Handling Tooth Sensitivity after a Dental Filling

At Lakeland Dental Care in Jackson, Mississippi, we are delighted to offer our patients three filling options: composite (tooth-colored), amalgam (silver), and glass ionomer dental fillings to repair minor to moderate damage to a tooth. After you receive a dental filling, it may take a few hours to a few days for tooth sensitivity to diminish depending on the filling... read more »

Oral Piercings and Your Smile

Oral piercings have become much more popular lately—but are they safe? If you are considering having a piercing, whether in your tongue or lips, there are a few things you should consider. Sadly, piercings are not always safe. For example, if you have a piercing you’re may be more likely to break or chip a tooth because your piercing could... read more »