The latest updates on dental technology, treatments and how Nashville Restorative Dentistry is working to deliver the best possible care for our patients.
Add Flossing to Your New Year’s Resolutions
Jan 24, 2013
Your smile says a lot about you. Without realizing it, we all make assumptions about people based on their smile. If someone has pretty teeth and healthy gums, we assume they’re in good health. On the other hand, if someone has poor dental health, we assume many negative things about them. Though this isn’t always true, many studies uphold our beliefs. For instance, flossing helps prevent gingivitis and periodontal disease. It removes the plaque and bacteria from our teeth. If...
New Year, New Smile: Dental Veneers, Kor Whitening and Invisalign Clear Braces
Dec 17, 2012
We all love having a beautiful smile. No matter your age, being able to smile with confidence is very important. When you know that your teeth are crooked, out of alignment, have gaps, or are discolored, it can cause you not to smile as much because of embarrassment. There’s an easy solution though, that can solve most problems including crooked, discolored, damaged or misaligned teeth. That answer is dental veneers. By carefully formulating a plan especially for each individual, Dr....
Holiday Sweets and Dental Health
Nov 28, 2012
With so many holiday ads coming at us from every direction, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of Thanksgiving and Christmas and completely forget about calories. Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without pumpkin pie and whipped cream and we all have a favorite Christmas candy. We usually eat our share of these and other wonderful treats and simply tell ourselves we’ll go on a big diet after New Year’s. Though your waistline can suffer during the holidays, so...
Is There a Connection Between Brain Tumors & Dental X-Rays?
Oct 11, 2012
A recent study that connects certain brain tumors to dental X-rays has caused a considerable stir both in the public and amongst dentists across America. This study was published in a journal called “Cancer” and has been reported on by the NY Times, Fox, CNN, and many other major news associations. The study attributes an increased risk of a brain tumor known as a “meningioma” to radiation exposure from dental x-rays. Dental patients, dentists, and their staff are understandably concerned by...
Invisalign®: A Good Alternative to Adult Braces
Oct 08, 2012
You’ve probably seen the ads on TV for Invisalign®. Often, when we see patients who are interested in braces for their teeth, one of their main concerns is about whether Invisalign works. The ads make it look so easy and pain-free that most people have a hard time believing that this braces alternative actually works. We’ve become accustomed to accepting that if you want straight teeth and a beautiful smile, you must endure some pain and suffering. This is simply...