Welcome to Happy Smiles Tupelo!


At Happy Smiles in Tupelo, we want families who enter our dental office to have an excellent experience, and to leave with a confident smile. Studies show that children who have healthy oral habits experience fewer dental problems as adults and are more confident. Our family dentists know that it is important to develop healthy oral habits early on, and as a result, we have committed our practice to providing children in Tupelo with the best family dental care in an upbeat, kid-friendly environment.

Happy Smiles Tupelo provides families with fun, quality dental care. We want your family to have the best experience possible at our family dental center, so we offer a friendly environment full of energy, fun, and games. Kids can sit back and relax, play with toys, and even watch cartoons while they’re having their teeth checked. More importantly, parents are always allowed in our exam rooms. This gives you peace of mind because you know how we are caring for your child, and it comforts them to know that you are by their side. Our family dentists are friendly and excited to promote the oral health of children in the Tupelo area. We look forward to working with you!

Our Happy Smiles Dentistry in Tupelo, Mississippi provides dental care to patients under 21 years old, including babies and toddlers. At Happy Smiles Dentistry, we offer a kid-friendly environment full of energy and fun activities that help you and your children feel comfortable during your visit. We are dedicated to making your family feel at home, so we invite parents to join their kids in the treatment rooms! We believe that a parent’s presence helps children relax and promotes family participation in learning about healthy oral care habits. Our team of dentists are always willing to teach your family about oral care habits recommended by the American Association of Pediatric Dentists and the American Dental Association. They are here to answer any questions you may have, so please, ask away!




Happy Smiles Dentistry’s Award-Winning Dental Care
As a family-friendly dentist, Happy Smiles Dentistry is dedicated to making your dental visit a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience. Our dental office in Tupelo, MS has gam stations, jungle gyms, play areas, movies and TVs in every room that are designed to offer kid-friendly fun for families. Happy Smiles has been recognized for offering excellent family dental care in Tupelo. In fact, our offices were voted Best Dentist in 2017 and 2018!

Request A Dental Appointment
Are you looking for award-winning dental care in Tupelo, MS? If so, look no further than Happy Smiles Dentistry! Our kid-friendly dentists are passionate about providing the highest quality dental care in a fun, upbeat environment. Have questions for our dental staff? Call our office at (662) 680-3383 with any questions you have. If you’re ready to schedule a checkup for your child, request a dental appointment online!


Licensed and Informed

Our dentists are licensed to provide a variety of services, including conscious sedation. What is conscious sedation, you may ask? Conscious sedation is a step above laughing gas and is designed to help patients relax during a dental procedure. Visit our FAQs page for more information about laughing gas, conscious sedation, and other dental methods used at our practice. All services provided by a licensed MS General Dentists. Dr. Derek Clemmer, DMD, Dr. Daniel Johnston, DMD, Dr. Daniel Knighton, DMD, Dr. Jason Leach, DMD and Dr. Preston McAlexander, DMD.

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Ask Your Family Dentist

If you’d like to learn more about family dentistry at Happy Smiles in Tupelo, our staff and family dentists are always open to any questions or suggestions you may have. Our team members are dedicated to being courteous, professional, and respectful, and they are always looking to improve your family’s dental experience. We look forward to serving you and know that you’ll have a great experience at our family dental center!

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Accepted Insurance Plans

We want to make sure that you and your family receive excellent children’s dental care. That’s why we strive to make coming to our family dental center financially possible for all families. For your convenience, Happy Smiles accepts most dental insurance plans, including Medicaid/CHIP plans and TRICARE plans.

Accepted Insurance Plans