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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…


Your Gums CAN Be Treated

If it's been a long time since your last visit to the dentist, it can start to become too hard to ignore the truth: your teeth and gums need attention. If their oral health gets particularly bad, some patients may…


Why Should You Choose Dental Implants?

These days there are a host of options for replacing missing teeth. Appliances such as dentures or dental bridges are traditional and relatively affordable, which can make them appealing for many people. For the best function and appearance, however, Dr.…