preparing for dentist appointment

Preparing for your First Dentist Appointment after COVID

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Last year was an unprecedented year for everyone around the world. As a result, many people avoided venturing out, even for preventive medical care or checkups, only going to the doctor for emergencies. Unfortunately, this meant skipping routine dental care. So whether you missed your six-month checkups and cleanings …

make time for dentist

6 Ways to make time for a Dental Appointment even when you’re Busy

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Adding an appointment to a busy family schedule can seem challenging and stressful. Between work, school, extra-curricular activities, and household responsibilities, finding an hour for a dental cleaning may seem impossible. However, your oral health is crucial to your overall health condition and should be monitored by board-certified dentists …

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 …

can metal fillings cause allergic reaction

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 …

dealing with tooth pain

Tips on Dealing with a Toothache

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Toothaches can happen to anyone, and it’s usually at the most inconvenient time, like after your dentist’s office is closed. While some toothaches require your dentist’s immediate care, other times, there may be some at-home remedies you can try to curb your discomfort until you’re able to get an …