Blog

At Today's Dental, patient education is one of our top priorities. There's a lot to know about your oral health and how it relates to your overall health and wellness, and your Pineville dentist is your go-to source for all things oral health. We encourage our patients, and anyone looking for some extra knowledge, to keep up with our regular blog posts. We cover a wide range of topics - from sleep apnea in children, to the benefits of dental implants, to the health benefits of smiling. As always, if you have any questions, feel free to give us a call or stop by the office.

Gum Disease: More Than Just Gums

June 13th, 2019

Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Dr. Gauthier at Today’s Dental should know. We’ve seen mouths from all over […]

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

May 27th, 2019

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Today’s Dental, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can do […]

A Real Nail Biter

May 13th, 2019

We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. Dr. Gauthier, Pineville dentist shares why nail biting is so […]

TMJ: The Root of Your Pain

April 27th, 2019

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a really long name… so let’s call it TMJ.  That sounds more familiar—you’ve probably heard it before. Maybe some lingering pain in your chewing muscles and bones even have you wondering if you have it. TMJ dysfunction is sometimes called TMD, TMJD, or TMJ Syndrome, especially if there seem to be […]

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

April 13th, 2019

We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment of your time every day. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could accomplish more by actually doing less? As it turns out, when it comes to oral health […]

Chocolate is Good for Oral Health – True or False?

March 27th, 2019

Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the menu altogether. In fact, recent studies have found that dark chocolate, containing high percentages of […]

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

March 13th, 2019

We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Pineville dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many Pineville residents have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the […]

Can Bleeding Gums Cause a Heart Attack?

February 27th, 2019

What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly affect your overall health? And the road goes both ways—problems with your overall health show […]

The Story of Caries Prevention

February 13th, 2019

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that Pineville teeth are always at risk of developing dental caries is no exaggeration. In case you’ve never heard about caries, Dr. Gauthier is […]

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth – At Least Wear a Mouthguard

January 27th, 2019

According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Dr. Gauthier would like to make sure that every athlete knows how to keep their teeth safe […]

Want to learn more about oral health?

Schedule a visit today!

Powered by ForeverSites™