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Dental patients are more informed than ever before and it’s not surprising that much of their knowledge about oral health and dental treatment is gleaned from online sources. Proactive self-education can be beneficial for you and your family, especially if it assists in living a healthy lifestyle. But at Jim Erpenbach DDS, your Knoxville dentist,…

How to Handle Tooth Pain

Let’s talk about tooth pain. You may cry or cringe as you recall your own painful experience with a toothache, sensitive teeth or an injured tooth, but it’s an important topic to tackle. Knowing the causes of tooth pain and when to call for an appointment with Dr. Erpenbach will save you pain, frustration and…

Smile More and Boost Your Mood

You probably already know that smiling makes you look great, but did you know that smiling can also make you feel good, too? It’s true, smiling releases mood-lifting endorphins. According to Psychology Today, smiling can improve your mental health. Smiling can also calm you down and lift the mood of others. Smiling has even been…

Apple Cider Vinegar: Does It Hurt Your Teeth?

 The apple cider vinegar craze has been increasing in popularity over the last few years. This super sour drink has been touted as a panacea for everything that ails you. Avid apple cider vinegar drinkers claim it does everything from reducing inflammation to improving allergies, and even increasing your metabolism to help you lose weight.…

Oral Health Speaks for your Total Health

Many people know the old saying, “the eyes are the windows to the soul,” but do you know that the mouth is the window to the body? It’s true. Your mouth can tell your dentist a whole lot about your overall health. Dr. Erpenbach is a member of the American Academy of Oral-Systemic Health and…