Murfreesboro Dental Care and Maintenance Schedule

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What should my Murfreesboro dental care and maintenance schedule be? Your dental care and maintenance schedule should be individualized based on what’s going on in your mouth. At the very minimum, it should be once every six months. However, based on your oral health and how your mouth is doing, your Murfreesboro dental care appointments […]

Dental Deep Cleanings and Your Halloween Reminder

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Halloween is here which for most kids means access to all kinds of free candy and sweets. Well, let’s be honest, most adults have a sweet tooth and will likely be tempted into the candy frenzy this Halloween. Dental health is therefore of top priority if you want to protect you and your children’s teeth […]

How Teeth Whitening Works

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Can you explain how teeth whitening works? How teeth whitening works is in a couple of different ways. Sometimes coming and getting a professional cleaning will actually help to remove some of those surface stains. A lot of times, people don’t realize that you might not need to have whitening. You may just need to […]

Why Do People’s Gums Bleed?

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Why do people’s gums bleed? Generally, people’s gums bleed because they have bacteria around them that are causing them to be irritated. I usually tell people that if your gums bleed when you’re brushing or flossing, that’s a sign that should be very, very alarming. It’s like if you are washing your hands and your […]

Tennessee Dentists – Licensing, Boards, and Associations

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Understanding what boards, licensing, and associations Tennessee dentists are required to be a part of is important.  You want to make sure your next dentist is certified, legitimate, and official. Here’s a recent chat with Dr. Jackson where we discuss some of the different requirements. What is the ADA? The ADA is the American Dental […]

Cosmetic Procedures for a Beautiful Smile – Murfreesboro Family Dentistry

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What cosmetic procedures do you offer at Murfreesboro Family Dentistry? We offer in-office whitening, and take-home whitening for our patients. Other cosmetic procedures that we can do are to smooth teeth to put them in line and work with all types of prosthetic devices like crowns and other pieces. We do crowns, bridges, and restore […]

Dentist Tool Sterilization at Murfreesboro Family Dentist Office

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How are your instruments sterilized at Murfreesboro Family Dentistry? How does dentist tool sterilization work? Dr. Jackson: Well, we go through a process to make sure that we clean all of our instruments thoroughly. We start off with an ultrasonic cleaner which helps to physically remove or debride all of the instruments from any type […]

What’s the Best Diet For Teeth? – Health and Dentistry

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Do you have any recommendations for diets? What’s the best diet for teeth?  Dr. Jackson: The biggest concerns with diets usually rotates around the amount of sugar in the diet. For overall health, not just our oral health, you should make sure you don’t have excess amounts of sugar. For your oral health, the biggest […]

Oral Health Care – What Should You Be Doing and When?

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What should my oral health care and maintenance schedule be? Dr. Jackson: Well, for the very minimum, you need to make sure that you come in every six months if you have your full dentition. Based on your oral hygiene habits at home, as well as any type of possibility of periodontal disease or high […]