Lapalco Family Dental Blog
August 19, 2019
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.
August 6, 2019
It’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.
July 20, 2019
Having 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…)
July 12, 2019
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…)
June 24, 2019
You’re sitting in traffic on your way to work. You’re on your second cup of coffee, but you still don’t feel awake. You find yourself dozing off temporarily, jerking yourself awake after a second or two. Even though you know you should be wide awake by now, especially because you’re driving, you just can’t shake this exhaustion that consistently bothers you. Does this sound familiar? You might have sleep apnea, a condition that causes you to stop breathing while you sleep. Let’s look at the 3 different types of sleep apnea.
June 13, 2019
Dental emergencies are always unpleasant, and oftentimes they can be frightening as well. They are even worse if one occurs when you are away from home — and away from a dentist you know and trust. What should you do if you find yourself in such a situation? An emergency dentist is here to give you some useful advice.
May 16, 2019
During your last family get-together, in the middle of speaking to one of your relatives that traveled across the country to be there, your dentures slipped. Your face flushed red because you just slurred your words and didn’t know how to shift the focus of the conversation back to the original topic. After you gave up trying to hold a conversation without becoming embarrassed, you sat on the couch next to the snack table your relative had made. The smorgasbord included some of your favorites like nuts and carrots, but you couldn’t even enjoy them without worrying about causing your dentures to shift. You can improve your quality of life and enjoy everything you did before with dental implants. Read on for 4 benefits they can offer you! (more…)
May 8, 2019
If you’re missing a front tooth, everyone can tell immediately. Its visible position creates an obvious and noticeable gap in your smile. In this situation, you definitely want to replace that tooth. But what about when you’re missing a back tooth? Only a few people would likely realize that the gap is back there, so does it really need to be replaced? Although back teeth do not affect your smile’s aesthetics, they are extremely important and need to be replaced if you lose them. Keep reading this post to understand why and how getting dental implants can restore you your smile’s full function, health, strength, and beauty. (more…)
April 18, 2019
One of the amazing things about the human body is that it will usually send several warning messages for844 an existing problem. This phenomenon also applies to your oral health and the advancement of tooth decay. The key is to be able to recognize the signs and to have the resolve to take the necessary action. As a preventive aid, your dentist lists the 5 stages of bacteria growth so you can protect yourself.
April 4, 2019
Gum disease is a common problem in the US and around the world. This infection and inflammation of your gums can lead to serious oral health issues that are as severe as tooth loss and bone deterioration. However, recent studies now show that gum disease can impact the health of your heart. Keep reading to learn about the influence that the health of your gums can have on your cardiovascular wellbeing from an expert dentist.