Fremaux Dental Care Blog
June 7, 2018
You’ve probably heard the term “abscessed tooth” before, but surprisingly few people understand what it means. Some equate it to a simple toothache, while others are familiar with the term only because it’s a condition that usually requires root canal therapy to treat. Your dentist in Slidell is here to explain what an abscessed tooth really is and why it is so important to get this problem treated as soon as possible.
June 1, 2018
You don’t want anyone in your family to get sick, so you may have a system to keep track of the food in your house. You might write dates on leftovers and put older products toward the front of the fridge so you use them up before you open new packages. But do you do something similar for your dental products? Many of these items have an extremely long shelf life, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should keep them forever. Your dentist in Slidell is here to discuss when you should toss your old dental products.
May 11, 2018
When you experience dental pain, you already know that you need to schedule an appointment to see your dentist in Slidell, but you typically don’t know why until your dentist takes a look at your mouth.
Sometimes, the problem can be obvious, like if you have a damaged tooth. However, other severe dental concerns can be more stealth-like, especially when it comes to oral cancer development. That’s why it’s so important to visit your dentist regularly for comprehensive oral cancer screenings! Learn more about oral cancer and what to expect during your screening at our Slidell office.
May 1, 2018
We all have guilty pleasures—and they usually tend to be sweet ones! But these sweet treats and beverages aren’t great for our smiles, especially coffee! Not only can coffee leave stains on your teeth if you drink it black, but if you are the type that adds a lot of creamer, sugar, and “extra fixin’s” to your cup of joe, you could be making your smile more susceptible to cavity development.
It seems as though you can’t win, right? There are a few ways that you can reduce the amount of sugar in your coffee and your dentist in Slidell is here to share them with you in this week’s blog post.
April 13, 2018
How many times has your dentist in Slidell stressed to you that you need to start eating like you don’t want cavities? There’s always some dental jargon about decay and how it affects your teeth—but you never really know how to “prevent cavities.”
If you’re not sure what your preventive care should entail to avoid developing cavities, this quick article is for you. Learn the best ways to keep your smile far from tooth decay with better dental care!
March 9, 2018
When it comes to your mouth, you often do not put much thought into your tongue, other than its use when swallowing or speaking. You never except for any issues to develop, other than biting it occasionally. Unfortunately, there may come a time when it becomes sore or painful, leaving you confused as to what could be the cause. When this occurs, it can be rather alarming. Your dentist in Slidell can help to find the cause of your discomfort to restore your quality of life. There are 4 common reasons why your tongue may become painful.
March 1, 2018
In addition to brushing and flossing your teeth, the health of your smile also relies on the care you receive from your dentist in Slidell. The American Dental Association recommends that you see your dentist at least twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. This helps to reduce your risk for preventable issues, like tooth decay and gum disease; however, it also allows your dentist to detect issues early for prompt intervention. In addition to a visual exam, your dentist will also take x-rays to look for issues that may be brewing beneath the surface.
February 21, 2018
Many patients know that they will get to know their dentist just as much as they will get to know their dentist in Slidell. Dental hygienists are critical parts of the dental team at your local practice. They work to create and maintain healthy smiles by meticulously cleaning between each and every one of your teeth and below the gum line.
The next time you have a dental appointment, there are a few questions that you might want to ask your hygienist to get a better understanding of your current oral health and how to improve it.
February 1, 2018
If you were to draw a Venn diagram regarding women and men, there would be countless differences listed on either side. There are just some aspects of a woman’s life that don’t apply to men and the same for men compared to women. The same goes for oral health if you were to battle the sexes. In fact, we will explore the habits of both men and women to see who pays more attention to their teeth and gums in this week’s blog post. Learn more from your dentist in Slidell!
January 5, 2018
If you’re tired of seeing gaps in your smile every time you wake up in the morning, it might be time to consider the tooth replacement options available from your dentist in Slidell. Each of these treatments carry their own unique benefits, but your dentist has made it easy for you to decide the right one for you.
Some benefits may apply to you more than others, so keep them in mind as we go through them. It’s time to bring your smile and your confidence back for good!