We provide a CPAP alternative that can make it comfortable and convenient to treat your sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common and serious condition that impacts adults of all ages. It occurs when the muscles are too weak, causing the lower jawbone to fall backward along with the tongue while a person is sleeping.  As the tongue falls backward, the airway is blocked. As a result, a person will spend the night gasping for breath and getting very little oxygen as they do. The next morning, this makes a person feel incredibly tired and often too exhausted to perform normal daily activities. If you are so tired that … Continued


We can help with oral cancer prevention in Lafayette. If you are unfamiliar with this disease, there are many facts that you need to know. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation: 45,750 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer every year It kills up to one person, per hour, every day of the year The risk of death from oral cancer is higher than if you were diagnosed with cervical cancer or laryngeal cancer The age of those being diagnosed is decreasing, making this no longer an “older people” disease The HPV virus is a leading cause of this type of cancer, so if you have been diagnosed with it, oral … Continued


Among the available dental devices, dental veneers are a strong solution for fixing the appearance of teeth. The goal when you go to a cosmetic dentist is to make sure you leave with a better smile and great-looking teeth. Your Lafayette cosmetic dentist has a number of tools and tricks, including multiple treatment options that a dentist can use in tandem to give you the best results. Among other options, dental veneers shine above the rest with their price point, ease of use, and a number of other advantages they bring to the table. As the demand for better-looking smiles has increased, dental veneers have become one of the most popular ways to … Continued


As a family dentist in Lafayette, we work to empower our patients to make positive choices for their long-term oral health.  Our goal is for you to have healthy teeth for a lifetime and that means taking steps, regardless of how old you are, to keep your teeth healthy and strong.  Regular preventative care plays an important role in that. By cleaning your teeth twice a year and removing plaque and tartar, we can decrease the likelihood of you developing both cavities and gum disease.  Likewise, when you visit our dental office, we will show you how to properly brush and floss your teeth so that you can get the … Continued


Every Lafayette parent will benefit from having an Emergency Dentist for Kids in Lafayette on speed dial.  You never know when something will happen that will cause your child to have a dental emergency.  A child can accidentally fall on the playground, be hit by a ball during practice or wake up with a terrible toothache.  Not knowing is part of life, but having a plan is part of being a prepared parent. Fortunately for parents, being prepared is now easier than ever.  We provide emergency dental care and are happy to help your family stay well. We are an emergency dentist for kids  #1 We enjoy working with children … Continued


When it comes to preventive dental care for kids in Lafayette, we do it all.  Our focus is on keeping your children healthy now and as they get older.  Beginning from a very young age, we work to teach children healthy habits, show them how to care for their teeth and clean their teeth on a regular basis.  However, there are things that happen outside of our dentist office that we worry about – sports injuries is one of them.  It is incredibly common to damage a tooth while playing sports, even in kids.  We can work to prevent these injuries. Step #1 – Keep their teeth strong. If you want to … Continued


As a cosmetic dentist in Lafayette, the work done by us is more significant than just whitening your teeth or improving your smile. In fact, as science is advancing, more people are becoming aware that there is a fine line between what is considered cosmetic dentistry and what is functional dentistry today. When you consider that your cosmetic dentist can perform complex procedures like gingivectomies and dental implants, you can start to see that there is more to cosmetic dentistry than just the purely esthetic. While the traditional view of cosmetic dentistry is that it is the dental art of improving the appearance of the mouth, teeth, bite, and smile, … Continued


If one of your teeth becomes infected, a root canal therapy can save it and prevent the need to pull it.  We understand that root canals have a bad reputation, but the reality is far different than the myth.  Root canals are an incredibly useful and important procedure because they make it possible to save an infected or damaged tooth.  Without this procedure, many people would unnecessarily lose their teeth, creating issues with their jaw and appearance, as a result.  After all, teeth are essential for speaking clearly, eating your favorite foods and even maintaining your appearance.  For example, if you lose a tooth, the jawbone in that area will … Continued


Dental extractions, the removal of one or more teeth from the alveolar bone, are far more feared than most other dental treatments like fillings or veneers. Most people simply dread the prospect of having a tooth pulled. However, knowing exactly what to expect during the process may help to relieve anxiety, while knowing what to do afterward will help speed up your recovery. But first, why does a tooth have to be removed? Why Dental Extractions Become Necessary Although permanent teeth are designed to last a lifetime, there are a number of reasons why a tooth may need to be extracted. For example:     Severe Damage: If one or more … Continued


As a cosmetic dentist in Lafayette, we can provide you with dental implants as a permanent replacement for tooth loss.  This is a modern alternative to dentures or dental bridges and while both of these options are still effective, they are not as durable as an implant or as natural looking.  An implant is the only solution that replaces both your tooth and root. The procedure itself requires oral surgery since it is implanted under your gums and secured to your jawbone. We use sedation to ensure that you are comfortable the entire time.  Additionally, it does take several months to complete the process.  However, there is no solution that … Continued

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