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Professional Teeth Whitening: Is it Right for You?

A smile doesn’t just show others you are happy or friendly; research shows it actually helps you feel better, too. Smiling can reduce stress hormones and lower blood pressure which means not only will you be happier – but healthier, too! But patients who are unhappy with the appearance of their smile may find it more difficult to freely smile …

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Tips for Selecting the Right Children’s Dentist

You want to help you child grow up healthy and strong – and oral health is an important part of your child’s healthy development. It’s important to know that your child’s teeth and gums are properly cared for with the right family dentist who makes you and your child feel at ease during their appointment. So, what should you look …

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Botox: Why Your Dentist May Recommend It

You probably think of a dentist as a medical professional who helps you keep your teeth, gums, and other oral and maxillofacial areas healthy. However, you may not realize that your dentist can offer Botox injections as a form of esthetic dentistry as well. In Knoxville, TN, Dr. Jack Haney offers Botox and dermal fillers in addition to other treatments. …

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5 Indications You May Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea occurs when you stop breathing when you are asleep, which leads to bouts of coughing, choking, gasping, and snorting. The two most common types of sleep apnea are central and obstructive sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea is caused by neural misfirings. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by the soft tissues falling into the back of the throat as …

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Why Do Some Patients Need Gum Treatment Before Dental Implant Placement?

Have you ever wondered if you were a candidate for dental implant placement surgery? Dental implants are extremely popular restorative dentistry treatments to replace missing teeth with fixed prosthetics. However, not everyone who visits Dr. Jack Haney in Knoxville, TN can be considered for dental implants right away. In fact, some patients require gum treatment first. To find out if …

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Could You Be a Smile Makeover Candidate?

Is one of your resolutions to revitalize your smile this year? Do you want to gain the confidence that comes from having a gleaming, straighter, full smile? You could be a candidate for a smile makeover. Smile makeovers are unique to each patient and designed to achieved a variety of goals through cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry treatments. Not sure …

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5 Great Reasons to Visit a Cosmetic Dentist

Have you ever wondered if a trip to a cosmetic dentist might help you get closer to your health and confidence goals? Cosmetic dentistry treatments often allow patients to get whiter, straighter smiles. They can also provide a much-needed self-esteem boost. If you are ready to discuss taking your smile to the next level, contact Dr. Jack Haney. We are …

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Tackling the Top Teeth Whitening Myths

Have you considered undergoing teeth whitening treatment but been a bit confused by the process? Plenty of myths surround tooth whitening, which is why we want to finally put some of them to rest. After learning the facts about getting a truly whiter smile, call Dr. Jack Haney in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Haney can help you enjoy the benefits of …

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Want to Improve Social Confidence? Get Gum Disease Treatment.

Do you wish you had more assuredness in social situations, such as when you meet new people or visit a prospective business client? If you have untreated, unmanaged gum disease, you may find it difficult to feel confident while speaking or smiling. However, your first gum treatment appointment with Dr. Jack Haney in Knoxville, TN, could start you on the …

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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 ...