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Clinton, TN 37716

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What is an Abscessed Tooth?

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

When you start to have a toothache that won’t go away, it can make you feel lousy and miserable. This may be a sign of an infection or cavity. Tooth pain is not normal and should be evaluated by your dentist immediately. Left untreated, the infection may spread and lead to serious dental consequences. What […]


Happy Fall from Your Dentist

Happy Fall from Your Dentist

October is the start of fall and holiday season for many of our patients and can be full of fun activities and events. From costume parties, get-togethers, trick-or-treating, and parades, there is tons of fun to be had–but we also want you to be healthy and safe! This month we want to do our part […]


Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth

On a hot summer day, it is common to find yourself seeking a cool refreshment to make you more comfortable in the heat. What is not as common is feeling a sharp pain through your teeth once you take a bite or sip of a cool treat. We aren’t talking about brain freezes–we are talking […]


The Importance of Mouthguards in Sports

The Importance of Mouthguards in Sports

If you engage in sports, you may understand that getting hurt as an athlete can be a common and unfortunate occurrence for many. According to the American Dental Association, 10-20% of all sports-related injuries are maxillofacial. Many of these injuries can be prevented or have the damage significantly reduced by wearing a protective mouthguard. What […]


Your Teeth and Wellness

Your Teeth and Wellness

For many, dental visits are about having your teeth cleaned and examined and, in some cases, possibly filled or repaired. However, your dental visit can reveal more than just the condition of your teeth. It can also provide an insight into your overall health. Recent studies show that poor oral health can be associated with […]


The Importance of Flossing

The Importance of Flossing

Unfortunately, a vast majority of the population will admit to not flossing regularly and believe that brushing twice a day is enough to maintain their oral health. You may think if you brush your teeth and use mouthwash, your teeth are clean enough. But is that really the case? While brushing should be a necessary […]


Selecting A Mouthwash

Selecting A Mouthwash

Maintaining optimal dental hygiene is centered around daily brushing and flossing as well as attending routine examinations throughout the year. But what about mouthwashes? A mouthwash, or oral rinse, is a liquid product used to rinse and clean your mouth, gums, and teeth. These products typically contain antiseptics to kill harmful bacteria that can live […]


Caring for Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season

Caring for Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season

The winter season is upon us, which often means dealing with potential health issues. Colds, flus, and winter woes galore are all aspects of this season that may pose difficulties. It’s important, however, to remember that your teeth can be affected, too. Teeth are very sensitive and exposing them to extremely cold weather can cause […]


How to Avoid Tartar Buildup

How to Avoid Tartar Buildup

Tartar is hardened dental plaque that affects almost 68% of adults. Tartar buildup is a major problem, as it can lead to bad breath, gingivitis, and cavities. If you continue to allow tartar to build up on your teeth, you may eventually need to have teeth removed or capped. It is best to take good […]


Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is the Oral Cancer Awareness month and Myers Family Dentistry would like to invite you to join us in our national screening campaign to stop oral cancer. Awareness about US oral cancer is low. About 49,750 people in the United States this year will be diagnosed with oral cancer. 132 new people in the […]


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