Posted on 6/14/2020 8:29 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Dental Implants are designed to fit, feel, and function just like your natural teeth. When it comes to missing teeth dental implants are considered the permanent solution because they provide patients with a long-lasting solution to their missing teeth problem. However, although dental implants can be considered a long-term solution it is just as important to be sure they are being properly maintained.
How To Properly Care For Your Dental Implants
Your dental implants are designed to feel just like your natural teeth which makes caring for them very similar to how you would care for your natural teeth. Specifically, this relates to brushing and flossing at least twice a day. Also, when it comes to maintaining your dental implants it is important to maintain regularly scheduled appointments with your dental professional. Doing so will help you maintain good standing with your oral health. Also, it will ensure that your dental implants will last you a long time.
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Posted on 6/8/2020 8:19 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
A vast majority of the population suffers from dental anxiety. It is actually estimated that more than 10% of Nashville, TN adults avoid going to the dentist because of how severe their dental anxiety is.
Causes of Dental Anxiety
There are quite a few reasons people experience anxiety about dentists including the following:
Fear of pain
Bad gag reflex
Sedation is the Solution
Thanks to advancements in sedation dentistry it is now easier than ever to reduce your dental anxiety. Also, there are many forms of sedation that can be utilized and doing so helps patients no matter what form of anxiety they are dealing with. Also, while the sedation helps to calm the patient and help them relax it also works to help the doctor treat you more efficiently.
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If you are experiencing dental anxiety especially if it is keeping you from seeking important dental work then it would be beneficial i ...
Posted on 5/18/2020 8:50 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Gum recession is a very prominent issue for many dental patients and because it occurs slowly and gradually it is often not easy to detect. If you start to experience gum recession it would be best if you reached out to your dental professional to seek treatment as soon as possible. Doing so would be very beneficial because gum recession is a major warning side that you may be developing gum disease.
1. Gum Disease
Gum disease usually occurs because of a lack of proper oral hygiene. Meaning if you are not engaging in good oral care you are more likely to develop gum disease. Healthy oral hygiene would include brushing and flossing at least twice a day in order to avoid plaque buildup. Also, this lower your chance of having any bacteria buildup below the gumline which can create inflammation.
2. Brushing Too Hard
Although, it is important to be sure that you are brushing your teeth twice a day regularly it is also very important to be sure that you are not brushing too hard. This is b ...
Posted on 5/8/2020 8:29 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Laser gum surgery has major health benefits because it improves your oral health by removing bacteria within your mouth that can be detrimental to your oral health. Also, because of the fact that your oral health is connected to your overall health when you have laser gum surgery and improve your oral health you are also improving your overall health.
Posted on 4/25/2020 1:27 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
When it comes to tooth loss dental implants are the only tooth restoration option that’s is created to look and feel like your natural tooth and that is permanently installed into your mouth. Also, with the proper care dental implants have the ability to last a patient a lifetime. Dental implants have also been proven to not only replace lost teeth, but to also help with bone growth.
Posted on 4/5/2020 1:07 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
You probably already know it. That the dull ache underneath that tooth won’t subside on its own. That chipped tooth will only get worse if it continues to go untreated. That uncomfortable sensitivity to hot or cold food or drink will only increase in severity.
Posted on 3/18/2020 4:29 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Your oral health will fail if you lose your teeth. Over time, your teeth's location can shift and allow an irregular or misaligned bite to develop. You may also start losing structure in the jaw bone because you don't have tooth roots any more to give it the strength it needs.
Posted on 3/18/2020 4:08 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Upon breaking your dental implant, you might be worried you ought to remove the whole system. We may also restore or remove your implant's tooth section without resolving your dental implant's post component. This makes it smoother and quicker for you to continue. Many patients can plan and complete the restore in a single day.
Posted on 2/21/2020 5:43 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
If you are suffering from tooth and bone loss, you may be in extreme pain, dealing with embarrassment, and struggling with eating foods and speech. Nashville Periodontal Group and their team is available to help if you are in this situation.
Posted on 2/13/2020 5:16 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
When it comes to maintaining optimal oral health, gum health is extremely important. When your gums become infected and or you are experiencing soft tissue deterioration, gum grafting will be extremely important for you to undergo.