin pudding are just a few of the seasonal dishes and drinks that people look forward to all year. There’s no denying that they’re delicious, but do they damage your teeth? And, if so, how can you still have these autumn-inspired treats without increasing your risk of cavities? After all, the goal is to enjoy this time of year while it’s here – but minimize the amount of dental work you need from a dentist in Clarksville. In this blog, you’ll learn about the history of pumpkin and find out how you can still enjoy it while keeping your smile healthy at the same time!
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September 17, 2018
August 26, 2018
Lost fillings are one of the most common reasons for visiting an emergency dentist in Clarkesville. Make no mistake; you will require dental treatment to correct this problem if it happens to you. But immediate self-care is also important. Staying calm, saving the filling if you can, and controlling pain and swelling will make the recovery process go as smoothly as possible.
August 4, 2018
With September just around the corner, you’re probably already writing your child’s back-to-school list. This may include a new backpack, notebooks, pencils, and even a new lunchbox or cell phone, but does it also include a visit to the dentist? Many patients may not think of this at first, but it’s actually perfect to get done before they start school.
Visiting the dentist in Clarksville should be as routine as visiting the family doctor. Here are a few reasons why!
July 18, 2018
If you’re a parent of young children, you know that the shopping choices you make at the grocery store go a long way towards motivating them to do the things they should do, like eat a balanced diet and keep their teeth and gums clean. Just like some kids will eat green peppers (but not broccoli), they also prefer one type of toothpaste over another. But how can you choose the best children’s toothpaste? It can be a bit challenging, because not only do they have to like it – it also must keep their teeth healthy so they get great checkups at a children’s dentist in Clarksville. In this blog, you’ll get 6 tips for helping you pick one that does it all!
July 6, 2018
Childhood is a time of firsts. And, as you know if you’ve been a parent for very long, a little preparation beforehand can go a long way towards making these experiences smoother and easier – for both them and you! So when it comes to your child’s first visit with a children’s dentist in Clarksville, how can you help them avoid the fear and anxiety that plague so many adults? After all, you want to get them off to a great start so that they feel comfortable getting dental care throughout their entire lives. In this blog, you’ll get some great ideas for how to prepare your child for their first visit and set them up for a lifetime of healthy smiles!
June 6, 2018
In today’s busy world, everyone can agree that saving time is a good thing! Many people struggle to carve out time in their schedules for dental visits, so when you need a procedure that requires multiple visits, it can be a real hassle. Of course, you don’t want to sacrifice quality in favor of convenience, but when it comes to same day crowns in Clarksville, you don’t have to! Also called CEREC crowns (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics), this technology allows you to get a beautiful, ceramic crown that restores both the function and appearance of your smile – without having to come back twice. Keep reading to learn more about the advantages of same day crowns!
June 5, 2018
Did you know that crude versions of braces have been found on Egyptian mummies? That’s right; people have been trying to straighten crooked teeth for a lot longer than we initially thought! Beyond that, the first attempt at modern braces was by a French dentist in the 1700’s, which led to the traditional brackets and wires we have today. Then another huge leap was made 20 years ago when Invisalign became available. It’s been a complete game-changer because it delivers the same results as braces, but with several key advantages. In this blog, you’ll learn about the top 6 ways Invisalign in Clarksville can benefit you, as well as what makes the ideal candidate!
May 12, 2018
In the case of wisdom teeth, patients don’t always have to remove them. However, just because they don’t hurt or feel like they’re causing problems now doesn’t mean they won’t eventually. If your family dentist in Clarksville does determine they need removal, he wanted to emphasize that the summer season is an ideal time to get the procedure done.
In today’s post, your dentist gives a few reasons why you can benefit from wisdom teeth removal in the summer and what the signs and symptoms of needing removal are.
May 4, 2018
While tooth loss isn’t as common as it used to be, the technology designed to replace teeth has only gotten better over the years. Instead of settling for replacement options that don’t solve all the problems of tooth loss or feel as natural as real teeth, consider dental implants in Clarksville.
Today, your dentist explains exactly what you can expect from dental implants and why the benefits are worth the cost and treatment time to place. Keep reading to learn what they are!
April 25, 2018
You’ve been 3-0 the past couple of years. Yeah, almost 2 years cavity free. That’s a nice record, but this appointment with your dentist in Clarksville just ruined your streak! You have a cavity in the back of your mouth!
If you’re concerned with maintaining good oral health (as you should be), cavity prevention should be a priority in your dental routine. Learn more about cavities and how to prevent them in this week’s blog post.