Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »

Enjoy a White Christmas With Free Teeth Whitening

The holiday season is fast approaching and if it's anything like ours, you can count on sharing many smiles and photographs with your loved ones. Here at Louisiana Dental Center, we want your smile to shine! Regardless of the possibility of frosty precipitation or Irving Berlin’s wishful thinking, we want... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

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 »

How Toothpaste Came to Be

You know that it’s important to brush your teeth twice a day using quality toothpaste, but do you know how toothpaste came to be? It may come as a surprise to you that some form of tooth-cleaning paste has been around since 5000 B.C., before toothbrushes were even invented. Around... Read more »

Restore a Tooth With a Dental Crown

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a damaged tooth to restore its shape, strength, size, function and appearance. When it is cemented in place, a dental crown will cover the entire visible part of the tooth. Our dentists may suggest a dental crown in Boutte,... Read more »

Oral Health Wonders: Aging and Dental Health Treatments

As you get older, you're going to want to spend more time focusing on your health care. Your body will age including your teeth, so it is important to also make sure that you are always monitoring your oral health for any signs of damage that may occur and to... Read more »