What Vitamin D has to do with your Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN These days, we hear a lot about vitamin D, which is naturally found in the sun’s rays. But, due to a concern for skin cancer, many of us lather up our skin with sunscreen before heading outside during the summer, especially when going to the pool or beach. While vitamin D is important for our bodies, we tend to block it out with the protective clothing and sunscreen that we wear. Your Nashville dentists at Devine Dentistry want you to know the importance of …

Why Stress-Free could be good for your Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN We all deal with some level of stress in our daily lives, but an extremely stressful situation can affect your physical and mental health. High-stress situations occupy your thoughts and zap your energy. Stress can affect your ability to rest, may hinder your appetite, and can lead to increases in blood pressure. Did you know, however, that stress also could have a major negative impact on your oral health? Stress is the main cause of bruxism, the clinical term for habitual teeth clenching and …