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What Causes Cavities?

We all hope to breeze through our six-month check-up and dental cleaning without a cavity, but not everyone is so lucky. When found quickly and filled in by your dentist in a timely fashion, small cavities can be prevented from turning into painful and expensive issues. But what exactly are cavities and what causes them? […]

The History of the Toothbrush

The modern toothbrush you use is an essential tool for maintaining good oral hygiene. The current synthetic or nylon toothbrush has been around for decades, after undergoing many changes and evolving over time. The Ancient Egyptians and Chew Sticks The Ancient Egyptians are credited for many useful creations, most notably their unique instruments for dental […]

Dental Care During Pregnancy

Dental work while pregnant is a common concern for expectant mothers. Preventative care such as professional cleanings and routine exams are not only safe during pregnancy but recommended. Gestation causes an increase in hormone levels, resulting in swollen and bleeding gums. Inflammation can cause food to get trapped between teeth and below the gum line, […]

What You Need to Know About Dental Sealants

What You Need to Know About Dental Sealants

Are you looking for a way to protect your teeth or a loved one’s teeth? At our D’Iberville, MS dental office we believe preventative dental care is extremely important for optimal oral health. For this reason, we offer dental sealants to all of our patients. Although at-home dental care such as brushing and flossing can […]

3 Dental Habits You Should Avoid

We’ve all heard those dental habits you should be practicing regularly – floss, brush twice a day, see your dentist for your cleanings. But there are also dental habits you should stay away from that you might not be aware of.

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Clear Braces vs. Traditional Braces

Having crooked or misaligned teeth can lead to a host of problems, including jaw pain, tooth wear, and improper mouth function. Traditional metal braces will straighten your smile, adjust spacing issues and align your bite. But traditional braces are very eye-catching.

Why it's Important to Wear a Mouth Guard

Why it’s Important to Wear a Mouth Guard

Custom mouth guards are dental orthotics that protect your teeth and mouth from injury they can be used as a shield during contact sports.

Why is oral hygiene so important

Why is Oral Hygiene So Important?

When most of our D’Iberville dental patients think of good oral hygiene, they think of white, straight teeth. But, did you know optimal oral health goes far beyond a pretty smile?