Category: Preventive Dentistry

What Happens at a Checkup and Cleaning Appointment?

Part of keeping your smile healthy is attending a checkup and cleaning appointment at least once every six months. While that’s common knowledge, many people fail to stick to that routine consistently, which significantly increases their risks of experiencing preventable conditions like tooth decay and gum disease. At our Lafayette, LA, dental office, we encourage… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Smile

Today is New Year’s Eve; are you ready for the countdown to 2019? Some people make a New Year’s resolution every single year, while some do not even bother with it. Whether or not you are a person who makes New Year’s resolutions, we have some ideas on how to get a healthier smile in… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Smile

It can be hard to believe that 2018 has just a few weeks left. With the New Year fast approaching, you may have already decided on your New Year’s Resolution for 2019. Maybe you have decided to work out more or finally finish that art project? If you have not decided what your resolution will… Read more »

Smile Care Over Winter Break

Elementary, junior high, high schools, and even colleges, tend to get a long extensive break for the holidays. This means that most kids and teens get a good chunk of free time during this time of year. Some lucky adults also get a long break for the winter season. This amount of free time makes… Read more »

Checkups Should Be A Regular Part Of Your Oral Health Care

What is your current strategy for fighting cavities, and maintaining an attractive smile? Are you brushing at least twice a day? How often are you taking the time to floss when you clean your teeth? There are several valuable measures you can take to protect your smile on your own time. With that said, you… Read more »

How Poor Preventive Dental Care Can Hurt Your Smile

Will insufficient preventive dental care hurt how your smile looks? It should be easy to understand how insufficient care can lead to oral health troubles. After all, a lack of proper cleaning, and a poor diet, will put you at risk for problems like tooth decay and gum disease. What you also have to worry… Read more »

Setting A FREE Consultation To Discuss Orthodontic Care

Do you feel like it might be time to inquire about orthodontic treatment for your child? Are you ready to take action against crooked teeth that have disrupted your smile? You can now tend to your needs with Dr. Young – in fact, during the summer, patients can arrange for a FREE consultation to discuss orthodontic… Read more »

Secret Weapons for Protecting Your Smile

Is 2017 the year you are bound and determined to better protect your dental health? For people who have suffered from discomfort caused by dental decay, like cavities, in the past, it can be especially important to protect the teeth and gums from common oral health threats. Fortunately, there are a few simple tools that… Read more »

Could You Sleep More Soundly with Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Do you frequently find yourself waking up, feeling unrested, no matter how many hours you have been asleep? Are you having difficulties at work, due to an inability to concentrate, general fatigue, or even irritability? What many people don’t realize is that these can all be common warning signs of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, a serious… Read more »

How Can You Better Care for Your Smile?

Are you concerned about your smile, because of struggles with cavities in the past, a recent diagnosis of gum disease, or simply general worry that you might should be doing more to preserve your pearly whites’ beauty and their health? Many people want to take great care of their smiles, knowing they are one of… Read more »