If you have a worn out smile with stained teeth, you may want to get a confidence boost by improving your smile with porcelain veneers. As porcelain veneers grow in popularity, a large part of the population still don’t know what they are. Veneers are thin, custom-made shells designed to cover the front surface of…

We often take things for granted and our oral health is no exception. When people start cutting expenses, regular dental checkups are one of the first things to go. But not anymore! Valentine’s Day is a day to make time for those that are special to us. It’s time we realize what our teeth really…

In 2018, studies found that most people who made a New Years’ resolution chose to focus on self-care; be it eating healthier, going to the gym, or saving more money. As the self-care industry is still going strong in 2019, the trend of self-care focused resolutions is bound to continue, so why not make getting…

If you’ve had significant dental work done to correct a problem with your teeth in the past, SEC Dentistry may have brought up the idea of crowns or bridges to you as a way to continue correcting the problem. So what’s the difference between a crown and a bridge, and when do you actually need…

The holidays can be incredibly tough on teeth. Thanksgiving not only means seeing your family; it usually means gathering around a sumptuous feast full of irresistible holiday food that can not only affect your waistline but also your oral health. However, As some of us know all too well, the holidays can be incredibly tough on teeth! Luckily…

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…

Women should see their family dentist during pregnancy – Franklin, TN There’s no need for pregnant women to worry about dental treatment or x-rays. A U.S. obstetrician/gynecologist group stated that these dental procedures are completely safe. The group also recommended ob-gyns to perform dental health tests during a woman’s first prenatal visit. This helps spur…

Why You Need To Visit The Dentist A dentist will help you keep your teeth longer throughout your life. Maintaining the bony ridges that support the teeth are important for the health of your teeth and if you’ve lost teeth, the possibility of implant placement into the future. 2. Fight cancer Every hour, someone in…

Doctors say to wash your hands every time after you blow your nose to make sure you don’t reinfect yourself with cold germs. I wonder what I should be doing after I’ve spit up some nasty phlegm. Right now, I just rinse my mouth with cold water. What do you suggest? They say doctors don’t…

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