Camellia City Family Dentistry Blog

Facial Facts: Debunking 4 Myths About Botox

June 4, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 4:49 pm
Blue gloved hand measuring BOTOX injection with patient blurry in background

Would you be surprised to learn that the same professional who cares for your dental health can also help you look younger? Plenty of dentists are licensed to administer BOTOX because it’s used to treat jaw pain, headaches, and other symptoms associated with TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders. Since they’re already trained, many providers are happy to apply this solution to help you look and feel like your best self.

However, many patients miss out on confidence-boosting treatments because of misconceptions about BOTOX. By debunking these myths, you can empower yourself with accurate information and make an informed decision about this popular cosmetic service. Keep reading to learn 4 common misperceptions and the truth behind them!


Brace Yourselves! How to Prepare for Clear Aligner Treatment

May 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 9:41 pm
Lady removes clear aligners

Many people require orthodontic treatment to achieve better oral health, but it’s quite common for them to be hesitant to commit to irremovable and conspicuous traditional braces that restrict them from eating many of their favorite foods. Luckily, removable clear aligners have allowed many patients to straighten out their smiles in a virtually invisible way while allowing them to eat and drink whatever they want. Here are a few tips for preparing for clear aligner treatment so you can enjoy an easier adjustment period and achieve a superior outcome.


Never Forget to Floss: Crucial Tips on Flossing with Dental Implants

April 18, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 9:46 am
A woman flossing with dental implants

Dental implants stand out as the best tooth replacements. That view is well-deserved, too – these restorations are decay-proof, durable, and can last decades! Still, the fact remains that you should floss between your implant posts daily. Anything less will threaten them and your oral health. As for how to go about this cleaning, your Slidell dentist is here to help. Read on to learn some crucial tips on flossing with dental implants.


Keeping Your Child’s Smile Safe This Easter

March 18, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 1:15 pm
Child’s Easter basket with colorful plastic eggs

Easter is fast approaching, and your child is probably looking forward to a basket filled with goodies. But as a parent, you need to be careful; the sweets associated with Easter can have very serious dental consequences. Fortunately, by taking the right steps, you can help your child enjoy the holiday while also making sure that their smile stays healthy. Below is some helpful advice from your preventive dentist for a cavity-free Easter.


How a Dentist Preps Teeth for Dental Crowns

February 15, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 11:24 am
A 3D illustration of a tooth prepped for a dental crown

However much you want one, dentists can’t place a dental crown at once. They first need to prepare your tooth so the final cap will fit. Still, what if you don’t know how dentists prep teeth for crowns? You’ll feel unsure of how treatment works in that case. Luckily, your Slidell dental practice can explain how this prep work goes. Here are the steps a dentist takes to prepare your tooth for a dental crown.


Beyond the Basics: 5 Surprising Facts About Dental Implants

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 5:31 pm
Man excited about his dental implants

Dental implants have basically revolutionized modern dentistry, offering a permanent solution for replacing whole missing teeth. While many patients may be familiar with the basic concept of dental implants, several lesser-known facts may surprise you. If you want to learn some of the more surprising facts about dental implants, continue reading.


Dreaming of a White Holiday? Give Them the Gift of Teeth Whitening

December 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 9:33 pm
Friends hugging after one is gifted a teeth whitening treatment

The winds are changing, and the cold weather is creeping in. Soon, many families will be huddled inside celebrating the holiday season in different ways. More times than not, the annual tradition of gift-giving is at the center of it all. When searching for the ideal gift that combines thoughtfulness and practicality, a teeth whitening treatment checks both boxes! 

Read on to discover why teeth whitening makes for a perfect present, bringing joy and confidence to your loved one for the holidays.


Watch Out for These Popular Holiday Foods That Can Hurt Your Teeth

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 10:59 pm

The holiday season is that time of year when friends and families gather all over the world to share memories of the past, celebrate the present, and look forward to the future. While everyone will want to indulge a bit at their holiday parties, it’s important to keep your dental health in mind. Many traditional holiday dishes can be high in ingredients that can cause harm to your teeth if you aren’t careful. Here are a couple of traditional holiday foods to be mindful of when you are celebrating this year.


5 Simple Ways to Avoid Discomfort at Teeth Cleanings

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 8:50 pm
A dental hygienist talking to a patient about her teeth cleaning

Teeth cleanings are an integral part of maintaining your oral hygiene long-term. They are one of the easiest ways to clear your teeth of any built-up plaque you may have missed. They can also be a tool your hygienist uses to spot issues that your dentist can take a look at.

If you have apprehensions about getting cleanings done due to discomfort, continue reading. Below are some expert tips to help you have a more pleasant experience.


Dental Insurance Vs. Dental Discount Plans

September 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccfdentistry @ 6:13 pm
Woman with dark hair in blue scrubs smiling and handing a patient forms to fill out

There are plenty of financing options when it comes to your oral health. Whether you need basic preventative care or help paying for a more intensive procedure, you don’t want price to get in the way of achieving your ideal smile! Most practices accept various dental insurance plans so you can rest easy knowing you’re not going to break the bank. Many offices even offer their own discount plans, too, so those without insurance can get the care they need. If you’re wondering about the difference between insurance and discount plans, keep reading to find out!

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