Why Your Friends Tell You Fillings Hurt

While your friends may have the best of intentions, you may find that when you mention you’ve scheduled a dental filling, those friends of yours have a shocking amount of unpleasant things to tell you. As you listen, you may start wondering why these individuals that you really do like would tell you a filling hurts if it doesn’t. Rest assured: There are actually some very good reasons for this very common phenomenon! Give our Columbia, TN team just a moment of your time to explain.

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Oh, That Breath! What To Do When It Gets Bad?

Sometimes, you wake up in the morning, your breath is quite awful, you brush, and all is well. Other times, you try and try to make it all better but not matter what you come up with, you find that you are still plagued with some very bad breath. What to do about this dilemma? You can’t exactly hide it (especially if you speak with others frequently) and it’s something that even you notice all day long. You realize, too, that if your mouth smells this terrible, it could mean something is wrong. Give yourself a moment to take a deep breath, let it out (just make sure nobody is nearby!), and then relax. Our Columbia, TN team has the help you need.

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Spring Hill Ice Cream Festival

What’s a quick hop, skip, and a jump when you’re headed toward free ice cream? If you weren’t already aware, there’s a very exciting, family-friendly, oh-so-delicious event on the horizon and it’s just the thing that makes a humid summer day feel so much more worth smiling about. It’s the Spring Hill Ice Cream Festival just a few minutes away from our Columbia, TN community.

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Protect TMJs And More: Don’t Ask Your Smile To Do So Much!

Of course, you know that your jaws are extremely powerful. They provide enough force for you to chew through your food every single day (even tough food, at that). Just as powerful as your jaws are, you know that your teeth are quite strong and resilient. So, put those details together, and you may think of your smile as an exceptional tool you can use when you really need it. Of course, if you’re using it for its main function, which is to chew your food or to allow you to communicate verbally, then all is well. However, if you figure that since you’ve got such power at your disposal that you should use it for anything you wish, you are overlooking something: Asking too much can lead to problems for your oral health. Our Columbia, TN team can help you better understand this with ease, so you can keep your oral structures safe!

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Stains And Your Smile: Where Are They Coming From?

Are you all ready for a whiter smile because of smile staining, which has left your previously white grin looking somewhat shabby? As a result, have you spent a considerable amount of time wondering what to do about this issue right now and what you can do about not letting this happen again? Our Columbia, TN team understands! Of course, we have all the info you could ever need!

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Your Dental Cleanings: The Top 3 Things To Remember

Patients have lots of ideas about dental cleanings. Fortunately, some are very serious about calling us up to schedule them right on time because they recognize the significant benefit of doing so! Would you classify yourself as one of these individuals? If not, then our Columbia, TN practice thinks you may have a few things to learn, to review, and ultimately … to remember! When you have the right idea about how important cleanings are for your preventive care and long-term oral health, it’s very easy to keep your smile nice and healthy.

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Dental Sealants: Why Choose Them For The New School Year?

There are heaps of things you’re going to be wading through as you gear up for the new school year! Of course, the goal is to do everything you can to help your kids feel prepared (and for you to feel prepared, too). While we cannot offer much help in regard to the mountain of supplies you may find yourself hunting for quite soon, our Columbia, TN practice can make sure your children go back to class for the 2018 semester and beyond with extra preventive protection for their smiles with dental sealants!

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Acid Erosion: What’s Going On And What You Should Know

You might hear the term acid erosion a lot when you’re listening to ads on the television for dental hygiene products. You’ll probably also hear us mention it from time to time. While you may have a general idea of what this means when you break down the definitions of each word within this term, you may not really know what it means for your oral health. You might not know why it’s happening or how to avoid it either! Unfortunately, this is a big problem for smiles! The good news? It’s avoidable and once you’re aware of the details, you’ll more easily be able to protect your grin.

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Dental Care: 3 Things To Remember About Your Hands

Your preventive dental care in Columbia, TN is of the utmost importance and this is something of which you’re already well aware. You rely on your hands to do the work for you, as you brush your teeth, floss your teeth, etc. So, if you haven’t received any significant tips for your hands or fingers just yet, today is the day! Keep in mind that when you go the extra step to make your smile care comfortable and work for you, it makes prevention more inviting, something you’re likely to be more consistent with, and the results speak for themselves!

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