Via telephone, Dr. Newman addressed a question submitted by a viewer of the program that wanted to know why her molars hurt only when she jogged. During the two-minute segment, Dr. Newman suggested several possible diagnoses, ultimately concluding that the viewer should have x-rays done of the area.
In general, he added, people whose top and bottom teeth come into forceful contact with each other during exercise should consider wearing a mouthguard.
The episode of the syndicated program featuring Dr. Newman originally aired on Tuesday, April 21, 2013. In Nashville, The Doctors can be seen daily, Monday through Friday, at 11 a.m. on local ABC affiliate WKRN-TV, channel 2. Dr. Newman was consulted as part of a regular feature of the show, “Why Does This Hurt?” In addition to participating in the program, he is thanked for lending his expertise by the producers of The Doctors on the show’s official website.
About Dr. Clint NewmanDr. Newman has been serving the residents of Nashville as a cosmetic dentist since 2001. A native of Atlanta, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He regularly devotes his time and services to the underserved through programs such as TennCare and institutions such as the Nashville Interfaith Dental Clinic and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He provides a comprehensive range of cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry treatments, including porcelain veneers, dental implants, and teeth whitening.
In addition to participating in hours of advanced training and continuing education courses each year, Dr. Newman is a member of the Nashville Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Tennessee Dental Association, and several other prestigious professional organizations.