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What to know about the Mouth and Body Connection

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN What does maintaining your oral health mean to you? If you are like most people, you probably would answer that question by saying it means brushing and flossing regularly and keeping up with occasional dental cleanings. While that is mostly true, what if we told you that your overall health is connected to your mouth? If you knew how much your oral health affects heart health, your brain, immune system, and other vital components of your body, would you change anything about your oral …

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Why we should Show our Teeth some Gratitude

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN This month, we are reminded to be thankful for all that we have in our lives, even though it’s been a tough year for everyone. Health, family, friends, and life are usually top of gratitude lists. Nashville family dentists at Devine Dentistry want to remind you that there’s something else to be thankful for – your teeth! Check out our newest blog today for reasons to show your chompers some appreciation. Teeth are one of our most defining facial features You’ve probably heard that …

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4 Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN We hate to break it to you, but you’ll probably develop a cavity at some point in your life. When that happens, a filling is usually the standard method of treating the cavity, repair the damage, and restore your tooth to full strength. For years, getting a filling meant receiving a restoration made of dental amalgam—a metallic-looking compound. However, advances in dental technology have made the use of tooth-colored fillings much more widespread. Also known as composite fillings, these fillings have several advantages over …

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Is it Safe to see your Nashville Dentist Right Now?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN The COVID-19 pandemic has caused so much change throughout our society. It’s altered the way we work, how our children go to school, and how we spend our free time. With so much change, it can be difficult to maintain any semblance of a routine—but you should continue to see your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings. And, you can do so without worrying about COVID-19. In this article, our Nashville general dentists explain how going to the dentist is safe right now. Your …