A cross-sectional model depicting how dental implants are inserted into the jaw bone to support a ceramic dental crown.

Don’t Fall for These 5 Common Myths about Dental Implants

Tooth loss can be an isolating experience. Your confidence takes a hit, your speaking function changes, and eating becomes problematic. But, you can reclaim your life and confidence with the right restorative dentist and prosthetic. That’s why dental implants are among the most popular teeth-replacement options available to patients today. Dr. Michael J. Young conveniently…

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…

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…

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…

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…