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Why is my Toothache Radiating to my Ear and Chin?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Nothing can ruin your day quite like a toothache. If you’re experiencing tooth pain, it can manifest as anything from an occasional throb to a constant, dull ache to sharp, stabbing jolts that can be agonizing. Sometimes, a toothache might even cause pain in other areas—such as your ear and chin. In this article, your Nashville emergency dentists at Devine Dentistry will explore this phenomenon of a toothache radiating to your ear and face and why you should immediately seek dental care if this …

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN It’s estimated that 750,000 cases of cancer will be diagnosed in 2020. Receiving regular medical screenings is the best way to stay ahead of cancer. At Devine Dentistry, we want to help protect you against the possible deadly threat of this disease. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so let’s explore oral cancer, the risks, and how an oral cancer screening could save your life. What is oral cancer? Oral cancer might be lesser known than others, but 145 new people are diagnosed with …

What causes Permanent Teeth to become Loose?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN When you were a child, having a loose tooth was a cause for celebration because you knew that a visit from the Tooth Fairy (and a little bit of spending money) was not far away. Once you’ve lost all your baby teeth, experiencing a loose tooth could be worrisome—and for good reason. It’s usually a warning sign that you have periodontitis, an advanced stage of gum disease. Devine Dentistry is here to explore what happens when a permanent tooth becomes loose, and how we …