Now that spring is here, our team at Bayou Dental Group wants to remind you about the value of spring cleaning.

We’re not talking about your closets and junk drawers around the house. We mean it’s time for your dental cleaning and exam. One of your best defenses against cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease is prevention. Dr. Finley and our skilled hygienists want to help you achieve a clean, healthy, beautiful smile.

Call us today at 318-302-4236 to schedule your dental checkup. We’re here to help everyone in your family maintain good oral health.

If You Skip It Now, You Might Pay Later

About 15% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because they’re afraid. They fear the sounds, the smells, the pain, and the unknown. It’s a perfectly natural response, we understand.

Even Dr. Finley has been open about his own traumatic dental experiences during childhood. If anyone understands what you’re going through, it’s him. That’s why it’s so important to him that you feel welcome, comfortable, and relaxed while you’re in our office.

But the longer you put off seeing your dentist for regular cleanings and exams, the more you put yourself at risk for needing far more dental work in the future.

You may think that your oral hygiene routine is fine the way it is. And you may be right. If you’re brushing and flossing regularly, you’re off to a great start in getting your mouth healthy.

However, in order to keep your mouth healthy, you must see a professional. You might not realize if or when gum disease is starting to develop.

Our hygienists have the necessary skills, experience, and tools to give your teeth and gums a thorough, deep cleaning to effectively get rid of bacteria, plaque, and tartar. If left free to reign in your mouth, all this could lead to advanced gum disease over time. Eventually, you risk tooth loss and all sorts of other potential health problems.

Oral Sedation Helps You Stop Skipping And Start Smiling

If you’re one of the 30-40 million people avoiding those routine checkups because of dental anxiety, we want you to know that you have nothing to fear at Bayou Dental Group.

In our Monroe dental office, we’ve seen our share of fearful patients over the years. But time and time again, our patients overcome their dental anxiety thanks to our warm, caring staff and our comfort options. We do all we can to give you high quality care in a friendly environment.

We offer oral sedation in the form of a pill, such as Halcion or Restoril, that you would take shortly before your appointment to help you stay relaxed during treatment. This is a great option for patients who are especially fearful or those who require longer, more complicated procedures.

You can benefit from the effects of oral sedation without any needles at all! You’re still able to respond to Dr. Finley during a procedure, but you’ll be completely relaxed throughout.

You can also forget everything you thought you should expect in a dental office environment. Say goodbye to the cold, clinical atmosphere you’re used to seeing. In our beautifully restored 100-year-old bungalow style office, you can enjoy complimentary coffee or water. Relax in the dentist’s chair with a warm blanket while getting lost in a movie or soothing music.

Whatever your level of anxiety and whatever your treatment plan, at Bayou Dental Group, you can trust that we will make your comfort a high priority.

Need Another Motivator?

When you allow our compassionate team to help you overcome dental anxiety, you’ll be one step closer to optimum oral health. At that point, you’ll be able to talk with Dr. Finley about our other services.

As your Monroe area smile creator, Dr. Finley can help you find the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted but were too afraid to pursue. He’s a talented, highly respected professional in cosmetic dentistry. Whatever you’d like to do to improve your smile, Dr. Finley can design a plan to help you achieve it.

Don’t you think it’s time to schedule that spring cleaning? Call us today at 318-302-4236 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.