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... 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... 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... 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... 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 »

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 »