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 […]

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 […]

MTM Clear Aligners: Straighten Your Teeth In 3-6 Months

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

December 13, 2017 MTM Clear Aligners is a clear aligner system that helps align your smile without braces. The aligners typically take 3-6 months on average with total treatment costs equalling $3000, however, many insurance providers will help pay some of the treatment (usually around $1000-$1500). 50% of adults are candidates. Are you a good fit? Read […]

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 […]

Grinding Your Teeth: The Long-Term Impact

Categories: General Dentistry
How Grinding Your Teeth Affects Your Health

July 25, 2017 WHEN life and work stresses take their toll, symptoms can manifest themselves in our sleeping habits. Compared with five years ago, dental and orthodontic practice, elleven, has seen a 30 per cent increase in the number of people coming to the practice with teeth grinding complaints. Whether people have woken up with […]

ER Visits for Dental Problems on the Rise

What started as a toothache from a lost filling became a raging infection that landed Christopher Smith in the University of Louisville Hospital emergency room, then in intensive care on a ventilator and feeding tube. “It came on so quickly and violently. I was terrified,” said Smith, 41, of Jeffersonville, Ind., who lacked dental insurance […]