The following information is designed to provide helpful facts so you can make an informed decision as to whether dental implants are right for your situation. DENTAL IMPLANTS AND ROOTS The key benefit of dental implants over other tooth replacement systems is that an implant connects directly to the jaw bone. It’s obviously not the…

Questions to ask your SEC Dentistry Dentist Am I a candidate for cosmetic dentistry? Are my goals realistic? Can you show me a computer simulation or mock up of the anticipated change(s)? Do you use temporary crowns or veneers to allow a preview of the changes? How do you test shapes, sizes and colors of…

The importance of oral health and regular visits to your SEC Dentistry office Regular dentist visits can do more than keep your smile attractive – they can also tell dentists a lot about your overall health, including whether or not you may be at risk for chronic disease. New research suggests that the health of…

Everyone knows that lax oral hygiene can lead to a wide number of problems, but sometimes we all need a gentle reminder of the risk we run by cutting corners. In this article we run you through some of the most common problems that can arise and how you can make sure to avoid them….

We all know that our oral health plays a significant role in determining our overall health. In recent years, a growing amount of research has found compelling associations that link common oral health problems like tooth decay and gum disease to an increased risk for such chronic health problems at heart disease, dementia, arthritis, and…

Bad breath…halitosis, whatever you call it, it’s something almost all of us suffer from at some point in our lives. So what causes this timeless turnoff, and what can you do about it? Causes of bad breath and how your Franklin, TN dentist office can help The odor is caused by wastes from bacteria in…

If you have stained, broken or uneven teeth, your cosmetic dentist in Franklin, TN, can help! Cosmetic dental procedures include: Bleaching to make teeth whiter Repairing chips or rough spots with fillings that match your teeth Filling cavities with tooth-colored materials Reshaping teeth that don’t match the others Closing gaps between teeth Covering broken teeth with…

It’s possible to brush your teeth effectively with a manual toothbrush. However, an electric toothbrush can be a great alternative to a manual toothbrush, especially if you have arthritis or other conditions that make it difficult to brush well. An electric toothbrush’s bristle movement might even help you remove more plaque from your teeth and…

Many people suffer from toothache caused by sensitivity, but for many this could be a warning sign of something more serious. If you experience sharp and sudden pain when eating certain foods or exposing your teeth to extreme changes in temperature then you almost certainly have a sensitivity problem.  This pain is caused when the…

Cosmetic Dentistry – Crowns Dental porcelain can be sculpted to closely replicate the look of natural tooth enamel, while providing desirable strength and resilience. Porcelain crowns are an excellent choice when recreating the form and function of a damaged tooth, because a crown basically replaces the entire external portion of the tooth down to the gum…

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