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Intro to Laser Dentistry

August 20th, 2014

Since 1994, lasers have been used to treat a number of dental problems. At Carter Periodontics we have been using laser treatments for certain dental procedures for a number of years, so today’s article is to provide our Tennessee dentist office patients with some information about this quickly growing aspect of dentistry.   Lasers work […]

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What’s All the Hype about Oil Pulling?

July 10th, 2014

Many of our Clarksville TN dental and periodontal patients come by the office and ask or tell us about oil pulling. Well, we’d like to address some of the concerns about this new fad and hopefully clear some things up about your oral health.   First and foremost, it is important to know that although […]

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) Therapy

June 18th, 2014

Have you ever experienced popping in the joints near your ears when you open your mouth? Do you suffer from chronic jaw pain and frequent headaches? These are common symptoms of a condition called temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).   The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is like the hinge that allows the jaw to open, close, and […]

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What You Need to Know about Dental Implants

May 27th, 2014

At Carter Periodontics & Implant Dentistry we specialize in cosmetic dentistry. If you have lost one, several, or all of your teeth, Carter Perio has a permanent solution: dental implants.   Dental implants are permanent replacements teeth made of Titanium. Unlike with dentures or bridges, dental implants provide new teeth roots that feel natural and […]

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The Link Between Oral Health and Cancer

April 17th, 2014

In many of our previous blog posts the Carter Periodontics team has discussed the fact that oral health plays a significant role in the overall wellbeing of the other body systems. For instance, gum disease can lead to problems like hypertension, heart disease, and even dementia. But recently more evidence suggests a connection between pathogens […]

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What Causes Bad Breath?

April 1st, 2014

Last time we published a great article on organic methods for natural breath fresheners. Today, we are following up with an article about the root of the problem—what causes bad breath in the first place? At Carter Periodontics we have helped many clients overcome mild gingivitis to advanced cases of gum disease that require tooth […]

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