post pandemic dental care

3 Ways to Afford Dental Care Post-Pandemic

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN The COVID pandemic hit everyone’s wallet. Many households, especially those affected by job loss, had to put necessities and even dental care on hold during the pandemic. But as the economy is getting back up and running again, workers are returning to the workforce, and businesses are gladly accepting …

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Can Metal Fillings cause an Allergic Reaction?

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Metal or silver fillings consist of amalgam, a common dental material used for many decades to repair cavities. Amalgam fillings have even been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration and the American Dental Association, although there have been reports of adverse reactions in recent years. Today on the …

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Simple Ways to Prevent Gum Disease and Tooth Loss

Dr Devine Gum Disease

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Gum disease is common in Americans and can cause bleeding along your gum line when brushing and flossing. You may also notice red and inflamed gums that are tender or painful or that you have consistently bad breath. The symptoms are signs that you should not ignore or dismiss …

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Is Flossing Actually Necessary?

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Maintaining good oral health and avoiding cavities and gum disease has to do with committing to an excellent oral hygiene routine – brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and seeing the dentist twice a year. Most people commit to the daily brushing part, and going to the dentist twice …