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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

Teeth Fractures Come in All Sizes and Shapes

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When you damage a tooth, you may not notice the impact until pain or infection develops. There are several types of fractures that can affect different parts of the tooth. It is for this reason that maintaining regular oral hygiene and attending regular checkups is so vital. The two main parts of a tooth are… Continue reading

7 Benefits of Dental Sealants

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While brushing is crucial, dental sealants could be the simplest way to prevent cavities in children. A CDC report praises the procedure’s benefits in children, and The American Dental Association endorses it. Both groups have accumulated data showing that children with dental sealants have fewer cavities than those without them. Dental Sealants are a Food and Plaque Shield Dental… Continue reading

Dental Phobias and Sensory Issues Can Impact Your Oral Health

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Most people are familiar with dental phobias, even if they do not experience anxiety about visiting the dentist. Unfortunately, dental phobias cover a range of issues that make patients apprehensive. From fear of needles to terror induced by the sound of the drill, there are plenty of reasons that children and adults don’t want to… Continue reading

Are You Considering an Electronic Toothbrush?

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With the overwhelming variety of both manual and electronic toothbrushes, it can be challenging to find the right toothbrushes for your family. Getting the right toothbrush is important in maintaining your best oral health. This can be accomplished with either a manual or electronic toothbrush, although there are some great advantages with the latter. Studies… Continue reading

The Risks of Delaying Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Delaying getting wisdom teeth removed is a common mistake many people make worldwide. However, holding off on a procedure like this is very risky. That’s why at Juban Cowen Dental Care in Baton Rouge, we advise patients not to postpone wisdom teeth removal. What Are Wisdom Teeth? Not everyone has wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth, also… Continue reading

Toothbrush Basics

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The New Year has begun and people have a new resolve to shape up and better their health. Now is also a good time to check on the health of your toothbrush and get a new one if necessary. With all the choices available, it can be difficult to decide what type of toothbrush is… Continue reading

New Year, New Smile

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As the year comes to an end, you may want to spend some time on reflection. Many people use this time to think about the resolutions or changes in their life they want to make for the New Year. A smile makeover may be on the list for some people. When you make an assessment… Continue reading

Maintaining Oral Health During the Holidays

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Who does not love this time of year when the festivities rev up with all types of delights for eyes, ears and of course, mouths? During the holiday season, all types of delicious foods and beverages make their way to the table, tempting you with flavors that will not be savored again until this time… Continue reading

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