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 »

Dental Emergency: Gum Cut

Whether minor or major, everyone has, or will have, an injury at one time or another. Cuts, breaks and bruises to any part of the body are not fun, but injuries to the mouth are particularly scary for some reason. So, it is important to know how to handle a... Read more »

What is a Dental Hygienist, and What Do They Do?

Your friendly hygienist is a certified dental health professional who works as part of a team to care for dental patients. The primary focus of a dental hygienist is upon diagnostic, theraputic and preventative measures to protect the overall oral health of our patients, and to administer a thorough, professional... Read more »

Five Simple Ways to Ruin a Smile

Neglecting Oral Hygiene While your teeth are the hardest substance of your body, they are not indestructible. Ignoring your teeth and gums by not attending to daily toothbrushing and flossing is a bad idea—and a quick path to bacteria build up! Before you know it, you'll soon get cavities or... Read more »

How Eating Disorders Affect Dental Health

As you are probably aware, eating disorders are destructive to overall body health. What you may not be aware of are the serious complications for dental health. The problem is a sensitive one because the sufferer has a skewed idea of their body image, and cannot see the damage they... Read more »

“Brace Yourself” for an Orthodontic Special at Our Zachary Office Location!

  If you've been putting off a specific orthodontic need, now is the time to come into our Zachary, Louisiana offices and take advantage of our yearly orthodontic services special! You can receive $500 off through May 31st, 2018. So, give us a call at (225) 286-4800 to make your... 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 »