Dr. King Scott's Blog
August 29, 2017
You wake up regularly with headaches. You find that your jaw aches throughout the day. You are starting to notice wear on your teeth. All of these symptoms are classic signs of bruxism, or clenching and grinding your teeth. These are only a few of the issues bruxism contributes to, and it’s a good idea to discuss some solutions with your dentist in Monroe. Here are the facts about bruxism.
July 18, 2017
Say the word “smile” and most people think of teeth. The truth is, however, your smile consists of teeth and gums. With too much gum tissue showing, you may not be happy with your smile. Actually, the problem isn’t that you have small teeth, but that there is excessive gum tissue covering your natural tooth structure. Remove some of that tissue and you’ll have a well-balanced smile. The procedure for this is called a gum lift. Dr. Scott is the dentist in West Monroe who performs this with care and precision. Read on to learn more about a gum lift for both cosmetic and restorative purposes.
June 15, 2017
You’ve been curious about dental implants in West Monroe for a while now – although you have a partial denture that works just fine, you’d love to avoid embarrassing wiggling when you speak and chew and you’d love to not have to take your smile out at night. To start the process, a consultation is an important to give you the best results possible. Find out why you should schedule an appointment to begin your restorative treatment with Dr. L. King Scott, your superior implant dentist in West Monroe.
May 16, 2017
Models are very helpful to a variety of professionals. Auto manufacturers use models to designs cars that are more aerodynamic. Architects build models before they construct high-rise buildings so they can better imagine the finished structure. And dentists use models in order to visualize possible changes to the shape and alignment of your teeth or the smile that will result once a crown and bridge of denture is in place. Dr. Scott, your dentist in West Monroe, frequently uses wax-up models in order to designs better-looking smiles for his patients.
April 26, 2017
You take great pride in caring for the health and appearance of your teeth, but what about your gums? Your gums are invaluable to your dental health. The biggest threat to your gum health involves periodontal disease, better known as gum disease. It is estimated that half of adults in the United States have a form of the condition. Unfortunately, most are not aware that their bleeding or swollen gums are a sign of the condition. Without prompt treatment and proper management of the disease, it can lead to serious dental and overall health complications. As your dentist in West Monroe, Dr. L. King Scott offers periodontal therapy with laser treatments.
March 20, 2017
Tooth loss is no joke. Losing even one tooth changes how you look, eat and speak, and your self-confidence definitely takes a blow. Dr. L King Scott, dentist in West Monroe, understands these detrimental effects on oral function and appearance and offers leading edge dental implants to counter them. His implant patients literally get their smiles, and their normal lives back, when he places one, two or multiple implants to correct smile gaps or even to replace a full arch of teeth. Learn the details about this amazing restorative procedure.
February 13, 2017
Do you snore? Your family would know if you do. Unfortunately, snoring can be more than just an bothersome noise. It adversely affects your systemic health if it is a symptom of sleep apnea. Dr. L. King Scott helps individuals with this sleep disorder with sleep apnea therapy in Monroe so they can rest well and enjoy better health.
November 11, 2016
What would it feel like to go to your favorite restaurant and order anything you like again? Wouldn’t it be great to smile freely in the family holiday photos this year? When you’re living with a missing tooth, it’s always on your mind and it takes a toll on your confidence and self esteem. Dr. King Scott offers the best tooth replacement solution and that is dental implants. Here’s more information about the versatility of dental implants in West Monroe.
October 9, 2016
Normal daily activities become a challenge when you have a missing tooth. Things that we take for granted, like chewing the foods we would normally enjoy, becomes difficult. Smiling at a friend feels embarrassing. A missing tooth not only takes a toll on your confidence, did you know that it’s also affecting your oral health? The good news is that there’s an excellent solution for you, and Dr. King Scott can help! Today’s standard for missing teeth is a dental implant in West Monroe.
September 11, 2016
You want to change your smile. Enamel stains and a chipped front tooth embarrass you. Increase your self-confidence by selecting a superior cosmetic dentist in Monroe, Dr. L. King Scott. He offers many aesthetic dental services to produce your best smile.