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Dentists Finally Tell The Truth about Needing to Floss…

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Back in 2004, Listerine introduced a new mouthwash that claimed to replace the need to floss. If you believe that claim, may we also interest you in a can’t-lose investment deal on a new bridge from California to Hawaii? Admit it. You read the headline and were hoping we were going to give you the…

Are You Grinding Your Teeth Into Sawdust?

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Are You Grinding Your Teeth Into Sawdust? Bruxism. That’s the technical term for grinding your teeth. Most teeth grinding happens at night, and you may not even be aware of it. Your spouse may notice (and complain about) the noise, or other common symptoms might indicate you have a teeth-grinding problem. Systems of nighttime clenching…

We Would Never Do This!

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At the office of Dr. Greg Guerra, we truly care about your dental health – and we care about ours too! So we would like to share with you seven things we would never do when it comes to our teeth and gums. 1. Use our teeth to open a bottle cap, tear a piece…

Oral Warning Signs Can Indicate Serious Medical Conditions

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Regular dental exams not only help to decrease a patient’s risk of oral diseases, such as cavities and periodontal (gum) disease, but they may also help to diagnose other, sometimes life-threatening, medical conditions. Dentists are able to assess a patient’s overall oral health and may recognize symptoms of serious diseases, including diabetes, cancer, and eating…

Floss Like A Boss

Categories: Flossing
Flossing is fun

When it comes to your oral hygiene, flossing is just as important (if not more) than brushing your teeth. Flossing is the most effective weapon to use in the never-ending battle against plaque. While the majority of Americans brush their teeth twice daily, less than one third of the population incorporates flossing into their daily…

Top 5 Oral Hygiene Tips for a Bright, Shiny Smile

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Without a doubt, good dental care is the cornerstone of a beautiful smile! Maintaining a daily dental care routine is essential to long-term oral health. Therefore it’s important to brush your teeth at least twice daily and to floss at least once a day as doing so will help prevent tooth decay and gum disease…

Are Dental Implants Right For Me?

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Many advances made in dental technology have made it possible for almost anyone to benefit from dental implants. Dental implants are artificial tooth replacements that look, feel and function like natural teeth. Missing teeth can diminish your quality of life as you may feel embarrassed by the visible gaps in your smile and you may…

Welcome to our Blog!

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Dr. Gregory P. Guerra and his staff of friendly professionals would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our blog! We are proud to be a leading family dentistry practice in Gretna and Metairie, LA that provides our patients with a wide array of dental services. We strive to help you preserve your…