Tag: lafayette la family dentist

Can Changing Your Shopping Habits Help Prevent Cavities?

If you grew up like most Americans, your parents probably warned you that eating too much sugar would “rot your teeth.” As a concerned parent, you’ve probably found yourself admonishing your own children to limit their sugar intake or run the risk of developing cavities. Unfortunately, reducing the amount of what scientists call “free sugars”… Read more »

Lafayette Dentist Answer FAQs About Root Canal Therapy

Admit it, few things fill you with terror like the words “root canal”. Unfortunately, you’re not alone. Rumors and inaccurate information have harmed the reputation of this safe and comfortable procedure. Root canal therapy actually helps protect and preserve your smile against infection. In today’s blog, your Lafayette dentist, Dr. Michael Young, answers your questions… Read more »

Top 3 Surprising Facts about Dental Cleanings with Your Lafayette, LA Dentist

Enjoying vibrant health is all about balance. When it comes to keeping your teeth and gums healthy, you have to strike just the right balance between regular at-home dental care and professional maintenance. While it’s no surprise that regular dental cleanings and checkups are a vital part of keeping your smile bright and healthy, you… 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 »

Choose Invisalign for a Beautiful Smile

Teeth are usually the first thing others notice about you. Misaligned teeth can be a source of embarrassment for some people. Fortunately, Dr. Michael Young offers Invisalign, a revolutionary form of orthodontics proven to straighten teeth without any metal brackets or wires necessary. Invisalign moves your teeth into position in a fraction of the time… Read more »

Pack Your Dental Travel Kit

With the holidays quickly approaching, you may be starting to prepare travel plans. No matter how busy you are or where you go, you should never neglect your oral health. If you’re like most people, you’ve forgotten your toothbrush more than once. To end that habit, keep a small dental travel kit packed and in… Read more »