3 Benefits of InvisalignⓇ That You Need to Know About

September 15, 2023
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Though it would be a wonderful thing if everyone’s teeth grew in a perfectly aligned Hollywood smile, that is unfortunately not the case for most people. There are countless reasons why and ways how teeth can become misaligned over the course of one’s life. Thankfully, with the rise of modern dental practices and orthodontics, it […]

What To Do if You Need Emergency Dental Care?

August 15, 2023
Emergency dental care

A dental emergency can range in severity, but, in general, if you’re experiencing severe dental pain that cannot be tolerated or a tooth has become damaged, you should seek emergency dental care right away. Some examples of dental emergencies include a knocked-out or dislodged tooth, chipped or broken tooth, severe tooth or mouth aches, and significant cuts […]

Which Type Of Dental Crown Should I Get?

July 15, 2023

For decades, dental crowns have been an instrumental part of dentistry. These covers literally ‘cap’ over a tooth that is damaged, such as through injury or disease, and restores the strength, function, and appearance of the tooth. A dental crown is a vital restorative tool that completely covers a damaged tooth and, because of the care taken […]

Obstructive Vs. Central Sleep Apnea

June 15, 2023

Snoring, fatigue, insomnia, morning headache, dry mouth, and daytime sleepiness are all symptoms of sleep apnea. However, not all sleep apnea is the same. There are two primary types of sleep apnea that function very differently from each other but often show similar symptoms. Let us delve into the difference between obstructive and central sleep […]

Understanding Bruxism and Its Impact on Your Smile

May 15, 2023
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At Schmitt Dental, we see patients with a wide range of dental concerns. This includes unexplained breakage of the teeth or problems with jaw pain and chronic headaches. Patients experiencing these issues may be dealing with a condition known as bruxism. Understanding bruxism If you receive a diagnosis of bruxism from our dentists at Schmitt […]

Foods and Beverages Known to Stain the Teeth

April 15, 2023
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A white smile is a bright smile, and patients with whiter teeth typically have improved self-confidence. However, not everyone can naturally maintain a whiter smile due to genetics and even the foods and beverages they regularly consume. At Schmitt Dental of Brentwood and Clarksville, TN, we educate our patients on the many ways in which […]

Can You Tell the Difference Between Dental Implants and Natural Teeth?

March 15, 2023
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Dental implants are artificial tooth roots made of titanium and other biocompatible materials. Implants can provide a strong foundation for permanent or removable replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. They are used to replace one or multiple missing teeth. Unlike dentures or bridges, dental implants do not require support from adjacent […]

What To Do About White Spots on the Teeth

February 14, 2023
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While your smile may be healthy overall and free from cavities and periodontal disease, this doesn’t mean you are not at risk of developing white spots on the teeth. At Schmitt Dental, we see patients of all ages who might have these imperfections present in their smiles and may be bothered by their appearance. Patients […]

Are Dental X-rays Safe?

January 15, 2023
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Dental x-rays are a common procedure used by dentists to look for issues in the teeth, gums, and jaw. Although they have been around for many years, people often wonder about the safety of dental x-rays. Our team at Schmitt Dental can help dispel the myths that have developed around traditional dental x-rays and better […]

Healthy Teeth Need More Than Just Daily Tooth Brushing and Flossing

December 15, 2022
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Did you know that the average American will spend almost 40 days in their lifetime brushing their teeth? The team at Schmitt Dental knows that brushing at least two minutes a day, at least twice a day, can help reduce the risk of problems such as tooth decay or periodontal disease. However, brushing alone is […]

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