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Benefits of Computer-Guided Placement Surgery

January 6, 2023

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Digital model of single dental implant500,000 people per year are choosing dental implants to replace their missing teeth because of their unmatched benefits, like the potential to last for 30 years or more. Many factors have contributed to their high success rate, but computer-guided technology has revolutionized the process. Here’s how advanced technology has led the way for dental implants to be the most reliable solution for tooth loss.

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How Do I Get Whiter Teeth? 4 Treatments from Your Dentist

November 9, 2022

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happy patient who answered “How do I get whiter teeth?”

Maybe you’ve tried the whitening strips, the toothpastes, and the treatments from the drugstore that claim they can brighten your smile. If you have, you probably experienced disappointment and frustration with how little these products achieved. At this point, you may be wondering: “How do I get whiter teeth?”

Fortunately, you have more options available to you through your dentist, including teeth whitening (both in the office or at home), veneers, or metal-free restorations. Keep reading to learn more about these treatments and how your dentist can help you finally see the results you want.

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Why Do I Need a Dental Bone Graft After a Tooth Extraction?

August 1, 2022

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Cartoon picture of a tooth being extracted with forceps.

If you’ve recently undergone a tooth extraction, you’re probably thinking about how you and your dentist are going to replace that lost tooth! But before that can happen, you might need to undergo a dental bone graft. But what is this process and why is it sometimes necessary after having a tooth extracted? Keep reading to learn more from your dentist in Metairie about the dental bone grafting process and some tips for ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted recovery.

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Which Type of Veneer Is Right for You?

May 9, 2022

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woman getting veneers in Metairie

Don’t like what you see when you smile in the mirror? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans are unhappy with their teeth for several reasons, including staining, discoloration, cracks, gaps, and more. Fortunately, veneers can address multiple dental imperfections at once and give you a grin you’ll proudly show off! Before committing to anything, you should know that there are different types of veneers you can choose from. Read on to learn which one will fit your needs the best!

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See Your Smile’s Future with Digital Smile Design

January 11, 2022

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Patient and dental team member discussing Digital Smile Design results

Have you ever thought about undergoing cosmetic dentistry services, but you hesitated to commit because you weren’t convinced that you would love the results? Many people feel the same way. To help you and others like you, an innovator in the dental field, Dr. Christian Coachman, created the Digital Smile Design (DSD) system. Let’s talk more about what DSD is and how it can benefit you.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Has Evolved Throughout the Years

October 7, 2021

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Cosmetic dentistry in history

Going back a few decades, going to the dentist was typically about addressing dental issues and getting essential treatment. Today, this is still the number one priority of your dentist, but elective procedures are becoming more and more common. But just because interest has grown in cosmetic dentistry doesn’t mean that it is a new phenomenon. In fact, cosmetic dentistry has been around since ancient times! Read on to learn how it evolved throughout the centuries.

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The Importance of Excellent Oral Health Before Cosmetic Dentistry

September 9, 2021

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Woman smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Are you interested in cosmetic dentistry to enhance the beautiful features of your smile? After all, you want to feel confident when you smile for the camera and attend special events. However, your oral health comes before all, and if you don’t have a healthy smile, you won’t be able to undergo cosmetic dentistry quite yet. Here’s why having excellent dental health is so crucial before you can focus on the aesthetics of your smile.

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Dental Bridge or Partial Denture: Which One Is Best for You?

July 16, 2021

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partial denture replacing several missing teeth at once

Living without even one of your permanent teeth can limit your daily life, but the problems become even worse when you’re missing multiple teeth. Your self-confidence might plummet, and you may have trouble chewing your favorite foods. Luckily, you have two options for restoring the appearance and function of your smile. Below, a dentist explains the difference between partial dentures and dental bridges – and how to tell which one is right for you!

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3 Popular Cosmetic Dental Treatments for Summer

June 14, 2021

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Woman with attractive smile from cosmetic dentist If you’re not in love with your teeth, you don’t have to live with the unattractive smile you see in the mirror. You can achieve the picture-perfect teeth you deserve with the help of your cosmetic dentist. There isn’t any better time than now to invest in cosmetic dentistry. Here are 3 popular treatments to transform your smile for summer.

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Maintain Your Summer Smile with These 4 Oral Health Tips

May 15, 2021

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a young woman standing outside and enjoying the weather after learning about summer oral health tips in Metairie

Maintaining your smile year-round takes hard work. You want your teeth and gums to look their best no matter if you’re planning to travel for the holidays or preparing for a getaway with family to the beach this summer. To do this, however, you must be diligent with more than just your oral hygiene routine. You must also stay hydrated, eat healthily, and be mindful of any habits that could negatively impact your pearly whites. As you get ready to enjoy these hot temperatures and some fun in the sun, here are 4 summer oral health tips to help you maintain your beautiful smile. 

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