6 Holiday Healthy Teeth Tips

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Holiday Dental Tips Brentwood TN 6 Holiday Healthy Teeth Tips It’s that time of year where sleigh-bells are ringing, children are singing, and the last thing we tend to think about is our oral health. I mean, we’re pretty sure no one is sitting on Santa’s lap and asking for peppermint floss for Christmas. So... Read more »

Is Flossing Your Teeth Really Important?

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Flossing Brentwood TN Is Flossing Your Teeth Really Important? Despite a rogue news report a few years ago, the benefits of regular flossing and brushing have generally been widely accepted. So, why do only 30% of Americans report flossing daily and even more (32%) admit to never flossing at all? Most likely it’s... Read more »

The Importance of Gum Health

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Gum Disease Brentwood TN The Importance of Gum Health Let’s see those pearly whites! You hear it all the time, but when was the last time someone wanted to see your healthy pink gums? Though they may be destined to play second fiddle to their white, show-stealing counterparts, gums are really the unsung hero... Read more »

What Does Smoking Do to Your Teeth?

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Tooth Discoloration Brentwood TN 14 of every 100 individuals age eighteen and over smoke in the United States, according to a 2017 Center for Disease Control report. This means 14% of America is lighting up! The Surgeon General has been warning people for decades, emphasizing that smoking is bad for your health. But what makes it bad for... Read more »

Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda

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Soda Effect on Teeth Brentwood TN Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda Value your pearly whites? Enjoy the appearance of your smile? Then, it is in your best interest to stop drinking soda. Soda is a delicious treat. However, many people drink soda on a consistent basis. Most individuals don't just stop with one! Some people... Read more »

Can You Get Cleaner Teeth by Chewing Gum?

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Gum Teeth Whitening Brentwood TN Can You Get Cleaner Teeth by Chewing Gum? Basic on statistics, the United States is clearly a gum-chewing nation.  A startling 173.41 million people in the US chew gum. Chewing gum is valuable to your body and mind.   It can also help keep your teeth clean! Chewing gum is an enjoyable pastime... Read more »

How Dental Health Impacts the Rest of Your Body

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Dental Health Brentwood TN How Dental Health Impacts the Rest of Your Body Over 3.5 billion people, or half of the world's population, are affected by oral diseases! It’s important to understand that oral health doesn't only affect a person's mouth. Poor dental health can lead to issues throughout the body.  Oral symptoms are often... Read more »

How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth

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Dental Health Brentwood TN How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth Dental cavities, or tooth decay, affect over 90% of the U.S. adult population. Gum disease, while less common, still affects an alarming 50% of adults over the age of 30.  U.S. children are suffering too, with tooth decay affecting more than 40% of those between the ages... Read more »

Dental Hygiene Basics Everyone Needs to Know

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Dental Hygiene Brentwood TN Dental Hygiene Basics Everyone Needs to Know Happy National Dental Hygiene Month!  Many individuals refrain from visiting the dentist for a wide variety of different reasons. If you're among these thousands of people who don’t enjoy seeing the dentist, it would be wise to spare yourself the stress of frequent... Read more »

How To Choose the Best Mouthguard for You

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Mouthguard Brentwood TN How to Choose the Best Mouthguard for You Mouthguards are essential for protection during certain sports and physical activities.  Without them, you’re likely to experience tooth injuries like cracks or fractured roots. Some individuals even experience the complete loss of teeth! This is why athletes need to take extra precautionary measures to... Read more »