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When to See an Orthodontist

By |September 24th, 2021|COSMETIC DENTISTRY, DENTURES, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY, NEWS AND EVENTS, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

An orthodontist is a specialized dentist who focuses on realigning or straightening teeth. Orthodontic treatment can diagnose, prevent, and correct crooked teeth and help create a glowing, confident smile. If you’re thinking about seeing an orthodontist, here’s what you should know: What can an orthodontist do? While most dentists can treat minor issues with crooked teeth or poor jaw alignment, [...]

6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Family Dentist

By |September 24th, 2021|KIDS DENTISTRY, NEWS AND EVENTS, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

Choosing the right dentist is a crucial decision for families to make. But because there are many dentists in Slidell to choose from, you may not be certain which practice will best suit your needs. Therefore, we’ve listed 6 things for you to consider when making decisions about family dentistry. 1. What do patient reviews say about treatment? One of [...]

Tips for Fast Recovery After Dental Implant Surgery

By |September 17th, 2021|DENTAL IMPLANTS, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

Dental implants are a go-to for patients looking for permanent tooth replacement. They mimic the appearance and functionality of natural teeth, enabling one to speak, smile, eat, and laugh just as they would before tooth loss. However, many people are nervous about getting dental implants because of the time it takes to recover from the procedure. What is the [...]

What Should You Do if Your Dental Crown Falls Out?

By |September 17th, 2021|CHECK-UPS & CLEANINGS, CROWNS AND DENTAL BRIDGE TREATMENT, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY, SPECIALTY DENTAL SERVICES|

If you have a severely cracked or decayed tooth, there’s a chance that your dentist recommended that you get a dental crown. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that covers a damaged tooth. Dentists have used dental crowns in restorative dentistry for many years and with great success. Depending on the material used, whether they were correctly installed, and [...]

How To Tell You Need Dental Crowns

By |April 23rd, 2021|CROWNS AND DENTAL BRIDGE TREATMENT, DENTURES, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY|

How to Tell You Need Dental Crowns A dental crown is a cap-shaped covering that is used for varying restorative and cosmetic dental procedures. The application of dental crowns is one of the most common dental procedures in the United States. Below are some signs you need a dental crown. A cracked tooth. Unlike a fractured bone, a cracked tooth [...]

6 Symptoms That Qualify for a Visit to an Emergency Dentist

By |April 23rd, 2021|CHECK-UPS & CLEANINGS, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY|

6 Symptoms That Qualify for a Visit to an Emergency Dentist Dental emergencies can occur at any time. When you experience one during regular office hours, you can make an appointment with your dentist. But what happens when you have a dental emergency when on holiday, over the weekend, or even in the middle of the night? For dental emergencies [...]

What You Should Know About Restorative Dentistry

By |April 23rd, 2021|COSMETIC DENTISTRY, CROWNS AND DENTAL BRIDGE TREATMENT, DENTAL IMPLANTS, DENTURES, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY, SPECIALTY DENTAL SERVICES|

What You Should Know About Restorative Dentistry Depending on various factors such as your age, diet, oral hygiene practices, or the occurrence of an accident, you might find yourself either missing some teeth or having teeth that are weak, stained, decayed, or fractured. This is where restorative dentistry comes in. What is restorative dentistry? Restorative dentistry is a dentistry branch [...]

The Benefits of Preventative Dentistry

By |April 23rd, 2021|CHECK-UPS & CLEANINGS, DENTURES, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

The Benefits of Preventative Dentistry Everyone wants to have a perfect smile. But just like most people go to see the doctor only when they feel unwell, some avoid visiting the dentist until they have a problem with their teeth. Many people believe that good oral hygiene is enough to keep their teeth healthy. Often, these people find themselves on [...]

How to Maintain a White Smile

By |April 13th, 2021|SPECIALTY DENTAL SERVICES|

You know smiling can improve one’s appearance, but did you know that smiling is also good for your health? Research has shown that smiling releases endorphins and serotonin—chemicals that reduce pain, enhance mood and relax your body. This can lead to lower levels of stress and an improved immune system. Sadly, many people fail to reap the benefits of smiling [...]

Warning Signs of Gum Disease

By |February 23rd, 2021|PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

Gum disease also called periodontitis or periodontal disease is caused by bacteria growing in the mouth. If not properly treated, gum disease can result in tooth loss from the destruction of the surrounding tissues that hold teeth in place. Gum disease is typically caused by poor brushing or flossing habits, which cause plaque to build up and harden. While improper [...]

Everything You Should Know When Getting Dentures

By |February 23rd, 2021|DENTURES|

Dentures are artificial teeth and gums, made to fit your mouth to replace lost or removed natural teeth. Dentures improve the appearance of a smile and keep the structure of the mouth firm. They support the cheeks and lips and make it possible to eat foods that require chewing. Dentures also help with digestion, as the ability to chew aids [...]

The Value of Preventive Oral Health Care

By |February 23rd, 2021|PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

Nothing builds confidence like a beautiful, clean set of pearly whites. However, due to poor oral health care, many persons are not able to experience the joy of smiling. That’s why we at Fremaux Dental Care aim to provide the best preventive dentistry services in Slidell, to ensure that you never miss an opportunity to smile. What is preventive dentistry? [...]

Root Canal or Tooth Extraction: Pros and Cons

By |February 23rd, 2021|WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL AND EXTRACTIONS|

Root canals have a bad reputation. Many people delay visiting their dentist because of the misconception that the procedure will cause extreme pain and possibly illness. Depending on why a root canal is recommended, delaying can reduce your chances of saving your tooth. Despite the need to preserve adult teeth, the fear surrounding a root canal has some persons concluding [...]

Why Are Dental Implants The Correct Choice For Replacing Missing Teeth?

By |February 23rd, 2021|DENTAL IMPLANTS|

Your face and your smile are your greeting cards. You do all you can to preserve your adult teeth. You brush, floss, and ensure you do your regular cleanings. But sometimes, unforeseen things happen. An accident, an illness, rambunctious gameplay, and you now have space where a tooth used to be. Should you delay filling in the gap? Misalignment of [...]

Crowns or Veneers: Which Option Is Right For You?

By |February 23rd, 2021|COSMETIC DENTISTRY, CROWNS AND DENTAL BRIDGE TREATMENT|

Crowns and veneers are two popular forms of dental restoration, which both have high rates of success. If you are considering crowns or veneers and want to know which option would work best for you, the answer depends on the issue you are trying to fix. What is a veneer? A veneer is a thin, tooth-colored shell that is attached [...]

The Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

By |February 23rd, 2021|COSMETIC DENTISTRY|

Your smile is very important. When it comes to first impressions, a smile makes all the difference in the world. A crooked or damaged smile can cause one to feel embarrassed or self-conscious and may lead to a lack of confidence, which can be damaging both personally and professionally. One way to fix the issues you may have with your [...]

3 Reasons It’s Important for Kids to Visit the Dentist

By |February 23rd, 2021|KIDS DENTISTRY|

Many parents think that kids don’t really need to visit a dental office regularly. Primary teeth are going to fall out anyway, and kids are resilient. Parents have enough to worry about without adding on another doctor’s appointment. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the many reasons it’s so important to start kids off on the right foot and [...]

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

By |February 23rd, 2021|DENTURES, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY, NEWS AND EVENTS, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY, WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL AND EXTRACTIONS|

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 [...]

The Advantages Of Dental Implants

By |February 23rd, 2021|DENTAL IMPLANTS|

A dental implant is an artificial tooth that is made of a titanium root and a porcelain crown. Dental implants are surgically placed in the jawbone to replace missing teeth. If you are affected by tooth loss, here are some advantages of opting for this method of replacement: Improved appearance The first advantage of dental implants is that they improve [...]

Why are my Teeth Sensitive?

By |February 23rd, 2021|CHECK-UPS & CLEANINGS, DENTURES, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

Recently, you’ve noticed that your teeth have become sensitive to hot and cold temperatures and you’re wondering why Dr. Beard weighs in to give 5 possible causes of your condition. This will help you make the necessary adjustments to fully restore your oral health to normal and get the relief you need. 1. Teeth Whitening The process of whitening your [...]

Too Old to Use? Dental Products Expirations

By |February 23rd, 2021|CHECK-UPS & CLEANINGS, DENTURES, NEWS AND EVENTS|

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 [...]

How Often Should You Have Your Teeth Cleaned?

By |February 23rd, 2021|CHECK-UPS & CLEANINGS, EMERGENCY DENTISTRY, PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY|

If you want healthy teeth and gums, you must practice proper dental care. To effectively care for your oral health at home, you should brush twice daily using fluoride toothpaste for at least two minutes. For most, a soft-bristled brush is best as a medium- and hard-bristled brushes can cause damage to the teeth, especially for those who brush vigorously. [...]