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What is a Cerec, or one appointment crown?

It’s called a Cerec. It’s the next technology. You come in with a broken tooth, you leave with a crown. One appointment! HOW DOES IT WORK? CEREC is an internationally-renowned dental technology developed in GermanyUsing CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing), this process allows dentists to construct, produce, and insert individual ceramic restorations chairside in a single […]

Invisalign Provider Laval

Did you know that Dr Raluca Bota and Dr Savana Maia from DentisteALaval.com are Invisalign providers in Laval? Treatments typically last 24 months plus or minus 6 months. Benefit from the comfort of Invisalign, and the advantage of financing your treatment. At our clinic, you can finance Invisalign 100%. There is no downpayment! HOW DOES […]

The Invisalign process

You may be somewhat familiar with how the Invisalign treatment works, but we’d like to take you through each step of the treatment process, from consultation to confident smile. Whether you’re considering treatment for yourself or someone else, knowing more about the entire process can help you be more confident in your decision to choose Invisalign […]

My oral health reflects my general health

Did you know that your mouth serves as a mirror of your overall health, in a way? It can both reflect and affect your general health. Diabetes Many studies have shown a link between gum disease and uncontrolled diabetes. People with uncontrolled diabetes are apparently more susceptible to gum disease, which in turn may aggravate […]

Brushing your baby’s teeth

Should I brush my baby’s gums? Brushing for very young children You should start cleaning your child’s mouth as early as possible after birth. It is important to get him or her used to the process, while keeping his or her mouth as clean as possible. How to brush the baby’s teeth To start, clean […]

What is sleep bruxism?

Teeth grinding is the gnashing or grinding of the teeth when not chewing or swallowing, as the teeth naturally touch then. Although it may occur both day and night, such grinding normally occurs during sleep. It is also referred to as sleep bruxism.   Teeth grinding has many consequences: premature wear of teeth broken fillings, […]

Doctor, why do I have bad breath?

Bad breath, or halitosis, can cause personal and social discomfort. In most cases it is a temporary condition. Morning breath is a perfect example. It is caused by decreased saliva flow during sleep, combined with reduced movement of the tongue and cheeks. A wholesome, well-balanced breakfast and brushing your teeth and tongue is enough to […]

Oral health for pregnant women

Oral health and pregnancy? During pregnancy the mother’s body undergoes hormonal changes that may trigger fatigue, nausea and vomiting in the first trimester of pregnancy. Pregnant women may also crave unusual foods, which can increase their risk of developing cavities. It is recommended that expectant mothers see the dentist for cleaning and scaling early in […]

What is Oral cancer?

We don’t tend to hear much about oral cancer. But there are several places in the mouth and throat where it can appear, for instance on the tongue, lips, palate, salivary glands and tonsils. Your dentist can detect oral cancer as soon as it begins, with a clinical examination, or screening, during your routine check-up. […]