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 »

Types of Dentures

Dentures come in lots of types depending on the patient’s amount and placement of missing pearly whites. Broadly speaking, dentures come in one of two styles: complete or partial. The most well-known dentures are complete false teeth, which replace all chompers and come in conventional and immediate types. Conventional complete... Read more »

The Dangers of Dry Mouth

No one likes to discuss saliva. To be honest, it isn’t something that comes up at parties, and if someone walked up to you on the street and wanted to tell you about their saliva, you would probably start looking for an escape route. But saliva is extraordinarily important to... Read more »

Why Floss?

Have you ever gone to a dental cleaning and been advised to floss more often? You’re not alone. This is a very common occurrence. In fact, over 80% of patients confess that they almost never floss! We know that you’ve heard from a young age just how important flossing is.... Read more »

What Kind of Mouthwash is Best for Me?

Mouthwashes can be a great solution to bad breath. If someone in the office can tell what you had for lunch after having a conversation with you, it might be time to use a mouthwash. But there are mouthwashes and rinses on the market that can not only freshen your... Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Gum Disease

Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is a serious disorder in the mouth caused by infected gum tissue that decays away over time. Typically, gum disease is caused by poor oral hygiene and the lack of proper cleaning habits daily. Keeping a constant tab on your smile is... Read more »