5 Ways Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Affect Your Health

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Knoxville Dentist James Erpenbach DDS

Snoring can sure disrupt a night’s sleep — both for you and your partner. But if you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), bigger problems may be brewing in your body. Obstructive sleep apnea is when the soft tissues in your neck and throat obstruct your airways during the relaxed state of sleep. People that suffer…

Spotlight-Ready Smiles: Cosmetic Dentistry in Knoxville

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A mouth full of unattractive teeth can distract from anyone’s  appearance. Having a red-carpet-worthy smile, like what you can get from cosmetic dentistry in Knoxville, can bring you increased satisfaction and confidence. Best of all, it doesn’t have to have a celebrity price tag. Five-star yet affordable cosmetic dentistry and VIP treatment has been available…

Air Abrasion Treats Cavities Without the Drill

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Jim Erpenbach DDS is a Knoxville dentist committed to less invasive techniques and the latest technology, such as digital x-rays and air abrasion. Digital x-rays are a highly accurate way of dental imaging that means less radiation exposure to the patient. Air abrasion is a way to treating cavities that doesn’t require a conventional drill.…

Smiling? Cosmetic Dentistry in Knoxville

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At Jim Erpenbach DDS, we are constantly striving to provide Knoxville with outstanding oral health care needs, from family to cosmetic dentistry. We want to keep families informed about how they can have healthy, beautiful smiles. A central goal is to encourage everyone to develop more effective oral health habits, such as proper brushing and flossing. We…

Don’t Let Poor Oral Health Take You Out Of The Game

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It’s hard to win a gold medal if you have a toothache. A recent study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explored how poor oral health affects athletic performance at the elite level. “More than 40% of athletes were bothered by their oral health with 28% reporting an impact on quality of life…


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