How to Care for Your Dental Crown

If your tooth needs to have its shape, size, strength, and appearance restored, Dr. may place a dental crown. While the permanent crown is being custom made for your smile, you will wear a temporary crown for about two weeks. Our dentist recommends that you give your temporary crown a little bit of extra care… Read more »

The Details Involved in a Dental Cleaning

If you are one who is nervous about your next dental cleaning appointment in , , our team may be able to help you feel a bit better. Oftentimes, nervousness occurs when you’re not exactly sure what to expect, and our team is happy to help you know more about your appointment so you feel… Read more »

Relax with Sedation Dentistry

Many people experience anxiety when they visit a dental office. The thought of sitting in a dental chair may make them nervous, or even afraid. Some people will avoid going to the dentist unless there is no other choice. Are you one of these people? Set your fears aside! At our dental office, we offer… Read more »

How to Floss Your Precious Pearly Whites

Everyone knows by now that proper brushing and flossing is the key to a healthy oral foundation. The American Dental Association recommends flossing at least once a day. Flossing removes the tiny bits of food particles and plaque that stick to teeth. And while your toothbrush is designed to clean this debris from your pearly… Read more »

Tips and Remedies for Dealing with Damaged Braces

Your braces represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth to give you an appealing smile that can last a lifetime. Certain activities, foods and lifestyle choices can damage your braces, and increase the total amount of time you need to wear them. If something does happen, there are a few things you can do… Read more »

How to Prevent Cavities and Maintain a Healthy Smile

As you go throughout your day, do you ever think about the bacteria in your mouth threatening to attack your smile and create tooth decay? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean the bacteria isn’t there. Your smile is constantly threatened by tooth decay each day and your job is to properly take care of your… Read more »

Restore Your Smile With a New Toothbrush

The bells are ringing and 2016 is almost here! At Algiers Dental Associates we want to help you with all your dental needs. One easy improvement you can make to benefit your smile is as simple as changing your toothbrush. Keep in mind the purpose of a toothbrush is to remove plaque and stimulate your… Read more »

Time and Your Smile

As you know, your appearance changes as you age—but did you know that the appearance of your teeth will change as well? While this change may be inevitable, there are a few things you can do to prevent these changes. Unfortunately, over time your teeth will wear down and change shape. This is simply the… Read more »

How do You Care for Your Dental Sealants?

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you are probably looking forward to eating copious amounts of your holiday favorites; roast turkey, pecan and pumpkin pie, cranberry salad and garlic mashed potatoes. As you enjoy your favorite foods, take some extra time caring for your healthy smile and show some love for your dental sealants!… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Caused By Cavities, Fractures or Worn-Out Fillings

If things like drinking hot coffee or eating ice cream causes you to wince with pain, you might suffer from tooth sensitivity. There can be a lot of underlying causes of tooth sensitivity, including cavities caused by general tooth decay, fractured teeth with exposed dentin, old fillings that are about to fail, eroded tooth enamel… Read more »