How to Make Flossing Easier

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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... Read more »

Having a Healthy Lifestyle Can Help Your Smile

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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... Read more »

A Filling Can Repair a Cavity

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Does one of your teeth have a cavity (decay)? A dental filling in Jackson, Mississippi, may be just what you need. Dr. Alex S. Abernathy will remove the tooth decay and fill the area with the dental filling material. This will restore the strength and function of the tooth. At... Read more »

Gum Disease Dangers and How to Prevent It

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Some of the most common dangers of gum disease include tissue decay and tooth loss. Gum disease will not happen overnight, so constant care of your teeth and gums is the key to battling this oral danger. Lakeland Dental Care has an experienced team of dentists well-prepared for helping you... Read more »

What You Should Know About Tongue Scrapers

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Do you brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes at a time? Do you visit your dentist once every six months and floss every day? There are a few other things you can consider doing to improve your oral health, such as using mouthwash, but did you know... Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease

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Preventing gum disease starts with preventing plaque buildup. As plaque begins to form around our teeth, the linings of our tissue can decay away leading to gingivitis. Gingivitis is a mild form of periodontal gum disease, and if left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. Gum disease is the leading... Read more »

Include Your Crown in Your Dental Hygiene Routine

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A dental crown in Jackson, Mississippi, is a nearly perfect replica of the enamel layer of a tooth. Food particles and plaque will harden into tartar if they are not cleaned away from the crown. This promotes tooth decay and gum disease. The advanced form of gum disease, known as... Read more »