Helping Your Teeth with Chewing Gum

Everyone gets a sweet tooth now and then. There are plenty of ways to enjoy healthy eating, but to be honest, sometimes you just want something sweet. But just because you have a craving, you don’t have to put yourself at risk for cavities. Instead of reaching for candy or... Read more »

Oral Health Care Sedatives: Nitrous Oxide

Have you ever heard of laughing gas? Laughing gas consists of a combination of nitrous oxide and oxygen to produce a gas that is highly effective in dental sedation. Patients suffering from dental anxiety or extreme stress should consider the benefits that nitrous oxide and laughing gas has to offer.... Read more »

FAQs About Zoom Whitening

Zoom Whitening is a beneficial treatment that can give you the smile you have wanted. However, sometimes it can be a little nerve wracking and even overwhelming. But, that’s often the case because you don’t know much about the treatment. So, to help you know more, our dentists are happy... Read more »

Principles Concerning Oral Emergencies

Are you aware of the basics of what you should do in the event of an oral emergency? Do you know that even if you have a tooth knocked from your mouth, it may still be possible for your dentist to save the tooth? Knowing what to do after an... Read more »

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 R. Wiesner utilizes sedation dentistry, allowing you to sleep your way to a beautiful smile in Shreveport, Louisiana.... Read more »

Filling the Void with Dental Fillings

Has Dr. Michael R. Wiesner detected a void in your teeth? It’s time to get a dental filling. Dental fillings are amazing. Not only do they prevent cavities from further destroying a tooth, but they prevent their return. Dental fillings can be implemented with a variety of materials based on... 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... 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 R. Wiesner... 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... 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... Read more »