Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily oral hygiene efforts by taking... read more »

Enjoy a White Christmas With Free Teeth Whitening

The holiday season is fast approaching and if it's anything like ours, you can count on sharing many smiles and photographs with your loved ones. Here at Louisiana Dental Center, we want your smile to shine! Regardless of the possibility of frosty precipitation or Irving Berlin’s wishful thinking, we want everyone to enjoy a white Christmas, so we’re giving away... read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems, catching problems in their early... read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have living cells it can’t grow... read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account your family history. We will... read more »

What Can Dental Crowns Be Used For?

If you are unfamiliar with dental crowns, we are happy to give you a short rundown on them. Dental crowns are used to restore teeth. Our dentists may propose them to you if you have some of the following problems: a broken tooth, a very misshapen tooth, a very discolored tooth or a bad case of tooth decay. A crown... read more »

What Are Dental Fillings Used For?

If you are curious about dental fillings and want to know what they are used for, we are happy to explain their purpose to you. A dental filling can be very useful for repairing cavities and other damages, and they can make a decayed or damaged tooth usable again. When a cavity strikes, a tooth can be weakened, and the... read more »

Superstar Springtime Smiles: Halitosis

Are you familiar with common risk factors associated with halitosis and what to do as soon as it is present? Often times, halitosis, also known as bad breath, has many causes, so it is important to understand the exact cause of your bad breath, so it can be treated properly. Oftentimes, bad breath is the result of a poor diet... read more »