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At least twice each month, Charpentier Family Dentistry shares blog articles about topics that relate to dental procedures, dental technology, oral health, and many other topics that pertain to dentistry. Feel free to read, share, and join the conversation!

Posted February 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

When is the Best Time to Get Braces?

The seasons seem to fly by, quickly turning into years. Before you know it, your little one is not so little (they grow up so fast!) and it’s time to consider braces. At Charpentier Family Dentistry, we highly recommend early intervention when it comes to orthodontics.  Contrary to the popular belief that you should wait […]

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Posted December 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

Integrative Orthodontics for Kids

Dr. Rebecca Charpentier at Charpentier Family Dentistry finds integrative orthodontics for children a fascinating subject that many people may not know about, and today we’d like to give you a brief overview of some of the benefits. We used to have plenty of room for all our teeth, and anthropological evidence shows no genes for […]

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Posted December 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

Gum Disease: More Than Just Gums

Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Dr. Rebecca Charpentier at Charpentier Family Dentistry should know. We’ve seen mouths from […]

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Posted November 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

Dental Bridges 101

A hole in your smile is never a positive thing. It negatively affects physical appearance, eating, speaking, and your overall sense of confidence and well-being. Let Charpentier Family Dentistry bridge the gap between where you are with your smile and where you want to be! A missing tooth or teeth can also cause jaw pain […]

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Posted September 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Charpentier would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good.  Root Canals Save Teeth Here […]

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Posted August 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Charpentier

Crowning Glory: Esthetic Dental Crowns

The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the process must have been like without the technology we have now? If you’d rather not, we can’t blame you! Thanks to digital x-rays and impressions, dentists today can […]

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Posted August 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Charpentier

Why Do Kids Need Space Maintainers?

If your child loses a tooth too soon or needs a baby tooth extracted due to decay, Dr. Charpentier may recommend space maintainers to support their dental health. Space maintainers are custom-made acrylic or metal dental appliances that can either be removable or cemented into the mouth. Their purpose is to keep the space open […]

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Posted June 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

Grandparents, Grandkids & Dental Care

Dr. Charpentier has been thinking about how much things have changed in the world of dentistry since today’s grandparents were growing kids themselves. Grandparents today are often very involved in the daily lives of their grandchildren—they may live close by, provide financial assistance, or assume childcare responsibilities for working parents. Since oral hygiene and dietary habits […]

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Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

Professional Dental Cleanings Make a Big Difference

You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Dr. Charpentier twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, Charpentier Family Dentistry would like to take this opportunity to let New Iberia residents in on some information you don’t often hear. […]

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Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Charpentier

Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing

There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, you may own many screwdrivers of different sizes and shapes (form) to loosen all different kinds of screws (function). Think of a watering can with a long spout that’s perfect for […]

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