How Your Oral Health Affects Your Well-Being

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You may eat healthly. You may go to the gym four times a week. But the truth is—if your mouth isn’t healthy, you’re not healthy. To help you see why, here are three of the biggest connections between mouth and body. Bacteria can reach vital organs through your mouth. Think about it—your mouth is a massive portal […]

5 Dangers of DIY Teeth Aligners | What You Need To Know

DIY is great for some things, like projects around your home. But when it comes to creating a beautiful, healthy smile, DIY can be incredibly risky. Mail order teeth aligners are advertised as being affordable and convenient, but both the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics warn against their potential harm. Risks of At-Home Teeth […]

COVID-19 May Update: What You Need To Know

Beginning Monday, May 4, 2020: We will be taking appointments for dental checkups and cleanings, as the Department of Health considers them time-sensitive. We are following all the recommended guidelines and will have all the required PPE according to the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. Read more about the official guidelines here. EXISTING PATIENTS: Feel […]

Little-Known Services that Dentists Provide

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January 22, 2018 When most people think of a dentist they tend to only think of teeth, however, there are many services dentists also help that aid in their patients’ overall oral health. Check out a few of the more “surprising” services that our dentist office provides to our patients in Gonzales, Prairieville and all […]

Five Reasons to Wear a Mouthguard

5 Reasons to Wear a Mouthguard

September 19, 2017 With the month of September nearly behind us, most of us here in south Louisiana have one thing on our minds: Football. Unfortunately, with football also comes injury and we thought it would be a great idea to remind everyone of the importance of protecting yourself during sports. As we stated in […]

The Practice of Oil Pulling

The Practice Of Oil Pulling

In recent months, various news agencies,1 social media sites and blogs have reported about the practice of “oil pulling” (swishing oil in the mouth) and its potential benefits on oral and general health. Credits to: ADA Websites that support natural therapies are also fanning hope—and strong emotions—about oil pulling procedures, with proponents claiming it enhances oral […]

The Best and Worst Easter Candy

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Via: Live strong By Shannon Philpott Overview Shopping for this year’s Easter basket? Moderation is key during this holiday filled with chocolate bunnies and jellybeans, says Alina Neuberger, M.D., medical director of eMedical Offices in New Jersey. “A common dilemma parents have around Easter is which type of candy to offer their little ones,” she […]