Reasons To Decide Against A Tongue Ring

Maybe it’s a sudden impulsive urge. Perhaps it’s something you’ve been thinking about for a long time. Maybe you land somewhere in the middle of those two extremes! In any case, when the main thing on your mind these days is the fact that you are considering adding a tongue ring into your reality, you might wonder the very general question: Is this a good idea or not? Though you will certainly receive different reactions and opinions, depending on who you speak with, our Columbia, TN team reminds you that we are here to offer some helpful facts. Consider what makes this accessory a potentially not-so-great choice in terms of your oral health.

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What If I Don’t Like The Shape Of My Teeth?

If you feel like there’s something wrong with you for disliking the shape of your teeth, think again! If you think you know exactly what’s making your teeth look less than desirable, you may be shocked to find out that there may be some surprise information our Columbia, TN team can share with you that may shift your perspective. Of course, most importantly, if you think you’re without options for making the shape of your teeth look more pleasing to your eye, so your entire smile looks more attractive, good news: We offer cosmetic care to help you with that!

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Restorative Treatments: Connecting The Dots! 

You know that restorative care is extremely important when you experience damage to your teeth or a hygiene-related problem, such as tooth decay. However, that doesn’t mean you’re necessarily connecting the dots in every single situation when restoring your smile is called for. Of course, this is perfectly normal! Though you know that this is the field of dental care required for repairs, it’s sometimes the deeper details that you don’t recognize right off the bat. The good news? Our Columbia, TN team would to offer you those little morsels of education that answer some of the bigger questions you still have!

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Whitening: What Happens Next When You Don’t Qualify?

When you decide that what would really make you happy would be a smile that looks much whiter, you figure that you’re going to need teeth whitening. So, naturally, you decide to come in to see our Columbia, TN team. However, what happens if you come in and instead of us informing you that you’re currently a wonderful candidate for whitening, we tell you that you’re not? Maybe you can become one. Maybe not! Your immediate thought is: Now what happens? Fortunately, though you may be a little alarmed that the reality of your experience didn’t line up with what you expected, we are happy to remind you … there’s an answer!

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Dental Crowns: 3 Amazing Things They Offer

It’s not lost on you, of course, that having access to dental crowns is a much more preferable way to live than not having access to prosthetics that are modeled after natural teeth. You know that this is a hollow “artificial tooth” that we can place over your own, when necessary. However, as for the reasons it’s so very nice to be able to receive one when you need one, well, you may find that you come up short when asked to drum up some advantages. To help you put two and two together, our Columbia, TN team would love to offer reminders about the amazing things offered by crowns!

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If Your Dental Hygiene Experience Is…

If you finish the sentence if your dental hygiene experience is … with some type of positive adjective, such as wonderful, enjoyable, fun, effective, and so on and so forth, then it sounds like you’ve got your home care down pat! However, if you end the sentence with a somewhat more negative term, then our Columbia, TN team would like to remind you: Your hygiene experience can be a good one! While you may assume that the brushing and flossing you’re working your way through at the moment probably leaves no room for change, that’s absolutely not true! Let us know how you’re feeling and we will offer suggestions that can let you enjoy a complete 180 with your hygiene routine!

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Why Ignoring Bad Breath Is, Well … Bad!

When you have bad breath, the first thing you usually do is try to figure out what you ate, decide to stop eating that for a while, make sure you’ve brushed and flossed your smile, use mouth wash, try adding some minty gum into the mix, and you figure that the issue will sort itself out. However, when you do everything you can think of, yet your efforts fail, it leaves you with two options: Do something about the breath situation or just ignore it! While pretending nothing is wrong may feel like an easy solution, our Columbia, TN team explores some reasons with you that this is actually a bad plan. Instead, allow us to help!

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How Natural Are Tooth-Colored Fillings?

When it comes to your dental treatment, natural is better. The more lifelike your treatment is and the less impact it has on the rest of your oral health, the more effectively it can restore and preserve your smile. For example, at our Columbia, TN, dental office, we offer more natural tooth-colored fillings for addressing common cavities. In addition to looking more like your natural tooth structure, tooth-colored fillings are also able to better preserve your tooth in the long run. (more…)

Times When The Only Answer Is: Schedule A Checkup!

There are times when our Columbia, TN team will advise you to stay home and keep an eye on your smile. There are moments during which we will tell you that you’re experiencing something that you can treat on your own. Then, there are those instances in which we will advise you to come in for a dental checkup no matter what! Curious about whether you’re facing one of those moments? Allow us to provide you with some insightful examples that will quickly help you understand that seeing us is always to your advantage when you may benefit from care.

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Smile Changes You Didn’t Realize Could Be Quick!

When you know that what you want to do is change or improve your smile in some way, whether it’s cosmetic or restorative, but you start to worry that the treatments you’ll need are going to require a lot of time and energy … it may cause you to feel the sudden urge to turn back. Yes, of course, it’s important to prioritize your smile! However, it’s natural to wish for quick and speedy care that adds the luxury of convenience to your experience. With that said, we have some lovely news! Our Columbia, TN team always takes it upon ourselves to make your dental care as streamlined and efficient as possible (even when you least expect it). Consider some examples that might surprise you!

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