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Is Periodontal Disease Contagious?

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Feb 19, 2018

New Year’s Resolution for Your Oral Health

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Jan 08, 2018

Why Flossing Is Important to Your Dental Health

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Dec 11, 2017

Dental Anxiety | Tips for Easing Dental Anxiety

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,…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Nov 27, 2017

Bad Breath? Is It Something Serious? - Part 2

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Oct 16, 2017

Bad Breath? Yet Another Reason to Floss - Part 1

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Oct 02, 2017

Not All Chewing Gum is Bad For Your Oral Health

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Sep 18, 2017

Oral Health | Tongue Piercings and Oral Health

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Sep 05, 2017

Can Your Periodontist Help Defend Against Metabolic Syndrome

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Aug 21, 2017

What is a Periodontist?

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…

Posted by Roger B. Parkes, DMD on Jul 10, 2017

Dr. Roger B Parkes and Dr. R. Clarke Stewart

Periodontal Associates of Jackson, P.A.

Our periodontists, Dr. Roger B. Parkes and Dr. R. Clarke Stewart, are committed to providing patients in Clinton, Ridgeland, and Jackson, MS, with high-quality care in a comfortable setting. They are affiliated with several professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Jackson Dental Society

To schedule a consultation at our periodontal practice, contact us online or call (601) 956-1230.

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"Thank you for everything! You have a very friendly office where people greet you by name. Everyone makes me feel at ease and welcome as if I'm the only patient you have. I am extremely pleased with the outcome of my periodontal treatment. Kudos to Dr. Parkes and his staff." Alex S.

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