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Family Dentistry

Family Dentistry

Dr. Charles E. Guest, DDS
Kingsport, TN Dentist | Guest, Guest & Guest

Dr. Charles Guest is an Arkansas native and graduate of the University of Tennessee Dental School in 1967.

Before opening his practice in Kingsport, Tennessee, he served in the military as a dentist with the Marines in California and the Naval Air Station in Guam. […]

TMJ Treatments

TMJ Treatments
What is TMJ dysfunction?
First, we will go over what is a TMJ dysfunction to then, talk about what are the potential TMJ treatments.
 The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that attaches the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull bone. Each person has one on each side of their face just in front of the ears.
These joints […]

TMJ Dysfunction

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)
 
What is TMJ dysfunction?
 The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that attaches the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull bone. Each person has one on each side of their face just in front of the ears.
These joints are the most complex of the body; during their movements, they must open, close, slide forward, to […]

Dentures

Dentures
Also called “Removable denture” or ” false teeth ”
There are different types of dentures : crown , bridge, removable dental prosthesis , the facet and onlay.
What is a removable denture ?
The removable denture , also known as ” false teeth “, replaces one or more missing teeth or all teeth in case of complete agenesis .
So […]

No prep veneers

No Prep Veneers
The “no prep veneers”, porcelain veneers are a cosmetic revolution.
What are no prep veneers?
These ultra- thin veneers are bonded directly to the teeth , with no reduction in the sensitive structure of these!
It is now possible to transform your smile fast and with no pain. The dentist will evaluate your smile and takes an impression of […]

Botox

Botox
Look younger longer with botox injections.
What is it?
Botox, derived from botulinum toxin is secreted by a bacteria. Its particularity is to be effective to soften our wrinkles provided they are injected in very small quantities.
Botulinum toxin is mainly used for wrinkles between the eyebrows ( frown lines ) , those at the outer corners of […]

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

The world of dentistry is huge. Dentist can do so much to give you a perfect, healthy smile. However, there are people who choose not to take advantage of these services due to fears of dental treatment. If you experience this anxiety, rest assured that it’s possible to have a complete anxiety and pain […]

Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment, also known as endodontics (“endo” – inside, “dont” – tooth), is a series of procedures designed to treat problems of the soft pulp (nerve) tissue inside the tooth. Root canal is normally thought to be a very painful treatment, however this is not always the case. Normally it is no […]

Braces

Types of Braces
Orthodontic treatment usually requires patients to wear braces for the majority of the treatment. Braces are usually the familiar silvery-metal type, however these are not the only option. Let’s review some of the other types available.

Before we dive into all the types of braces, we should distinguish between fixed and removable appliances. Traditional braces […]

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry
While primary (or baby) teeth don’t stay forever, it is still important to care for them. Pediatric dentistry will help maintain your child’s oral health now, and provide health benefits well into adulthood. After all, primary teeth are very important!

Primary teeth actually serve as guides for the eruption of permanent (adult) teeth. They hold […]