How to Deal with Hot/Cold Sensitivity

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Do you suffer from sharp zings of pain while trying to enjoy your favorite hot or cold foods? Perhaps during a bite of a soothing popsicle or a sip of comforting hot tea, all of the sudden, it’s less about “Yum!” and more about “Ouch!” If your teeth are keeping you from the hot or… Read more »

“Why is Biting My Nails so Bad?”

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Whether it’s out of boredom, nervousness, or your nails just get too long and nail clippers aren’t handy, biting your nails is one of the most common habits. While nail biting may seem to ease stress, at our Memphis dental office, we want you to know that it’s not only a great way to transfer… Read more »

3 Ways to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

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The holiday season is one filled of festive fun, family time, food, and fellowship among friends. It may also mean a calendar packed with parties, days of travel, and long excursions to the mall. The last thing you want during this joyous time of year is to get sick. At our dental office in Memphis,… Read more »

Mouth Breathing Negatively Affects Your Oral Health

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Breathing out of your mouth may not seem like a huge problem, but in terms of oral health and facial development in children, mouth breathing can create some concerns for your dentist in Memphis. Signs and Symptoms Before we discuss how mouth breathing can negatively affect your oral health, it’s important to mention some of… Read more »

The Truth Behind the Pre-Appointment Antibiotic

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In recent years, using antibiotics as a pre-appointment preventive tool for fighting infection was a common recommendation for dental patients with heart disease. However, with more research evidence emerging, the American Heart Association has revised the recommendations for using antibiotics prior to appointments with your dentist in Memphis. It used to be common for a… Read more »

What’s New at Avery & Meadows DDS

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We would like to welcome our newest staff member Lindsey Little to our team. Lindsey was born and raised in Memphis. She graduated from the University of Memphis and is a huge Tigers fan. Lindsey loves going to sporting events and spending time with her friends and family. A huge congratulations to the new Mrs… Read more »

One Day CEREC Crowns

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With your busy schedule, finding the time to get to the dentist for a check-up is hard enough. But if you need a dental crown, you’re going to have to find the time for two dental appointments. Until now. CEREC technology has made the one-appointment crowns at the Memphis dental practice of Avery and Meadows… Read more »