Efficient Laser Dentist Can Improve Your Dental Treatment

Your gums are intended to work together with your jawbone to keep your teeth securely in place, as well as frame each tooth to provide a balanced and aesthetically pleasing smile. Giving your gums the attention they deserve can protect your teeth and help you maintain optimal oral health. Even with good oral hygiene and … Continued

Do You Need Orthodontics?

Your smile is designed to evoke a sense of confidence and standout as a positively noticeable feature. However, crooked and overlapping teeth can create a less than ideal smile and lead to poor self-confidence. Thanks to orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry treatments, people today can achieve the smile of their dreams in just a matter of … Continued

7 Foods that Naturally Brighten Tooth Enamel and Fight Decay

You’ve probably heard that foods and beverages, such as coffee, red wine, and tomatoes can cause tooth discoloration and staining, but did you know you can brighten your pearly whites naturally just by consuming certain foods? You would be surprised by what swapping out a few products found in your grocery store can do for … Continued

4 Reasons Why Replacing Lost Teeth is Important

Tooth loss can be an embarrassing experience to face. It not only impacts the appearance of your smile, but it can impair your dental function and negatively affect your oral health. The moment you lose a tooth through injury, disease, or extraction, it’s important to make a plan with your dentist to replace your missing … Continued

Dr. Bailey’s Discreet Orthodontic Treatment

A crooked smile can make you feel inferior and embarrassed. Adult patients have a discreet, comfortable orthodontic option when it comes to straightening teeth. Knoxville, TN dentist Dr. Ruth Bailey uses Invisalign® to gradually pull misaligned teeth into a beautiful, attractive position. Not only will adult braces enhance your appearance, they’ll improve oral health and … Continued

3 Smile Imperfections That Porcelain Veneers Correct

There are many cosmetic dental procedures that effectively correct smile imperfections. However, some treatments take years to produce results. In certain cases, Knoxville general dentist Dr. Ruth Bailey suggests dental veneers in lieu of orthodontics, teeth whitening, or dental bonding. Some types of dental stains don’t respond to our Zoom!® whitening treatment. Orthodontic treatment requires … Continued

Invisalign® Versus Traditional Braces

When it comes to correcting a crooked smile, there are two orthodontic options to choose from: bracket-and-wire braces or Invisalign® aligners. Determining which treatment is right for you can be challenging, but there are several differences to consider. Invisalign trays are clear and discreet, yet they are not recommended for patients with severely crooked teeth. … Continued

Restorative Cosmetic Dentistry: White Crowns and Fillings

Metal amalgam fillings are stable and safe, but they don’t look very nice in your smile. For a while now, many dentists have continued to use dark colored amalgam fillings, but this is not always necessary. Modern dental composite and dental porcelain can be used to make restorations as subtle as they are strong. With … Continued

Orthodontics: Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

You’ve made the decision to improve your smile’s appearance by seeking out orthodontic treatment, but which type of braces is right for you? Both options offer unique benefits. Invisalign braces are clear and discreet, which appeals to most patients. However, with traditional braces you have the advantage of never losing your braces. Dr. Ruth Bailey … Continued