The latest updates on dental technology, treatments and how Nashville Restorative Dentistry is working to deliver the best possible care for our patients.
Brief Update on COVID-19
Mar 23, 2020
NRD Patients & Friends, We've made the decision to pause routine dental care in compliance with the ADA and CDC recommendations in order to protect our team and community. Due to Governor Lee's executive order, we will be closed until at least April 14th. As plans are able to be solidified, we will begin to reschedule appointments that have been affected and begin accepting new appointments as well. If you have an emergency that arises during this period, don't worry,...
Is Evolution a Cause of Sleep Apnea?
Feb 29, 2020
Evolution has given us a lot of great things: walking upright, great hearing, the disappearance of that pesky tail. But unfortunately, not every development has been good. More than 18 million adults in the U.S. suffer from sleep apnea today, and one major reason for that is evolution and 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...
What is a Holistic Dentist? Holistic Dentistry Explained.
Feb 02, 2020
As a family dentist office offering holistic focused dental 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. Have a cosmetic issue and...
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...
Nashville Restorative Dentistry: 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. According to Dr. Jones of Nashville Restorative Dentistry, 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. Nashville Restorative Dentistry explains that there is a direct relationship between improper oral care and overall health problems. The bacteria contained in plaque can trigger inflammation not just...
Get to Know Dr. Ryan Jones – Video
Dec 19, 2018
In this video, you will get to know Dr. Ryan Jones, who is 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....
Meet Our Talented Team at Nashville Restorative Dentistry (Video)
Dec 09, 2018
There are plenty of reasons why we are a great dentists, but our team definitely makes sure that we are! Watch the video below to get to know our talented team. And just in case the video doesn't load properly, we have also added the video transcript below for you. 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:...
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 look no further than Dr. Ryan Jones, founder of Nashville Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Jones’ 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 Dr. Jones to provide a vast range of advanced dental services all in one day....
Brentwood Dentist Office Answers Common Questions About Cosmetic Services
Oct 30, 2018
Nashville Restorative Dentistry, the office of Dr. Ryan Jones, has been serving the Nashville area for over two decades. This Brentwood Dentist has been named 2017 and 2018 Best Dental Practice in Williamson County and offers the area’s most comprehensive menu of cosmetic dental services available. Here, the staff answers questions regarding teeth whitening, veneers, implants, and more. Q: What is cosmetic dentistry. How does it differ from general dentistry? Nashville Restorative Dentistry: Cosmetic dentistry focuses on the aesthetics of...
Gum Disease Video – Systemic Health
Oct 16, 2018
We hope this gum disease video helps you find out more about the links between your dental health and overall health. If the videos do not load properly, we have provided the transcripts for you below. To schedule an appointment with your premier Brentwood dentist, call (615) 591-0294. Robert Jaffin: Gum disease or periodontal disease, has been associated with various systemic diseases. But, over time, we've learned that the mouth is the portal into the rest of the body, and...
Root Canal Informational Video
Oct 16, 2018
We hope this root canal informational video provides you with some valuable information. If the video does not load properly, we have included the transcript for you convenience. To schedule an appointment with your premier choice of dentist, Franklin, TN, call (615) 591-0294. Paige Woods, DDS: It’s another big topic in dentistry and again, I think I had two patients yesterday alone who came into the office and one said, "My brother told me I had to get all these...