Michael L. Tyler, DDS, is an established dentist currently serving patients at his own private practice in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. With over 33 years of varied experience in the dental arena, he continues to profess dentistry with passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all facets of his work. At his all-ages private dental office, Dr. Tyler specializes in general dentistry, implants, and sleep apnea treatment. He believes that his success of nearly three decades in a highly challenging industry is attributable to his life experiences, Korean war dedication, patients, great staff and support group, and also making a difference. Dr. Tyler reads all major dental publications and research, which allows him to keep current with the new developments, guidelines, and procedures.
Education and Training
DDS at University of Tennessee Health Science Center
American Board of General Dentistry
Dr. Michael L. Tyler, DDS's Expert Contributions
Some, but the best treatment is to place eugenol on cotton and place in the extraction site. It is readily in a Red Cross toothache kit from the drug store or from a dental office READ MORE
Yes, but it'd be better to have them replaced as needed to prevent a large amount of mercury exposure that would occur if they were replaced all at the same time. READ MORE
Usually 5-8 years or until the sealant is worn off the chewing surface of the tooth. READ MORE
Wear your elastics and try to encourage the dentist to see you at 3-week time periods instead of four- to five-week periods. Be very compliant in all instructions. READ MORE
Lower molars have three or four canals and upper molars have 3-5 canals READ MORE
Clear aligners work well for all ages and you can enjoy straight teeth the rest of your life READ MORE
Yes but it would be better to drink light colored drinks for veneers stain along the cemented edges . So if you drink red wine expect the cement under the veneer to darken over time. READ MORE
Yes crowns supported by implants can be replaced. READ MORE
Teeth can be straight, but for stability after braces removed it takes time to move the root of the teeth into the perfect spot. This can take 6-9 months to finish. READ MORE
There are many ways to straighten your teeth with various techniques that cost less and are more effective. Sometimes even braces are less costly and less time to treat. READ MORE
Tightening braces is really a misnomer. Tightening appointments are where the small colored rubber bands or the orthodontic wires are changed. Usually taking 15-20 minutes every 4-5 weeks READ MORE
No, ultrasonic only removes stain and tartar build-up. READ MORE
Yes, at the time of manufacturing the denture, the color of the teeth can be hand picked by the patient. READ MORE
Absolutely not! There are multiple nonsurgical approaches to treat TMJ issues from many mandibular advancement and bite opening appliances. Also, braces are an option to advance the lower jaw and open the bite. READ MORE
Yes, for TMJ issues are in the dental field not physician field. READ MORE
Use warm salt water rinses, and if the pain is uncomfortable, use maximum strength orabase. READ MORE
Usually 5-7 days, and ibuprofen helps with the soreness. READ MORE
Yes, they could fall out one at a time. READ MORE
Yes, you could have a periodontal infection that could cause tooth loss. READ MORE
That time varies by health and age, but usually 60-90 days. READ MORE
If you have pain and a bad taste you could have a dry socket and you need to return to your dentist and have the socket dressed to stop the pain and prevent major infections READ MORE
if the inside of the tooth is turning dark then the nerve in the tooth has more than likely died and the tooth will need a root canal to be saved READ MORE
Sometimes infection under a tooth is silent with no symptoms so as a precaution antibiotics are prescribed. Dental infections if not treated can cause blood infections and lead to death. Very good insurance policy to maintain your health READ MORE
Most root canals are accomplished under local anesthetic and the patient does very well. It is very much like a filling in the area of discomfort. READ MORE
You will have a large build-up of tartar, which will make your gum tissue very sore after cleaning. READ MORE
Braces are usually adjusted every 4 to 5 weeks. READ MORE
You can try a spicy compound like pepper or horseradish. If that does not work an appliance called a thumb sucking appliance can be cemented on the last baby tooth on the maxillary arch, which will stop thumb sucking. READ MORE
Yes. Once per day flossing is plenty, and if you aggressively floss, you can cut your gums and cause permanent damage to the gum tissue. READ MORE
There are many sensitivity toothpastes out there which work very well to reduce sensitivity. Be careful also for brushing too aggressively in a back and forth motion, which removes gingival tissue and exposes the root surfaces of the teeth, causing more sensitivity. Make sure to brush up and down instead of back and forth. READ MORE
There are many types of whitening. Brush on or strips that last until you stop doing it and go back to original shade when stop treatment. Dental office prescription treatment require treatment for 2-3 weeks, but requires only 1-2 days of treatment every 4-6 months to maintain shade. READ MORE
Go see a dentist. This could be many things, from a tall bite to an abscessed or fractured tooth. An X-ray is necessary to determine problem. READ MORE
There are many symptoms but here are a few: hot or cold sensitivity, bleeding gums, bite sensitivity, discolored or decayed teeth. READ MORE
You need to get a mouth guard not only to protect your teeth but also to prevent TMJ headaches and joint pain. Dentists custom make them for you and they last longer but to start with and to make sure you can tolerance the guard buy one from the drug store. It will be cheaper and quicker to protect you READ MORE
Braces usually equalize their pressure within two to three weeks . If not allergic ibuprofen after each meal will help to deal with the soreness READ MORE
A thick, white coat is most likely a yeast infection, which is especially common after antibiotics, a cold, sinus infection, or other illness that would decrease your bodies defenses. Best treatment is an anti-fungal medication like nystatin. READ MORE
Baking soda is safe to use. It cleans teeth well and buffers the oral acidity. READ MORE
The best way to treat mouth ulcers early is with Valtrex 500mg, one tablet two times daily for three days. This treatment should be started as soon as the burning feeling starts. If the ulcer is already present, treat it with a topical numbing agent and it will be gone in 10 to 14 days. READ MORE
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Get to know Dentist Dr. Michael L. Tyler, who serves patients in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee.
Dr. Tyler, a board-certified dentist, offers comprehensive dental care at his private practice – Family Dentistry of Mount Pleasant – in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee. He works alongside Dr. Cameron Baker, providing dental services that include cosmetic and restorative services, as well as general preventive care.
A 1983 graduate of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Dr. Tyler is board-certified through the American Board of General Dentistry, which is dedicated to advancing the practice of general dentistry by promoting a higher standard of knowledge and excellence through advanced education.
With more than three decades of experience in the dental arena, he continues to profess dentistry with passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all facets of his work. In addition to being an active public speaker at a local level, he is a professional member of the American Dental Association, the International Association for Orthodontics, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy.
Dr. Tyler believes that his success of nearly three decades in a highly challenging industry is attributable to his life experiences, his dedication in the Korean war, his excellent patients, his great staff and support group, as well as his ability to make a difference. He reads all major dental publications and research, which allows him to keep current with the newest developments, guidelines, and procedures in his field.
When he is not tending to his patients’ dental needs, he enjoys spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and his friends. He also loves farm life.
Michael L. Tyler, DDS, is a Remarkable General Dentist with a Private Practice in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee
Michael L. Tyler, DDS, is an established dentist currently serving patients at his own private practice in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. With over 33 years of varied experience in the dental arena, he continues to profess dentistry with passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all facets of his work. At his all-ages private dental office, Dr. Tyler specializes in general dentistry, implants, and sleep apnea treatment. He believes that his success of nearly three decades in a highly challenging industry is attributable to his life experiences, Korean war dedication, patients, great staff and support group, and also making a difference. Dr. Tyler reads all major dental publications and research, which allows him to keep current with the new developments, guidelines, and procedures. For more information about Michael L. Tyler, DDS, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/Michael-Tyler-Dentist-Mt-Pleasant-Tennessee-38474.
Michael L. Tyler, DDS, attended The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, Tennessee, and was awarded his doctor’s degree of dental surgery in 1983. Board certified as a general dentist by the American Board of General Dentistry, he is an active public speaker at a local level and member of the prestigious American Dental Association and International Association for Orthodontics. When not attending to his patients’ dental needs, he enjoys spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and his friends. He also love farm life. For more information about Michael L. Tyler, DDS, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/Michael-Tyler-Dentist-Mt-Pleasant-Tennessee-38474.
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