What is Plaque?

Ever had a fuzzy and rough feeling on the surface of your teeth?  If so, that’s “Plaque.” Plaque is a sticky, clear film that...

Kidney Failure Prevalent in African American Community

By Ashley Benkarski with JacFranz Guiteau, M.D., Surgical Director of TriStar Centennial’s Organ Transplant Program NASHVILLE, TN— TriStar Centennial Medical Center’s new surgical director of its...

What is a Tongue Scraper?

A tongue scraper is a tool used to help clean your tongue. It is designed to clean the bacterial build-up, food debris, and dead...

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to Hold National Alzheimer’s & Caregiver Educational...

NEW YORK, NY — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) 2019 national Educating America Tour will visit Nashville on Tuesday, April 23 with a...

Will My Baby Develop Pacifier Teeth?

Like many parents, you may be concerned about your child’s pacifier use.  You may wonder if its harmful, what age should they stop, and...

Educating People of High Risk During Kidney Disease Month

By Clare Bratten NASHVILLE, TN — Are your ankles swelling? Swollen ankles might be an early sign of kidney disease, according to Dr. Francesca Tentori,...

Nashvillian Named NGH Chief Medical Officer

NASHVILLE, TN — Deann Bullock, MD, FAAEM, was appointed   Chief Medical Officer for Nashville General Hospital effective March 1, 2019 and became the ...

Meharry Medical College Holds Oral Health Day

NASHVILLE, TN — The Meharry Chapter of the Association of Dental Students, in partnership with Remote Area Medical, provided free cleanings, extractions and fillings...

MWCHC to Hold Breakfast Honoring Dr. Matthew Walker, Sr.

NASHVILLE, TN — Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center (MWCHC), Nashville’s oldest non-profit health center, has announced further details surrounding their Dr. Matthew Walker, Sr....

What is a Fractured Tooth?

A cracked tooth can be hard for you to tell for sure if it is fractured.  Cracks can be invisible to the eye and...

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