Beating Horrible Halitosis

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Brushing just your teeth may not be enough to remove all of the fragments of food between the teeth and up in the gums. Bacteria can grow and stink from hidden floss-only locations. Gently brushing the gums, sides of the mouth and the tongue in addition to the teeth may make the difference. Also, the…

Keeping Kids Smiling At Jim Erpenbach DDS

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Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville serves patients of all ages with family dentistry. Our caring staff takes special care of our youngest patients to make sure they are comfortable during their dental visits. We Pamper Our Youngest Patients Having compassion for our young patients is essential. We understand that going to the dentist can be…

What You See And What You Don’t

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If you have had restorations, orthodontia, or a complete smile redesign, you want people to notice the final outcome – your sensational smile. There is a lot, however, that is going on behind the scenes. This post from Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville TN talks about three smile makeover components that are not readily apparent…

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

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In this post from Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville TN, we’re discussing the water flosser, also known as interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet. They’ve been a great asset to dentistry and to dental health. The first water-shooting device for cleaning between teeth was invented in the early 1960’s by Colorado dentist Dr. Gerald…

Treat Your Smile To A Healthy Diet

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Proper nutrition can benefit you in a number of ways: increased energy, improved immunity, glowing skin, mental clarity, and a lower risk of heart disease and stroke. The team at Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville TN wonders: do you ever think about how your diet influences your oral health? Your diet can impact your risk…

Don’t Let Stress Hurt Your Smile

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At Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville TN we see more and more of our patients with stress-related dental issues. People may not think about it, dentists know that stress can really do a number on your oral health. Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene can all be aggravated by stress.…

Ignoring It Won’t Make It Go Away

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Are you suffering with a toothache, but ignoring the pain? Have you started chewing on one side of your mouth to avoid your sensitive teeth, or stopped drinking hot and cold beverages? Come see us. As we say at Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville, dental pain is like an unpaid speeding ticket, ignoring it won’t…

Happy Teeth Don’t Just Happen

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Keeping your teeth clean is an important factor in maintaining a beautiful smile. One of the merits of visiting your dentist in Knoxville TN is receiving a thorough teeth cleaning and a review of your brushing technique. Your Partner in Oral Health Our dental hygienist can professionally clean and polish your teeth at your biannual…