Tag: lafayette la dentist

Downtown Art Walk in Lafayette

On the second Saturday of the month, the next time being July 12, 2014, the Art Walk will take place in the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District. It is a fun and enjoyable evening filled with local color, great art, and live music. The Downtown Cultural Arts District continues to evolve and to grow into a… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentist Shares Important Information about Teeth Whitening

Are you considering teeth whitening treatment so that you can finally get the luminescent smile you have always wanted? If so, there are several things that you should know before you decide on a treatment. An experienced cosmetic dentist, your Lafayette LA dentist, Dr. Michael Young, has helped many patients get the results they want… Read more »

Learn About Invisalign Clear Braces

Do you cover your mouth when you laugh? Do you try to avoid appearing in photos? For many people, uneven teeth can be an embarrassing ordeal. While many people desire a more esthetically pleasing smile, but fear wearing metal braces will hurt their professional appearance. Fortunately, we offer a clear and comfortable alternative to metal… Read more »

Are Dental X-rays Safe? Lafayette Dentist Answers

During one of your bi-annual dental appointments, a dental assistant will capture dental x-rays. Should you be worried about radiation exposure? While the amount of radiation required for a traditional dental x-ray is miniscule, now it’s even less. At Dr. Young’s Lafayette dental office, you’ll be exposed to 80% less radiation that that miniscule amount… Read more »

Lafayette, LA Dentist Reports: Gum Disease Fighting Foods

Your diet reveals many things about your overall and oral health. For example, patients with diets heavy in sweets have a greater likelihood of developing diabetes and even gum disease, if their teeth cleaning regimen is sub-par. On the other hand, eating plenty of fruits and fresh veggies helps fortify your teeth and body, which… Read more »

Dental Cleaning Mistakes Presented by Your Lafayette, LA Dentist

Is your dental cleaningtechnique correct? Surprisingly, this question is oftentimes answered incorrectly by many patients. While most people believe their teeth brushing skills have been perfected after years of practice, their dental exams sometimes prove otherwise. In fact, a lot of patients make common, yet easy-to-correct mistakes that attribute to less-than-perfect brushing habits. To teach… Read more »

Start Your Day Off Right With a Healthy Breakfast

Did you wake up late this morning and rush out the door on an empty stomach because you didn’t have time to eat breakfast? You’ve always heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it’s true! Dr. Young can offer healthy tips to keep your body and smile healthy in the… Read more »

The Importance of Calcium

Milk was first delivered in bottles on January 11, 1878, but Dr. Young wants to remind you that milk is not just for children. In honor of National Milk Day, let’s discuss why drinking milk is so important for a strong smile for life. Milk is an excellent source of calcium. Calcium is important to… Read more »

Reasons to Smile for the Holidays

Why are you smiling this holiday season? Family, friends, and gifts can leave you in a pleasant mood throughout this time of year. Dr. Young can give you even more reasons to smile. Why should you smile? The act of smiling releases endorphins that help elevate your mood. Holiday planning can be stressful, but smiling… Read more »

Protecting Your Teeth During Holiday Parties

This holiday season, you’re probably planning to host or attend some holiday celebrations. Try these tips to keep your mouth healthy throughout the holiday fun, and visit Dr. Young to smile confidently throughout the party. Appetizers Don’t go to the party hungry. Eat a light snack before you go so you won’t need to overeat… Read more »