Ignoring It Won’t Make It Go Away

Are you a busy Knoxville resident suffering with a toothache, but ignoring the pain? Have you started chewing on one side of your mouth to avoid your sensitive teeth? Have you stopped drinking hot and cold beverages to alleviate the discomfort? Dental pain is like an unpaid speeding ticket, ignoring it won’t make it go […]

Do You Have Sore Gums?

Every Maryville TN dentistry patient’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are diligent about oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t affect your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause problems. Gingivitis is the term […]

Oral Rinses: An Extra Measure Of Tooth Protection For Maryville TN Kids

Hello, I’m Dr. Marty Lindahl of Marty W. Lindahl, DDS. Maryville TN parents usually know the basics on children’s oral health: limit sugar, make sure they brush and floss regularly, take them to the dentist for twice-yearly exams and cleanings, discourage between-meal snacking, see that they get enough calcium and Vitamin D, etc. Many Maryville […]

Keep Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, your oral health may be the last thing on your mind. However, many Knoxville women experience an increase in dental problems during pregnancy. This article contains important information for expectant Knoxville mothers and those planning to become pregnant. Dr. Marty Lindahl recommends having a thorough dental cleaning early in your pregnancy. Lying […]

Ouch! Are Your Teeth Sensitive In Maryville?

For those of you in the Maryville TN area who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, Marty W. Lindahl, DDS is here for you. Dr. Marty Lindahl has been treating this common problem since 1997. The first line of defense against tooth sensitivity is […]

Treatment For Stress-Induced Jaw Pain In Maryville TN

Everyday aggravators cause many Maryville TN people to respond by clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth. For example, daily commuting in Maryville TN can take a physical toll. All the traffic, noise, and perpetual road construction causes some people to grind their teeth as they navigate the sea of cars. Some Maryville TN folks […]

Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Maryville TN Dental Patients?

Hello, welcome to the Marty W. Lindahl, DDS blog. Today we are going to talk about Dry Mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually endanger the oral health of Maryville TN dentistry patients. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a more common problem among older Maryville TN adults, however, people of […]

Maryville TN Dental Patients, Take Care Of Your Toothbrush!

The common household toothbrush. Every Maryville TN home has at least one, and hopefully all Maryville TN residents are brushing their teeth after each meal. While cosmetic dentistry and a complete smile makeover seem to be all the rage these days, daily brushing is still the most important thing you can do for your oral […]

Soft, Medium, or Buzz Lightyear?

At Marty W. Lindahl, DDS, Dr. Marty Lindahl is often asked how to choose the most basic tool of dental hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush in Maryville TN can be as difficult as choosing a paint color, and there seems to be just as many choices. If you have visited the dental health section […]

Tooth Knocked Out? Call Marty W. Lindahl DDS ASAP!

It may sound like a catastrophe to many Knoxville area dental patients, but having a tooth knocked out doesn’t always mean you’ll need cosmetic dentistry to fix your smile. If you can keep a cool head and remember a few simple instructions, chances are your tooth can be salvaged. The most important things for Knoxville […]