Education

At Perkins Dental Clinic, we believe that knowledge is key when it comes to a healthy smile. Feel free to browse the entries below to learn more about dental hygiene, myths about dental care, and much more.

Mother’s Day Stories

WE LOVE AND APPRECIATE our mothers year-round, but we love Mother’s Day because it gives us a special opportunity to celebrate them! That’s why we’re dedicating a blog post to our favorite stories about or by mothers we know! Our Favorite Stories About Our Moms Teresa Lyons– THIS MOTHERS DAY I LOOK BACK AT HOW […]

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Preparing Your Smile For The Big Day

YOU’VE DREAMED OF THIS day your whole life. You have the ring and the fiancé, the planning is going well, and you’re down to the last few details. Bridals are coming up, and then the wedding itself. You realize there’s something you need to do before you have hundreds of pictures taken of you: perfect […]

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Don’t Forget To Clean That Tongue!

YOU HEAR ALL THE TIME about the importance of brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, and you hear almost as often about the importance of daily flossing. What you probably don’t hear a lot is that, if we want to maintain good oral health and hygiene, it’s also important for us to clean […]

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What To Expect At The Dentist… When You’re Expecting

    IF YOU’RE PREGNANT, you’re probably worried about anything and everything that may affect your baby, especially if you’re a first-time mother. But when it comes to your dental care, there’s no need to worry! Annual exams and preventive dental care during pregnancy are not only safe, but recommended. In fact, you need to pay […]

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Nail Biting And Oral Health

WE CALL SUSPENSEFUL BOOKS “nail-biters,” but the habit of nail biting itself has less exciting connotations. The most obvious consequence is torn, uneven nails, and in particularly severe cases, nails that become dramatically shortened and deformed over time. This alone would be enough of a reason to discourage the habit, but far more insidious are […]

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Teaching Your Child To Floss

FLOSSING IS AN ESSENTIAL part of keeping our teeth clean and healthy. So how do we pass this crucial habit on to our children? This is one hurdle of parenting we’re happy to help you clear! Why Does Flossing Matter? You might wonder why it’s so important to include flossing when it’s hard enough to […]

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Saliva: Oral Health’s MVP

SALIVA IS SUCH an ordinary thing that you probably haven’t given it much thought, but it’s actually as important to the healthy function of our mouths as oil is to a working car engine. Saliva is an essential component of our ability to eat, taste our favorite foods, and speak, it’s crucial to a healthy immune […]

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When To See The Dentist

BECAUSE PREVENTION IS such a major part of good dental care, it’s critical to visit the dentist for regular checkups. In most cases, two regular dental cleanings a year will be all you need, but not always. So what are the signs that you shouldn’t wait until your next scheduled appointment to come back? For this […]

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Perkins Dental
General & Cosmetic Dentistry

New Albany dentist Dr. Jessica Perkins offers exceptional cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, sedation dentistry and so much more in new Albany, MS. Call us today!
212 Oxford Road
New Albany, MS 38652

(662) 534-8597

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