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What Dental Bonding Does to Improve the Health and Appearance of Your Teeth

Mention cosmetic dentistry and you’ll probably think of two popular treatments. Teeth whitening and veneers get much deserved attention. But there’s another treatment that’s gaining ground. Dental bonding is not only a simple procedure but the cost savings are notable by comparison. Bonding is a versatile solution for treating your damaged or unattractive teeth. The tooth colored resin that’s used ...
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How Botox Can Solve a Few of Your Dental Related Problems

Botox can do more for you and your dental health than you might realize. It’s common to think of the cosmetic treatment as a wrinkle remover. Over 20 years of practical use has proven that Botox has more to offer you. In fact, it has become an accepted treatment alongside many dental procedures. Botox Treatment Benefits: Reduce your face and ...
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Why Dental Crowns are a Long-term Solution for Tooth Restoration

Teeth are tough. But they’re also vulnerable and will occasionally require restoration. It’s essential that you care for them to help assure they stay healthy. Even so, your teeth can be damaged by disease, decay, or other damage that requires restorative dentistry. What a dental crown does for your tooth’s lifespan Tooth restoration should look natural. It should also improve ...
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Why Your Actions Matter During a Dental Emergency

Accidents, trauma, emergencies. These don’t happen on schedule. In fact, they most often catch you off-guard. When you’re faced with a dental emergency it’s essential to your oral health that you act promptly and appropriately. What first-response looks like Increased risk and health issues can multiply if you delay your response during a dental emergency. Your immediate attention will help ...
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Why There’s More to a Toothache than Pain and Discomfort

Pain avoidance is understood. When that’s not possible it’s important to take the next step. Your body from head to toe is “wired” to communicate when something requires attention. For example, a toothache can signal that your teeth, gums, or both are at risk. The risk might be something minor or it could be a sign that treatment is necessary. ...
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Gum Irritation? Why You Should Listen to What You Hear About Gingivitis

Not everything you hear is true. It would be helpful to know what is, right? This matters more when it comes to health related information. For example, television dental product commercials frequently mention one condition. Gingivitis. There’s a reason for the attention. Gingivitis is the first, early phase of a condition known as periodontal (gum) disease. Its impact on your ...
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How Dentistry Can Improve Your Sleep (and Your Health)

Next to your hours working you invest a significant amount of time doing this. What? Sleeping. More data is being discovered about the impact of a quality night’s sleep on your health. It’s also being revealed that interruptions to your sleep can create a number of health and lifestyle risks. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition that affects 18 ...
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What Your Jaw Pain Could Be Revealing About Your Dental Health

Persistent headaches are annoying. That’s not news to you, right? The same is true of jaw and neck pain. And equally troubling can be the popping sound that occurs when you open or close your mouth. TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is often the source of the chronic pain you feel in your head, neck, and jaw. The “pop” you occasionally hear ...
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The Dental Implant Solution and Why It’s a Good Choice for Tooth Loss

Dental-ly speaking it’s demoralizing. What? Tooth loss! Losing one tooth can alter your appearance. More than that, if ignored, that single missing tooth can set in motion a number of dental problems. Dental implants join the list of restorative and cosmetic dentistry treatments to solve your tooth loss issue. It’s common to think dental bridge or (depending on the number ...
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How To Get the Most Value from Your Dental Insurance Benefits

Political seasons remind us of something. What, among a lot, you ask? You have a “voice,” a vote in the outcome. The results don’t always go your way, of course. But your voice counts. More often than every four years you have a “voice” in your dental care. Your dental insurance benefits are yours to use. And the important thing ...

How Porcelain Veneers Have Earned their Reputation Among Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Change can be easier than you think. The biggest challenge with changing something about your health and appearance is the decision to do so. Then you’re faced with options. Which to choose? Cosmetic dentistry provides you a variety of health and appearance changes. Porcelain veneers are recognized as a superior choice among cosmetic procedures. Where the appeal occurs Stained, uneven, ...

Celebrating Dentist’s Day With a Dazzling Smile

Did you know that every year, March 6th is celebrated as Dentist’s Day. While your dentist in Knoxville, Dr. Jack Haney, may not rate as high on the popularity chart as your favorite actor or musician, the professional dental care you receive is valuable nonetheless. In fact, we take great satisfaction in helping our patients achieve dazzling, healthy looking smiles …

Our FREE Gift to You!

Our Knoxville TN Dentist thinks our patients are the greatest We love seeing your beautiful smiles every day and sharing a laugh while catching up on the latest news. Because we appreciate your continued loyalty to our office and team, we love it when we have the opportunity to reward that loyalty. We’ve Got What You Need As partners in your …

7 Tips to Host An Awesome Holiday Party

Lights! Family! Desserts! The holiday season can be an exhilarating time! But, for many, it can also be a tad on the stressful side – especially when it comes to entertaining. Each year, there seems to be more pressure to host the perfect party … and with our 7 simple tips, we want to make it a whole lot easier …

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Is Teeth Whitening Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Whiten.

We all want a bright, sparkling smile for winter festivities! However, if your teeth are less than lustrous, you might consider teeth whitening to get your smile photo ready. Before you choose a teeth whitening solution, there are a few important things you need to know: First things first: Talk to Dr. Haney before whitening. Before you decide to whiten, it’s …

What’s Living In Your Mouth…and What’s It Doing To Your Heart?

What’s living in your mouth? Why is it there? It’s 11:30 at night. You’ve worked another long day. The kids are finally asleep. All you want is to crawl into bed and close your eyes. Brushing and flossing your teeth seems like a daunting task. You’re sure it’ll be ok to skip it tonight as you drift off to sleep. …

Help Wanted! Write an Online Review about Your Dental Experience

Whether you’re looking to buy a new vehicle, choosing a hotel, or deciding which dentist to trust, online reviews can influence your decisions. Why Patient Online Reviews Rule If you’ve visited Dr. Haney and his dental team, you’ve no doubt formed an opinion. That opinion matters to us and we would love to hear from you! Your friends, family, neighbors, …

Smile Design… Full mouth reconstruction

Dr. Haney and Dr. Nutting are expert providers of full mouth reconstruction, when the need for such extensive treatment exists. In certain cases, it is necessary to correct periodontal (or gum) problems, teeth with fractures and cavities, jaw and bite problems as well as esthetic problems all at the same time. In such a case, Dr. Haney and Dr. Nutting …

Natural Looking Veneers

A recent fun porcelain veneers case: beautiful teeth for a beautiful person (inside and out)! This patient wanted to get rid of the gaps in her smile and also round out the squareness to her teeth. In addition, she wanted her smile to look completely natural… a pretty smile, not “wow, she got her teeth done.” Before picture One week …

Porcelain Veneers

Self conscious about your smile? Don’t allow your teeth to be disabling for you. Here at our Knoxville, Tennessee dental office, Dr. Haney and Dr. Nutting know that confidence in your smile can make a huge impact in your personal and professional life. Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic fittings that are bonded to your natural teeth to improve the color, …