Heart Disease and Oral Health

Did you know, there is a connection between heart disease and your oral health? Yes, it’s true! Your smile is essential to your overall health, which is why it’s important to understand the connection between your oral health and your total body’s health. By following this connection between your oral health and heart disease, you will be able to identify... read more »

Dental Crowns Benefit You

Dental accidents occur from time to time. If you have a cracked or chipped tooth, or a tooth with a large cavity, you have a few options available to you. Today we will talk about a popular method of treating a weakened smile--a dental crown. Dental crowns are very popular because they can restore a tooth to its original color,... read more »

Why Do I Need to Floss?

Your dentistss, Drs. Hooper and Hooper, strongly recommend including flossing in your oral hygiene routine. Do you ever wonder why? Well, our dental team is happy to tell you why! Flossing can benefit you, your teeth, your gums, and your oral health in many ways. Some flossing benefits include: -Flossing can remove the plaque from between your teeth and along... read more »

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 methods of transport for germs. Your hands have direct and... read more »

Healthy Foods for Healthy Smiles

You brush your teeth, twice a day. You floss daily. You visit Dr. Stephen 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 will not only make you smile at their deliciousness, but even... 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 veneers care. Facts about crowns and veneers include: - Normally,... 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 telling it to take a breath, are not properly received.... 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 about cosmetic dentistry and give you the information you need,... 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 serious ailment within your mouth or body. Everything from the... read more »

How You Can Avoid Sensitive Teeth

If you have to deal with sensitive teeth, you know that several things can cause discomfort. For example, if you have sensitive teeth, you could struggle with even letting a cool breeze hit your teeth. Similarly, you probably know that there are certain foods you should avoid, but do you know exactly what they are? Do you know what might... read more »