Expose Tooth Sensitivity to More Fluoride

Do you frequently experience discomfort when you consume products that are cold, hot, sweet or acidic? This can have a significant effect on your daily life, especially because tooth sensitivity is the result of health conditions affecting the tooth enamel. The good news is that it can often be improved... Read more »

The Basics of Dental Crowns

If you have a misshapen, discolored, or weak tooth, your dentist may have recommended to you to get a dental crown. Here are some basic things to know before continuing with getting a dental crown. A dental crown protects and restores a tooth, covering the entire visible portion of the... Read more »

Diabetes and Gum Disease

Research has proven that there is a connection between diabetes and periodontal or gum disease. A chronically high glucose or sugar level in your blood can strengthen bacteria in a compromised immune system and cause problems for your oral health. For this reason, if you have diabetes, it is terribly... Read more »

Oral Cancer Symptoms Can Occur Between Dental Checkups

The American Dental Association recommends having a dental checkup performed every six months to detect early signs of tooth decay, periodontal health problems, and other oral health maladies. Catching these serious oral health problems early can help apply preventive measures or start treatment to prevent further complications. It’s important to... Read more »

We Can Give You a Dental Crown in One Appointment!

If you have a weak, worn-down, broken, and even extremely unattractive tooth, then our dentist, Dr. Kevin Lacour, might recommend restoring that tooth with a dental crown. A dental crown is a tooth cap that is cemented over the tooth after some tooth enamel has been removed. Once it’s placed,... Read more »

Toothache Troubles Can Cause Holiday Blues

Parties and dinners, cookies and candies, friends and family. The holiday season can be magical--and hectic! It’s pretty easy to let little things slide, including your oral health habits. But for your mouth health, that could mean a toothache.That would throw a wrench in your holiday plans! Let’s take a... Read more »

Don’t Forget Your Dental Implant Restoration for a Strong, Confident Smile

If you are missing a tooth or teeth in your smile and plan to receive a dental implant, Lacour Family Dentistry  would be thrilled to provide a custom-made dental implant restoration to complete your procedure for tooth replacement. Dental implants are the most versatile tooth replacement option because they can... Read more »

Fixing Minor Cosmetic Problems

Not every problem with a tooth is a major one. Sometimes, the damage to your tooth may be a chip, a stain that you could not remove with a whitening treatment or toothpaste, or a tooth that is too short or unevenly spaced. Fortunately, those problems can easily be remedied... Read more »

Dental Fractures Can Vary in Severity and Necessary Treatment

Each of your teeth is covered in a strong outer layer of tooth enamel. This hard biological substance gives your teeth the necessary strength to chew the foods you eat. Yet there are still some things that can chip or fracture a tooth. This could come in the form of... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Veneers

Your smile may be the first thing that people notice about you when they meet you. If your teeth are cracked, stained, misshapen or improperly spaced, your smile may not be at its best. If that is the case, dental veneers may be a wonderful way for you to improve... Read more »