Reduce the Discomfort of TMJ Disorder with Preventive Strategies

When it comes to ensuring your smile is receiving the attention and care it needs to maintain lifelong health, we encourage you to include the health of your jaw joints that help your jaw move as it should. These joints are called the TMJs, which stands for temporomandibular joints, and... Read more »

How Often Should I Floss?

If you had to answer honestly when the last time you flossed was, what would you say? Most people can’t give an honest answer, so don’t feel bad. Most adults - and kids, for that matter - don’t enjoy flossing. That’s a part of the reason oral health is such... Read more »

Sleep Apnea

Are you familiar with the oral health risks associated with sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common, yet serious condition in which your sleep is interrupted throughout the night. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your airways are restricted while you sleep. Central sleep apnea is a condition in which the... Read more »

High Content Smiles with Dental Bridges

Are you confident with your oral health care and do you feel you're doing enough to keep your smile safe and well protected for the future? Have you noticed any issues that may have arisen over the past few years with your teeth and gums? If you do have a... Read more »

Restore Your Teeth and More with Dentures

Dentures are greatly beneficial for tooth replacement because they have the ability to fill both small and large gaps to provide better oral health. Small areas of tooth loss can be repaired with partial dentures while major or complete tooth loss requires full dentures for a functional mouth. Below, we... Read more »

Common Questions About Dental Bridges

Do you have questions about dental bridges? If so, our dentist, Dr. J. Kenneth Carver, is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for. The more you know, the better, especially because knowing the facts and information about dental bridges can help you decide if the treatment is... Read more »

Dental Implant Benefits

What are dental implants? A dental implant may be recommended for an individual who has lost a tooth due to severe decay, a blow to the face, advanced gum disease or another dental issue. A dental implant is made up of a titanium implant post, an abutment and a dental... Read more »

Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Water Flossers

  If you are suffering from poor oral health, it may be linked to your oral hygiene daily routines. Even if you are brushing and flossing on a daily basis, you may not be doing so accurately. If you wish to substitute your dental floss for an alternative interdental cleaner,... Read more »

Fluoride: The Ways it Can Help Your Smile

Fluoride is a natural mineral that can help your smile in many ways, which is why it’s recommended to expose your teeth to fluoride regularly. To help you understand a little more, our dentist, Dr. J. Kenneth Carver, is happy to tell you about the ways fluoride can help you.... Read more »

Do You Feel Anxious About Dental Care?

Does the idea of visiting the dentist fill you with fear? Do you dread dental appointments of any kind? If so, Dr. Carver, Stakias, Mather, and Mather, and our team want to help you feel more relaxed at Kingsport Dentistry. You are not to only person to feel this way--it’s... Read more »