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4 Factors That Could Make You More Vulnerable to Cavities

November 25, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 11:56 pm

young man eating sweet treatsIf you’re like most people, then you’ve been hearing about the dangers of cavity development since childhood. There’s a chance, though, that you haven’t been given a full picture of what can contribute to its emergence. It’s best to know what can make you more susceptible to cavities so you can take the appropriate actions to protect yourself. As you continue reading, a local dentist discusses 4 factors that could encourage tooth decay.

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Can Cold and Flu Remedies Hurt Your Teeth?

November 19, 2019

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woman blowing her nose

Cold and flu season is upon us, and that comes with its own set of challenges. If you’re not careful, you could be in for some sleepless nights, stuffy heads, and runny noses. There are home remedies and store-bought medicines you can take, but oftentimes those can actually wreak havoc on your teeth. Read on as a dentist describes some common problems with cold and flu remedies and you can combat them.

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7 Tips for a Mouth-Healthy Halloween

October 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 4:42 pm

Halloween candy tips

We’re well into October, and that means Halloween is fast approaching. For most kids, that means bags full of candy. If they’re not careful, it can also mean painful cavities! That’s why we’ve written this guide on Halloween candy tips to keep your and your child’s mouth healthy during this holiday.

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5 Habits That Can Put Your Teeth In Harm’s Way

October 4, 2019

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person with a damaged tooth

Most people think that visiting their dentist every six months and brushing and flossing their teeth regularly is enough to keep them from experiencing dental damage. For some, this can be true; however, there are certain everyday acts that hurt your teeth and increase your risk of chipping, cracking, or fracturing a tooth. The best way to make sure this doesn’t occur is to quit them before they damage your beautiful smile.

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Technological Advancements Are Shaping The Future Of Dental Implants

September 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 4:36 pm

dental X-ray image on tabletIf you’re looking for a solution to replace your missing teeth, you’ve most likely come across countless articles about dental implants. These titanium posts provide restorations like crowns, bridges, and dentures with a stable, strong, and permanent foundation to be secured to. Not only are implants a massive improvement from traditional solutions for tooth replacement, but they’re only projected to become even more successful and popular. Read on to learn how advancements in technology will shape the future of dental implants. (more…)

Can Pumpkin Spice Lattes Hurt Your Teeth?

September 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 3:40 pm

pumpkin spice latte

Fall is just about here. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice lattes! As the weather gets colder, we want to warm up with hot drinks, blankets, and sitting by the fire. However, as delicious as drinks like pumpkin spice lattes and hot chocolate may be, they can actually be harmful for your teeth. There are a number of ways that they can damage your pearly whites. Continue reading below to find out exactly how.

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How to Care for Your Dental Implants

August 19, 2019

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dental implants

Dental implants are exploding in popularity. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, about 3 million people currently have implants, and another half a million are expected to get them every year. So, what exactly are they? Are they hard to take care of? Keep reading below to learn more about dental implants.

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What You Can Expect During Your First Visit to a Dentist in Marrero

August 6, 2019

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a woman sitting in the dentist chair and talking with the dentistIt’s a great feeling to find a dentist in Marrero whom you can trust, respect, and care for your individual dental needs. Dr. C.J. Landry at Lapalco Family Dental has been serving the people of Marrero and its neighboring communities for more than 30 years, and it shows in his dedication and commitment to creating healthier, more beautiful smiles. If you’re looking for a new dentist who can offer a wide range of services using a personalized approach, find out what you can expect during your first visit with Dr. Landry.

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5 Benefits Of Visiting a Cosmetic Dentist For Treatment

July 20, 2019

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person smilingHaving a smile that’s equal parts beautiful as it is healthy can boost your confidence and make you proud to show it off. If you’re unhappy with the look of your teeth and feel that they detract from your overall appearance, when you visit your cosmetic dentist, they can go over different treatment plans that would be best for your unique mouth. These services include everything from professional teeth whitening to porcelain veneers. Read on for 5 benefits of getting aesthetic procedures to brighten and beautify your grin. (more…)

The Dangers of Energy and Sports Drinks with Your Dentist

July 12, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 5:31 pm

energy drink

It’s summer time, and that means enjoying fun outdoor adventures and activities. Summer also means that the temperature is going to climb higher and higher. During this time of year, it becomes especially important to stay hydrated, but before you reach for energy or sports drinks, consider how it could impact your smile. In this post from your dentist, you’ll learn about the dangers of these drinks and what you can do to keep your gums and teeth healthy. (more…)

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