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Oral Surgery and Anxiety: Tips for a Stress-Free Experience

Oral surgery can be a daunting prospect for many people. The idea of a dental procedure, whether it’s wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, or other surgical interventions, can trigger anxiety and stress. However, with the right mental preparation and a few strategies in place, you can navigate oral surgery with…

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Understanding Wisdom Teeth: Why Do We Have Them and Why Remove Them?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the latecomers to the dental party. Typically, they begin to emerge in your late teens to early twenties, a time when you’re presumably wiser and more experienced. But do these teeth live up to their name, or are they merely troublemakers that…

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5 Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures to Refresh Your Face

How to enhance your beauty with non-surgical cosmetic procedures Are you ready to enhance your natural beauty and achieve a refreshed appearance, but don’t want to undergo an intensive cosmetic surgery? In this article, we’ll explore five remarkable ways to revitalize your look without going under the knife. Get ready…

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Post Op Instructions & What to Eat After Oral Surgery

Have you had oral surgery recently at Tennessee Valley Oral Surgery? A very commonly asked question is, “What can I eat after my oral surgery?”  Now, before eating anything, here are a few key rules to remember: With these rules in mind, your diet should be a liquid diet. Eat…

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The Tennessee Valley Family is Expanding Again!

Here at Tennessee Valley Oral Surgery, we are so proud to announce the addition of two new doctors to our practice – Dr. Baxter Jones and Dr. Kris Hasstedt. Both highly qualified oral surgeons, they will provide a range of services to the Knoxville community and surrounding areas.    Tennessee Valley…

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The difference between dentists, oral surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, and medical doctors

When it comes to oral health, there are a variety of professionals who can help diagnose and treat different issues. While it is important to dive into each profession, we believe it will be most beneficial to our patients if we differentiated between these types of professionals including dentists, oral…

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5 Signs You May Need An Impacted Tooth Removal

If you’ve been experiencing dental discomfort or pain, an impacted tooth may be the culprit. An impacted tooth is one that fails to emerge fully or at all from the gum line. This can cause pain, swelling, and even infection. Here are five signs that you may need an impacted tooth removal.

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Do You Need Dental Implants in Knoxville and Maryville, TN?

Do you suffer from tooth loss? This is a common dental problem for both kids and adults and is primarily caused by tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. The most popular solutions for a missing tooth are dental implants. What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are surgical features used as…

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