The Germantown Dental Group Blog

Dental news, tips and happenings to make you smile.

Taking The Fear Out Of Dental Visits

Taking The Fear Out Of Dental Visits

One of the most important parts of caring for your smile is regular dental checkups. However, millions of people around the world struggle with this simple task! If you find yourself shuddering at the thought of scheduling an appointment with your dentist, you’re not alone, but these visits don’t have to be something you dread! Read More

Teeth Grinding 101: Types, Causes, and Treatments

Teeth Grinding 101: Types, Causes, and Treatments

It’s not unusual to occasionally catch yourself clenching your teeth, especially if you’re feeling frustrated or stressed out. This generally isn’t a problem, but if you’re waking up feeling unrested or experiencing soreness in your jaw, you could be one of the millions of Americans dealing with bruxism. That’s the technical term for teeth grinding, Read More

How Restorative Dentistry Can Give You Back Your Smile

How Restorative Dentistry Can Give You Back Your Smile

If we lived in a perfect world, our smiles would always be bright, beautiful, and healthy. Cavities wouldn’t exist, we’d never break a tooth, and we wouldn’t ever have to worry about dentures or implants. Here in the real world, however, these things happen from time to time. When they do, it’s important to have Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Dental Implants

Everything You Need To Know About Dental Implants

In the not too distant past, dental patients who found themselves missing teeth had fairly limited treatment options available. Depending on their particular case, dentures, partials, or bridges were the only solutions available. Luckily, modern dental implants have changed the game, and given those with missing teeth reasons to smile! For almost fifty years now, Read More

How You Can Improve Your Smile With Dental Veneers

How You Can Improve Your Smile With Dental Veneers

We believe that everyone should be able to face life with their best smile, but unfortunately many adults are self-conscious about discolored, chipped, crowded, or uneven teeth. Germantown Dental Group’s cosmetic dentistry offers a wide range of solutions for these issues, the most commonly chosen of which is veneers. Let’s take a closer look at Read More

How to Prevent Your Teeth From Yellowing

How to Prevent Your Teeth From Yellowing

Many things in life get better with age—wine, senses of humor, our golf game—but unfortunately, our teeth aren’t on that list. As we get older, teeth become prone to shifting and discoloration, leaving previously straight smiles looking decidedly crooked and yellower than you remembered. Although yellowing and staining teeth are common side-effects of aging, we Read More

Sedation Dentistry: Can You Really Relax In The Dentist's Chair?

Sedation Dentistry: Can You Really Relax In The Dentist’s Chair?

Sedation dentistry: can you really relax in the dentist’s chair? If the very thought of making a dental appointment fills you with dread, you’re certainly not alone. Millions of people suffer from dental anxiety, with as many as half of all US adults estimated to have some level of fear when it comes to visiting Read More

Invisalign Germantown TN

All About Invisalign

Today’s braces are almost unrecognizable from years past, with smaller brackets, a sleeker appearance, and greater comfort. Despite this transformation, many teens and adults we see are hesitant about using them to straighten their smile. Fortunately, there’s an alternative available, one that offers patients the chance to achieve a beautiful smile without any brackets, wires, Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Dental Bridges

If you’ve recently lost a permanent tooth due to injury, trauma, or some other cause, you’re probably wondering what you can do to restore your natural smile. Aside from the obvious cosmetic concerns, a missing tooth can lead to pain when chewing, discomfort in your jaw, and other issues related to a change in your Read More

What Are Veneers?

Did you know that about four out of five adults keep their mouths completely shut when smiling, laughing, or having their picture taken? Many individuals are self-conscious about discolored, chipped, crowded, or uneven teeth. Cosmetic dentistry offers a wide range of solutions for these issues, but the most common option is veneers, a treatment that Read More