• The Best DH in Baseball
    Oh, wait—did you think we meant Designated Hitter? Oh, no, we’re not getting into that debate! What we want to talk about is the best Dental Habits you can practice Read more
  • Surprising Ways to Prevent Cavities
    There are numerous ways to prevent cavities. Some, like brushing your teeth regularly and visiting our Hammond, Louisiana office, are more obvious than others. Beyond the standard methods of preventing Read more
  • Which toothpaste should I use?
    Toothpastes come in many forms and boast different flavors, benefits, and endorsements. All are designed to remove surface bacteria and prevent the buildup of plaque that can cause tooth decay. Read more
  • Every Day is Earth Day
    During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a Read more
  • Dentistry around the World
    From the clinical perspective, dentistry is similar around the world. Dentists, like the doctor, go to school, obtain a license, and work hard to prevent and treat tooth decay, gum Read more
  • Snowball Effect
    Winter and its snowball fights are behind us, true, but there might be another kind of snowball heading your way—the snowball effect you risk when small dental concerns are ignored Read more
  • What NOT to Eat after Wisdom Teeth Extraction
    Now that you’re having your wisdom teeth removed at our Hammond, Louisiana office, you’re probably looking forward to spending a few days on the couch with a cool dish of Read more
  • Should I use mouthwash?
    Mouthwashes are commonly used as a part of a daily oral care regimen. Not only do they freshen breath, but some are capable of improving dental health too. Using a Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around Hammond, Louisiana and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may Read more
  • Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
    At Chase Martin DDS LLC, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. Read more
  • When Is a “Cavity” Not a Cavity?
    Is this a trick question? After all, you probably already know quite a lot about cavities: It all begins when bacteria-filled plaque sticks to teeth and starts to attack enamel. How? Because Read more
  • When snoring becomes more than just annoying: The dangers of sleep apnea
    Sawing wood. That’s what your wife calls it when you wake her up with your snoring. This type of scenario plays out in homes around the world, and couples have Read more
  • The Transformation of Valentine's Day
    Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read more
  • Tooth-Colored Fillings
    Once upon a time, silver fillings ruled in dental offices everywhere. For a long time, they were the only option dentists used to close off the spaces on teeth where Read more
  • How Sedation Dentistry Can Help You Overcome Dental Anxiety
    Putting off your dental visit to Chase Martin DDS LLC because of fear or anxiety only increases the potential for tooth decay or gum problems. At our office, the doctor Read more
  • Need Another Reason to Stop Biting Your Nails?
    Painful nails and cuticles, ruined manicures, reluctance to shake hands—there are so many good reasons to overcome the nail biting habit. But did you know that biting your nails is Read more

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