The latest updates on dental technology, treatments and how Nashville Restorative Dentistry is working to deliver the best possible care for our patients.
Get a Virtual Dental Consultation from Home!
Jun 09, 2020
The most convenient way to visit the dentist. Whether the problem is functional or cosmetic, the first step in solving any issue with your teeth is to go to the dentist for a consultation. You’ve done it before. You make an appointment, head to the dentist, and then after you’re done you have to make a follow-up appointment to start fixing the problem. This process has unfortunately been the only option until recently. Now, with modern technology, we are able...
Healthline quotes Dr. Jones on the holistic effects of vaping & smoking
Jun 17, 2020
Vaping has been in the news a lot lately, which prompted Healthline to reach out to medical professionals about how it affects your mouth’s microbiome. One of the medical experts they spoke to was Nashville Restorative Dentistry’s Dr. Jones, who explained how interconnected the mouth and the rest of the body are. You can check out the full article here: What Vaping, Smoking Do to Your Mouth's Biome — And How That Affects Your Health
Dr. Jones on Coronavirus Office Safety
Jun 17, 2020
As dental offices are reopening, many people are wondering what extra precautions are being taken to keep dental staff and clients safe. OnlineDaily 24 reached out to our own Dr. Ryan Jones to see what steps Nashville Restorative Dentistry is taking to improve safety for everyone. You can check out the full article here: Dentists Describe Their Preparations to Battle Coronavirus
Is the Shrinking Human Jaw Causing more Sleep Apnea?
Jun 15, 2020
More than 18 million adults in the U.S. suffer from sleep apnea today, and one major reason for that is the shrinking human jaw. Research shows the human jaw has become significantly smaller since the days of prehistoric hunter-gatherers, further obstructing airways in modern humans. Cue the sleep apnea. Why are our jaws betraying us? Paul Ehrlich, Ph.D., explains in his book “JAWS: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic” that this jaw-shrinking has been influenced by biological, cultural and dietary...
Brief Update on COVID-19
May 11, 2020
NRD family, I hope this finds you and your family in good health. I am thankful to share with you that Nashville Restorative Dentistry is open again as of May 11th. We are excited to be together again as a team, see all of you, and return to the profession to which we are dedicated. As we work toward a new normal, I know that many things in our lives will be different to varying degrees, so I'd like to...
What is a Holistic Dentist?
May 01, 2020
Holistic Dentistry Explained. As a comprehensive care dental practice offering holistic-focused care, we often hear questions like: What is a holistic dentist? Why is holistic dental care important? How can I find a holistic dentist near me? In this post, we will answer these questions by explaining how holistic dentistry differs from traditional dentistry, why holistic dental care is important for both prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, and how you can find a holistic dentist in your area. More focused on...
Crooked, crowded teeth? We have options.
Nov 12, 2019
When most of us think of straightening teeth, we think of braces— the multicolored brackets, wires and rubber bands found in the mouths of many teenagers. For some of us, we found our way into adulthood with crooked, crowded teeth or teeth with gaps between them. Fortunately, Modern orthodontics has several options for adults to fix their crooked teeth and find a new, confident smile without the embarrassment of metal wires in their mouths. If you’ve decided it’s time to...
How Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health
Aug 20, 2019
Generally speaking, everyone knows it’s important to have a healthy mouth. Nobody wants cavities or gingivitis, much less a toothache or to lose a tooth. However, what most people may not realize is that your oral health affects a lot more than just your mouth. The health of your teeth and gums have a direct impact on the well being of the rest of your body. Poor oral health has been linked to a number of different illnesses and issues....
5 Benefits of Dental Implants
Jul 29, 2019
What exactly are dental implants? Simply put, a dental implant replaces the root of a missing tooth. They are made from either titanium or zirconia and we’ve had a lot of success using both. Should we decide dental implants are the right choice for you, we’ll happily walk you through the difference so you can make the best decision. Once the implant is securely healed to the jawbone, it can serve as a solid foundation for attaching a natural-looking crown...
The Hidden Dangers of Dental Plaque
Jan 30, 2019
The soft, sticky film that collects on teeth after eating sugary or starchy foods is called plaque. Dental plaque contains a host of bacteria that is directly linked to tooth decay. But cavities aren’t the only serious issue associated with this build up. There is a direct relationship between improper oral care and overall health problems. The bacteria contained in plaque can trigger inflammation not just in the mouth but also throughout the body. The bacteria in dental plaque...
Get to Know Dr. Ryan Jones – Video
Dec 19, 2018
In this video, you will get to know Dr. Ryan Jones, one of the best—if not the best—dentist in Franklin. If you are looking for a dentist who can meet all your dental needs, you are in the right place. Check out this video and get to Dr. Jones. By the way, if the video doesn't load properly, we have added the video transcript below for your convenience. Ryan Jones: Hi, I'm Dr. Ryan Jones. I've been practicing since 2010....
Meet Our Talented Team at Nashville Restorative Dentistry (Video)
Dec 09, 2018
Betsy Welch: My name is Betsy Welch. I'm a Dental Hygienist, and I'm the new Patient Coordinator. Ellen Crosby: I am Ellen Crosby, I am a Dental Hygienist. Cami Carter: I Cami and I am the Hygiene Coordinator. I am the one who greets you when you come in the door. Pam Henson: Hi I'm Pam Henson and I am the Office Manager here at Nashville Restorative Dentistry. Tonya Parks: I'm Tonya, I'm a Dental Assistant here at Nashville Restorative...
BioHorizons Titanium Dental Implants
Dec 05, 2018
Dental implants are becoming an increasingly popular treatment strategy for missing teeth. In fact, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, there are 3 million people in the U.S. who have implants, and that number is growing by around half a million every single year. At Nashville Restorative Dentistry, we offer a variety of dental implant treatment options. One of our most popular being BioHorizons titanium dental implants. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are the new standard for...
Zeramex Implants – For Patients Who Don’t Want to Use Metal
Dec 05, 2018
Here at Nashville Restorative Dentistry, we offer zirconia implants as an effective alternative for your traditional dental implants. Traditional dental implants are made using metal, such as titanium and other metal alloys. While these types of implants are a great option, you might have a few reasons why you want to avoid a metal implant. Whether you’re allergic to traditional titanium used in implants, or you just want to avoid exposure to the metals used in traditional implants, we get...
Get one-day treatments with CEREC technology
Nov 02, 2018
If you are looking for truly innovative dentistry using the most advanced technology, look no further than Nashville Restorative Dentistry. Our office is one of the area’s leading providers of CEREC same-day dentistry, the quickest and most affordable way to enjoy the smile of your dreams. The CEREC process CEREC stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic. It is computer-aided dentistry that allows us to provide a vast range of advanced dental services all in one day. This means...