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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. [...]