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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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Respiratory Infection and Periodontal Disease

Gum Disease Linked to Chronic

Respiratory Problems

Medical research has more people than ever on alert for signs of gum disease. Periodontal health is getting increasing attention because beyond tooth loss, the far-reaching impacts include cardiovascular health, the respiratory system, blood sugar, and more. Systemic links include cancer, ulcers, and dramatically higher risk of stroke and heart disease. The respiratory system can be particularly impacted by gum disease, but the team at Madison Family Dental can help. We can do a gum assessment, treat gum disease, and help those living with gum disease with periodontal maintenance, too.

Periodontal Disease and the Lungs

Bacteria that continually live in the mouth from periodontal disease can get in the bloodstream and even inhaled into the respiratory system. For this reason, it is believed it can contribute to instances of bacterial pneumonia as well as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder). The longer gum disease goes untreated, the more chronic respiratory problems can get.

Systemic Links

If you have constant problems with respiratory infections and have signs of gum disease, treatment is important. In addition to periodontal disease’s connection to respiratory infections, the associated bacteria can also boost your chances of other health problems. Your risk for heart attack, stroke, and cancer of the blood, kidneys, and pancreas may also be increased. The sooner you deal with gum disease, the better. And the longer it is left untreated, the more chances of tooth loss, respiratory infections, and other health issues.

Madison Family Dental: Periodontal Disease Treatments and Prevention

If you’re one of the 80% of the population with gum disease, Madison Family Dental can help. Our doctors and our staff are committed to excellence in every element of our practice. We would be pleased to assess your gums, talk about the treatment options, as well as help with other dental issues, too.

Dr. Raj  and their Madison dental team can help with gum assessments periodontal treatment, and cosmetic and preventative dentistry.

231A W Old Hickory Blvd, Madison, TN, United States

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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