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Don’t let Cost keep you Away from the Dentist

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Tennessee finds itself in an oral health crisis. According to a public policy brief issued by the Tennessee Justice Center in January, more than a million residents of the state lack access to basic dental care. What keeps these individuals away from the dentist? In many cases, it is cost. The brief cited a 2015 survey of Tennesseans, and of those who had not seen the dentist in the past 12 months, 70% of those respondents cited cost as the primary reason. Read on …

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5 Best Practices to Keep your Teeth Healthy for Life

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Restorative dental procedures can renew your smile’s aesthetics and function. However, advanced treatments can be both time-consuming and costly. Thankfully, there are multiple ways you can keep your natural smile in great shape. Today on the blog, Belle Meade’s family dentists at Devine Dentistry share five best practices to keep your teeth healthy for life so that you can reduce your dental bill and sport a sparkling smile year-round. Regular Dental Visits One of the easiest ways to optimize oral health is to visit …

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Why are my Teeth more Sensitive in the Winter?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Painful zinging sensations through your teeth may cause concern about your oral health. However, while tooth sensitivity can indicate a more serious oral health condition, it may also be due to exposure to other elements. For example, sensitivity during winter may seem more extreme due to sweet snacks, illness, or cold weather. Today on the blog, our Green Hills dentists at Devine Dentistry share why your teeth could be more sensitive in the winter and ways to help reduce the painful sensations. Extreme Cold …

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How the Digital Age is changing how you receive Dental Care

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Did you know that, for thousands of years, practitioners of dentistry believed that tooth worms caused dental decay? This errant philosophy was proven false in the 1700s, but it speaks to how the science of dentistry has evolved and changed since dentistry first was practiced way back in 7000 BC by the Indus Valley civilization. The field of dentistry continues to change and evolve, and advances in technology provide the fuel for that rapid evolution. In this article, Devine Dentistry, a Nashville dentist office …

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Why getting your Teeth Cleaned is a Must

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Some people believe that fervently brushing and flossing their teeth can keep their oral health in check. But, unfortunately, even the most avid teeth brushers still miss hard-to-reach areas between teeth and under the gumline where harmful bacteria like to hide. As a result, you can increase your gum disease or adverse health risks when you skip dental cleanings, regardless of your at-home routine. Our Nashville family dentists at Devine Dentistry share on the blog today why getting your teeth cleaned is a must …