How to Maintain a White Smile

By |April 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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. [...]

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