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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.

Get Your Beauty Sleep Back with Sleep Apnea Treatment

October 13th, 2019

Do you have a spouse or loved one that complains about your snoring? Do you wake up in the middle of the night gasping for air? Do you find that you are always exhausted during the day and just can’t seem to ever catch up on sleep? If these symptoms sound familiar, you may be […]

Can Gum Disease Cause Birth Defects?

September 27th, 2019

What is Gum Disease? The short answer: gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: all the tissues in your body have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build up in your mouth, your gum tissue will inflame to try and kill […]

Dental Implants – A Security System for Your Smile

September 13th, 2019

Your mouth is an intelligent system made to work with every piece doing its part. When you’re missing a tooth, the empty spaces are more than unsightly; they can be dangerous. Your other teeth, your gums, and even the bones in your face rely on you having a full smile. Enter: dental implants. Thanks to […]

Top 5 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

August 27th, 2019

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans with sensitive teeth, you must be familiar with the painful zing that follows a hot drink, a bite of ice cream, or just a deep breath of cold air. These and other elements can cause a sudden discomfort if you have sensitive teeth, also called dentin hypersensitivity. […]

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 […]

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