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What are Growth Check Appointments for Kids?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Your child’s good oral health is crucial for growth and development. Compelling research shows children may benefit from a pre-ortho visit by age five to evaluate potential concerns and begin discussing a treatment plan. Therefore, our Green Hills pediatric dentists at Devine Dentistry share on the blog today what constitutes a growth check appointment for kids and a possible solution to your child’s dental concerns. What is a growth check appointment? Growth check appointments are an opportunity for our Belle Meade dentists that offer …

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6 Reasons adults choose SureSmile orthodontics in Nashville

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Becoming an adult can sometimes mean outgrowing some things. Fortunately, when it comes to straightening your teeth, it’s always a good time to improve your smile, no matter your age. However, with multiple choices for aligning your smile, it can be challenging to decide which treatment is best for you. Therefore, our experienced Nashville dentists explain on the blog today six reasons adults choose SureSmile orthodontics and how it can benefit your smile and overall oral health. Why Adults Choose SureSmile Orthodontics Less Discomfort …

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5 Stages of Tooth Decay

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN It will affect approximately 50% of children by their eighth birthday, nearly three of every five adolescents, and more than 90% of all American adults. What is this scourge? Tooth decay and, according to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is one of the most widespread chronic diseases in the United States. When dealing with tooth decay, prevention is ideal but once an area of decay forms, treating it as promptly as possible is the best course of action. …

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Why Early Orthodontic Evaluations are Essential for Kids

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN You probably associate orthodontic treatment with older children, like adolescents and teens. So, it might surprise you that the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children make their initial orthodontic visit when they are seven years old. Find out why in this latest article from your Nashville family dentists at Devine Dentistry. Why should my seven-year-old see the orthodontist? Making an appointment for your child does not mean that orthodontic treatment will start right away. Instead, much like a yearly physical at your pediatrician …