Little-Known Services that Dentists Provide

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 of Ascension Parish below!

Sedation Dentistry

Did you know that an estimated 30-40 million Americans avoid seeing the dentist because of anxiety and fear?

Our Gonzales dentist office is proud to offer sedation dentistry treatments so that patients suffering from dental phobia can feel relaxed during their dental procedures. To see some of the sedation options we provide, visit our Sedation Dentistry page or contact our office today to speak with someone directly at 225-647-1900!

TMD/TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular joint disorder (also known as TMD and TMJ) is a disorder that causes pain in the jaw joint and muscles that control jaw movement.  TMD can also cause chronic headaches, ringing in the ears and more. 

TMD can be caused by injuries, teeth grinding and bad bites. Our office offers a revolutionary botox treatment that can help to stop the symptoms of TMD/TMJ in as little as 15-20 minutes. Call all our Gonzales dental office today at 225-647-1900 to see how we can help relieve your pain associated with TMD/TMJ.


Gum Disease Treatment

Also known as Periodontal Disease, gum disease is an inflammatory condition that develops and affects the gum tissue of nearly 80% of all Americans. Our office offers professional periodontal disease treatment from the beginning stages to the end.

We’ve listed some of the signs of gum disease on our site, check it out and call our Gonzales dental office today at 225-647-1900 if you think you may suffer from any of the symptoms related to Periodontal Disease.

Mercury-Free Dentistry

Did you know that many dentists in the past have used fillings that contain the toxin mercury, which has been linked with a number of potential health issues such as food allergies, weakening of the immune system, collagen diseases, nerve issues and neuroligical and cardiovascular disorders?

Here at Foote Family Dental Care, the safety of our patients is always our number one priority, therefore our office is 100% mercury-free. To read more about our Mercury-Free fillings, check out our Mercury-Free dental services page.

To view all of our the services provided by our office, visit our Dental Services page.