Many are questioning the safety and validity of root canals and their possible connection to the "c" word—yes, cancer.Read more »
Posts by: Downtown Dental
Taping your mouth shut could be a healthy thing.
There is a weird benefit to nighttime “mouth taping” that you should know about. If you’re like most people, the idea of taping your mouth shut while you sleep might sound a little crazy and maybe even scary. But as it turns out, mouth taping might just be the key to a restful night of sleep andRead more »
Water Flossing 101
You have a choice of more than just dental floss to clean between your teeth. There are now hundreds of products on the market for interdental cleaning, ranging from wooden sticks to interdental brushes, and now even oral irrigation devices also known as water flossers (or Water Piks.) Clinical studies of the Water Pik haveRead more »
How do we deal with dental anxiety?
We deal with dental phobia every day, and we get it. While our goal is always to make you as comfortable as possible and to give every patient a great experience, we understand that dental phobia is real and can be truly scary.Read more »
Why we care about your sleep quality
Our dental patients should know why we are listening (and looking) closer for the telltale signs that they may not be sleeping well.Read more »
Nashville Soccer Club: Official Dentist
Who better to treat soccer players than a soccer player? We're thrilled to be the OFFICIAL DENTIST of Nashville Soccer Club.Read more »
Does oil pulling really work?
We support holistic approaches to your oral care. Here's some real talk about oil pulling and how we think it can be beneficial.Read more »
Surgically Clean Air for our patients
We invested in a Surgically Clean Air system because we believe that paying attention to the quality and purity of the air in our office creates a win/win situation for our patients and team members.Read more »
Here’s what really happens when you’re sleep deprived.
Whether it’s the occasional night of too-little sleep or the larger, more chronic sleep debt so many people face, the brain and body are severely compromised by the effects of sleep deprivation, and we are committed to helping our patients understand and treat these challenges. With that in mind, it feels like a good timeRead more »
Mouth breathing: what every parent needs to know
Most people don’t realize that mouth breathing is a complex health concern that can lead to sleep apnea, speech impediments, and improper facial growth.Read more »