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By: rdpkl25852
Bencaz, Jarrad G
Dr. Bencaz and his entire staff are exceptional. They did not meet, but rather exceeded all of my family's expectations!! From doing everything they could to assist in getting our insurance to cover the cost of the dental work, to Dr Bencaz's awesome bedside manner, all we can say is that Bencaz Family Dentistry should be your only dental choice in Denham Springs. My wife needed extensive dental work, and was told by numerous dentist's that her teeth could not be saved. Dr Bencaz did what 2 other dentists said could not be done, and saved her teeth. Additionally, my wife is terrified to go to the dentist, and not only did he save her smile, he did so with her having no recollection of any part of the 5 hour long dental visit!! WE LOVE DR BENCAZ, AND ALL OF HIS CURTEOUS, HELPFUL, AND DEDICATED STAFF!!!
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By: Julie S.
Bencaz, Jarrad G
I love it. The staff is so nice and friendly. They are gentle with my precious teeth. Lol. I was carrying on a conversation with my and my moms dentist. They are always positive and sometimes encourenging. I'm not the kind of person who likes going to the dentist. I was always so scared just riding TO the dentist. Now, I'm always asking , anxiously waiting , and. HAPPY. _ _ (_)to go to the dentist.
By: J K.
Hood Dental Care
Recently had an annual check-up with Hood Dental at Watson location. Could not ask for better folks. The receptionist greeted me with a warm smile and was exceptionally helpful. My hygienist, Cheryl was a lovely young lady who executed the finest professionalism I've ever seen. She explained her every motion. Dr. Andrew Hood came in to explain additional care in a very caring manner. These people apparently enjoy their work!!!! Thanks to you all.
By: lilmoma504
Brown, Cleve T DDS
I've been Cleve's patient since he came highly recommend to me in early 2000s after my lifelong dentist retired. I've recommend him to numerous friends, & gotten rave reviews post visit. He's a wonderful man & dentist that also has equally as wonderful staff that are inciting, & make you feel like you've been a patient there forever! Thanks!
By: suzonne.bernard
Bencaz, Jarrad G
The Bencaz Family Dentistry office is awesome. My husband came in for a second opinion on some dental work that he was told he needed done and Dr. Bencaz gave him some options and took care of it the same day. Also he didn't have to miss any time at work. Great hours at their office Thanks!!!
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By: Colette S.
Bencaz, Jarrad G
Bencaz Family Dentistry is the BEST and most affordable place to go. Their discount family plan is wonderful since we don't have insurance. The location is great with friendly and professional staff.
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By: Ray B.
Bencaz, Jarrad G
They have a great staff, always smiling, making you feel right at home and they do anything and everything to get you in and out, with no hassle. I plan on it being my doctor, hands down!!
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By: Kayla D.
Bencaz, Jarrad G
The staff and dentists there are the kindest people. They care greatly about their patients. I would recommend them to all my family and friends!
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By: Sharon O.
Bencaz, Jarrad G
My family loves going to the dentist now. From my oldest to my youngest. They feel they are part of the family.
By: Kortney T.
Bencaz, Jarrad G
The stuff and doctors are so nice. They took care of all my dental needs and made me feel welcomed.
Tips & Advices
The most common dental problems in children are:
  • Cavities
  • Bad breath
  • Gum disease
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Grinding
  • Canker sores
  • Missing teeth
  • Extra teeth
  • Bite and alignment issues
Thumb sucking is not specifically a dental problem, but it can cause a malocclusion, a condition where the top and bottom teeth don't line up correctly.
To clean a baby's teeth, use a small, soft-bristled toothbrush designed specifically for infants. Apply a tiny amount of non-fluoride toothpaste - about the size of a grain of rice - and gently brush all sides of the teeth and the tongue. Before the baby's first teeth emerge, use gauze or a wet washcloth wrapped around the finger to wipe the gums. This motion doesn't necessarily reduce bacteria, but it does help the infant to get used to the sensation of having his or her teeth cleaned.
Children should visit their pediatric dentist every six months. This recommended frequency does not change throughout a person's lifetime.
No, wisdom teeth do not need to be removed unless they cause pain, lead to dental issues, or are aligned incorrectly.
Yes, dental sealants prevent cavities by filling in deep grooves in the teeth. Without them, bacteria can collect in these areas and cause tooth decay, which can happen with children.

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