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 »

Bruxism: Halt Unconscious Clenching and Grinding

Do you want to find out why you have a sore jaw and headache every morning? It may be that you have a condition known as bruxism, the unconscious habit of clenching your jaw and grinding your teeth at night. It is damaging dilemma that can cause premature wear on... Read more »

Dental Implants: The Best Option for Missing Teeth

If you'd like to know more about what exactly dental implants are, you've come to the right place. Dental implants are the metal posts that are surgically positioned in the area of gum and bone where tooth loss has occurred, and where the dentist will mount a replacement tooth. When... Read more »

Dental Anxiety Treatments

Have you ever heard of dental anxiety? Although many of us know someone who has fears or concerns about going to the dentist or they themselves have concerns about visiting the dental office, a condition known as dental anxiety arises. Fortunately, it can be treated. It is important to make... Read more »

Springtime Smiles: Cold and Flu Season Risks

Are you aware of the implications associated with your oral health in regard to cold and flu season? If you have a cold or the flu, several problems in your body will begin to occur. Not only will you find yourself physically ill, but you may also be extremely tired... Read more »

$500 OFF Any Comprehensive Orthodontic Procedure at Our St. Claude Avenue Location

  Now is the time to get that orthodontic fix that you've been putting off. Why? Because you can receive $500 OFF any comprehensive orthodontic treatment through May 31st, 2018. Just come into our Louisiana Dental Center offices to take advantage of our yearly orthodontic services special! Call (504) 947-2958... 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 »