Bad School Habits for Your Smile

If you want a strong and healthy smile, then you need to take good care of your teeth and gums at all times. This means you need to keep your smile in mind while you’re at school. Unfortunately, there are bad school habits that can damage your smile and promote dental issues. Our dentist, Dr. Alex Abernathy, recommends avoiding those... read more »

Nitrous Oxide: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about nitrous oxide, then you have come to the right blog. Here, our dentists, Drs. Alex Abernathy and Lisa Richey, are happy to help you find the answers you need. To do so, they would like to answer some commonly asked questions about nitrous oxide in Jackson, Mississippi. Those questions are: Q: What is nitrous oxide?... read more »

How to Make Flossing Easier

If you are one who finds flossing to be difficult, then our dentists, Drs. Abernathy and Richey, would like to help you. Usually, when someone finds flossing troublesome, they just skip the task altogether. This is very dangerous for the smile and oral health because flossing cleans the crevices of the smile and helps prevent dental issues. So, to help... read more »

Flossing Benefits for You and Your Smile

Sometimes flossing seems like a tedious task you would rather not do, correct? Unfortunately, you’re not alone with many other people skipping their flossing routines because they would much rather stick to brushing. This can be extremely dangerous for the smile and your oral health, especially because flossing is so vital in preventing gum disease and other health problems. To... read more »

Having a Healthy Lifestyle Can Help Your Smile

Are you are aiming for robust and thriving oral health. Why not aim for a healthy lifestyle? Set your sights a little larger and you’ll accomplish the same results! To help you have the healthy lifestyle that will reward your teeth and gums, our Lakeland Dental Care team encourages you to implement the following actions: Keep up on oral hygiene:... read more »

Understanding Dental Care and Nutrition

Many people don’t know that dental care and nutrition go hand in hand, but it’s true! Everything you eat affects your smile’s strength, function, and health, and we are here to teach you about the best and worst foods for your teeth, gums, and underlying bone. The best foods and drinks for your smile • Water • Milk • Nuts... read more »