Sleep Your Way to A Beautiful Smile

Dental phobia is a common concern for many dental patients, and is a top reason why people do not get the dental treatment needed. At A Brighter Smile Dental Care, Dr. Michael Wiesner utilizes sedation dentistry, allowing you to sleep your way to a beautiful smile in Shreveport, Louisiana. Sedation dentistry can either be applied… Read more »

Your Mouth’s Anatomy

The mouth is amazing. It helps you breathe, speak, eat, and digest food. Understanding the parts of your mouth and knowing their purposes helps you understand the significance of oral health. Salivary Glands There are six salivary glands that generate saliva. Saliva is made from mostly water and a little bit of other chemicals that… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry — Laugh, Sleep, or Don’t Feel a Thing

For some, the thought of our office gives them a good giggle. Why? In order to relieve anxiety, we administer a chemical called nitrous oxide — also known as laughing gas. That isn’t the only anesthetic that we can use to make your treatments more comfortable. Dr. Michael Wiesner has a variety of options that… Read more »

Oral Cancer is a Serious Concern

No one wants cancer, which is why it is important to get regular checkups to spot it early if it should ever occur. Did you know, your dental checkup includes an oral cancer screening? Well, it’s true! To help you understand the importance of oral cancer, our team here at A Brighter Smile Dental Care… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dentures to Maintain a Beautiful, Healthy Smile

If our dentists, Dr. Michael Wiesner, Dr. Thuy Wiesner, and Dr. B. Matt Hollis recommended dentures for your smile to replace missing teeth, it is important to know how best to take care of them. Denture care requires diligence so that they serve you well and look their best. At A Brighter Smile Dental Care, whether… Read more »

Are Your Ready for Cosmetic Dentistry?

Are your ready for cosmetic dentistry? Are you looking to enhance the natural look of your teeth or would you like to give yourself an entire smile makeover? Cosmetic dentistry can even be used to replace missing teeth with alternative forms that can look and function better than the originals. No matter which treatment your… Read more »

Mouthwash VS Toothpaste

Have you ever added toothbrush or mouthwash to your shopping list without really knowing which products might be best for you? Have you ever found yourself staring at a wide assortment of brushes or mouthwash and not really understanding why there are so many options? Would you be surprised to hear that there are actually… Read more »

Why Dental Floss Is Important

Dental floss can clean between teeth where many tools fail, including toothbrushes. Not only can thread be used to clean between teeth, but water flossers can be used as well. Both are designed to wash away food particles and debris between teeth that may go untouched or unremoved by other forms of cleaning. Listed below… Read more »

Crowns or Veneers: Which One Is Best for You?

Dental crowns and dental veneers are highly popular tooth restoration treatments that can turn below average smiles into shining white masterpieces. The reason is because both are highly customized to each patient, and can give your teeth the look, style, color, and function your teeth deserve. However, which one is best for you? Dental crowns… Read more »

Dental Implants and Bridges: What You Need to Know

You probably know that missing a tooth can be embarrassing, and that you should have a missing tooth addressed as soon as possible. However, did you know that missing teeth can also affect the health of your entire mouth? If you’re missing teeth, we recommend considering the benefits of a bridge or an implant. An… Read more »