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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Siwell Dental
... We also believe that patients should have sufficient information to make educated decisions about their oral health, treatment options and choice of dentist in Byram...

Dental Services
Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Welcome
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

General Dentistry
... Your Byram dentist takes responsibility for the diagnosis, treatment and overall coordination of services to meet your oral health needs...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Practice Proactive Prevention to Enhance Your Child's Dental Development
...You also get answers to your questions about their oral health: the dentist's office is your best source for advice on teething, diet and other issues...

3 Dental Signs of an Eating Disorder
... If you would like more information on the effect of eating disorders on oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

5 Things you can do to Improve Your Child's Future Dental Health
...Here are 5 things you can do to ensure your child's present and future oral health...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Winter Tooth Tips
...Staying well hydrated keeps your gums and teeth moist and helps you produce more saliva, which is key to good oral health and fresh breath...

Get A Better Smile for Valentine's Day
...We will remove plaque from your teeth, check your gums for signs of periodontal (gum) disease, and make sure you’re on track for good oral health...

There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... While improvement in oral health is the primary reason for considering treatment for a malocclusion, don’t discount the benefit of orthodontics to your appearance...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

It's National Gum Care Month - Take Care of Your Gums
...And once plaque hardens to form calculus (tartar), it cannot be removed during your regular oral health care routine at home...

Good Reasons to Consider Orthodontics - Even in Adulthood
...Orthodontics not only enhances your appearance but may also improve your long-term oral health...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

Stop Smoking to Reduce Your Risk of Gum Disease
...If you would like more information on how smoking can affect your oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

A New Resolution - Floss!
...For optimal oral health, flossing once a day is also necessary...

Nutrition for the Best Oral Health
...Here are some nutritional guidelines that will benefit your oral health as well as your overall health...

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease
... If you would like more information about the oral health benefits of saliva and how to protect it, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Watch Out for These Dental Health Issues as You Age
...These are all indicative of infection—and the sooner you’re diagnosed and treated, the more quickly you can return to optimum oral health...

Improving Hygiene Skills Maximizes Removal of Disease-Causing Plaque
...There are, however, some bacteria that cause tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease, which can damage your oral health...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "When people do stuff and you're like, 'Dude, you just hurt yourself for no reason!'" So when he had his own dental dilemma, Alfonso was determined not to let it turn onto an "epic fail...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

Sedation, Along with Understanding, can Relieve Your Dental Visit Fears
... This absence of dental cleanings, checkups and treatments can have an adverse effect on not only their oral health but their general health too...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

3 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Avoid Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Top 10 Oral Health Tips for Children...

How Veneers Restored Howie Mandel's Winning Smile
...The two crowns, bright as ever, stuck out prominently from the rest of his teeth, giving him a distinctive look: “I looked like Bugs Bunny,” Mandel told Dear Doctor—Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

How to Protect Dental Health in the Later Years of Life
...Whether it's ourselves or an older loved one, oral health deserves a heightened focus as we age on prevention and prompt treatment...

4 Dental Health Areas That Deserve Attention Before Getting Back to School
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine article “Top 10 Oral Health Tips for Children...

Far From a Safer Alternative to Smoking, Vaping Could Ruin Your Oral Health
...These are just a few of the possible ways vaping may damage oral health...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

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Siwell Dental

(601) 371-8634
6745 S. Siwell Rd Suite 210 Byram, MS 39272