National Gum Care Month: Your Guide to Healthy Gums

Categories: General Dentistry
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Hey everyone, did you know that September is National Gum Care Month? This is a time to bring awareness to the importance of maintaining healthy gums. Our team at Foote Family Dental Care in Gonzales, Louisiana, is dedicated to providing excellent gum care services to our patients, and we wanted to share some tips for […]

Summertime Dental Routines: Keeping Your Smile Bright and Healthy!

Categories: General Dentistry
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As the warm rays of the sun beckon us outdoors, it’s time to embrace the joys of summertime! From beach vacations to backyard barbecues, this season brings forth a plethora of delightful experiences. However, amidst all the excitement, it’s crucial not to neglect your dental health. At Foote Family Dental Care, we understand the significance […]

4 Tips for Choosing a New Dentist

Categories: General Dentistry
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Are you considering a new dentist? Perhaps you’ve moved, switched jobs, or your former dentist doesn’t meet your schedule or needs. Since a dentist-patient relationship is highly personal, don’t make a hasty decision. Here are some suggestions for criteria to look for when you’re considering a new dentist: 1. Check out the prospective dentist’s credentials.┬áLearn […]

What To Expect During a Root Canal

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Few dental procedures instill fear in the hearts of patients as the infamous ‘root canal.’ The procedure is often associated with pain, long inspiring statements such as “I’d rather have a root canal than go through that.” Sure, this might have been true a couple of decades ago, but with modern advances in technology, the […]

Ways to Cope with Dental Anxiety

Categories: General Dentistry
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When we hear the word anxiety, most of us automatically think of anxiety-related mental disorders. However, this is a word that also has great significance in the dentistry industry. Research shows that approximately 50 to 80 percent of Americans avoid visiting the dentist due to fear and anxiety. This is what we call dental anxiety, […]

Is Your Sweet Tooth Hurting Your Teeth?

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We’ve all joked about having a sweet tooth. Who can resist the warm goodness of a chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven, or the convenience of a candy bar when you need a snack in a hurry? But have you ever stopped to think about what that sweet tooth could be doing to your […]

5 Tips for a Healthier Smile in the New Year

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A healthy and confident smile has plenty of benefits. A beautiful smile can have a huge impact on your relationships, social life and career. In the new year, you have an amazing opportunity to make some changes in your life, including taking better care of your pearly whites. But what exactly can you do to […]