Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste Is Not Effective for Long-Term Treatment

Feeling pain or heightened sensitivity when you consume cold, hot, sweet, or acidic things can be quite disconcerting. Beyond the limitations to your food and beverage choices, tooth sensitivity can also make life a bit difficult. To help develop an effective treatment plan, Dr. Alex Abernathy and the dental specialists at Lakeland Dental Care advocate investigating the cause of tooth... read more »

A Filling Can Repair a Cavity

Does one of your teeth have a cavity (decay)? A dental filling in Jackson, Mississippi, may be just what you need. Dr. Alex 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 our office, we provide composite dental fillings, which are tooth colored.... read more »

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 »