Knoxville TN Dentist Blog

The Effects of Stress On Your Dental Health

The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is causing a spike in patient stress. At Today's Dentistry, we recognize these are uncertain times during this unprecedented worldwide public health crisis. We want to provide you some information on how stress affects your dental…

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…

What Tools Does Your Dental Hygienist Use?

Have you ever wondered what’s on that tray your dental 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…

FAQ: All About Fillings

If it feels like every time you go to the dentist you’re told you need another filling, you’re not alone. Cavities are the most common ailment second only to the common cold. Fortunately, there are things you can do to…

Laser Dentistry Offers More Comfortable and Effective Treatments

Not many dentists in the Knoxville, TN area provide the level of patient comfort, reduced recovery time, and higher levels of precision that laser dentistry provides. Today’s Dentistry is one of the top dental health practices using laser dentistry in…

How Smoking and Tobacco Use Affects Your Oral Health

Thanks to an aggressive campaign of public service announcements and the mandatory Surgeon General’s warning on packs of cigarettes, most Americans are now aware that smoking and using tobacco products has a negative impact on your overall health.  The increased…

Common Misconceptions About TMJ Disorders

People experiencing jaw pain often assume they have a TMJ disorder. The temporomandibular joints, abbreviated as TMJ, make it possible to open and close your mouth. The TMJ, located on either side of your skull, work together when you chew,…

Get Straighter Teeth in Less Time with Mixed Appliance Therapy

Are you looking for the discretion of invisible braces but the quick results of more traditional braces? Dr. Pamela Cain offers mixed appliance therapy to give patients straighter, more beautiful smiles in a fraction of the time, but with the…

Is it Really Important to Replace Missing Teeth?

There are many reasons why people might be missing teeth, and there are many different treatments available to replace them. Many patients think that replacing missing teeth is only a cosmetic issue, but there are actually real health reasons to…