The Development of the Toothbrush

Today, the toothbrush is a very appreciated, important aspect of dental hygiene and the health of your smile. But how did the toothbrush come to be? Before the toothbrush, how did people clean their teeth? Continue reading to find the answers to these questions with Dr. J. Kenneth Carver and... Read more »

Mouthwash and Why it is Needed

When looking for the ideal mouthwash, it is always important to remember that the products you use for your teeth should contain treatments designed to enhance your smile. If you are using toothpaste and mouthwash treatments that focus on whitening teeth, but you suffer from dental erosion and cavities, you... Read more »

FAQ About Dentures

Getting dentures for the first time can be a big adjustment. Drs. Carver, Stakias, Mather, and Mather recommend dentures in Kingsport, Tennessee, to restore the beauty and functionality of his patients’ smiles. Keep in mind that dentures take some getting used to. In order to prepare you for this change,... Read more »

Sugar-Free Chewing Gum

Did you know, choosing the right kind of gum can help you prevent cavities and keep your smile fresh? Well, it’s true! Dr. J. Kenneth Carver at Kingsport Dentistry in Kingsport, Tennessee, and our entire team is devoted to helping you keep your smile as healthy as possible, which is... Read more »

Your Child Might Benefit from Dental Sealants

When your son or daughter’s primary teeth give way to the permanent set of teeth, cavity prevention becomes increasingly important. Many times, the molars and premolars in the back of the mouth have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel of the biting surface. While these occlusal textures help... Read more »

What Are Temporomandibular Joints Used For?

Do you know what temporomandibular joints are used for? Temporomandibular joints, or TMJs for short, are sockets designed with connective tissue, ligaments, muscles, and bone all working in tandem within your jaw to form the joints that open and close your mouth and facilitate the wide range of chewing motions... Read more »

The Magic of Water Flossers

Water flossers vary from traditional floss. If you struggle with traditional floss then perhaps water flossers can work for you. Did you know, water flossers can be successful at flossing your teeth after you brush? Well, it’s true! Our team here at Kingsport Dentistry in Kingsport, Tennessee, is proud to... Read more »

Bridge the Gaps in Your Smile

Is your smile in need of a tooth replacement? Bridge the gaps in your smile with dental bridges. Dental bridges are highly effective and safe dental replacements that artificially take the place of missing teeth with materials designed to look and function the way normal teeth would. They are latched... Read more »

The Importance of Your Teeth’s Care on Medications

An important factor to consider when on medications is your teeth, yet many people do not realize how vital it truly is. Did you know, when you are on medications, your oral health can take a serious blow? Especially without proper care and attention to your smile, you can be... Read more »

All You Need to Know About the Two Different Types of Mouthwash

Did you know a complete oral hygiene routine also includes rinsing your mouth with mouthwash? Well, it’s true, and some people forget that. If you’re one of these people, our Kingsport Dentistry dental team is happy to tell you all about the two different types of mouthwash so you can... Read more »