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 »

Toothbrushes Through the Ages

We’re sure that you realize how important your toothbrush is to the health of your smile, but do you know where the toothbrush came from? The toothbrush has been a work in progress since ancient times. There were many advancements in the evolution of the toothbrush until it reached the... Read more »

Knowing What to Do in a Dental Emergency

No matter how well we take care of our teeth, accidents can happen. Our dentists and team understand how important it is to know what to do in emergency situations, so we have put together this information for your convenience. Keep in mind that in any dental emergency, it is... Read more »

Superstar Springtime Smiles: Dental Veneers

Do you know what a dental veneer is? Dental veneers are a highly desirable tooth restoration treatment that is designed to provide an additional layer of protection on the fronts of teeth while drastically improving their look. Dental veneers are known as smile makeover procedures because they can take below-average... Read more »

Spring Time Smile Time: Dental Bridges

Are you aware of the tooth hazard risks associated with lost or missing teeth? If you have any missing teeth, it can lead to a downturn in your oral hygiene and also cause issues such as gum destabilization and tooth slippage. Furthermore, extensive tooth loss can make your jaw sink... Read more »

Come to Our Chalmette Location for Our Orthodontic Special!

  Our team at Louisiana Dental Center is proud to offer a yearly special of free orthodontic consultations and $500 off of any comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Our special is valid through May 31, 2018. Feel free to contact us at (504) 277-4401 with any questions or to visit our location... 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 »