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UTHSC Graduates 135 Health Care Professionals

MEMPHIS, TN — The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduated 135 new health care professionals during its winter commencement on Friday,...

What’s Lurking Around in Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush looks innocent sitting on your bathroom sink waiting to be used by you.  But before you put it in your mouth, consider...

Why Blood Pressure is Important During Dental Care

High Blood Pressure can be a “silent killer.” Often, patients go years without seeking the care of a primary care physician unless they feel...

What is a Diastema?

A diastema is an area of extra space between two or more teeth and is sometimes called a gap.  These spaces can form anywhere...

The Summer Heat and Controlling Your Diabetes

By Marwan Hamaty, MD Question: How can the summer heat affect diabetes control? Heat, especially extreme heat, is hard for anyone to tolerate. It’s especially...

What Are Sealants?

By age 19 most children have had one or more decayed teeth. One highly effective option to help prevent cavities is what is known...

Take 10 On Tuesdays Featuring Dr. Jacqueline Butler Mitchell

On this week's episode of Take 10 On Tuesdays Tribune Social Media Director sits down with Jacqueline Butler Mitchell, D.D.S. As the owner of...

Remington Offering Free Children’s Dental Services in Month of February

NASHVILLE, TN — Remington College Nashville Campus will celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month in February by offering free children’s dental health services. Parents can...

Meharry Day Held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church

NASHVILLE, TN — Meharry Medical College and Mt. Zion Baptist Church joined forces to host “Meharry Day – Health, Healing and Worship” on Sunday,...

What is Baby Bottle Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is sometimes referred to as “Milk Bottle Caries” by dentist.  This can become a problem for children under the age...