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.

Routine Hygiene Cleanings in Thibodaux Area

Oral Hygiene, The Secret to Strong, Healthy Teeth

Of the many factors that contribute to a beautiful smile and healthy teeth, none is more important than routine dental cleaning. Regular hygiene cleaning from Acadia Family Dentistry in Thibodaux can help prevent decay, oral infections, and gum disease. A professional cleaning will also bring out the beauty of your pearly whites by removing surface stains that can dull your teeth. If you’re skipping bi-annual cleanings, you’re missing a key component of your oral hygiene routine.

Makings of a Good Oral Hygiene Routine

Oral hygiene begins at home by ensuring you brush and floss your teeth regularly. Brushing twice daily with fluoride toothpaste can help prevent plaque buildup to protect your teeth from cavities. A good oral hygiene routine will also include:

  • Flossing at least once daily
  • Rinsing with an anti-microbial mouthwash
  • Maintaining a healthy diet that restricts sugary foods and drinks
  • Avoiding the use of tobacco products that can stain your teeth
  • Scheduling bi-annual checkups and cleanings

Importance of Dental Cleaning

Brushing and flossing alone won’t rid your teeth of all plaque and bacteria that can cause decay and gum disease, as there are areas in your mouth that your toothbrush just can’t reach. Dr. Nhu Le uses special dental tools to remove plaque and tartar buildup and leave your teeth spotlessly clean. Afterward, we’ll polish your teeth to give them a smooth, shiny appearance. We also offer fluoride treatments and sealants as additional protective measures against decay and dental disease.

Call Our Office for More Information
New Patients : (985) 303-2920 | Existing Patients : (985) 446-2888

Before cleaning your teeth, Dr. Le will check your mouth for irregularities like shifting teeth, crooked teeth, overcrowding, loose teeth, a bad bite, etc., that could pose a risk to your oral health. Resolving these issues early could spare you from lengthy, costly treatments.

Routine Dental Checkups and Cleanings Near Me

Good oral hygiene combines diligent home care and professional dental cleaning. That’s the secret to a beautiful smile and healthy teeth. To learn more about our dental treatments or to schedule a bi-annual checkup and cleaning, contact Dr. Nhu Le, Arcadia Family Dentistry in Thibodaux, at (985) 303-2920.

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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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