lack of sleep keeping you sick

Lack of Sleep could be why you are Staying Sick

Dr Devine Sleep apnea

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Are you often sick? Maybe you find yourself battling a cold that just won’t go away. Or, perhaps feeling “under the weather” seems like a perpetual state of being. Your health, good or bad, can be linked to how much sleep you are getting. Your sleep apnea dentists in Nashville at Devine Dentistry wanted to take a deeper look at how a lack of sleep over an extended period of time can do damage to your immune system. Proper rest is crucial to maintaining your immune system When we …

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Dentures or Implants, which is right for me

Dr Devine Dental Implants

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Millions of Americans have lost at least one of their permanent teeth. Are you one of them? If you have been living with missing teeth, you probably have researched what treatments can be used to replace those teeth and restore your smile. Two of the most popular options for replacing lost teeth are dentures and dental implants. Your Nashville implant dentists at Devine Dentistry want to help you understand which is right for you. The health of your gums and jawbone can be the key factor in determining whether …

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What are Dental Implants?

Dr Devine Dental Implants

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN If you’ve been following our blog for any length of time, you’ve seen us talk about dental implants, and the different ways they are used in dentistry to replace missing teeth. However, some of you may be new to our blog, welcome, or maybe you just aren’t sure what dental plants are, which is why we are going to discuss this revolutionary procedure today. Let’s go back to the basics of dental implants. Dental implants represent the finest tooth replacement option available in the field of dentistry. They actually …

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The Crucial Role of the Facial Muscles

Dr Devine Myofunctional Therapy

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Most people don’t realize the importance of how the facial muscles, jaw, and tongue work together. It is crucial for these three components to work together, properly. By working in harmony, these components help to facilitate the right amount of airflow, assist with chewing and swallowing food, speaking, and help guide the jaws during a child’s growth and development phase. Our certified Myofunctional Therapist in Nashville at Devine Dentistry wants you to know about the crucial role the facial muscles, jaw, and tongue play in relation to oral health, …

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Importance of Dental Care during Pregnancy

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Have you ever heard the saying “gain a baby, lose a tooth”? This old wives’ tale proposes that new mothers can expect to lose at least one permanent tooth as a consequence of their pregnancy. Often, people who state this phrase believe that carrying a baby in the womb draws out calcium from the teeth of the mother. If this all sounds familiar, your Nashville prenatal dentists at Devine Dentistry have good news…  neither of these statements is true. Although dental care is especially important for women who are …