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Jan 30

There are many ways in which you can protect your teeth. This includes using a quality mouthguard during high-impact sports, wearing an oral appliance for conditions such as TMJ/TMD or bruxism, and avoiding biting and chewing on hard, solid objects. However, damage can still happen, even with a focus on protecting the smile.  While a […]

Nov 16

Tooth extractions are sometimes a necessary solution for specific dental issues. Patients needing tooth extractions will be advised by Dr. William F. Proffitt of Proffitt Dentistry in Maryville, Tennessee, about the aftercare procedure, which prevents problems such as infection and dry sockets. Let’s determine the primary reasons for tooth extractions and how to care for the smile […]

Oct 17

At Proffitt Dentistry, Maryville, Tennessee, we understand how difficult it can be to lose a permanent tooth. We make every effort to help our patients have a smooth tooth extraction and recovery. It’s not unusual to experience some discomfort for the first few days after an extraction. These tips from Dr. William Proffitt can help you manage […]

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, […]

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 […]

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