Dental Bridge Benefits and Proper Care

Losing one or more permanent teeth may result in the need for a dental bridge to fill the gap left behind by the missing teeth. A dental bridge is a tooth replacement appliance that has two dental crowns buffering one or more replacement teeth to support the bridge using your natural teeth or dental implants. We invite you to learn... read more »

Facts You Should Know About Bad Breath

Bad breath is a common problem for many. It can be quite inconvenient and troublesome at times, especially in social situations. The more you know about bad breath, the better chance you have of eliminating it. So, our dentists, Dr. Black and Dr. Renck, would like to tell you all about bad breath today. To do so, they would be... read more »

Reduce the Risk of Tooth Decay With Dental Sealants

If you are interested in a high-tech preventive dental treatment to protect your back teeth from tooth decay, our dentists at Hendersonville Dentistry may recommend dental sealants. These sealants cover the chewing surfaces of molars and premolars to stop harmful acids and bacteria from weakening the tooth enamel layer and resulting in cavities. You can reduce the risk of tooth... read more »

Shining a Light on Interdental Cleaners

Which would you say is the better cleaning tool between dental floss and water flossers? Are you aware that they are both interdental cleaning tools? That’s right! Both highly effective for cleaning between teeth. Interdental cleaning tools are specifically designed to clean between teeth in areas that your toothbrush cannot reach. Both dental floss and water flossers have been proven... read more »

Have You Heard About GERD?

Did you know that heartburn and acid reflux can have damaging effects on your dental health? If you taste acid backflow or have heartburn more than 2x per week, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD—and it can dissolve your teeth enamel. GERD becomes an issue when the door of muscle at the end of your esophagus stays open,... read more »

Avoiding Cavities in 2018

2018 is going to be YOUR year. You can feel it. As you make your resolutions for the new year, don’t forget your smile! Follow these 4 tips to help prevent cavities for 2018. Brush: Make sure you brush twice a day, taking a full two minutes for each session. Use a very soft bristled brush! Though it may seem... read more »

What Can a Dental Implant Do for You?

Losing teeth is no laughing matter because it doesn't just affect your smile. It can cause your oral health to suffer if your remaining teeth shift out of position, affecting the alignment of your bite, and also your ability to brush and floss thoroughly. Whether you have lost one or more teeth due to decay, gum disease, or trauma, you... read more »

Plaque: Toothbrushing Through Time

50,000-year-old Neanderthal tooth fossils show signs of plaque, calcified tartar. While we don't know exactly if ancient man did anything about it at that time, the evolution of the toothbrush begins here. We can imagine that early man, in order to gain a mate, wisely decided it was to his advantage to clean his teeth. The first attempt at toothbrushing... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Hendersonville Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles. Each... read more »