The Disturbing Facts about Gum Disease

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN You may be a health-conscious person, but are you as scrupulous about your dental health as you are about your overall wellness? This isn’t the case for most people, as gum disease is one of the most widespread chronic diseases in America. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in the country. It’s also widespread, affecting half of all Americans over the age of 30, based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and …

Find out how you could Sleep Better and Live Healthier

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Are you familiar with temporomandibular joint disorder? Also commonly referred to as TMJ disorder, this occurs when there is dysfunction with your temporomandibular (jaw) joints. Living with this disorder often leads to chronic pain. It also can affect the alignment of your bite and jaws, but did you know that untreated TMJ disorder also could impact your sleep? Devine Dentistry wants to explore this topic, and how we can help. Living with untreated TMJ disorder can cause systemic problems By that, we mean that …

Discovering an Alternative to Braces

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Millions of Americans seek orthodontic treatment to straighten their crooked teeth. Having straight, well-aligned teeth not only makes you feel better about your smile, but it also improves your oral health. It’s easier to keep your teeth clean, and you avoid potential problems like a misaligned bite or misaligned jaws. For years, straightening teeth meant getting braces. In recent years, treatment systems using clear aligners have become more popular. What if your child could achieve straighter teeth without the need for braces or transparent …