Improve your Oral Health by Changing your Diet

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Do you know how to maintain a healthy mouth and avoid cavities? Most people will answer by saying that they need to brush and floss daily. While these tips play a significant role in helping us maintain good oral health, there is more to it than that. Your Nashville family dentists at Devine Dentistry want to share with you tips on how to improve your oral health by changing your diet. Diet What you eat matters when it comes to your teeth. It is …

What’s the Fastest way to get Straight Teeth?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN If you are aged 16 or older with crooked, misaligned, or spaced teeth, you might consider orthodontics to achieve that perfect smile. Traditional braces are known to produce straight teeth and beautiful smiles, although it could take years to achieve desired results. Today on the blog, cosmetic dentists in Nashville at Devine Dentistry answer the question – what’s the fastest way to get straight teeth? Find out how you can get straight teeth without others noticing and achieve results in as little as six …

What you need to know about Myofunctional Therapy

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN An increasing number of dental practices now offer myofunctional therapy as one of their services. In fact, your family dentists in Nashville at Devine Dentistry added myofunctional therapy. You may have heard this term, but remain unsure about what myofunctional therapy is, or what it can accomplish, but you will know much more about this type of therapy and its applications after you read this article. What is myofunctional therapy, and what is it used for? Myofunctional therapy is, in short, a way to …

3 Reasons to keep your Dental Implant Clean

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN It’s no secret by now that dental implants are becoming the go-to treatment for replacing missing teeth. From a single lost tooth to replacing a complete dental arch of teeth, implants are generally more preferred because they are permanent, and are the closest thing that you can get to having your natural teeth back. But, just because they aren’t susceptible to decay doesn’t mean they are maintenance-free. Dr. Brian Devine, an implant dentist in Nashville, recommends keeping your dental implants clean for these three …

Sleep Apnea can occur in Seemingly Healthy Individuals

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN If you are overweight or physically inactive, your risk of developing a sleep breathing disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea increases. However, healthy people—even athletes in peak physical condition—can develop obstructive sleep apnea. Take the case of Mike Napoli, a veteran catcher, and first baseman in Major League Baseball who was diagnosed with a severe case of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is one of the most serious types of sleep breathing disorders A patient with sleep apnea experiences an airway blockage during sleep. A …