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Preventive Dental Care

Dental Hygienist, Pam

Pam has extensive experience as a dental hygienist. After graduating from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene, Pam began working for Camellia City Family Dentistry at our Slidell office. She has 24 years of dental hygiene experience and has great advise to share for current and potential patients!

When asked recently, “What would be your most important tip for your patients?,” Pam shared the following:

“Don’t forget to floss! I know that it is a chore and a lot of times my patients may forget to floss after brushing. Especially if you are rushing out of the door or heading to bed. However, flossing can help you remove food particles and other detrimental substances that brushing regularly cannot. Flossing allows you to reach deep between your teeth where the toothbrush bristles cannot reach or even mouthwash cannot wash away. We recommend flossing at least once a day.” ~ Pam

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Welcome to Camellia City Family Dentistry!

Welcome to our dental practice located in Slidell, Louisiana. We are a full service dental office. See our Services!

State-of-the-Art Technology and Materials

State-of-the-Art Dental Technology & Materials at CCFDentistry

Staying Ahead of the Curve with State-of-the-Art Dental Technology & Materials at CCFDentistry

At Camellia City Family Dentistry, we are always looking to stay ahead of the curve. The proven techniques, state-of-the-art materials, and advanced technology that we use give you more options with better results while making dental treatment easier and more convenient.

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What are Dental Crowns and How Do They Work?

What are Dental Crowns and How Do They Work?

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Dental Crown

A crown is a type of dental restoration that completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant. Crowns are often needed when a large cavity threatens the ongoing health of a tooth. They are typically bonded to the tooth using a dental cement. Crowns can be made from many materials, which are usually fabricated using indirect methods. Crowns are often used by a general dentist to improve the strength or appearance of teeth or dental implants. While inarguably beneficial to dental health, the procedure and materials can be relatively expensive.

As is the case with many different dental services, the most common method of crowning a tooth involves using a dental impression of a prepared tooth by a dentist to fabricate the crown outside of the mouth. The crown can then be inserted at a subsequent dental appointment. Using this indirect method of tooth restoration allows use of strong restorative materials requiring time-consuming fabrication methods requiring intense heat, such as casting metal or firing porcelain which would not be possible to complete inside the mouth. Because of the expansion properties, the relatively similar material costs, and the cosmetic benefit, many patients choose to have their crown fabricated with gold.

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