Learn how your Drinking Habits may Harm your Teeth

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN Casual alcohol consumption is a human pastime that spans the ages. Adults often drink on holidays, to celebrate big moments, or casually with family and friends. Moderate drinking has been linked to health benefits, but do those same health benefits extend to your teeth? Choto Family Dentistry wants to make you … Read More

Treat yourself to a Smile Makeover in Knoxville

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN You spend so much time doing things for others: your employer, boss, spouse, kids, family, friends… even your pets. So, when is the last time you did something to treat yourself? At Choto Family Dentistry, we suggest you splurge and practice a little self-improvement at the same time. Through cosmetic dentistry, … Read More

Why we prefer not to use CPAP to treat Sleep Apnea

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN Sleep apnea affects more than 22 million people in America, according to data compiled by the American Sleep Apnea Association. Using a CPAP machine remains the most popular form of treatment for sleep apnea, but it doesn’t work for everyone. Read on to see why Drs. Darrel Clabough and Tommy Spears … Read More

TMJ Treatment can change your life for the Better

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN If you live with chronic pain, you know about the impact it can have. It can affect your ability to work, go about your daily routine, and even hinder your ability to rest. Temporomandibular disorder (or TMJ disorder for short) often causes people serious pain that can be debilitating. Occasional aches … Read More

Why Mail-Order Orthodontics is a Bad Idea

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN These days, if you want straight teeth, you can achieve it in about half the time as it takes with traditional orthodontics thanks to clear aligner technology. You even can order clear aligners and straighten your teeth all on your own at home. Sound convenient? While it may seem like a … Read More

Getting Veneers is an Investment in your Smile

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN As we get older, it’s inevitable to start noticing changes in our appearances. Your hair may turn grey, and your skin may show signs of aging, but your teeth also can change with age. Specifically, wear and tear can leave your smile looking less dazzling than it once may have. When … Read More

Keep your Kids Hydrated without Threatening their Teeth

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN Summer break may be winding down, but the heat and humidity in Knoxville are still soaring with temperatures regularly in the 90s and heat indexes in triple digits. Staying hydrated is vital, especially for your children. Whether they’re participating in an outdoor sport or just playing outside, you know your kids … Read More

How to Beautify your Smile in Knoxville

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN How we look on the outside has an impact on how we feel about ourselves on the inside. Wearing a new outfit or getting the perfect hairstyle can make you feel good about yourself. The opposite of that is true too. If you aren’t happy with your appearances, then you probably … Read More

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN It’s hard not to associate crunchy, juicy watermelon with the hot, dog days of summer. This refreshing fruit is a beloved addition to outdoor picnics and days spent by the pool, but did you know that this fruit is packed with health benefits? From brain function to cells in your feet, … Read More

5 Warning signs that you might have Sleep Apnea

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Serving Choto, Northshore, and surrounding areas of Knoxville, TN Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when you stop breathing while asleep, which can cause you to gasp for air, snore, choke, or cough. This form of sleep apnea affects millions of Americans, and sadly, they don’t even realize that they have it! Since the health effects of untreated sleep apnea can be … Read More