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7 Advantages of a Metal-Free Filling

Do you already have silver amalgam fillings that you want to replace? Are you getting ready to visit Dr. Jack Haney in Knoxville, TN, to discuss a possible area of tooth decay? Consider the value of getting replacement or new metal-free fillings. A metal-free filling can offer benefits not found in metal restorations. Learn more about the advantages to enhancing your …

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An Improved Memory Could Start With Sleep Apnea Treatment

Everyone experiences occasional memory lapses. However, if you snore excessively, have interrupted bouts of rest, and also have trouble with recall, you may find relief from a bad memory with sleep apnea treatment. Dr. Jack Haney helps diagnose patients living in the Knoxville, TN, area with sleep apnea. Talk to him at your first visit to see if sleep apnea ...
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Sleep Better, Live Healthier With TMJ Treatment

TMJ, short for temporomandibular joint disorder, doesn’t just affect your jaw hinge. It affects the way you go about your day, as well as how much truly restful sleep you get. After all, if your jaw hurts every morning, you can’t fully enjoy the first part of your day. That’s why it’s best to see a dentist to discuss a ...
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Protect Your Teeth With Emergency Dentistry

You’ve been having a wonderful day playing catch with your kids in the backyard. Then, it happens: A fly ball hits you in the cheek. At first, you don’t feel anything, but then you realize that one of your teeth is aching. In fact, the tooth seems to be a little loose, and looks like it’s cracked. In other words, ...
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Want Affordable, Long-Lasting Teeth Whitening? Call Your Dentist.

When you imagine your dream smile, does it include gleaming teeth you’re proud to show off? You’re not alone. Plenty of people turn to professional teeth whitening in Knoxville, TN, to rev up their smiles. However, those that want to maximize their investment know that the best way to get affordable teeth whitening is by working hand-in-hand with a trained ...
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Five Things Your Family Dentist Wants You to Know

At our Knoxville, TN dental practice, our primary goal is to help your family achieve and maintain healthy smiles for life. Dr. Jack W. Haney has the education, experience, and expertise necessary to deliver top-tier dental care, and he has been providing our community with oral health services for the last 20 years. Today, he shares five things your family ...
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Thinking about a facelift? First, consider cosmetic dentistry!

You want to look younger. Most people over 35 do. We exercise, eat a healthy diet, and use special skin treatments to keep age from creeping up on us. The Fountain of Youth is still a myth, but cosmetic surgery is not. Lifting the brows, tightening neck skin, and smoothing lines across the face will make you look younger. However, ...
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Don’t Give Up on Your Smile – Get Veneers!

Only a very small percentage of the population possesses teeth that look strong and healthy forever. No matter how well you take care of your pearly whites, daily brushing, chewing, biting, and grinding can wear down even the most beautiful smiles. Genetics can also play a role in how your teeth look. Some people simply have softer or thinner enamel ...
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Brighten Your Smile Safely and Effectively

Think about your smile for a moment, what others see when they look at you. The color of your teeth sends nonverbal signals about your oral and overall health before you speak a word. Whether you’re interacting with a cashier at the grocery store, meeting a potential client, or introducing yourself to your child’s teacher—your smile is the first thing ...
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Why You Should Ask Dr. Haney About Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are like most of our patients, oral health and hygiene are your first concern. Daily brushing and flossing and six-month visits keep your teeth healthy and free from decay, so they can last you a lifetime. However, we can do more for your smile; we can make it look beautiful. In addition to keeping your teeth in good ...
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Kids’ Oral Health: Lesser-Known Red Flags

If you have small children, you are probably doing all the right things to help them build good oral health habits for life: (1) teaching them how to brush and floss, (2) monitoring their fluoride usage, (3) keeping soda and sugar-laden sweets out of their hands, and (4) bringing them to the dentist for routine care. This post is not ...
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How to Choose a Great Knoxville Children’s Dentist

If you’re new in town, or just in the market for a new Knoxville children’s dentist, your head may be spinning! There are many great dentists in the area, and plenty that specialize in children and families. How do you know where to start? It’s important to remember that finding a good dentist is not always about the dentist’s qualifications ...
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Is Poor Sleep Ruining Your Health?

Are you a chronic snooze button pusher? Is the only thing that gets you out of bed in the morning a promise to yourself that you’ll sneak a nap during the day? If you wake up feeling tired, even after getting eight or more hours of sleep, you may have an undiagnosed sleep disorder. Jack Haney, DDS can help you ...
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Jaw Problems? TMJ Treatment Can Make Your Headache Go Away

If you suffer from TMJ disorder, you know something is not right with your bite. You might feel a popping sensation in the jaw, be unable to open your mouth all the way, or you might feel too much shifting when you chew. Unfortunately, TMJ disorder also causes pain. Tense and overtaxed jaw muscles and joint dysfunction can radiate into ...
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4 Reasons to Choose Professional Teeth Whitening

We all try to keep our teeth clean, to prevent decay and have pleasant-smelling breath. It would be nice if keeping your teeth clean and healthy could also prevent foods and beverages from staining them. But that’s not how it works. Even when your teeth are squeaky-clean, they still hold pigment residues that darken your smile. It’s a bit like ...
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Bonding vs. Veneers: Which is Right for Your Smile Makeover?

Teeth that are perfectly healthy may not always look fabulous. We want you to love your smile, however, so we provide multiple safe, effective treatments to address your cosmetic concerns. Luckily, there is a large toolbox of modern treatment options for making your smile look more bright, balanced, and harmonious. We can put things on, take things off, change shapes ...
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The Importance of Taking Care of Your Gums – Knoxville, TN

When it comes to oral health, we tend to focus on our teeth. Many patients overlook their gums, while focusing solely on the appearance and health of their smile. However, no one is immune to gum disease. Understanding the importance of taking care of your gums each time you brush and floss can help keep your entire smile bright and ...
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Fix Your Smile Overnight, With Porcelain Veneers

Have you had issues with your teeth for years? Have you ever wanted to change your smile, but assumed you would need two years of braces, whitening, and tooth reshaping to get there? There are a lot of people out there who are less than happy with the way their teeth look, but assume that correcting every issue is impossible ...
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How Can BOTOX Help with TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder can cause a range of different symptoms, few of which are pleasant. When the moving parts of the jaw joint don’t align and function in perfect harmony, you may wind up with headaches, neck pain, sore facial muscles, pain in your back teeth, and pain in the jaw itself. There are several potential treatments for TMJ disorder, but ...
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What You Should Know About Sealants

We all do our best to brush our teeth thoroughly every day, but some teeth are harder to clean than others. The deep ridges of the molars often look and feel clean after a brushing, but mouth bacteria are microscopic. They can hide in spaces too small for the toothbrush to reach. Dental sealants are an effective way to protect ...