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Sep 20

A bite occlusion or bad bite not only affects your appearance but affects your wellbeing, too. When you have a misalignment of jaws and teeth, you are at an increased risk of tooth decay, gum disease, dental damage, and TMJ problems. The good news is that your bad bite isn’t cast in stone. If you […]

Sep 20

Anyone is susceptible to tooth loss due to decay, gum disease, or accidental injury. This problem, however, is a common one among seniors. Fortunately, it’s a problem that can be fixed through restorative dentistry. For many people, partial dentures are ideal for replacing missing teeth as it is affordable, minimally invasive, and effective in restoring […]

Sep 20

The landscape of dentistry has changed immensely in the last few decades. Before, if you had lost teeth, dental bridges and dentures were the only tooth replacement options on the table. Back then, these options worked, but today, there is a better way to replace missing teeth: dental implants. Once an implant is in place, […]

Jun 13

Invisalign is a special and unique type of orthodontic treatment that uses clear, nearly invisible, removable aligners to straighten teeth. This treatment is an alternative to traditional metal braces and is a popular choice because it is difficult to notice when patients are wearing their trays. Invisalign is effective in treating the alignment of both […]

Jun 13

Full dentures are best used to replace all the teeth within the smile, but many patients are worried about obtaining them because they may have a fear of them looking fake or unnatural. Dr. William F. Proffitt of Maryville, Tennessee is committed to ensuring patients are happy with their dentures. What are dentures and what […]

Jun 13

Dr. William F. Proffitt of Maryville, Tennessee is a local dentist who is pleased to offer cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures to help repair the smile when needed. Many patients visit Dr. Proffitt for the treatment of cavities, in which he makes use of a material called dental bonding. This material is actually a composite […]

Jun 13

Dr. William F. Proffitt of Maryville, Tennessee is a dedicated dental professional in the community offering patients a wide range of dental services to improve their oral health and wellness. For patients who have erupted wisdom teeth, or “third molars,” extraction, or removal, may be necessary. This is often because these teeth are so far […]

May 06

At Proffitt Dentistry, our goal is to promote optimal oral health so that you can lead a happier, healthier life. We achieve this milestone by placing preventive oral care at the core of everything we do. The goal is to see your teeth, gums, and other oral structures remain intact as long as you live. However, […]

May 06

Like hair, eyes, and skin have different colors, teeth naturally come in different shades. While you may be born with bright, white teeth, others may have slightly yellow teeth. Even so, aging, poor oral hygiene, excessive fluoride exposure during the developmental stages of life, and indulgence in stain-causing substances like soda and dark wine may […]

May 06

Restorative dentistry is just as important as any other aspect of dental care and just as effective in beautifying your smile. At Proffitt Dentistry, we provide biomimetic dental restorative services to residents of Maryville, Tennessee, and surrounding communities. Biomimetic dentistry is considered tooth conserving dentistry as your dentist tries to preserve as much of your natural tooth […]

Mar 16

While modern dentistry has multiple preventive and restorative techniques to preserve teeth, sometimes, tooth extraction may still be the course of action to salvage your oral health. For instance, if a traumatic injury has left your tooth severely damaged, tooth removal may be the only alternative. When Dr. William Proffitt recommends a dental extraction, it […]

Mar 16

When you are self-conscious about your stain-filled teeth, it may affect your mental state, relationships and even impede your success in your career. The good thing is that you don’t have to undergo costly and complicated procedures to erase stains on your teeth. A simple tooth whitening treatment from Proffitt Dentistry can transform your teeth […]

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