What’s a Periodontist?

Answers to All of Your Questions About Periodontists It’s important for everyone to understand the basics of dental care and how it helps keep your teeth and gums healthy. Of course, you know how to do your part—floss every day, brush for two minutes every morning and evening, and schedule routine professional cleanings and exams […]

No Reason to Fear a Root Canal

Root canals are often dreaded, but the truth is they aren’t nearly as scary or painful as they’re made out to be. While the thought of getting a root canal may make you anxious, the procedure and recovery are not something to be scared of. With the right preparation and mindset, you can get through […]

Why Am I Being Referred to an Endodontist?

At Downtown Franklin Family Dentistry, we provide a wide range of services to care for your oral health. During routine exams, we check your teeth for signs of decay, the health of your gums, and your bite to ensure your teeth are properly aligned. And we always emphasize the importance of preventative care—the best course […]

Thank Your Dentist for a Better Night’s Sleep

man waking up from a great night's sleep

Do you wake up feeling like you haven’t slept? While there are many reasons why people don’t sleep well, one of the most common and serious sleep-related breathing disorders is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Did you know your dentist might be able to help? Like poor oral health, not getting enough quality sleep can greatly […]