Dental Bridges Can Fill in Gaps in Your Smile

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Choosing to restore your smile is a big decision that can be confusing when it comes to finding the best way to achieve it. There are many ways to restore a lost tooth, and dental bridges is a common and popular choice. Dental bridges are common successful at restoring one... Read more »

A Secret to Oral Health Success: Dental Sealants

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If you are looking for a highly effective form of tooth restoration treatment to protect a child's teeth, look no further than dental sealants. Dental sealants are designed to be placed across teeth as a thin coating to ensure the chewing surfaces will not continue to be suffering from dental... Read more »

Handling Tooth Sensitivity after a Dental Filling

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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... Read more »

Don’t Let Plaque Destroy Your Smile

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With proper care most people can count on having their teeth last a healthy lifetime. A healthy smile hinges on healthy teeth and gums. To keep them healthy, you will want to keep the destructive effects of plaque away. Plaque is that sticky bacterial film that coats your teeth and... Read more »

What Does Flossing Do?

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Flossing your teeth removes oral debris, food particles, bacteria, and plaque stuck in between the teeth, making you less susceptible to gingivitis and gum disease which can arise from hardened plaque. If it is not removed daily, plaque will irritate your gum tissue, causing gum sensitivity. Once plaque hardens into a... Read more »

Oral Piercings and Your Smile

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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... Read more »