As we enter the second half of the year, it might be time to start thinking about your dental insurance. If you receive dental benefits, your annual plan likely runs along the calendar year. That means your current coverage expires in December, and you need to make the most of it. It’s easy to get […]
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Cosmetic Dentist in Gonzales La, Dr. Nora Richardson-Foote at Foote Family Dental Care is a family dentist – a dentist for families.
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 […]
Happy Thanksgiving From Foote Family Dental Care!
From our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃
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 […]
MTM Clear Aligners: Straighten Your Teeth In 3-6 Months
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 […]
The Part of Your Teeth You Forget to Brush
August 20, 2017 Via Carly Ledbetter of the Huffington Post Despite most of us thinking that we’re brushing our teeth correctly or flossing frequently enough, dentist visits are often full of surprises. Irritation, cavities, gingivitis ― the list of our maladies goes on and on. It’s always important to go back to basics and make sure […]
Easter Candy: The Do’s & 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!
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?
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 […]