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How to Maintain Your Dental Implants for Lifelong Success

How to Maintain Your Dental Implants for Lifelong Success

Dental implants have revolutionized the field of tooth replacement, offering a durable and natural-looking solution for those with missing teeth. Maintaining dental implants properly is essential for ensuring their longevity and functionality. Dr. Ronnie Deniger,...

Dental Implants for Seniors: What to Consider

Dental Implants for Seniors: What to Consider

Dental implants have become an increasingly popular solution for replacing missing teeth, offering a reliable and long-lasting option for restoring smiles. As the owner of Crossgates Dental in Slidell, Louisiana, I have seen firsthand the transformative impact that...

Recovery and Aftercare Following Dental Implant Surgery

Recovery and Aftercare Following Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implant surgery is a transformative procedure for many patients, offering a durable and natural-looking solution for missing teeth. The success of dental implants, however, heavily depends on the recovery and aftercare process. Proper care post-surgery ensures...

Teeth Whitening Options: What You Need to Know

Teeth Whitening Options: What You Need to Know

Achieving a brighter, more radiant smile is a common desire, and various teeth whitening options are available to help accomplish this goal. Understanding these options, their effectiveness, and what to consider when choosing a treatment can make a significant...

Cosmetic Dentistry: Veneers, Whitening, and Bonding

Cosmetic Dentistry: Veneers, Whitening, and Bonding

Cosmetic dentistry has the power to transform smiles and boost confidence. As a cosmetic dentist at Crossgates Dental in Slidell, Louisiana, I have seen firsthand how treatments like veneers, teeth whitening, and bonding can make a significant difference in the lives...

The Crucial Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Well-being

The Crucial Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Well-being

Hello, I’m Dr. Ronnie Deniger from Crossgates Dental in Slidell, Louisiana. In recent years, we have seen a surge in research revealing the profound impact of the oral microbiome on overall health. This growing body of knowledge continually illuminates how the balance...

How Your Diet Directly Influences Your Oral Health

How Your Diet Directly Influences Your Oral Health

Hello, Dr. Ronnie Deniger here from Crossgates Dental in Slidell, Louisiana. Today, I want to talk about a topic that is close to the heart of every dentist but often overlooked by patients: how your diet impacts your oral health. The Basics of Diet and Oral Health...

Holistic Dental Practices

Holistic Dental Practices

As the owner of Crossgates Dental in Slidell, Louisiana, I've had the privilege of witnessing firsthand the profound impact that holistic dental practices can have on our patients' lives. This approach, which bridges the gap between oral health and overall wellness,...

Toothaches

Toothaches

Created in Dental Problems Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin...

Women and Tooth Care

Women and Tooth Care

Created in Tooth Care Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health. That’s because the physical changes they undergo through life—menstruation, pregnancy and childbirth, breast-feeding and menopause—cause many changes in the body, some harmful to teeth...

Flossing

Flossing

Created in Tooth Care What is flossing? Flossing is a method for removing bacteria and other debris that cannot be reached by a toothbrush. It generally entails a very thin piece of synthetic cord you insert and move up and down between the sides of two adjoining...

Tobacco

Tobacco

Created in Oral Health Topics Dentistry health care that works: tobacco The American Dental Association has long been a leader in the battle against tobacco-related disease, working to educate the public about the dangers inherent in tobacco use and encouraging...

Types of Floss

Types of Floss

Created in Product Reviews Dental floss comes in a variety of colors, materials and even flavors. Waxed varieties slide through the teeth, allowing people with extremely tight spaces to floss more easily. Popular flavors of floss include wintergreen and cinnamon....

Water Picks

Water Picks

Created in Product Reviews There is never a suitable substitute for daily brushing and flossing.While some products, including water irrigation devices (or “water picks”), may be useful for specific applications, they may not be as effective as traditional flossing in...

Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth

Created in Dental Problems If you wince with pain after sipping a hot cup of coffee or chewing a piece of ice, chances are that you suffer from "dentin hypersensitivity," or more commonly, sensitive teeth.Hot and cold temperature changes cause your teeth to expand and...

Excessive or Uneven Gums

Excessive or Uneven Gums

Created in Treatment, Cosmetic Dentistry Many people inherit the problem of excessive or uneven gums. An aesthetic surgical procedure called a gum lift can be used to correct this problem.

Emergency Care

Emergency Care

Created in Tooth Care A knocked out tooth or bitten tongue can cause panic in any parent, but quick thinking and staying calm are the best ways to approach such common dental emergencies and prevent additional unnecessary damage and costly dental restoration. This...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

Created in Patient Information Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right...

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