Early Warning Signs of Gum Disease (And How To Stop It!)

Taking care of your gums is just as important as taking care of your teeth. Your gums protect your teeth and bone by preventing bacteria from causing irritation. Periodontal disease, also commonly known as gum disease, is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. The early stages of gum disease can develop quickly without […]

COVID-19 Update

UPDATE 5/4/20: We are now open for dental treatments only. We will begin providing routine cleanings and exams on May 18th. UPDATE: We will be closed through May 3rd in accordance with the state of Louisiana’s stay at home order. Dr. Baudean is still available for emergencies. ORIGINAL NOTICE: Due to coronavirus safety precautions, the […]

5 of the Most Common Places We Get Cavities

Being detailed with brushing, flossing, and rinsing can help you avoid cavities and the need for dental fillings. However, it can be helpful to know which teeth and places on the teeth are the most prone to developing cavities to ensure you’re focusing on the right areas. Here are the five most common places we […]

Do Genetics Have an Influence on Your Oral Health?

Your genetic makeup has a predisposition for certain diseases such as diabetes or heart disease. But do your genes also have an influence on your oral health? You may be surprised to learn what the latest studies have to say about the connection between your genes and things like cavities, periodontal disease, and oral cancer. […]

6 Responsibilities of a Dental Hygienist

There is a common misconception that a dental hygienists’ only duty is to clean teeth. Hygienists cover areas of both patient care and after-care treatment in addition to keeping your teeth and gums plaque and tartar free. Hygienists work closely with dentists to treat patients in more areas than just brushing and flossing. Here are […]

Same-Day Smile Makeovers With Dental Bonding

Living with minor teeth imperfections can cause you to lose confidence in your smile quickly. While it’s not always possible to achieve a complete smile makeover in one dental visit, many patients are pleasantly surprised to see their smile completely transformed from dental bonding. Whether your tooth is decayed, was recently damaged, or has had […]

A Dental Visit Guide For Parents of Special Needs Children

For children with an autism spectrum disorder or sensory issues, a visit to the dentist can quickly become overwhelming. There are many new sights, sounds, smells, and sensations for your child to take in. However, making regular visits to the dentist is incredibly essential in building good oral health for all children. Read on to […]

10 Tooth-Friendly Stocking Stuffers For The Whole Family

The holiday season is full of cookies, cakes, and goodies galore, so you may be wondering how to get your family equally excited about taking proper care of their teeth. Help make dental hygiene fun again by filling your stockings with these ten tooth-friendly stocking stuffers that are sure to make everyone in your family […]

The Truth About Fluoride: Is It Really Safe?

Fluoride is one of nature’s minerals that can be found naturally in many different foods and water. Reversing the signs of early tooth decay, rebuilding the tooth’s enamel, and increasing the tooth enamel’s resistance towards acid from plaque and bacteria are just some of the mentionable benefits of fluoride. Today, there is still controversy over […]