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 »

Why Do We Floss?

Do you wonder what the purpose of flossing is? Do you have a tendency to skip it because it feels too time-consuming? If so, we would like for you to understand that health benefits can come from a good flossing. As you may know, brushing can clear plaque from your... Read more »

What InvisalignⓇ Does

InvisalignⓇ belongs to a category of orthodontic treatments called clear retainers. They can be a great option for straightening teeth, especially if you want to avoid metal braces. One of our dentists will have several retainers created for you. The retainers carefully bring the teeth into alignment. Our teeth are... Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Gingivitis

Have you ever heard of gingivitis? Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, has an early stage that develops known as gingivitis. Gingivitis is a condition that occurs when you have an infection in your gum tissue. If gingivitis goes untreated, serious infections can spread to your mouth and you... Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are extremely popular for a variety of reasons. Through the use of a tooth restoration treatment such as a dental crown, you can have a tooth enhanced in several ways. Not only are dental crowns designed to improve the look of teeth, but they can also add an... Read more »

Come to Our Hammond Location for Our Orthodontic Special!

  Louisiana Dental Center happily offers our annual special of free orthodontic consultations and $500 off any comprehensive orthodontic treatment from now until May 31, 2018. Feel free to visit our location here in Hammond, Louisiana, or give us a call at (985) 345-5888, and we'll answer any questions you... 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 »