How to Keep Your Teeth & Gums Clean with Braces

We know it’s common to dread your oral hygiene routine when you have wire braces, so our team has put together a list of tips to help you stay motivated! Check out our blog post to learn how to promote healthy teeth and gums while wearing braces. We promise it will be worth it. If you have additional questions about caring for your smile, contact us today.

5 Weird Things Dentists Do Explained

You go to get your teeth cleaned, but then your dentist does other things during your visit that seem odd. Read our blog post to discover why your dentist may have checked your tongue, gums, neck, and blood pressure, in addition to your teeth. Ask our dental practice any additional questions about your oral health or visits to our office!

Tips to Avoid Cavities

Our dental blog talks all about cavities. Read our post to learn what cavities are, what causes them, how to tell if you have one, and how to prevent them. Contact our Baton Rouge dental office today for more oral health care tips! We want to help you and your family have healthy smiles.

How Aging Affects Oral Health

Read our blog post to learn about how aging affects oral health. As you age you become more susceptible to cavities, gum disease, and mouth cancer. Keep up with good dental hygiene habits and see us regularly for checkups and cleanings. Call today to schedule an appointment!

How the Cold Affects Teeth Sensitivity

When the weather turns cold, your teeth may become more sensitive than usual. Our blog post explains how this sensitivity could be caused by exposing pre-existing cracks, recessed gums, or even a defective restoration. If your smile isn’t happy with the cold, give us a call and schedule an appointment with our talented dental team.

Does Teeth Whitening Weaken Enamel?

Professional teeth whitening is a quick and easy way to improve your smile and boost your confidence. But does the process cause problems like weakened enamel? Check out our blog post to learn about how our professional whitening options are safe for teeth and will give you stunning results. Call today to learn more and schedule your whitening appointment.

Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better?

Electric toothbrushes are certainly fancier than manual toothbrushes. But are they really more effective at cleaning your teeth? The Difference Between Electric & Manual Toothbrushes Manual toothbrushes have different types of bristles, like soft or hard, depending on your preference. Their design has evolved over the years, becoming more comfortable to grip and available in … Continued

Dental Hygiene in Other Countries

Dental hygiene practices aren’t the same worldwide. While it’s common in the United States to brush and floss your teeth twice a day and see a dentist twice a year, let’s take a look how other countries have addressed oral health. China The ancient Chinese were very advanced when it came to dental hygiene. In … Continued

Can You Extract Your Kid’s Baby Teeth Yourself?

Whether your child has a slightly loose tooth or their baby teeth are falling out too slowly, it’s tempting to want to remove baby teeth yourself. After all, they’re only temporary! But unless you’re a dentist, you shouldn’t even think about it. Extracting teeth without proper training or tools is not only painful for your … Continued

Accelerated Braces vs. Traditional Braces

Nowadays, there are many different types of orthodontia available. At Jones Creek Family Dentistry, we proudly provide accelerated orthodontics to our patients. But how do you know if that’s what’s best for you? We’ve broken down the pros and cons of accelerated and traditional braces to help you decide what will meet your needs. Accelerated … Continued