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The Importance of Consulting an Emergency Dentist in a Dental Clinic in Case of a Toothache.

Do you suddenly have a throbbing sensation in your mouth? Does the pain come and go? Luckily, some dental clinics offer emergency appointments to quickly check the source of this pain and address it right away. Factors Requiring Dental Emergency Care at a Dentist Toothaches have various symptoms. Intense tooth pain can be caused by […]

Invisalign: An Alternative to Traditional Braces for Straight Teeth

  In orthodontics, clear aligners have sparked a small revolution. Better known as Invisalign, they are practically unnoticeable. This technology is made up of a transparent thermoplastic material that is moulded to put pressure on specific points of the dentition. Invisalign is aesthetically pleasing, comfortable and practical. Keep reading to learn more about these invisible […]

Are Braces Better Than Invisalign?

The short answer: braces are better than Invisalign only in very complex cases! Traditional braces and Invisalign are two of the most common orthodontic treatments available today. Both are designed to straighten teeth over time while improving your smile and oral health. Traditional braces have been around for a long time, and have a well-established […]

Why am I getting cavities all of a sudden?

Linda came into the office with a problem: She was getting cavities all of a sudden. She had been my patient for over 5 years and never had one before, yet she was coming in for several fillings. Why? So, I asked Linda to walk me through her day-to-day. What was different? Something had to have changed in […]

10 Health Benefits to Straight Teeth

1. Straight teeth and gums are healthier Crowded teeth or widely spaced teeth may lead to swollen, red gums. Unfortunately, these are also signs of periodontal disease. When teeth are properly aligned, it helps the gums fit more securely around the teeth, allowing for the strongest and healthiest defence against potential periodontal problems. 2. Straight teeth are […]

Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST), what is it exactly?

What is the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST)? The Pinhole Surgical Techniqueis a minimally invasive option for treating gum recession. Unlike traditional grafting techniques, PST is scalpel and suture free. All of the tools and techniques used to perform the Chao Pinhole Surgical Techniquewere created by Dr. John Chao. What is gum recession? Gum recession refers to […]

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 treatment, and the advantage of financing your treatment. At our clinic, you can finance Invisalign 100%. There is no downpayment! HOW […]

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 […]

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 […]