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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Important Benefits of Regular Dental Cleanings

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many non-essential dental appoints such as exams and cleanings have been canceled. However, once an appointment has been canceled, it can be easy to forget to reschedule for a future date. While many people underestimate the importance of regular dental exams and cleanings, routine dental care is critical in […]

Teeth Sensitivity: At-Home Remedies To Treat Pain

Categories: General Dentistry
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The best remedy for any discomfort in the mouth is to consult with your dentist to find the source of your issue and get proper treatment. However, if you find yourself in excruciating pain before your next appointment, here are some home remedies to help soothe your teeth in the meantime: Don’t Rinse Immediately After […]

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 […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We Are Here To Help

Categories: General Dentistry

Update as of April 16, 2020 The Louisiana Department of Health has extended its mandate to April 30th. Dental offices are strictly prohibited from performing any non-essential/ routine dental treatment during this time. This means we are limited to treating dental emergencies only! We will continue to see emergency cases by appointment only on: Mondays […]

OraCare Online Store: Purchase OraCare During COVID-19

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Great news! With our dental office being open for emergency services only, this limited the ability for patients to purchase OraCare since its normally only available in-office. To help, OraCare has created an online store in response to the overwhelming number of calls from providers and patients. OraCare’s active ingredient has been shown to kill […]