TIP: Toothpaste as Crayon Remover If you’ve got children, crayons can definitely be a source of frustration. It’s great to see them not glued to the TV, but why do they have to draw on the wall or the furniture? If you find yourself with some crayon on the wall, here’s what you do. Squirt a small dab of non-gel toothpaste on the wall where the mark is. Rub gently with a soft cloth, then rinse with warm water and BAM! You should be good.
TIP: Listerine to the Face Suffering from a slight blemish this morning? You can shrink a pimple in minutes by putting a dab of Listerine on it. The alcohol content in the Listerine will dry it up and cause it to fade.
Our dental assistants, Amanda and Michelle, volunteered to work over the weekend at the Military Base in Vermillion Parish, LA, as x-ray technicians. They took x-rays of 475 soldiers and also assisted several dentists with dental exams and treatment. Their time and hard work just shows us how dedicated and hard working they are to our community. They both were so pumped up and excited when they got back to work on Monday morning!!
May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month! Researchers at the University of Buffalo and the University of New York at Buffalo found that most people diagnosed with periodontal disease were at a higher risk of underlying osteoporosis. Researchers also discovered a very strong relationship between the advanced form of gum disease that causes bone loss, gum-attachment loss, tooth loss, and osteoporosis. Foods high in Vitamin D such as eggs and milk are important to keep your bones strong.
Dr. Ken LeBlanc has been invited by The Dental Library national organization to launch and take the helm as a contributing author for www.TheDentalLibraryOfLafayette.com. Ken LeBlanc DDS, is actively involved in the communities of Lafayette, Louisiana and the surrounding area. TheDentalLibraryOfLafayette.com is meant to offer important news and information about changes and opportunities in dentistry specific to this geographic area.
This is a photo of my dad (undated) taken at the US Navy South Pacific Base in New Guinea during WWII. My dad is doing dental work on the Navy Chaplain. He opened his practice here in Lafayette in 1940. He joined the Navy in 1942 and served in the North Africa and the South Pacific. He attained the rank of Leutinant Commander and was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1946 and resumed his Dental practice. He retired from Dentistry in 1984.
The word "periodontal" literally means "around the tooth". Periodontal disease (also known as "gum disease", "pyorrhea" or "periodontal infection") is an ongoing bacterial infection in the gums and bone around your teeth.
LeBlanc attended the ADA Annual Session October in San Francisco.The ADA Annual Session brings together leaders in dental practice, research, academics and the industry to offer more than 280 continuing education courses over four days.
Before and After Photo Wow! Look at this young woman's before smile! Then look at the after smile that Dr. LeBlanc created for her. She’s beautiful and even looks younger! http://www.kenleblancdds.com/.