How Fast can I get a Dental Crown

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN For decades, getting a dental crown involved two separate appointments to your Nashville dentist in which you had to wait two weeks or more while a dental laboratory handmade your crown. All the while you wore a temporary crown to protect your tooth. This method is still widely practiced in dentistry today. But, your Nashville dentist at Devine Dentistry offers same day crowns for your convenience. Here’s how our same day crowns work and what it means for you as a patient. What’s a …

How Bad Teeth can Jeopardize your Life

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN An infected tooth can hinder your ability to eat and chew. It also can cause pain that affects you throughout the day, as well as impede your sleep. You probably know that an infection of this kind is not good for your oral health, but an infected tooth also can jeopardize your life. A tooth becomes infected when bacteria reach the nerve in the inner chamber of the tooth. This is typically due to extensive decay, a severely broken tooth, or from recurrent decay …

Get in the Know: Facts About Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN How do you feel when you wake up? Do you still feel tired, even though you slept all night? Does your partner complain about your snoring or gasping for air sounds that you make? Do you often wake up with headaches or struggle to stay awake during the day? If this sounds like you, then you may have obstructive sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder that plagues millions of adults. What is sleep apnea? Snoring is one of the most common symptoms of sleep …