take control of oral health with sedation dentistry

Take control of your Oral Health with Sedation Dentistry

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN You probably have heard of arachnophobia (fear of spiders) and claustrophobia (fear of confined spaces), but have you hard of dentophobia? A person with dentophobia suffers from a fear of going to the dentist, to the point that sometimes just mere thoughts of a dental visit can provoke feelings of anxiety, fear… even outright terror. Often, these fears may keep a person who suffers from dentophobia from seeking dental care—ironically magnifying the need for them to see the dentist because they develop oral health issues because of this neglect. …

dental care is important during pregnancy

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 …

smile friendly football snacks

Smile Friendly Snack Ideas for Football Games

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Football season is here again! For many of us, that means gathering together on a weekly basis with friends and family to watch the game. Having snacks and drinks for these football parties is just part of the appeal, but making a few wise choices will prevent your oral health from getting sacked. Your Nashville oral health experts at Devine Dentistry have a great list of suggested snacks that will keep your friends, and their smiles, happy throughout the football season. Meat and cheese trays are a great choice …

peppermint oil can keep your mouth clean

Peppermint Oil can keep your Mouth Clean

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN At Devine Dentistry, your local Nashville family dentists believe that the mouth is the gateway to the body—and that good oral health is a cornerstone of maintaining high overall health. That starts by keeping your mouth clean through a diligent regimen of oral hygiene. If you are looking for some additional help keeping your mouth clean, consider a natural remedy such as peppermint oil. Peppermint has been used as a natural remedy dating back to ancient times Peppermint oil is a tried-and-true remedy that has been used by civilizations …

vitamin d and oral health

What Vitamin D has to do with your Oral Health

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN These days, we hear a lot about vitamin D, which is naturally found in the sun’s rays. But, due to a concern for skin cancer, many of us lather up our skin with sunscreen before heading outside during the summer, especially when going to the pool or beach. While vitamin D is important for our bodies, we tend to block it out with the protective clothing and sunscreen that we wear. Your Nashville dentists at Devine Dentistry want you to know the importance of vitamin D and what it …