The Importance of Back-To-School Dental Appointments

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost time for your child to head back to school. Whether you are thinking of virtual schooling or traditional classrooms, it is vital you care for your child’s oral health by scheduling regular appointments. Here are just a few reasons why scheduling a back-to-school dental appointment is essential. Catch […]

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 […]

Easter Candy: The Do’s & Don’ts.

Categories: Family Dentistry
Easter Candy Do's And Don'ts

Easter baskets are normally filled with the sweetest of treats from fruity favorites to rich, chocolate covered bunnies. Via: Ask the Dentist Watching our daughters hunt for eggs Easter morning are some of my fondest memories as a father. But it always freaks me out to go into the grocery store around the Easter season. […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

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February is National Children's Dental Month

Read what the American Dental Association has to say about the history and importance of celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month: “National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 3, 1941. The American Dental Association held the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on February 8, […]

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 […]

Does Your Teen Have Unique Dental Challenges?

Categories: Oral Health
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When it comes to oral health, adolescence is a pivotal time for Gonzales youth. On the upside, the last of the permanent teeth come in providing young men and women with their “adult smile.” Good habits can be forged and reinforced. Teeth can be straightened, providing increased confidence when it is often sorely needed. On the […]

6 Ways To Prepare For Your Dental Procedure

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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Are you nervous about some upcoming dental treatment? Let Foote Family Dental Care offer 6 ways to prepare yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically before your big dental day. First, remember Dr. Nora Richardson-Foote is trained to provide the best care and comfort possible. Second, take some time to relax and consider what you are anxious […]