Implants vs. dentures: what you need to know

April 15, 2021
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According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, approximately 75% of adults between the ages of 35 and 44 are missing at least one tooth. There are many reasons why this may occur, including extensive dental decay, late-stage periodontal disease, or trauma. If you are missing one or more teeth, you may be […]

Acidity and oral health

March 15, 2021
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At Schmitt Dental, we understand the important of good oral hygiene and health and how it relates to a beautiful smile. There are many conditions that can sabotage an otherwise healthy smile, including tooth erosion, acidity, plaque, tartar, and calculus. Because the natural tooth enamel is prone to erosion and decay, it is vital that […]

What to do about an abscessed tooth

February 15, 2021
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There are many dental health concerns that can develop in one’s lifetime. One of the most painful conditions that might occur in the smile is that of an abscessed tooth. If you are dealing with severe swelling of the jaw and an unbearable toothache, you might have a tooth abscess. In situations such as this, […]

How to take good care of your gums

January 15, 2021
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When patients participate in everyday oral health habits such as brushing and flossing, they will benefit from a beautiful, healthy smile for life. Prevention of certain conditions is critical to a healthy smile, as some conditions cause irreversible damage. This includes periodontal disease and cavities. Periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease, is a […]

What might be considered a dental emergency?

December 15, 2020
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Clarksville and Brentwood, TN patients who are faced with a dental problem may be dealing with what is known as a dental emergency. A dental emergency means something different to everyone, especially since each case is unique. However, our team at Schmitt Dental defines a dental emergency as a situation that requires immediate care. Below […]

Happy Thanksgiving from Schmitt Dental!

December 1, 2020

Why regular dental cleanings are important

November 15, 2020
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Taking care of the smile is more than just brushing and flossing every day at home. It also includes routine treatments and visits with the dentist to keep bacteria, plaque, tartar, calculus, disease, and decay under control! At Schmitt Dental, we strongly encourage patients to participate in proactive approaches to their oral health by visiting […]

Schmitt Dental Enjoyed Halloween

November 3, 2020
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What is dental plaque, and how do I get rid of it?

October 15, 2020
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Dental plaque is a substance that can build up on the teeth. Plaque is sticky and soft, and creates a film that develops on the tooth enamel. This substance develops due to bacteria in the mouth. If you are not properly caring for your smile each day with routine brushing and flossing, you may notice […]

Using professional whitening to achieve better results than OTC options

September 15, 2020
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When patients are asked what makes them think of a healthy smile, they often bring up the whiteness and brilliance of natural teeth. Naturally discolored teeth or teeth that are stained due to foods and medications can make patients feel self-conscious when they flash their smile at others. This can dramatically reduce one’s confidence. With […]

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