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If you are interested in finding a new dentist in the Nashville or Madison area, look no further than Madison Family Dental. We offer everything from dental cleanings, x-rays, fillings, and gum disease treatment to help with bruxism and TMJ, veneers, dental implants, and more. Madison Family Dental has the skills and the dental technology to help you get and keep a gorgeous smile.

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Madison Dentists Warn about the Dangers of Ignoring Gum Disease During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, gum disease doesn’t just endanger you, it endangers your unborn child, as well. Periodontal disease risks become heightened during pregnancy because it means that an ongoing bacterial infection impacts your unborn baby as well as your own health. Wherever possible, women should take time for a gum and oral health assessment before becoming pregnant. This could lower your chances of several periodontal disease-connected risks for pregnancy. The old adage of losing a tooth for every child doesn’t have to happen and Dr. Raj at Madison Family Dental can help. Even women with healthy gums before pregnancy could be at increased risk for gum and oral problems due to fluctuating pregnancy hormones.

What are the Dangers of Gum Disease While Pregnant?

Early delivery and associated premature delivery problems could be caused by gum disease during pregnancy. Low birth weight is also something that can be linked to oral health problems in the mother.

Pregnancy gingivitis is common, particularly in the second trimester. Many women worry about this but some don’t realize that they can get help. If you experience any oral health problems during pregnancy, contact Madison Family Dental and explain that you are pregnant.

We will help you explore treatment options that will be safe for baby while helping you minimize the chance of oral health putting your pregnancy and your baby at risk.

We can help with pre-conception cleanings and check-ups as well as oral health treatments that are done in a way that do not put baby at risk.

Choose Madison Family Dental

Dr. Raj and the Madison Family Dental team get great reviews for family dentistry as well as cosmetic dentistry. People of all ages appreciate our patient-centric approach that strives to put you at ease and handle any dental problems with minimally-invasive options wherever possible.

Gum disease puts your teeth at risk and is linked to a variety of systemic diseases. In addition to gum disease putting pregnancy at risk, it’s also linked to diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, increases risk of stroke, can boost risk for certain cancers, and the list goes on. Your oral health is heavily linked to your overall health so taking care of it before, during, and after pregnancy is important.

And once your little one starts to get his or her first teeth we’re happy to help establish a lifelong set of good oral habits.

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Madison Family Dental

Madison Family Dental is always looking for experienced teammates for our practice! If you’re interested in a clinical or business position, fill out the form below and if you fit our needs, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.

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Associate Position Requirements:

  • Doctor of dental surgery (DDS) or doctor of medicine in dentistry (DMD)

  • Current license and CPR certification

  • Proven experience working in a dental practice

  • The ability to use various dental instruments and equipment

  • The ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • The ability to work in a team

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Helpful and polite

Hygiene Position Requirements:

  • 2 or more years experience as a dental hygienist including soft tissue management

  • Current license and CPR certification

  • Proficiency in Eaglesoft or similar dental software

  • Knowledge of dental insurance, treatment planning, and scheduling

  • Experience using latest dental equipment (or willingness to learn)

  • Understanding of the oral-systemic connection and integrating education into patient care

Clinical Position Requirements:

  • 2 or more years experience as a chairside dental assistant (photos/x-rays, impressions, temporaries, assisting with procedures including fillings, crowns, simple extractions, and all things that fall under basic and restorative dental treatment)

  • Knowledge of dental insurance, treatment planning, and scheduling

  • Proficiency in Eaglesoft or similar dental software

  • Xray Certification

  • CPR Certification

  • Expanded duties certificate is a plus!

Business Position Requirements:

  • Dental front office experience

  • Knowledge of dental procedures, insurance, treatment planning, and scheduling

  • Proficiency in Eaglesoft or similar dental software

  • Ability to multitask: answer phone, schedule, confirm, email, scan, check on lab cases, interact with patients, etc.

  • Experience working in a busy office

  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail are a must!

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