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  • Can Exercise Damage Your Teeth? | Dentist Memphis, TN

    Can Exercise Damage Your Teeth? | Dentist Memphis, TN

    Exercise is important to good health, but can it have a detrimental effect on our teeth?  Studies have shown that exercise and fitness habits can result in an increase in dental decay and tooth erosion.  Exercise can impact our oral health in many ways, including:  Decreased Saliva Flow:  Breathing heavily through the mouth during exercise…

  • The White Stuff – Dentist vs. Do-It-Yourself Whitening | Dentist Memphis

    Just because you have the tools to do something yourself, doesn’t always mean you should. Things can go wrong, and they do. You probably know – or have seen – someone who has had an unfortunate interlude with boxed hair coloring. They look more like they lost a bet rather than made an innocent attempt…

  • Do whitening products actually whiten your teeth? | Dentist Memphis

    There is no doubt that fierce competition exists within teeth whitening products. But which one is best, and do they even work? Every consumer having pursued the quest for “pearly whites” has grappled with this question. Which product is the best? Is it worth the money? Below are some interesting facts for you to think…

  • How Decay Can Take Your Health Away | Dentist Memphis

    What is tooth decay, anyway? Simply put, it’s cavities. How are cavities created? By the bacteria in your mouth… everyone has bacteria in their mouth to some degree. As icky as that may sound, it’s true. And if your mouth is not regularly cleaned, those bacteria go to work making plaque. Then the plaque gets…

  • It’s OK to Be Needy and We Need You | Dentist Memphis

    Where would we be without our patients? A dentist without patients is like…an astronomer without stars, a sculptor without clay, a sailor without a ship, a florist without flowers…you get the idea. We need you as much as you need us. We are thankful for you, our valued customer, all year long, of course. But…

  • Why Are Healthy Teeth So Important? | Dentist Memphis

    Strong, healthy teeth help you chew the right foods which help you grow. Teeth also help you speak clearly and look your best! Taking care of your teeth helps prevent plaque, a clear film of bacteria or “Sugar Bugs” that stick to your teeth. After you eat, Sugar Bugs go crazy over the sugar on…

  • Tooth Replacement – An Act of Prevention | Dentist Memphis

    Most people recognize the need to fill a cavity – cavities lead to infection, infection leads to root canals or tooth loss. Simple. But the importance of replacing lost teeth is often not realized – losing just one tooth can lead to losing more teeth. For many, especially for those on a tight budget, replacing teeth that…

  • Investing in Your Smile is Investing in Your Life | Dentist Memphis

    A great pair of shoes or a nice suit can get you noticed, but a gorgeous smile can get results… and you can wear it to the beach. It’s the most valuable accessory you can have and here’s why: We all have a little bias in us whether we want to admit it or not…

  • Tooth Loss – Dental Devastation | Dentist Memphis

    Missing teeth can rage devastation through your entire mouth. No matter if your tooth received a TKO or it met its demise due to dental complications, losing just one tooth can affect your entire smile-inspiring teeth to shift and bone to degrade. Losing many teeth can set in motion events which will eventually alter the…

  • Think Outside the Braces to Straighten Your Smile | Dentist Memphis

    Have you or your teenager wanted to correct crooked, crowded or gapped teeth, but just the thought of metal braces gives you nightmares? Well, fear no more. New options in teeth straightening are like a dream come true. Advances in dentistry have cultivated new, covert ways to perfect your smile. Even if you have just…