Information on Oral Infection Prevention

Your mouth can become infected by germs in the environment just like the rest of your body. Beyond the basics of brushing and flossing, there are things you can do to guard against such infections. Here are some examples: Wash Your Hands: Your hands are one of the most widespread... Read more »

Healthy Foods for Healthy Smiles

You brush your teeth, twice a day. You floss daily. You visit Dr. Stephen R. Hooper or your dental provider regularly. What else can you do to have excellent oral health? Here’s what: try integrating more of these tooth-healthy foods into your diet! Fruits and Veggies: Yummy fruits and vegetables... Read more »

A Blow to the Face Might Cause a Significant Lip Injury

If you participate in vigorous athletics or contact sports then your body and mouth are at increased risk of suffering oral trauma. Sometimes an accidental blow to the face can cause significant trauma to your lip. In these situations applying some basic first-aid will help minimize pain and other complications... Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Crowns and Veneers

Are you prepared for a smile with dental crowns or dental veneers? Although they are both delightful forms of cosmetic dentistry and idyllic tooth restoration treatments, which one is right for you? Evaluating your possibilities is often the best course of action. The best smiles are possible with crowns and... Read more »

Does Sleep Apnea Run in Your Family?

Sleep apnea is a varied sleeping disorder that is caused by interrupted breathing patterns while a person sleeps. One form, obstructive sleep apnea, is caused by an obstruction of the breathing airway. Another, central sleep apnea, occurs when signals from the brain sent to the breathing muscles in the chest... Read more »

The Magic of Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you looking for a magical smile? If so, you are not alone. That is why cosmetic dentistry has become a popular outlet for helping people achieve the magical smile they always wanted. Here at Hooper Family Dentistry in Bossier City, Louisiana, our team is proud to talk to you... Read more »

What Are You Doing to Stop Bad Breath from Damaging Your Smile?

What are you doing to stop bad breath from damaging your smile? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is the result of a nasty or foul odor originating from your mouth. It is repeatedly caused by poor oral hygiene but it may also be a symptom of a far more... Read more »

The Early Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a topic that many are familiar with. We know certain lifestyle choices, such as smoking, can lead to contracting it. Not many know that oral cancer can happen anywhere in the mouth, including lips, tongue, and the cheek. It’s good to know that there are several early... Read more »

A Root Canal Procedure May Be the Perfect Cure for Your Ailing Tooth

People often get nervous when they are told that an ailing tooth needs to have a root canal procedure because they think a root canal is painful. However, root canals can be likened to receiving a dental filling, and you will be made comfortable during the procedure. Our goal is to... Read more »

Love Your Smile with Dental Implants

Are you one of the thousands who feel nervous or self-conscious about your smile? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people wish they can love their smile, and thanks to dental implants, that is now possible. Dental implants here at Hooper Family Dentistry in Bossier City, Louisiana, are... Read more »