become a pro flosser

Tips to become a Pro Flosser

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Your dental hygienist and dentist probably have stressed to you the importance of flossing. But, for some reason, you skip this step in your oral care routine. You aren’t alone. Many people struggle to make flossing their teeth a habit, not realizing that it is as essential as brushing. Devine Dentistry, general dentists in Nashville, wants to ensure that you learn how to floss correctly. Today on the blog, we are sharing tips to become a pro flosser so that you can maintain your oral health. Choose the type …

prenatal dental care

The Prenatal Care you might be Missing

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN There’s so much to do during pregnancy: obstetrician appointments, more visits with your regular doctor, and all the planning and preparation at home as you await the arrival of a new family member. Devine Dentistry wants to make sure that dental visits are part of your prenatal care. Due to hormonal fluctuations, expectant mothers face a higher risk of both tooth decay and gum disease. In this article, we will explore how pregnancy impacts your oral health, and how you can keep yourself (and baby) protected. Dental Risk For …

resolution for better oral health

Make these 3 Resolutions now for better Oral Health

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN A new year. A new decade. A new you. That’s how the phrase goes this year. Some things never change. One of those things is our desire for a tabula rasa, or clean slate, with the start of each New Year. That’s why we make New Year’s resolutions. Did you make a resolution this year? Maybe you made one and already have broken it. Instead of making another unrealistic resolution that you don’t intend on keeping, why not make a healthy resolution that you will want to keep—for better …

guide to flossing

A Simple Guide to Flossing

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Each time you visit the dentist, they always ask the same question, “Have you been flossing?” And unfortunately, there are a lot of patients who sheepishly say, “No,” although we can tell if you don’t anyway! The typical thought about flossing is that there is no need to as long as the teeth are brushed after every meal. This could be further from the truth. Why is flossing necessary and so important? Although brushing your teeth after every meal greatly reduces the food debris left behind after eating, the …

facts about oral health

3 Facts about your Oral Health that you Probably didn’t know

Dr Devine Oral Health

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Many people are committed to taking care of their health by exercising daily, and eating healthy, for the most part. (Don’t worry, cheat day can be between you and that extra slice of pizza!). But, there’s one aspect of our health that too often people ignore – oral hygiene. Ironically, you can’t really be healthy if your teeth and gums aren’t in good shape also. Today on the blog, Nashville dentists Drs. Brian Devine and Russell Mack of Devine Dentistry want to share three facts about your oral health …