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 »

Can a Dental Crown Be Placed on a Front Tooth?

Has one of your front teeth sustained significant damage or decay? Were you told that you may need a dental crown to restore the tooth’s health and function? If you were told this, you may not need to be alarmed that your smile will be ruined with a metal crown.... Read more »

What Happens With Tooth Extractions?

Although we believe that your teeth should stay in your smile, and we may try what we can to save a tooth, there can come a point when a tooth needs to be extracted. It might result from dental decay or an oral injury, but for the sake of your... Read more »

Superstar Smile Makers: Dentures

Dentures are designed to not only improve the look of your smile, but also its function. If for any reason you suffer from an oral accident or injury that has left you with missing teeth, it's important to visit our dentists to determine if dentures are right for you. Dentures... Read more »

Oral Health Wonders: Dental Erosion Prevention

Oftentimes with dental erosion, an individual begins to suffer from dental damage due to a variety of causes. However, most forms of dental erosion can arise due to harmful acids wearing away your tooth enamel. The tooth enamel is the thin layer that is on your teeth that provides an... Read more »

Our Metairie Location Has an Orthodontic Special!

    Louisiana Dental Center is thrilled to once again offer our yearly special of free orthodontic consultations and $500 off a comprehensive orthodontic treatment at our Metairie, Louisiana, office. Hurry in because this special only goes until May 31, 2018. If you have questions, whether dental or orthodontic, please... 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 »