Easy Ways to Avoid Bad Breath

Many people suffer from dragon breath from time to time. Bad breath can be embarrassing and unpleasant. Did you know that there are certain things that can cause bad breath and that there are ways to keep bad breath at bay? Causes of bad breath include: - The decrease of... Read more »

Whitening Strips Can Help Remove Minor Stains from Your Smile

Your tooth enamel has microscopic pores that can trap small staining particles. If the particles are not removed on a daily basis, they can slowly penetrate deep into the enamel, making them hard to remove. Applying whitening strips to your smile on a regular basis can be a convenient way... Read more »

What is the Difference Between Canker Sores and Cold Sores

What do you know about canker sores and cold sores? You’ve probably heard that both are painful and uncomfortable. As you may know, the two are fairly similar, but do you know what the differences between the two are? More importantly, do you know about what you could consider doing... Read more »

What to do About Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is more commonly known as acid reflux disease, can cause more problems than simply upsetting your stomach. In fact, did you know that acid reflux can actually hurt your oral health? Sadly, GERD (the abbreviation for acid reflux) causes stomach acid to back up into your... Read more »

An Imperfect Smile Can Be Improved in Different Ways

If you have one or more teeth in your smile that is stained, chipped, or unattractive, it can leave you feeling self-conscious in social situations. Many people in this situation will reach out to the dental professionals at Brandon Burger, DDS to explore their smile-restoration options. Stained teeth can be... Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Can Be Replaced With a Bridge

There are some extreme situations when a tooth can be knocked out of its socket. This is often related to hard falls, blows to the face, and playing in contact sports without a mouth guard, but there are mundane situations that could also knock a tooth out. Sometimes the tooth... Read more »

Preventing Periodontitis

Periodontitis, an advanced form of gum disease, is a serious issue in this country. In fact, it is one of the most common health problems today, affecting nearly 47% of Americans over 30. That's almost 65 million people. With so many people suffering from periodontitis, it’s important to know what... Read more »

Facts About Dental Crowns

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. When might Dr. Brandon Burger recommend a dental crown in Hermitage, Tennessee? - To keep... Read more »

Smile Brighter With BOTOX®

There are a variety of treatment options for people who want to improve their smile. Most of these involve work done to the teeth or even the gums. But having vibrant, healthier-looking skin also contributes to a great smile. At Brandon Burger, DDS, we offer BOTOX® injection to help rejuvenate... Read more »

Avoiding the Effects of Plaque

To avoid the deleterious effects of plaque on your pearly whites, there are steps you can take. Every day, you can brush and floss to reduce plaque formation. Plaque is that sticky bacterial film that coats your teeth and gums. You can feel it if you run your tongue along the... Read more »