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Patient’s Share Their Experience With Dr. Cain

At East Tennessee Periodontics our priority fostering a welcoming environment focused on open communication so that our patients can make informed decisions about their personal oral health care. Led by periodontist Dr. Robert Cain our team incorporates state of the art dental technology…


What is LANAP?

What is LANAP? LANAP: Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure. LANAP is an effective alternative to periodontal surgery for the treatment of gum disease. Safe, effective, precise and FDA approved, LANAP has revolutionized the treatment of soft tissue oral disease and…


Do I Need Periodontal Surgery?

Do I Need Periodontal Surgery? If you have a gummy smile or are in the advanced stages of periodontal disease, your dentist may have recommended periodontal surgery. Periodontal surgery is performed by a periodontist and includes soft tissue treatments such…


What is a Periodontist?

What is a periodontist? Periodontist: a dentist with specialized training in placing dental implants and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and concerns that affect the health of the gums and soft oral tissues. East Tennessee Periodontics is a…


Referral Charity Giveback Program

Referring a friend to Knoxville, TN periodontist and implant dentist Dr. Robert Cain just got more rewarding. At Today's Dentistry, we are committed to upholding a high standard of dental care for our new and returning patients in communities in and around…


Treating Gum Disease: An Alternative to Surgery

Is there an alternative to gum surgery for treating advanced gum disease? Yes, LANAP is a modern dental technique that offers patients with advanced gum disease an alternative to gum surgery. LANAP laser therapy is an innovative technique Dr. Cain…