Dental Concerns Knoxville, TN

You may not consider a dentist to treat chronic or painful symptoms such as headaches, snoring, or neck pain, but often times these conditions are linked to an underlying dental problem. Dr. Pamela Cain, your trusted dentist in Knoxville TN, works with patients to diagnose and provide treatments for complex dental problems.

Dental issues can arise, from years of neglect to the most odd situations. For example. mouth trauma from an accident can have long-term effects. Prescribed medications can come with symptoms that compromise your oral health. Considering all of this, we are a non-judgmental dentist office with caring staff that takes the time to listen to your issues. We have cultivated a worry-free dental environment to put you at ease while getting the treatments you need.

We treat common dental concerns such as:

  • Bleeding Gums: Do your gums bleed every time you brush your teeth? You may be at risk for periodontal disease.
  • Teeth Grinding: Do you grind your teeth at night? Have you noticed that your teeth are worn down but don’t know why?
  • Missing Teeth: Teeth that have been lost due to decay or in an accident can be replaced!
  • Jaw Pain: Popping jaw, and stress can cause issues with your Temporomandibular Joint.
  • Frequent Headaches: This is another symptom of an issue with your Temporomandibular Joint.

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Learn More About Common Dental Concerns

Gum Disease

Bleeding gums may be a sign of gingivitis, an early form of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. It is estimated that more than 75% of American adults have some form of gum disease. Dr. Cain treats bleeding gums through a variety of treatments, depending on your specific condition. The first is scaling and root planning. This is essentially a deep and thorough cleaning of the pockets between your teeth and gums. This procedure can be done on patients of all ages.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

Dr. Cain has completed advanced dental training to diagnose and treat Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD). TMD symptoms can vary significantly from one patient to another. Common signs are frequent headaches and teeth grinding. Dr. Cain treats TMD using dental splints, mouth guards and bite correction procedures. Your treatment will be custom-tailored to your unique smile. Her goal is to correct the underlying source of dysfunction for long lasting, stable results.

Treating dental problems in Knoxville TNTooth Decay and Other Tooth Concerns

  • Cavities: Dental cavities affect adults as well as children. Depending on your condition, Dr. Cain may use dental fillings, dental crowns or root canal therapy to restore your teeth to proper health.
  • Crooked Teeth: More than just a cosmetic concern, crooked teeth can contribute to serious health conditions like tooth decay and gum disease. Dr. Cain treats crooked teeth to improve the beauty, health, and function of your teeth.

Schedule A Consultation

Dr. Cain serves as a general, cosmetic and restorative dentist to patients in Knoxville, and the Hardin Valley, TN area. We welcome new patients for all surrounding communities! Call our dental care team to schedule your visit to our Knoxville dentist office, or you can request an appointment online.