3 Reasons Continuing Education is Crucial for Dentists

  From diagnostic tools to the latest restorative techniques, there’s plenty to keep up with in the field of dentistry. Since the dental industry is constantly changing with new technology and methods, continuing education should be priority for dentists. Committing to continued education (CE) courses isn’t just important for the dental practice, but it can […]

The History of Dental Implants

  Unbeknownst to many, dental implants have been around for centuries. Although it’s taken quite some time to get to the advanced stage we’re in today, the invention of dental implants dates back to 2000 BC with the Chinese. Who Made Dental Implants First? Before technology was invented, dental implants began their transition into the […]

Gum Disease and Dental Implants

When considering dental implants, keep in mind that there are certain requirements that must be met in order to qualify for treatment. If you’re thinking of investing in dental implants but have gum disease, it’s necessary to get the infection treated beforehand. Neglecting to get the proper treatment before your implant procedure may cause further […]

Why Experience Matters in Implant Dentistry

Choosing the right dentist to perform a dental procedure should always be a top priority. They can determine the long term effects and overall success of your new dental implants. It’s important to find a dentist who understands your needs, knows your history, is aware of the healing process, and has experience performing implant procedures. […]

5 Tips for a Healthy Smile

It’s extremely important to brush and floss your teeth regularly to remove the plaque. Plaque is the gooey film that forms on your teeth after a meal. If it is allowed to remain on your teeth, it can cause cavities and gum disease. In order to brush right, you need to do the following: Brush for […]

Do You Really Need a Power Toothbrush?

  Recommended for People with Limited Mobility Do you really need a power toothbrush?  The short answer is, “probably not.”  A regular toothbrush is fine if you’re strong enough to apply adequate pressure and if you’re diligent enough to brush all sections of your mouth for over two minutes each time.  However, power toothbrushes are […]

How to Floss Like a Pro

Did you know that only about half of Americans floss their teeth daily? While we understand that flossing may not be the most enjoyable experience, it is an essential part of your oral hygiene routine. Even more shocking than that last statistic is the fact that 18.5% of Americans say they do not floss at […]

Tooth Decay and Dental Implants

  Our patients in Baton Rouge, LA have lost teeth for a variety of reasons – taking a hit to the mouth by a baseball, a depleted jawbone, and more – but one of the more common reasons that’s on the rise is tooth decay. Also known as cavities, this condition is often associated with children […]

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The Three Main Types of Dental Implant Treatment

  When it comes to missing teeth, it is important to find the best treatment for the patient’s needs. The treatment used for a patient with a single missing tooth may not be the same as the one used for a patient with multiple missing teeth. Fortunately, the dental implant system is versatile, and can […]