October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry: Making Your Visit Fly By

Does the thought of visiting the dentist make you feel ill? Do you start looking for any excuse to delay your visit? You are not the only person to suffer from dental anxiety, and we would love to help you through it. To help make your visit more comfortable, we... Read more »

Can Dental Implants Save Your Smile?

Have you recently lost a tooth? Does it make you less confident in your smile? If you would like to have a full smile again, we may be able to help. Although there are different restoration options you could choose, we’d like to highlight dental implants and how they can... Read more »

Preventing Injuries From Oral Piercings

Mouth jewelry could be an oral health hazard because it can cause damage to your teeth and gums. If mouth jewelry is placed incorrectly, you may end up with several health problems. Always speak with one of our dentists before using any type of mouth jewelry such as lip or... Read more »

The Truth About Diabetes and Your Smile

A known risk to an individual's health often arises due to concerns about the inability of their body to process sugar correctly, which is known as diabetes. Diabetes is a common, yet severe condition that affects nearly 10 percent of the American population. Due to the widespread prevalence of diabetes,... Read more »

An Orthodontic Special at Our LaPlace Location!

  At Louisiana Dental Center, we are proud to once again offer our yearly special of free orthodontic consultations and $500 off a comprehensive orthodontic treatment in our LaPlace, Louisiana, office. This offer is only good until May 31, 2018. If you have questions, either dental or orthodontic, please call... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Louisiana Dental Center, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »