Destrehan LA Dentist Blog

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…

Taking on a Dental Emergency

With the COVID-19 pandemic currently sweeping across America, many normal businesses are closed down. However, Plantation Road Dental Care is here to handle your dental emergencies during this uncertain time. Dr. Melanie Andrews, a dentist in Destrehan, LA, explains what…

Quality Family Dentistry in Destrehan, LA

A good family dentist can be a hard thing to find. At Plantation Road Dental Care, Dr. Melanie Andrews and Dr. Paul Perez can provide comprehensive dental care to every member of your family. Learn more about why you should…

5 Foods to Avoid for a Healthy Smile

You know that your diet can have an impact on your body. But have you ever thought about how it impacts your oral health? Plantation Road Dental Care’s Dr. Melanie J. Andrews, a dentist in Destrehan, LA, discusses what foods…

Why to Choose Implant-Supported Dentures

If you’re missing a whole arch of teeth, your dentist is probably going to recommend getting dentures in Destrehan, LA. They’re the most practical way to replace that many teeth. But what kind of dentures do you get? Dr. Melanie…

What to Expect From a Root Canal

Many people believe root canals are a long and painful process. However, with advances in technology, root canals are usually a one-visit process that’s not much more involved than a dental filling. Dr. Melanie J. Andrews, experienced in family dentistry…

Why Does My Jawline Hurt on One Side?

If you’ve been struggling with jaw pain, there’s a good chance you may be suffering from TMJ. This condition can be caused by everything from teeth grinding at night, to an actual misalignment in your jaw joint. Learn more about…

What You Need To Know About Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening can be a convenient and effective way to transform your smile. With professional teeth whitening, patients can achieve noticeable results in just one office visit. Our team at Plantation Road Dental Care can assess your smile to determine…