what is crown lengthening

What is Crown Lengthening?

Dr Devine cosmetic dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN When you look at your teeth, do they appear short? Your teeth may be naturally smaller, or your teeth may look short because of excessive gum tissue. This could make you self-conscious about your smile while also causing potential issues when it comes to maintaining your oral hygiene. Excessive gums can prevent you from properly cleaning your teeth. That’s why Devine Dentistry wants to introduce you to a solution: crown lengthening. Here’s what you need to know about crown lengthening Crown lengthening is a cosmetic dental procedure that can …

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Why Gum Disease Requires a Deep Clean

Dr Devine Gum Disease

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults in the U.S. According to the CDC, most men and women have some form of gum disease that can cause future oral health damage or tooth loss. The severity of gum disease varies for each patient from mild to advanced conditions and will only increase in severity if it is not treated. Since February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, Devine Dentistry of Nashville has brought you a few tips on what causes gum disease and why it requires …

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The Quickest way to get a Crown in Nashville

Dr Devine dental crown

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Dental crowns usually are recommended when a tooth is damaged, has moderate to severe decay, or to strengthen an otherwise brittle tooth. A single dental crown is one of the most common procedures performed by our general dentists in Nashville at Devine Dentistry. For decades, however, getting a dental crown meant two separate appointments, and having to wear a temporary crown in the meantime. Gone are those days, thanks to CEREC technology, which allows us to fabricate a single dental crown during your appointment. If you are looking for …

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7 Potential reasons why your Gums Bleed

Dr Devine Gum Disease

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Experiencing pink in the sink when brushing your teeth can be unnerving, even though seeing blood mixed with saliva when spitting is quite common. However, just because it’s common doesn’t mean it’s normal. Bleeding gums are a sign of something more serious, and ignoring it could lead to extensive damage to your oral health. Today on the blog, we are discussing seven potential reasons why your gums bleed and what you can do about it. You’re brushing too hard Have you ever noticed how you brush your teeth? If …

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5 No-Fuss Ways of Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Tooth sensitivity is something that affects many people. We often get asked about the best ways to manage this problem, so we thought we would share five no-fuss ways of dealing with sensitive teeth. So, whether you wince in pain when eating ice cream, or cringe as your tooth zings while sipping your morning coffee, these tips may help reduce that annoying tooth pain. Take better care of your teeth and gums Teeth shouldn’t hurt, and if they do, it is an indicator that something isn’t right. A good …