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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

People who have experienced tooth loss as a result of gum disease, injury, or other causes may benefit from a long-lasting tooth replacement option. Dental implants look and function just like natural teeth and are the premier tooth replacement treatment…


Using Laser Dentistry to Treat Gum Disease

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults and often requires modern and advanced treatment techniques. Dr. Robert Cain is a Knoxville, TN periodontist dedicated to helping patients with advanced gum disease achieve a healthy, beautiful smile…


Does Stress Impact Oral Health?

Stress has been shown to impact overall health, but did you know that it can also show signs in your mouth, too? Poor oral health is linked to stress and is often associated with gum disease, TMJ disorders, and tooth…


What is Sinus Lift Surgery?

If you’re getting dental implants in Knoxville, TN, you want to make sure that you do everything possible to make them go smoothly. Some patients may not have enough room in their upper jaw for dental implants to adjust properly.…


We Are Available for Your Emergency Needs

Based on recommendations from the CDC, the ADA, and the Knox County Health Department, East Tennessee Periodontics is closed to routine traffic until further notice. Unfortunately, a sudden health emergency is impossible to plan for. Because of this, our office…


COVID-19: A Letter to Our Patients

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Dear Patients: We would like to update you on the status of our practice with respect to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) that is having an unprecedented impact on daily life throughout the world. Per guidance from the Centers…