Dental Technology

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 October 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Charpentier

The Discovery of X-Rays

Dr. Rebecca Charpentier  can diagnose and screen for a host of maladies thanks to sophisticated imaging technology. X-rays are now so frequently used and so effective that most of us take their capabilities for granted—but it was not so long ago a tumor or damaged bone couldn’t be found without the patient actually being cut […]

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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 July 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Charpentier

Keep Lipstick Off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips

You work with Dr. Charpentier to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the problem of drifting lipstick. At one time or another, we’ve all talked to someone with lipstick on their teeth and faced that awkward question: “How do I let them […]

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Posted May 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Charpentier

Cone Beam-What? Translation: Better Dental Experiences

Dr. Charpentier and Dr. Groth, your trusted New Iberia dentists, is passionate about finding ways to improve the patient experience and achieve lasting results when it comes to the health and appearance of your smile. This requires continuous learning and investing in the types of advanced technologies that will stand the test of time—because keeping […]

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Posted September 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Charpentier

Dentistry in the Digital Age

Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so […]

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