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Chewing Gum To Save Your Teeth

Chewing Gum To Save Your Teeth It’s true! Chewing gum- the right kind of gum- can actually help to prevent tooth decay! Contrary to popular belief chewing gum has been approved by the ADA as beneficial in the fight against…

Whiter Teeth With The Right Foods

When we want a brighter smile, we tend to use whitening products to remove discoloration and staining. However, they’re not the only option for a whiter smile. Certain foods can actually prevent staining and discoloration by helping to maintain healthy…

Sports Drinks And Your Teeth

Sport drinks, like Gatorade and Powerade, are popular for both children and adults. Many sport drinks contain electrolytes and vitamins that are helpful to maintain energy during sporting activities. Others prefer tasty sports drinks as an alternative to water to…

A Healthy Smile for Your Best Quality of Life

In honor of Oral Health Month, Dr. Cain and the staff of Today's Dentistry in Crossville, TN would like to take a moment to emphasize the benefits of maintaining your oral health. Keeping your smile healthy with regular oral hygiene…

Ice Cream And Tooth Decay

Summer is approaching and temperatures are warming up! A great way to avoid the heat is by enjoying an ice-cold snack. While these snacks may be refreshing, not all summer snacks are the best for your oral health. Dr. Pamela…

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April of each year marks Oral Cancer Awareness month as sponsored by various health organizations and the American Dental Association (ADA) in an effort to shed a brighter light on this often deadly disease affecting thousands each year. Oral Cancer…

Aging And Oral Health

Modern dentistry recommends that we strive to keep our natural teeth healthy for as long as possible for the best quality of life. With the advent of new technology in the dental field and improved standards of oral health in…

Sugar Free Gum And Tooth Decay

Contrary to everything you learned as a child, chewing gum (the right kind) can actually reduce tooth decay! Crossville, TN Dentist Dr. Pamela Cain recommends only sugar free gum that has the ADA seal of approval on the label. Studies…