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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.

Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing

August 13th, 2019

There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, you may own many screwdrivers of different sizes and shapes (form) to loosen all different kinds of screws (function). Think of a watering can with a long spout that’s perfect for […]

5 Common Questions About Sedation Dentistry

July 27th, 2019

For many people, one thing stands in the way of a healthy, beautiful smile – fear of the dentist!  Even routine cleanings can be scary for folks with dental phobia. However, at Today’s Dental we have made it our business to offer you the most comfortable dental experience possible, which is why Dr. Jonas Gauthier […]

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

July 13th, 2019

Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Pineville dentist Dr. Jonas Gauthier can offer patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Today’s Dental, we would like to educate you […]

Dental Friends with Benefits

June 27th, 2019

At Today’s Dental, our goal is to make your dental visits as pleasant as possible. Part of this effort includes taking the complication out of utilizing your insurance benefits. Dr. Gauthier knows there can be confusing terms and stipulations in insurance plans that can be a barrier between you and the care you need. We […]

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 […]

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