Covid-19 Health Update

Acadia Family Dentistry considers the health and safety of our patients and staff as our highest priority. We have implemented some additional precautionary measures apart from the universal precautions to ensure the health and well-being of everyone. Some of these measures are:
  • Scheduling high-risk patients at designated times
  • Subjecting all patients to a temperature scan at the entrance to ensure their temperatures are below 100.4 degrees.
  • Disinfecting reception room, check-in and check-out countertops and bathrooms every hour, and wiping doorknobs and sinks with disinfectant regularly.
  • Hydrogen peroxide rinses provided before treatment begins.
  • All patients will call to notify staff of their arrivals and wait in the car until they are ready to be seen.
  • Removing magazines, toys, and non-essential items from the reception room.
  • Practicing social distancing: which includes no handshaking and hugging.

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Replace missing teeth with dental implants in Thibodaux, LA

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Facing tooth loss or extractions and then deciding on your best tooth replacement option can be daunting. We are here to help you navigate through your choices at Acadia Family Dentistry in Thibodaux, LA. We offer several tooth replacement options and take the time to walk through the pros and cons of each with you so you can feel confident about your path forward. One of the most popular options that patients choose due to their great function and durability is dental implants.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are a versatile tooth restoration option for patients missing one or more teeth. The dental implant itself is about the size and shape of a small screw and is designed to function like the tooth root for your replacement tooth. The way this happens is through a process called osseointegration—after surgically placing the implant into your jawbone, the implant fuses with the bone to form a strong, sturdy foundation for your new tooth.

Dental implants are a great choice for many patients because they are:

  • Versatile – implants can be used to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth, or even to secure a dental bridge or a full arch of dentures
  • Functional – simply put, out of all the tooth replacement options, dental implants feel and function the most like a natural tooth
  • Good for your oral health – because they maintain a healthy amount of force on your jaw bone while you are chewing, implants help prevent jaw bone deterioration that otherwise occurs with tooth loss, in addition to keeping your other teeth in their optimal position to avoid bite issues and uneven wear and tear
  • Long-lasting – with good oral hygiene and regular dental care, dental implants can last a lifetime

In addition, while other tooth replacement choices may require alteration of healthy neighboring teeth (such as to place crowns on to affix the replacement teeth in place), dental implants are a true one-tooth replacement solution and do not negatively impact the health of surrounding teeth.

Schedule your consultation today!

To learn more about the process to replace teeth with implants, call Acadia Family Dentistry at (985) 303-2920 today! Our team is here to answer your questions and help you determine whether dental implants are right for you.

Dr. Nhu Le, DMD

Dr. Nhu Le, DMD - Acadia Family Dentistry

Dr. Nhu Le believes that her patients deserve the best dental care and treats them like family.

She attended high school in Iowa, obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, graduated from dental school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, and completed her General Practice Residency at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. She worked for a group practice in Orlando, Florida for three years before moving to Southeast Louisiana and to New Orleans. She is currently following dental curriculum at Kois Center.

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