myths about going to the dentist

3 Myths about going to the Dentist

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN There are several reasons why people do not like going to the dentist even though the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends twice a year checkups and cleanings. Unfortunately, myths surrounding the dental industry keeps more than one-fifth of respondents away from a dentist, according to an ADA study. So, to help you better care for your oral health, Devine Dentistry is busting three myths about going to the dentist. Myth 1 – Going to the dentist will hurt With advances in dental technology and procedures, dental care is more …

can i go to the dentist with no insurance

Can I still go to the Dentist if I don’t have Dental Insurance?

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Short answer, yes! At Devine Dentistry, we do not require patients to have insurance to visit our Nashville general dentist office. While having dental insurance benefits could help reduce your out-of-pocket expenses at the dentist, lacking coverage shouldn’t be a reason that you forgo these necessary appointments. Today on the blog, we’d like to share with you how going to the dentist is possible, even if you don’t have insurance. If you have a private or employer-based dental plan, then you’re fortunate. Not everyone has access or can afford …

dealing with tooth sensitivity

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 …

misconceptions about going to the dentist

Clearing up Three Misconceptions about going to the Dentist

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN The American Dental Association recommends each person see his or her dentist once every six months for a check-up, which should include a cleaning and an examination of your teeth and mouth. That said, an ADA study found that more than one-fifth of all respondents hadn’t been to their dentist for at least two years. Has it been a while since you’ve been to the dentist? Unfortunately, there is some misinformation out there when it comes to dental care. Your Nashville family dentists at Devine Dentistry want to bust …

choosing a family dentist

Finding the right Dentist in Nashville

Dr Devine General Dentistry

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Not all dentists are created equal. Just about any dentist can meet your basic needs—cleaning teeth, filling cavities, etc.–but at some point in your life, the chances are good that you will require or desire more advanced services from your dentist. Choosing a dentist is a big decision. Which practitioner will meet your current, and future, needs? Devine Dentistry is here to help by providing you with these tips on finding the right dentist for you in Nashville. Does your dentist offer the latest technological advances? Any dentist working …