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4 Myths About Tooth Extractions – Debunked!

June 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 6:14 am
Extracted tooth

Are you in need of a tooth extraction in the near future? This is something that many patients are nervous about because they don’t know what to expect. All of the misinformation floating around on the internet doesn’t help either. It is difficult to know what information you can trust, and what you should disregard. Continue reading to learn about some common tooth extraction myths and why they aren’t correct.


3 Reasons Getting a Root Canal Is Good News!

June 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 3:21 pm
man with a thumbs up needing a root canal

You can’t take the pain any longer—you schedule an appointment with your dentist and anxiously await the diagnosis. When they say your tooth needs a root canal, you start to panic! Is it really that serious? How can your day get any worse? Why did you have to get such bad news?

But hold on! Although you may not jump for joy over needing dental work, getting root canal therapy is actually good news for your smile. Read on to learn about the silver lining or benefits of root canals and how you can keep a positive attitude about your situation.


Veneers VS. Crowns: Which is the best option for me?

May 28, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 1:53 am

Difference between veneers or crownsIf you’re ready to invest in an attractive smile, you have more options than ever to achieve the results you want, like porcelain veneers and dental crowns. While they have many similarities, they also have several differences, so which one will give you the smile you want? Here’s what you need to know to determine if veneers or crowns are right for you.


6 Ways to Stop Bad Breath

May 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 2:53 am

Woman with bad breath covering her mouthNothing is more embarrassing than a foul odor escaping from your lips when you open your mouth. Everyone experiences bad breath occasionally, like after eating garlic; however, it’s a chronic issue for 80 million people. Also known as halitosis, it’s easy to feel insecure about bad breath. Thankfully, it’s a correctable problem. Here are 6 ways to combat odor-causing bacteria to freshen your smile.


Can I Have Dental Work While Pregnancy?

April 20, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 11:05 pm

Woman at dentist during pregnancyNothing is more exciting than awaiting the birth of your child. Throughout your pregnancy, you take extra precautions to ensure your health and the development of your unborn baby. You don’t want to do anything that might harm your child. As a result, it’s normal to be apprehensive about having dental work performed while you’re expecting. You don’t have anything to fear. Here’s the information you need to safely maintain your oral health while safeguarding your little bundle of joy.


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