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Why Do I Have Bleeding Gums?

Do you see blood when brushing or flossing and wonder whether it’s from brushing too hard or gum disease? While bleeding gums sometimes happens when you’re taking care of your teeth, consistently having bleeding gums is a sign of a…


5 Things to Know Before Getting Dental Implants

Losing a permanent tooth after gum disease used to mean a permanent gap in your smile, a dental bridge, or a partial denture. Now, patients dealing with missing teeth can choose dental implants, which are the preferred tooth replacement treatment…


What Tools Are Used During Dental Cleanings?

Have you ever wondered what’s on that tray your hygienist pulls up next to the chair when you’re getting your teeth cleaned? There are over a dozen tools at their disposal to help keep your teeth healthy. Learn some of…


Selecting the Best Dental Products

Keeping your smile healthy isn’t hard, but you do need to have the best dental products. With so many available to choose from in the dental hygiene aisle, it can be hard to figure out which ones you need and…


Can Laser Dentistry Treat Gum Disease?

Providing the highest standard of dental care involves using modern and advanced techniques to help patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. Dr. Robert Cain is a Knoxville, TN periodontist offering laser dentistry treatment for gum disease, treating the soft tissues of…


3 Things to Know About Your Oral Health Over 55

Maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile is important at any age. Just as your oral hygiene routine needs to change as adult teeth come in, as we enter a new phase of our life after 55, our oral hygiene needs minor…