Posts Tagged ‘ Tupelo ’

Dentist Certifications

  You may have noticed that your dentist has a few letters after his or her name when listed professionally. What do all those letters mean? The most common, that all dentists possess, is their dental school degree. This will be either D-M-D or D-D-S. Both degrees follow the same curriculum, and it’s usually a […]

Healthy Habits Over 60

Even though it may have been years since you’ve had a cavity, your risk of cavities increases with age.  One of the reasons is dry mouth, a common side effect of many prescription medications.  Here are some helpful tips for maintaining good oral health later in life; ***Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride […]

DuraThin Veneers

DURAthin veneers are very thin porcelain pieces that are custom-made to adhere directly to the front of teeth without grinding or shaving! This means that for some people, we can transform their smile without even drilling on their natural teeth. The new DURAthin veneers, developed by Dr. Dennis Wells and dental lab technician Mark Willes, are changing the […]

Child Sedation

The American Dental Association offers the following questions that parents and guardians should ask concerning in office sedation or general anesthesia for their children. ***Who will provide the preoperative evaluation of the child including their past medical history such as allergies, current prescription medications, and previous illnesses? ***What is the recommended time the child should […]