Orthodontics can close unsightly gaps, straighten teeth, and improve overall dental health. Invisalign® is a more discreet alternative to traditional braces. Dr. Bruno Lemay in Cathedral City, CA, compares the pros and cons of these two orthodontic treatment options.
There are many different factors that can affect the color of the teeth. Understanding the various causes of tooth discoloration allows cosmetic dentist Bruno Lemay to provide patients with cosmetic dentistry treatments that effectively erase dental stains and brighten the color of the teeth.
When patients have missing teeth, there are several options for them to choose from, including dentures and dental implants. We discuss the main differences between dentures vs. dental implants, including the treatment process, appearance, and functionality.
Since the front teeth are so prominent, it is important that they look their best. Dental crowns for the front teeth may be recommended to address various oral health issues. Our dental team explains the purpose of crowns, when they should be placed on the front teeth, the installation process, and maintaining crowns.
Gaps between the teeth can affect the appearance of your smile and lead to oral health issues like gum disease. Invisalign can close the spaces in your smile. This treatment uses removable clear trays that shift the teeth over time. Here, we will explore Invisalign for gaps and explain what to anticipate during your treatment.
A chipped or broken tooth can detract from your appearance and have a negative impact on overall oral health. It is important to address the problem as soon as possible. Here, we will explore a few common treatments for chipped teeth so our patients can be well-informed about their options.
Root canal therapy is the only treatment that can save an infected tooth. This effective procedure boasts high success rates, but there are still times when a root canal-treated tooth may become re-infected. When a root-canal treated tooth becomes re-infected, apicoectomy treatment may be necessary.
Archeological evidence and recorded history show that humans have sought permanent solutions to tooth loss for at least 4,000 years. Those early attempts made use of available materials like stone, metal, and seashells. Modern-day implants use surgical-grade titanium and other biocompatible materials.
A root canal infection is a dental emergency that requires immediate endodontic treatment. Following your root canal, there are three options for restoring your tooth. A dental crown is one restoration that protects your tooth and restores lost tooth structure.