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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

Common Problems and Solutions With Dentures

Have you gotten dentures recently? Are you experiencing some problems that you may not have been expecting? Today we would like to discuss a few common issues that you may experience when you first get your dentures, and we can offer a few suggestions on how you can deal with... Read more »

How Can You Help Prevent Periodontal Disease?

Are your gums red or tender? Do you seem to have bad breath? If so, you may be suffering from an early stage of periodontal disease, known as gingivitis. While this can begin as a mild infection, it could progress into a much more serious case the disease if it... Read more »

Surprising Chewing Gum Benefits

Did you know that chewing gum can lead to a downturn in your oral health if you are not careful? Several types of chewing gum are known to contain sugars that will slowly eat through your tooth enamel. Furthermore, excessively chewing gum all the time can give rise to various... Read more »

Spring Time Smile Time: Cavity Prevention

Great smiles often include great cavity prevention plans. In order to prevent cavities, it is important to not only live an active and healthy lifestyle, but you also need to make sure you are avoiding any unhealthy choices in your diet and make sure you are not neglecting your oral... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Louisiana Dental Center, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »