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 »

Sources of Dental Anxiety

Do you ever feel nervous, or even anxious, before a dental appointment? You may be experiencing dental anxiety or dental phobia. If you are experiencing dental anxiety, you are not alone in this. People can develop these anxieties and phobias for a variety of reasons. Our dentists and team have... Read more »

Common Bite Problems That Orthodontic Treatment Can Fix

Orthodontic treatment options are more effective and comfortable than ever before. No matter the malocclusion issue that you or your loved one suffers from, orthodontic treatment can provide the answer. Our dentists and team have put together information about common bite issues for your reading pleasure. Overbite If you have... Read more »

Veneers: Your Questions Answered

What are veneers? Veneers are thin, custom-made, tooth-colored shells that are attached to the front of the teeth to improve their appearance. In most cases, veneers are irreversible because the front of the teeth are shaped to allow room for the veneers. When are veneers used? Veneers are used to... Read more »

Restore a Tooth With a Dental Bridge

Are you missing one or more permanent teeth? Are the gaps in your smile making things like chewing and speaking difficult? Our dentists may suggest a dental bridge to restore the beauty and function of your smile. Dental Bridge Placement Our dentists will first shape the abutment teeth to allow... Read more »

Come to Our Bogalusa Location for Our Orthodontic Special!

Louisiana Dental Center is happy to offer our yearly special of free orthodontic consultations and $500 off any comprehensive orthodontic treatment through May 31, 2018. Feel free to visit our location here in Bogalusa, Louisiana, or give us a call at (985) 735-0078 with any questions you have concerning your dental... 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 »