Destrehan LA Dentist Blog

Do I Need a Tooth Extraction?

Tooth extractions are a common task for many dentists. But how do you know if a tooth extraction is something you actually need? Dr. Melanie Andrews of Plantation Road Dental Care, a provider of family dentistry in Destrehan, LA, discusses…

Patients Review Plantation Road

At Plantation Road Dental Care, we strive to be your go-to office for family dentistry in Destrehan, LA. Patient reviews help both us and future patients know what they can expect from our care. Below are patient testimonials that have…

Getting Dentures Vs. Dental Implants

Both dentures and dental implants are popular forms of tooth replacement. But how do you know which one is the right choice for you? Dr. Melanie Andrews of Plantation Road Dental Care discusses getting both dental implants and dentures in…

Treating Discolored Teeth

Discolored teeth can make you want to hide your smile when you should be showing it off. At Plantation Road Dental Care, Dr. Melanie Andrews, a provider of family dentistry in Destrehan, LA, offers multiple methods for you to whiten…

Cosmetic Uses for Dental Crowns

One of the most important tools a dentist has in their arsenal is the dental crown. They can be used for restorative issues, but there are also many cosmetic troubles that they can take care of. Dr. Melanie Andrews of…

Are My Headaches Caused By Dental Problems?

If you’re suffering from frequent headaches, especially upon waking up, your first thought probably isn’t that they’re being caused by your teeth. However, that might very well be the issue. Dr. Melanie Andrews of Plantation Road Dental Care discusses headaches…

Tackling Dental Anxiety

Many people suffer from dental anxiety or fear of the dentist. This can prevent people from getting the dental care they need because they’re afraid to make a dental appointment. At Plantation Road Dental Care, Dr. Melanie Andrews offers sedation…

Did You Miss Your Appointment?

Due to COVID-19, our office has only been open for emergency services for a while. Appointments for typical dental treatments were either canceled or postponed. Now, we’re finally able to open back up cautiously. But what if you had an…

New Office Protocols During COVID-19

Dear Patient: We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. We have missed seeing all our patients and friends and are happy to report that we will be open for dental treatment only beginning Monday, May…

How Stress Affects Oral Health

With the onset of COVID-19, stress has been more prevalent across the country. As you may know, stress has an impact on both your mental and physical health. But what does this mean for oral health specifically? Dr. Melanie Andrews…