February 4, 2018
The old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” can be applied to countless situations. A great example is your vehicle. You would never dream of driving your car for years on end without an oil change and tune-up. It’s far too big of an investment. Having maintenance done at the recommended intervals just makes good sense since it can keep small problems from turning into big problems.
Much the same way regular maintenance on your car prevents problems in the long run, regularly seeing your dentist in New Orleans and establishing good habits at home can prevent you from needing more extensive dental work down the road. In this blog, we’ll talk more about how you can keep your oral health “tuned up” and give you some great tips for your hygiene routine.
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January 2, 2018
An easy way to gain an understanding of the purpose a dental crown is to consider the function of the head adornment worn by the rulers of a monarchy. Also called the crown, it denotes their supremacy and significance. Well that parallels the role of the royal coverings in your mouth because they sit on your gums, the precious tissue that houses the roots of your teeth and allows vital blood to circulate the nutrients that aid in your oral health. That’s why when damage occurs, it’s essential that you get dental crowns of New Orleans to restore your oral function and health.
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December 8, 2017
You can still remember how fun it used to be to head down to the French Quarter to celebrate Mardi Gras. Oh, the revelry and excitement of those days were beyond words. But, a life altering event would happen later – the loss of your teeth. And after that, you no longer felt the desire to smile and socialize with family and friends, let alone large crowds of people flooding the streets. The time has come, though, for you to make a change; you want your smile and confidence back. Dental implants of New Orleans are the route that you’re considering to restore your teeth, but you’d like to know more about the process before you commit. Thankfully, your local dentist has a wealth of information to share.
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November 21, 2017
As you’ve gotten older, you see family members and friends’ children get braces and it reminds you of your own teeth. Growing up, your parents might not have chosen to get you braces and as a result, you’re stuck with crooked teeth. You don’t have to settle for crooked teeth or braces anymore as an adult thanks to the solution clear retainers provide. In fact, the market has developed so much you now have multiple options; the biggest ones include Invisalign and ClearCorrect. If you’re considering clear retainers at your next dental visit, let your local dentist share the differences before you buy.
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October 28, 2017
When you have small or misshapen teeth, it can affect they way feel about your smile. If you don’t feel confident about your smile, it may cause you to hide it, especially in social situations. When you don’t make the right first impression it can impact your personal and professional relationships because people may find you unapproachable or unhappy. If you are ready to improve the appearance of your smile porcelain veneers may be the right solution. Here’s how they work.
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September 9, 2017
Do you have crooked teeth? You may be thinking about heading to your local dental care provider to talk about how you can achieve a straighter smile. You have lots of options in front of you, including choices that are free from the metal brackets and wires of traditional braces. Many people favor clear braces because they are convenient, nearly invisible, and very effective. But which type of clear braces are right for you? Both ClearCorrect and Invisalign offer numerous advantages. Here is a quick comparison of the two:
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August 6, 2017
In this day and age, convenience is the key to making any product successful. This may be why although many over-the-counter products don’t help patients achieve the whitening results that they truly want, many people continue to buy into them. Why? Because these products are easily accessible!
But did you know that there’s a convenient way to brighten your teeth with better quality products? Learn more about at-home teeth whitening in New Orleans.
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July 28, 2017
Dental implants are fast becoming the gold standard in tooth replacement. With a 95 to 98% success rate, decades of effective use, and natural feel and function, it’s no wonder that more dentists are recommending this one of a kind solution. Innovations in dental implant materials and methods have also made it possible for more patients than ever before to be considered successful candidates for dental implant tooth replacement. Whether you’re missing a single tooth or a full row of teeth, contact DeJong and Plaisance Family Dentistry to schedule your dental implant consultation. We’ll assess your smile, review your treatment options, and partner with you to select the ideal tooth replacement solutions for your unique, beautiful smile.
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July 11, 2017
When it comes to taking care of your teeth, you may think you’re on top of it by brushing and flossing your teeth. In reality, you may have small habits that cause damage your teeth without even realizing it. Those habits combined with missing your semiannual dental appointments with your New Orleans dentist may out your smile at risk for injury or health concerns. Let’s take a look at some behaviors to avoid and how Dr. deJong and Dr. Plaisance can help keep your smile strong.
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May 25, 2017
When your teeth become discolored, it can be hard to focus on anything else when you open your mouth. After you brush your teeth, you used to feel so confident leaving the house with that fresh, minty feeling. Now when you smile at yourself in the mirror, all you feel is less than confident. Luckily, deJong & Plaisance Family Dentistry offers teeth whitening in New Orleans for patients that really want to brighten their smile. Professional teeth whitening can change your life for the better, and it’s important to understand that taking short cuts just won’t do the job like our professional products can. That’s why we’re here to debunk these whitening myths and help you avoid wasted time and money on generic bleaching results.
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