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Overbite vs. Overjet: Knowing the Difference

An overbite and an overjet are two different malocclusion issues. Knoxville, TN dentist Thomas G. Zarger, Jr., DDS discusses orthodontic care and other treatment options.

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Jun 09, 2018

The Stages of Gum Disease: Your Periodontal Health

Gum disease develops in stages. Thomas G. Zarger, Jr., DDS considers the signs and symptoms of gingivitis, periodontitis, and advanced periodontitis as well as what…

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Jan 12, 2018

Dental Damage and Aggressive Toothbrushing

Many people believe they are getting their teeth extra clean by aggressively brushing their teeth. However, they may actually be doing serious damage.

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Apr 14, 2017

Knowing the Causes of Poor Gum Health

There are many things that can cause poor gum health. Let's consider what may contribute to periodontal disease and recession.

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Mar 14, 2017

Boost Your Oral Health: The Benefits of Tongue Scrapers

Dr. Thomas G. Zarger, Jr. educates our patients on the benefits of tongue scrapers for their oral health and other areas of their lives.

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Feb 10, 2017

Anatomy of a Tooth: Different Parts and Functions of the Teeth

Dr. Thomas G. Zarger, Jr. believes in educating patients on the anatomy of a tooth so they better understand the procedures we perform in our…

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Jan 10, 2017

The Surprising History of the Toothbrush

The history of the toothbrush can be traced back thousands of years, making it one of the oldest tools for maintaining oral hygiene.

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Dec 10, 2016

The History of Toothpaste

Toothpaste is essential to oral health, but have you ever wondered where it came from? Read here to learn about the history of toothpaste.

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Nov 15, 2016

A Brief History of Dentistry

The history of dentistry can be traced back to 7000 B.C. We invite you to take a look at our timeline showing the highlights of…

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Oct 11, 2016

Restore Your Smile with Dental Abfraction Treatment

Abfraction can lead to severe dental damage. If you suffer from abfraction, treatment may be right for you.

Posted by Thomas G. Zarger Jr., D.D.S. on Aug 12, 2016

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