Smile Philosophy Dental Care is a New Orleans dentist office providing patients with preventive care for teeth by performing a variety of procedures such as cleanings for dental plaque, treating cavities, doing root canals and fillings. We recommend patients get an annual cleaning each year in order to rid the teeth of dental plaque and tartar build up. This build up can cause problems with teeth and gums.
Dental plaque is common and happens to everyone. What is dental plaque? It’s a thin film that forms over the teeth and is caused by bacteria and tartar. The build up can cause cavities over time. That’s why it’s important to have an annual cleaning each year. An annual cleaning at our New Orleans dentist office consists of a deep cleaning in which our dentist gets into the gums and in between the teeth using a special tool and ridding the space between gum and teeth of bacteria. Regular brushing and flossing alone cannot get into the area in between the gum and teeth as easily. Regular brushing and flossing can go a long way in ridding the teeth of plaque and tartar buildup that can happen on a daily basis.
Plaque and tartar build-up can cause gingivitis also. We recommend patients come in for a visit just to have a check up and make sure that their plaque is not building up too much. Patients can schedule appointments either online or by calling our New Orleans dentist office. We’re open Monday through Friday and Saturday by appointment only. We accept a wide variety of credit cards and insurance plans. Call us about our patient financing in which we offer patient-specific financing options in order to afford important dental services such as restorative dentistry, periodontics, pediatric dental care, and oral cancer screenings, which are important as patients get older.