Caring for your smile after a tooth extraction

July 15, 2021
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At Schmitt Dental, we understand that taking care of the smile might seem complicated, but in actuality, maintenance of one’s oral health and wellness is simple. Even then, there may be situations where a patient might be faced with the prospect of removing a natural tooth. Tooth extraction sounds scary, but is actually done routinely […]

Reasons why your bite might shift out of alignment

June 15, 2021
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If you’ve noticed shifting in the alignment of your bite or teeth, it may be an indication that a dental appointment is in your near future! Shifting of the bite is also referred to medically as “malocclusion.” It results from teeth that have shifted from proper dental arch alignment due to crooked teeth, crowded teeth, […]

Migraines and oral health

May 15, 2021
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Do you deal with chronic headaches and migraines? If so, you are not alone. Over 35 million Americans deal with migraines and chronic headaches that can impact their daily lives. However, did you know that for many patients, one’s oral health might be playing a role in the development or continuance of chronic headaches and […]

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 […]

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