3Shape Trios Intraoral Scanner

3Shape Trios Intraoral Scanner

Tech For Your Health Medical technology is changing and evolving all the time. From the latest in robotic surgery to high-tech treatment options for mental health and wellness, read on to learn more about the most up-to-date technological advancements in healthcare. By Anna Hill   This wireless and portable oral scanner allows for quicker, more […]

Zirconia Dental Implants

Zirconia Dental Implant

Tech For Your Health Medical technology is changing and evolving all the time. From the latest in robotic surgery to high-tech treatment options for mental health and wellness, read on to learn more about the most up-to-date technological advancements in healthcare. By Anna Hill   Known for their attractive and natural look, zirconia dental implants […]

Preserving Bone with Dental Implants

illustration of a dental implant

Annual Bone & Joint Section Bones and joints are easily taken for granted, but they’re absolutely vital to our health and day-to-day activities. In the following section, learn how to keep your bones and joints healthy so that you can keep an active lifestyle for many more years to come. By Anna Hill   When […]

Periodontal Health Through the Years

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Annual Women’s Health Section   Although women tend to take good care of their oral health, their fluctuating hormones make them susceptible to gum disease.   By Lucy Morris     Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, can range from simple inflammation of the gums, called gingivitis, to periodontitis, a serious gum infection […]

Advancements in Dental Implant Restorations

Advancements in Medicine Section New Solutions for Tooth Loss Tooth loss is more common than you might expect. In fact, more than 35 million Americans are missing all of their upper and/or lower teeth. Unfortunately, substantial tooth loss, which causes shrinkage of the jawbone and surrounding tissue, can hinder your ability to eat, drink, and […]

Annual Oral Health Section – Children’s Braces

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For children suffering from crooked or crowding teeth, or for those faced with an overbite, underbite, or crossbite, certain daily activities like chewing food and brushing and flossing can be difficult. Fortunately, in addition to creating a beautiful smile, orthodontic care can protect teeth from unnecessary wear, prevent periodontal (gum) diseases, and correct jaw problems […]

Caring for Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

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When to Tell Your Dentist You’re Pregnant As soon as you know you’re expecting, it’s wise to inform your dentist. Not only are pregnant women supposed to keep up with their biannual checkups, many are actually encouraged to visit the dentist for additional cleanings during the second trimester and early third to keep plaque and […]

Periodontal Disease

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What is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal (“peri” meaning around and “dontal” meaning teeth) disease is an infection of the areas that surround your teeth. More commonly known as gum disease, bacteria infect the gums, periodontal ligaments, cementum (thin layer of bony material that connects the teeth to the jaw), and alveolar bone (bone that contains the […]

8 Secrets of Healthy Smiles

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Some secrets are worth sharing – here’s how you can keep your pearly whites shining bright. Secret 1: A Regular Routine. The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush – and flossing daily. Flossing can eliminate bacteria that your brush cannot reach. Good at-home care is the only […]

GLO Science Whitening Treatment

GLO Science Whitening Treatment in Chattanooga

What is GLO? GLO, which stands for guided light optics, is a technology designed to whiten teeth quickly and uniformly. The noninvasive system pairs a professional hydrogen peroxide whitening gel with a warming heat-plus-UV light mouthpiece to achieve desired results. Good Candidates for GLO Science For individuals looking to brighten their smile quickly and efficiently, […]

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