Preventing Gum Disease in 4 Easy Steps

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Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease is the inflammation of the tissues surrounding the teeth that if left untreated can cause painful chewing, affect the bones that hold your teeth in place, and eventually result in tooth and bone loss. This starts out as red or swollen gums, tender, quick-to-bleed gums, and bad breath. […]

Toothbrush Germs – Is Your Toothbrush Harming More Than Helping?

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How to Keep Toothbrush Germs at Bay Whenever you go to clean anything in your house, car, or office, you make sure that the cleaning supplies you start with are fresh and clean, right? What’s the point of spreading around gunk? Well, you might not think about it much, but the same thing applies with […]

What Happens When Somebody Needs a Crown at the Dentist

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What happens when somebody needs a crown? When someone needs to have a crown made, we have them come in and we take an initial impression. And then we get the tooth ready for a crown and take another impression, which is called a final impression. After that, we make a temporary for the patient. We […]

New Year, New Teeth – How Teeth Whitening Works

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Can you explain how teeth whitening works? Dr. Jackson: Absolutely. Especially at the beginning of a new year, people are interested in learning more about teeth whitening and how teeth whitening works. It’s another clean slate for the new year, right? Teeth whitening works in a couple of different ways. Sometimes coming and getting a professional […]

Talking Dental Sterilization With Dr. Jackson of Murfreesboro Family Dentistry

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Dental Sterilization – How do you sterilize your instruments at Murfreesboro Family Dentistry? We want to make sure that we keep up to date with the best types of dental sterilization procedures to ensure that our patients are safe. This means they are not exposed to any type of bacteria, viruses, any type of bugs. So, […]

Staying Current in Dental Science – Keeping Up With New Advancements

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How do you keep up with new advancements in dental science? I always want to make sure that I stay on top of what is current in dentistry and dental science. I used a variety of methods to do this. On a daily basis, I get emails from the American Dental Association. These help me […]

How To Take Advantage of Your End of Year Dental Benefits

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Making the Most of End of Year Dental Benefits We are getting very, very close to the time where most dental benefits roll over. Many dental plans roll over December 31st. One of the biggest problems is people want to come in the last week of the year and get their dental work taken care […]

Regular or Electric Toothbrush – Which Kind for Christmas Stockings?

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Should I stuff stockings with a regular or electric toothbrush? What should we use? Dr. Jackson – Lots of health-conscious people like to give toothbrushes, teeth whitening kits, and even cosmetic procedures for Christmas and holiday gifts. When it comes to knowing whether to stuff your Christmas stockings with a regular or electric toothbrush, I’m […]

In-Office Teeth Whitening for the Holidays in Murfreesboro

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Teeth Whitening for Murfreesboro Holidays We all love to show off a perfect set of white teeth when meeting new people or being at parties. Apart from the fact that it makes your smile look more beautiful, it helps you to have a great sense of self-confidence. You just look like someone you would like […]

What Causes Dry Mouth?

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What causes dry mouth and how can you resolve it? Dry mouth is an annoying yet seemingly harmless condition, however it is important to understand what causes dry mouth to make sure you don’t have a bigger problem. The biggest cause of dry mouth is a lot of medications that people take. It is a […]