January 18, 2020
Many people are hesitant to have their bite corrected
once they become an adult. One of the reasons for the apprehension is that they
don’t want to wear metal braces that draw unwanted attention to their teeth. If
you’re in the same predicament, then Invisalign in Metairie provides an excellent
alternative. As you continue reading, you’ll discover how the procedure works
and get a general idea of how long treatment takes. Once you’re informed, you
can then move forward with achieving the smile you’ve always wanted!
Comments Off on How Long Will It Take to Correct My Bite with Invisalign?
November 17, 2019
Perhaps you want to straighten your teeth, but you aren’t
sure if Invisalign is right for you. After all, it might seem inconvenient to
visit your dentist for periodic checkups, and perhaps you are concerned about
cost as well. You might be wondering if an at-home clear aligner system might
be the better option for you. Read the information below before you make your
final decision. We’re confident that you’ll decide Invisalign in
Metairie is the better choice!
Comments Off on Invisalign vs. At-Home Orthodontics — Which Is Better?
September 27, 2019
September is time
for back-to-school, but it’s also an opportunity for patients of all ages to
learn more about protecting their gums! This month is National Gum Care Month,
and to celebrate, your dentist wants to make sure you understand the signs of needing
disease treatment in Metairie – and what could happen if you don’t have the
Comments Off on Save Your Mouth from Gingivitis During National Gum Care Month
April 24, 2019
Everyone should have straight teeth. They are easier to clean. They wear less. And as an added bonus, they look better. A large number of dental problems are caused from improper tooth positioning. Therefore, by correcting the position of the teeth, most of these problems can be prevented.
Comments Off on Invisalign, a Clear Alternative to Braces
April 5, 2019
In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Nelson Dental Care will be offering free oral cancer screenings throughout the month of April. Oral cancer is not a rare disease. Approximately 49,750 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer every year in the US. It kills one person every hour of every day, and approximately 132 new individuals will be diagnosed with it each day. The good news is that it can often be found early in its development, through a simple, painless, and quick screening.
Comments Off on Early Detection Saves Lives
March 11, 2019
Many people walk around with chipped, uneven, or discolored teeth. Some of these people are very self-conscious about their smile and tend to hide their smile, hold back, or cover their mouth with their hand when laughing. One of the greatest benefits of cosmetic dentistry is the boost in confidence and self-esteem that comes from having a smile you can be proud of. Let me start by talking about some of the myths surrounding cosmetic dentistry.
Comments Off on The Many Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry: How Finally Getting the Smile of Your Dreams Will Help Change Your Life
March 4, 2019
Those who are familiar with Nelson Dental Care are probably already aware of the charity events we’ve done in the past. Our practice is incredibly proud and honored to be able to participate with charities that do great work in our local community and around the world. This time around, we’ll be offering a service we know many patients find valuable: teeth whitening in Metairie!
By getting your teeth whitened, you can make a difference in the lives of children in your neighborhood and other parts of the world. Here’s how!
Comments Off on Get Affordable Teeth Whitening in Metairie While Making a Difference!
February 12, 2019
Every man, woman and child requires sleep. Its purpose is somewhat unknown, except that it seems to allow our body and mind to regenerate and recharge. Each person varies in the amount of sleep required and many chemicals, such as caffeine and nicotine, can affect the quality of sleep. The body cycles through different stages of sleep from light, transitional non-REM sleep to deep sleep to rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. There are many consequences of not getting the proper amount or quality of sleep during the night. These include dozing off at inappropriate times of the day, higher risk of car accidents, and lower pain threshold/tolerance.
Comments Off on The Dangers of Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea
January 23, 2019
Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do.” Therefore, what we are is a direct result of the habits we do every day. Knowing this is of tantamount importance to making changes in your health, relationships, career, or anything else. When we know what we should do and are able to incorporate that into our subconscious mind, the decisions that we make automatically will ultimately lead to our benefit. We can use this fact to keep our teeth healthy and maintained in maximum capacity for as long as possible. We have already discussed in some other articles the benefits of teeth, such as the ability to process nutritious foods which lead to further health benefits. (more…)
Comments Off on 5 Healthy Habits to Keep Your Teeth For a Lifetime
January 3, 2019
It’s that time of year again—time to reflect on the past year and then look ahead. What are your goals for 2019? Do you want to read more books? Go the gym more often? Maybe you could focus on something you use every day—your mouth! Check out these three resolutions that you can do this year with the help of your cosmetic dentist in Metairie. (more…)
Comments Off on 3 Oral Health Resolutions with your Cosmetic Dentist in Metairie