Gum Disease Blog Posts

Anytime someone mentions the word disease we tend to immediately wonder if it is contagious. Many dental health issues are not contagious in the sense…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Feb 19, 2018

With the new year here, now is the time that people start working on the resolutions they made. Maybe you want to spend more time…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Jan 08, 2018

Flossing tends to be overlooked in many people s dental hygiene routine. Although brushing is important, it is not enough to completely remove the bacteria…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Dec 11, 2017

We know that there can be a lot of anxiety about seeing a dental specialist, but, for those individuals with a severe anxiety or phobia,…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Nov 27, 2017

Our last post introduced bad breath and the common causes. In part 2 of our series on bad breath, we are going to discuss some…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Oct 16, 2017

Do you floss your teeth at the minimum of once a day? You should, and here's why: Flossing day-to-day helps remove the food particles and…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Oct 02, 2017

You ve probably heard a time or two that bubble gum is no good for your dental health. While this is true, it is not…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Sep 18, 2017

A tongue or lip piercing can pose a number of issues to your health. For starters, because there are no regulations over body piercings, there…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Sep 05, 2017

Did you know that metabolic syndrome and dentistry might be connected? This means that your dentist or periodontist can help you in your fight against…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Aug 21, 2017

Chances are, you know what a dentist is. But, do you know what a periodontist is? They are a dentist that specializes in the health…

Roger B. Parkes, DMD Jul 10, 2017

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Jackson Office

406 Briarwood Dr
Ste 101
Jackson, MS 39206

More Info Directions (601) 956-1230