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How Sleep Apnea causes Anxiety and Depression

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Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million adults in the United States. Are you one of them? You may be in therapy or even taking prescription medication to manage your mental illness, but for many people, a lack of proper sleep can be the root cause of an anxiety disorder. Your sleep apnea dentists in Nashville at Devine Dentistry want to take a look at how sleep loss—and obstructive sleep apnea in particular—can lead to anxiety and depression. Sleep disorders are an American epidemic More than 40 million people in …

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Can’t get Dental Implants? Consider FOY® Dentures

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Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN If you’ve been living with lost teeth, you probably have researched your options when it comes to replacing those teeth and restoring your smile. Dental implants remain the elite treatment in restorative dentistry; however, many people either aren’t great candidates for the procedure or simply don’t want to go that route. Even if you’ve been told that you’re not a candidate for implants, you still could end up with a functional, beautiful new smile by receiving FOY (Fountain Of Youth)® Dentures in Nashville. These factors could disqualify you from …

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What causes Permanent Teeth to become Loose?

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Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN When you were a child, having a loose tooth was a cause for celebration because you knew that a visit from the Tooth Fairy (and a little bit of spending money) was not far away. Once you’ve lost all your baby teeth, experiencing a loose tooth could be worrisome—and for good reason. It’s usually a warning sign that you have periodontitis, an advanced stage of gum disease. Devine Dentistry is here to explore what happens when a permanent tooth becomes loose, and how we can help. Periodontal disease is …

Going Beyond Continuing Education–How our Education Enhances Patient Experience

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Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN At Devine Dentistry, we pride ourselves on offering elite dental care along with unparalleled customer service to our patients. To keep up with the changing trends in dentistry, and to be sure that we provide only the best service, our team remains dedicated to continuing education. We are excited to announce that two of our team members, Carly, our office manager, and Lyndee, one of our dental hygienists, have become Fellows with the American Association of Dental Office Management (FAADOM). Here’s what this achievement means, and how it will …

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Sleep breathing disorders are an Epidemic among American Children

Dr Devine Pediatric Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN It’s late, and you’re getting ready for bed after another long day. If you’re a parent, before shutting down everything, you probably check in on your children before going to sleep. What do you see and hear when you do this? Is your child snoring loudly? Maybe he or she is tossing and turning? Does their breathing pause at times? Any of these behaviors can be symptoms of a sleep breathing disorder. Your sleep apnea dentists in Nashville at Devine Dentistry want to inform you about these disorders: the …