What Does a Dead Tooth Really Mean?

By Dr. Jacqueline Butler Mitchell Tooth Talk A dead tooth means the tooth no longer has a blood supply flowing to it.  All teeth have three...

DST Partners with National Health Groups Encouraging African Americans to be...

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), in collaboration with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST) and the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW),...

Tennessee Senators Imagine an End to Legal Abortion

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — The Senate Judicial Committee “Summer Study” was like two days of Vacation Bible School for grown-ups. Part revival and...

Nashville General Recognized as Innovative Healthcare Provider

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville General Hospital is poised to become a national leader in integrated care delivery systems. Nashville General Hospital Chief Executive Officer Joseph...

Health Care Disparities Hurt Middle TN People of Color

By Sandra Long Weaver Tribune Editorial Director Access to health care remains elusive for many people of color in Middle Tennessee, a panel of health care...

Habits That Harm Your Teeth

I’m sure you practice good dental care, but you are probably engaging in one or more bad habits that can still undermine the good...

The Benefits of Regular Dental Checkups

Although we may think that our teeth are in good shape because they look good when we look in the mirror, regular visits to...

What is a Dental HMO Plan?

HMO is a Health Maintenance Organization dental plan and is sometimes referred to as pre-paid plans or a capitation plan. This plan requires you...

What is Composite Resin?

A composite filling (white filling) is a tooth colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth.  Composites are also used for cosmetic...

Is Chewing Gum Bad for Your Teeth?

Chewing gum has been around since the ancient times when it was made from tree saps. Today, the base used for most gum products...

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