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Crooked, crowded teeth? We have options

When most of us think of straightening teeth, we think of braces— the multicolored brackets, wires and rubber bands found in the mouths of many teenagers. For some of us, we found our way into adulthood with crooked, crowded teeth or teeth with gaps between them. Fortunately, modern orthodontics has several options for adults to straighten their teeth and find a new, confident smile without the embarrassment of metal wires in their mouths. While feeling confident in the appearance of

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How Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health

Generally speaking, everyone knows it’s important to have a healthy mouth. Nobody wants cavities or gingivitis, much less a toothache or to lose a tooth. However, what most people may not realize is that your oral health affects a lot more than just your mouth. The health of your teeth and gums have a direct impact on the well being of the rest of your body. Poor oral health has been linked to a number of different illnesses and issues.

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5 Benefits of Dental Implants

What exactly are dental implants? Simply put, a dental implant replaces the root of a missing tooth. They are made from either titanium or zirconia and we’ve had a lot of success using both. Should we decide dental implants are the right choice for you, we’ll happily walk you through the difference so you can make the best decision. Once the implant is securely healed to the jawbone, it can serve as a solid foundation for attaching a natural-looking crown

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Nashville Restorative Dentistry: Plaque’s Dirty Little Secret

The soft, sticky film that collects on teeth after eating sugary or starchy foods is called plaque. According to Dr. Jones of Nashville Restorative Dentistry, plaque contains a host of bacteria that is directly linked to tooth decay. But cavities aren’t the only serious issue associated with this build up. Nashville Restorative Dentistry explains that there is a direct relationship between improper oral care and overall health problems. The bacteria contained in plaque can trigger inflammation not just in the

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Get to Know Dr. Jones (Video)

In this video, you will get to know Dr. Jones who is one of the best – if not the best dentist in Franklin.  If you are looking for a dentist who can meet all your dental needs, you are in the right place. Check out this video and get to Dr. Jones. By the way, if the video doesn’t load properly, we have added the video transcript below for your convenience. Ryan Jones: Hi, I’m Ryan Jones. I’ve been

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