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Posted May 27, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

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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Posted May 13, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

A Real Nail Biter

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 […]

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Posted April 27, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

TMJ: The Root of Your Pain

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 […]

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Posted April 13, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

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 […]

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Posted March 27, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

Chocolate is Good for Oral Health – True or False?

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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Posted March 13, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

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 […]

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Posted February 13, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

The Story of Caries Prevention

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 […]

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Posted January 27, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

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

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 […]

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Posted January 13, 2019 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

Silver Diamine Fluoride: An Affordable Filling Alternative

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is an antibiotic topical liquid solution brushed onto teeth to halt the progression of tooth decay. Research has shown the effectiveness of SDF in cavity prevention and arrest, and it has been used safely and successfully worldwide with patients of all age groups. Today’s Dental uses silver diamine fluoride to help […]

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Posted December 27, 2018 / Blog
Jonas E. Gauthier

What’s Lurking in Your Saliva?

Saliva. Just the word can conjure an array of images in your imagination. From salivating at a delicious meal to studying Pavlov’s dogs to watching a baseball player spit, life is full of saliva! And that’s a good thing because saliva is very important for oral and overall health. Problems with saliva can lead to […]

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