Highlighting Dr. Seymour

There are a lot of things that make Desoto Family Dental Care a special place. Be it our beautiful facilities, superior dentistry, or our phenomenal staff team, we strive for quality service and care in every way. Fundamental to our outstanding dentistry is the hard work and dedication of Dr. Seymour. Desoto Family Dental Care […]

The Effectiveness of Laser Gum Treatment

Since 1994, dental lasers have been used to treat a number of oral health issues. While no dental laser system has been awarded the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance, the FDA has given approval and many dentists have taken notice of the benefits patients can reap from laser gum treatment and other laser dentistry […]

Learning in the Big Easy!

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The doctors and staff recently attended the New Orleans Dental Conference in April. There were two main goals for this trip. One, was to learn new things to help improve overall patient care at the office. The second goal was to build camaraderie within our team and strengthen our relationships with each other. We successfully […]

Community News


The team at DFDC recently worked a booth at the A’Fair event on the Hernando Square. Team members and doctors met with fair goers and gave out lots of free dental products like toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and other goodies. We had balloons for the children to enjoy. A raffle was drawn for a $300 gift […]

A New Face


Desoto Family Dental Care is proud to announce that Carla Samuels has joined the DFDC team as our new Office and Operations Manager. Hernando has been Carla’s hometown for the last twenty eight years, though, she was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She holds an Associate’s Degree of Arts from Northwest Mississippi Community College […]

Do you Have Dental Anxiety? Try Sedation Dentistry

Anxiety regarding dental visits is more common than you might think. Estimates suggest that between 9 and 15 percent of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of anxiety and fear. Skipping your 6 month professional cleaning is one thing, but many people will needlessly suffer through the symptoms of damaged teeth and periodontal disease […]

Foods that Are Healthy for Your Teeth

Obviously, brushing and flossing every day can have a huge impact on the overall health of your teeth. But you should also make sure you are eating certain foods that also help keep your teeth healthy. In fact, your oral health is the first to feel the negative effects of an unhealthy diet. At Desoto […]

Periodontal Disease Explained

Tooth loss is something we all want to avoid. From difficulty chewing to an unflattering appearance, there are a number of reasons we wish to keep our teeth intact. The leading cause of tooth loss in America is periodontal disease, and avoiding it can have a dramatic effect on the condition and health of your […]

The Purpose of Dental Implants

If you are missing a tooth, then you understand the difficulties that accompany the issue. We lose teeth through a number of different ways. Disease, accidents, and even dental extraction are all a few of the ways we lose teeth. Regardless of how you lost your tooth, a dental implant can help to replace your […]

Unexpected Foods that Can Damage your Teeth

Many people try their best to avoid foods that can damage their teeth. Sugars are often the number one culprit and are cut out of diets constantly to avoid tooth decay. While sugary candies can lead to tooth decay, many of the other damaging foods are less known. As your trusted Hernando, MS dental office, […]