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How to Accommodate Dental Anxiety

If you try to visit the dentist as rarely as possible, you're far from alone. Many people of all ages feel anxious at the idea of going to the dentist. The dentist's office can be a frightening place. For many…


Osseous Surgery for Your Periodontitis

Do you suffer from advanced periodontitis? Unfortunately, once gum disease gets to this stage, it can be hard to treat. For patients with progressive periodontitis, osseous surgery may be able to help. What Is Osseous Surgery? Osseous surgery is a…


Speak Easy with a Frenectomy

Do you have trouble licking an ice cream cone? Wetting your lips? Maybe you even can't stick out your tongue? If any of this sounds familiar, you may have a condition called ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie. Chances are if you've gotten…


Patient Reviews for East Tennessee Periodontics

At East Tennessee Periodontics, our mission is to provide comfortable and comprehensive dental care for each and every patient. Dr. Robert Cain is an experienced periodontist that continues to improve his knowledge of periodontics, dental implants, and bone grafting. The…


Treating Missing Teeth with Implants

Are you self-conscious of your missing tooth or teeth? Dr. Robert Cain offers his patients comfortable treatment options that restore the form and function of teeth. Dental implants are used to replace one or multiple missing teeth. Also used to…


Why Replace Missing Teeth?

Do you have a missing tooth or teeth? You may feel self-conscious and hide your smile because of missing tooth gaps. Millions of people in the U.S. have one or several missing teeth, and there are treatments that restore smiles…