NEWS AND EVENTS

Why Is Dental Flossing So Important?

Dental flossing removes food and plaque missed by regular brushing and is an important part of oral hygiene. Occasionally, food particles get caught between teeth and cannot be removed just by brushing. Particles and plaque that don’t get removed can cause cavities and other problems with your oral health. Dental flossing has a host of [...]

Why Is Dental Flossing So Important?

10 Tips for Managing Sensitive Teeth

Your teeth are vital to your day-to-day health and comfort. Technically speaking, teeth function to masticate (break down) food by cutting, tearing, and crushing it in preparation for swallowing and digesting. Considering they have such an important purpose, protecting and maintaining healthy teeth is essential. There are four types of teeth: incisors, canines, premolars, and [...]

10 Tips for Managing Sensitive Teeth

6 Dangers of Untreated Gum Disease

When we think of oral health, we rarely consider it linked to general health or the development of chronic diseases. However, good oral hygiene is greatly beneficial to overall well-being. Gum disease, also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease, is an infection that damages the gums, teeth and jaw. Like other infections, gum disease increases [...]

6 Dangers of Untreated Gum Disease

Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

Do you hide your smile because you are embarrassed about how your teeth look? There is hope. You might be a candidate for dental crown restoration. Dental crowns are custom-made caps for damaged teeth. Dentists recommend them for patients who have undergone root canals, as the tooth becomes more fragile and needs protection. Dental crowns [...]

Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

When to See an Orthodontist

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 [...]

When to See an Orthodontist

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

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 [...]

What is an Abscessed Tooth?