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Flossing 101

We get it….You HATE TO floss. During your cleanings, you promise that you floss regularly. Your mouth says otherwise. You are cheating yourself out of great oral health! Flossing removes hidden plaque and debris between your teeth. When you skip out on the floss, you are missing 35% of your tooth’s surface. Here are a…

New Year Resolution: Healthy Teeth

Another year has come and gone. 2018 is in full swing! With the start of another year, are you contemplating any new year resolutions? Sure- we know the typical ones. You want to eat better and exercise more. You are going to kick all of those bad habits. On the weekends, you are going to…

Zoom! Whitening Special: Discounted to $250

During the month of December, Pearl River Dental will be offering Zoom at the discounted price of $250! Zoom is an in-office whitening process that could whiten your teeth up to 8 shades in just one hour. The process is fairly simple. We create a barrier around your teeth with cotton, so that your gums…

Life Hack: 5 Ways to Use Floss While Cooking

Did you know that there are a number of things you can use dental floss for other than flossing between your teeth? Dental floss can actually be used BEFORE you eat your meal. Of course, you’ll need to grab some non-flavored, unwaxed floss in order to do this the right way because nothing is worse…

Is Zoom! Whitening for You?

There are significant benefits to seeing our dentists for teeth whitening, including the use of the professional Zoom! tooth whitening system. This method is among the most popular whitening systems used by cosmetic dentists to achieve dazzling, long-lasting results. Quick & Easy Treatment The Zoom! system works via the application of a whitening gel to...

Pearl River Dental Welcomes Antoinette Liles, DMD

In August 2017, we at Pearl River Dental group had the joy of welcoming our new dentist, Dr. Antoinette Liles, into our practice. We could not be more thrilled to have Dr. Liles leading our dental team. She is now available to see patients Monday – Friday 7am – 7pm and is even available to…

How to Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner. For most children, this means a night of staying up past their bedtime and a free bag full of candy to snack on for at least a week! Our dentists at Pearl River Dental say it’s ok to eat candy, however, parents need to monitor their child’s consumption of…

Nail Biters, Beware!

It’s a tough habit to kick, but nail biting can cause some serious damage to your pearly whites! Nail biting is commonly picked up during childhood. Around 30% of children bite their nails, and about 40% of teenagers do, too. Nail biting is less common in adulthood, with only 30% of adults admitting to the…

Medications: What Does My Doctor Need to Know?

When visiting Pearl River Dental Group in Pearl, MS, you will be asked to complete paperwork and answer questions about your current health and any medications you take. This information is needed for proper and safe care when visiting any health professional, because the medicines we take sometimes have side effects that can affect treatment…

How To: Get Rid of White Spots on Teeth

Do you have white spots on your teeth? The term is called “hypomineraliztion” and in the dental world, it refers to the effect of too much exposure to fluoride. Depending on when you may have been exposed to high levels of fluoride, you may end up with patches of discoloration on the teeth– better known…