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Baton Rouge Teeth Whitening

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As a well-known brand, Opalescence has a proven track record of safely whitening teeth. If you want a bright, confident smile, Juban Cowen Dental Care can help you achieve your goals. We recommended using trusted products with dentist-led instructions when you decide to whiten teeth at home. Inferior teeth whitening products are ineffective and can… Continue reading

What Are the Stages of Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a common condition that affects the gum tissues and bone that support the teeth. It results from a bacterial infection that, if left untreated, can cause tooth loss and other health issues. Knowing how periodontal disease progresses can help you spot it early and get the proper treatment. The… Continue reading

The Consequences of Not Flossing

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Dental hygiene is a crucial aspect of our overall health. While brushing twice a day is a common practice, flossing is often neglected. Many people need to realize the significance of flossing and that the consequences of not flossing can be severe. Why is Flossing Important? Flossing is an essential part of dental hygiene, and… Continue reading

Why is Emergency Dentistry Important?

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Your teeth and smile play important roles in almost all aspects of life. The functional elements of teeth include speaking, eating and drinking. Your attractiveness to others also often hinges on having a beautiful smile. For younger people, oral health is even more important. Baby teeth will eventually give way to adult teeth. That doesn’t… Continue reading

Sedation Dentistry – It’s Not Just for Kids

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The semi-annual trip to the dentist for a checkup is a regular event in the life of many children. For other kids, dental checkups are less frequent and more traumatic, especially if cavities or tooth pulling is involved. Fortunately, methods of sedation have been used for some time to relax young patients while in the… Continue reading

How to Care for Dental Sealants So They Last

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Dental sealants protect the biting surfaces of molars and premolars from decay. They do not protect flossing surfaces, cheeks or the tongue. Despite being the most effective defense against cavities, sealants are not a foolproof solution. The best way to avoid cavities is to take care of your teeth by brushing and flossing regularly. In… Continue reading

Is Getting a Root Canal as Bad as They Say?

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Root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years. They indeed used to be one of the more uncomfortable dental procedures. Today, they are similar to more routine visits like cavity fillings. Thankfully, a root canal can help to save a tooth that may otherwise have to be extracted, potentially avoiding other more serious… Continue reading

3 Dental Care Issues that Can Impact You as You Age

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As you get older, you can experience numerous changes that can impact your teeth and gums. Enamel can wear down and nerves in your teeth can shrink, making you more susceptible to cavities and other problems. Regular dental exams are vital for identifying potential problems before these impact your overall health. Here are three dental… Continue reading

Why Fluoride Treatments are Beneficial for Children and Adults

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Fluoride is used to protect teeth from decay. It is a common mineral — the 13th most abundant element — found in soil, rocks and water. Natural groundwater contains fluoride in varying concentrations, explaining why some areas have none in their drinking water while others have too much. Furthermore, it is found in various foods… Continue reading

These Two Tips Will Help You Maintain Your Oral Health

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Regular dental checkups at Juban Cowen Dental Care are only part of the picture for optimal oral health. Certainly, regular checkups are one of the most important aspects for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums, but there are other steps you can take that will also help keep your smile bright and healthy. Time… Continue reading

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