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Finding a Good Dentist

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There are many things to consider when searching for a dental office in the Lafayette, LA area in order to choose one that will be right for you. The best dental office will have modern equipment and procedures, a dentist with plenty of experience, and good reviews from current patients. Dr. J. Jerome Smith and Dr. Danny Domingue strive to meet these standards and more so they can offer their patients the best dental care available in Lafayette.

Choosing a Good Dental Practice

  • Experience and training – Experience is important when choosing a good dentist. The longer they have been in the field, the more efficient your dentist will be. Dr. Smith ...

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The Importance of Preventive Dentistry

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Most dentists offer several services from cleanings to oral surgery in order to provide their patients with whatever dental procedure they need. Drs. J. Jerome Smith and Danny Domingue offer some of the most modern technology and procedures available; yet, they focus on preventive dentistry to help their patients avoid the need for these more expensive and intrusive procedures.

Preventive Dentistry

The best way to prevent dental concerns such as gum disease and tooth decay is with preventive dentistry. Preventive dentistry includes maintaining your oral health at home and being sure to get regular cleanings and exams so your dentist can help keep your mouth clean and healthy. Your dentist will also ...

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Bone grafting - What to expect for your procedure

Poor oral health can cause more than just yellow teeth and bad breath. If oral concerns such as gum disease and tooth decay are not treated and reversed it can eventually lead to the loss of teeth and bone loss. Bone loss cannot be repaired, but if your jaw bone has deteriorated, you may be a candidate for bone grafting. Many dental procedures require a specific amount of bone, which is why Dr. J. Jerome Smith and Dr. Danny Domingue offer bone grafting procedures to their patients that don’t qualify for these procedures.

Bone Loss

Bone loss can be a major concern for those who have severe tooth decay and gum disease. ...

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Mouthwash Myths And Benefits

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Most people know to brush at least twice a day and to floss at least once day, but mouthwash can also be incredibly helpful to your oral health. That is, if you are using the right product and using it correctly. There are several different opinions on mouthwash and several different types to choose from, so it can be difficult to choose the best mouthwash for your dental needs.

Mouthwash Myths and Benefits

All mouthwashes are good – No matter what the bottle says on the front or how many dentists the ad says recommends it, it is always important to pay attention to what is actually in ...

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Get the Smile You Want with Our Six Month Braces Program

Crooked teeth can make it hard to be comfortable smiling and laughing around people, especially for teens and adults who don’t want to spend years wearing unsightly braces. At Drs. Smith and Domingue in Lafayette, LA you can now get the straighter teeth you have always wanted in just six months. 

Six Month Braces Program

While most kids get braces while they are in grade school, getting braces while a teen or an adult can be awkward, especially when they come with a two year commitment. With Six Month Braces you can get straighter teeth in just a fraction of the time. This procedure is meant to straighten only the front most ...

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The Science of Smiles

Cosmetic Dentistry Lafayette LACharles Darwin observed that smiling is a universal expression, whereas other body language cues and gestures vary from culture to culture. Even smiling can vary from one culture to another. For example, people in the southern United States are more likely to smile than people in the northern United States. Eastern Asians often cover their mouths when they smile and British people tend to smile pursed instead of upward, keeping a stiff upper lip.

In fact, we often say “cheese” for a photograph because saying cheese forces your face into a sort of smile.

Smiling is an important part of social interaction. In ...

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Floss Facts

Dental Floss You know you are supposed to use it, yet many people do not. Have you ever wondered if your dentist can tell if you have been flossing or not? Well, yes we can. When you don’t floss, tartar builds up between your teeth and can cause irritation and harbor the bacteria that cause gum disease.

You might think all floss is created equally, but floss is a high tech creation designed to protect your oral health.

Check out these dental floss facts:

  • Waxed floss makes it easier to floss closely spaced teeth.
  • Tape or woven floss does a better job for those with wider spaces.
  • Some floss ...

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