8609 Kingston Pike Suite 203, Knoxville, TN 37923

We’re Changing Our Name

We’re moving to a new location aaaaand We’re Changing Our Name That’s right, not only are we moving to a new location but we are changing our name.  Our new moniker will be… TLC Dental Care Why?  Because we always strive to bring TLC to our dentistry and we decided that should be reflected in our name. […]

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Easy Ways To Improve Your Dental Health

WE’VE ALL HEARD that if we want healthy teeth, we should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and schedule regular dental cleaning appointments twice a year. Definitely keep doing those things, but if you want to step up your oral health game, here are a few easy ways to do that. Replace Your Toothbrush […]

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Cooking For A Happy, Healthy Sweet Tooth

MOST OF US find ourselves craving something sweet every once in a while—or perhaps more often than that! Unfortunately, as good as sweet treats taste, they can have a big impact on our dental health. Sugar And Your Teeth There are many ways that sugar is bad for our overall health, but it’s also specifically bad […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancer affects over 200,000 Americans every year. Among these people include members of our community, including some of our own patients. We consider our patients to be friends and family and we want you to live healthy and happy lives. This is why we are excited to be able to offer Oral Cancer Screening […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Oral Cancer

The Prevent Cancer Foundation states that oral cancer is a highly preventable disease and also very treatable, IF caught early.   Here is their list of 5 ways to prevent oral cancer:     1.  Don’t use tobacco in any form.   If you use tobacco, quit.  SmokeFree.gov has advice, recommendations, plans and apps to […]

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Fighting Back Against Oral Cancer

ORAL CANCER IS A SUBJECT we’d all prefer not to have to think about, but it’s critical to have a basic understanding of risk factors and symptoms. More than 50,000 people in the U.S. were diagnosed with oral cancer last year, and that number is expected to rise. That’s why, in honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, […]

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Common Misconceptions About Gum Disease

WE BELIEVE the more educated our patients are about dental health issues, the better they’ll be able to prevent them. We often warn of periodontal disease and the detrimental effects it has on the mouth and body. But there are also many common misconceptions about gum disease. To help you better understand it, we’ve decided to […]

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Filling In The Gaps: Dental Implant Basics

DENTAL IMPLANTS ARE permanent false teeth designed to look just like your other teeth. They’re a popular alternative to dentures or bridges, and the American Dental Association considers them to be “one of the biggest advances in dentistry in the past 40 years.” How Do They Work? Unlike dentures and bridges, which don’t feel or look […]

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Protect Your Teeth This Cold And Flu Season

THE LAST THING YOU WANT to worry about when you’re sick is your dental health. Unfortunately, your teeth can be extra vulnerable when cold and flu season strike. If you find yourself under the weather, read on for helpful tips on protecting your mouth! Watch Out For Dry Mouth You know that feeling when your nose is […]

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4 Ways Smiling Improves Our Health!

WE’VE ALL HEARD the old cliché that it takes more muscles to frown than to smile, so you should smile to conserve energy! That’s actually false. It takes a minimum of ten muscles to smile but only a minimum of six to frown, so the expression should really be “smile to burn calories!” But smiling will do […]

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