Fremaux Dental Care Blog
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!
January 2, 2018
Do you break out in a cold sweat every time you think about going to the dentist? Or maybe you start dreading your checkups months in advance or even find yourself unable to go at all? If any of this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Millions of people in the U.S. have a fear of the dentist. Whether it’s from a bad childhood experience, extremely sensitive teeth, or you were simply born that way – there’s still hope! A dentist in Slidell talks about how to calm your nerves before dental visits so you can get the dental care you need and have a healthy smile for life.
December 11, 2017
It’s 2018 and you’ve got a long list of to-dos. You want to feel better, do better, and look better than any year before. This includes a weight loss regimen, and list of non-profits you’d like to volunteer for, and a new and improved oral health routine complete with new habits and a dental visit scheduled this month!
When you make it to your dental appointment, you may want to consider teeth-whitening for making your smile look brighter and whiter as well. Your dentist in Slidell can provide a comprehensive treatment you won’t want to miss out on.
November 20, 2017
You’ve finished a beautiful afternoon walking around Lake Pontchartrain with your husband. “I’m so hungry!” you tell him. He looks up a nearby comfort food café and you both agree it’s what you need after a long day. After finding a table you look at the menu and tell the waiter you’d like the liver and onions special platter. As he walks away you regret your decision almost immediately. The last thing you want is your husband to recoil in disgust at your breath, but your dentist in Slidell doesn’t want you to feel ashamed; bad breath is incredibly common and can be regulated.
October 20, 2017
People become busier than ever when the holiday season approaches. With the many family obligations that people hold, parties, and events, it can be hard to find time to visit the dentist. No matter how busy you may be, it’s well worth it to schedule that appointment—especially since dental insurance benefits don’t roll over into the next year! Even though you have lots of obligations, making that dental appointment with your dentist in Slidell could save you lots of money in the long run.
September 13, 2017
Nothing makes you feel more insecure about your appearance than a discolored smile. As your teeth start to turn yellow or brown over the years, it is common to lose your self-esteem, often hiding your mouth when speaking or smiling. To erase years of poor oral hygiene habits, stain-causing foods, or tobacco use, there are many home remedies that are recommended online. These DIY natural treatments often seem safe, but your dentist in Slidell will likely advise against their use to prevent causing damage to your teeth.
September 1, 2017
We know your back to school checklist is already pretty long, but we hope you’ll make your child’s oral health a priority. Regular preventive dentistry appointments with your Slidell dentist and great at-home oral hygiene ensure your child will have a healthy, happy smile for a lifetime.
August 19, 2017
When it comes to dental care, there are a lot of reasons patients give for skipping out on their preventive appointments and foregoing necessary restorative services. Most people guess that dental phobia or anxiety are the leading reasons patients avoid visiting their dentist. According to a poll by one of the leading national dental insurance providers, cost is actually the main reason patients skip out on dental care. People are concerned they will not be able to afford the out of pocket costs of treatment, and rather than deal with this stress, they choose to avoid dental care altogether. Your insurance dentist in Slidell has a better option. Our knowledgeable team reviews insurance and financing information with all new patients, and they maximize your dental insurance coverage to ensure you have the lowest out of pocket costs. Then, we work with you one on one to develop a financing plan that fits your needs and budget.