After doing hours of research online, you’ve decided that dental implants are simply the best way for you to replace your missing teeth. Everything you’ve read assures you that they’ll look fantastic and give you a smile you can rely on day-to-day. There’s still one big question you have though, “How long will they last?” They’re supposed to be one of the most durable solutions out there, but what does that actually mean? They’re quite an investment in your smile, so will they be worth it over time? Today, Dr. Todd Canatella is going to discuss the longevity of dental implants so you know exactly what to expect when rebuilding your smile. (more…)
Canatella Dental Blog
April 3, 2017
February 5, 2017
You’re looking at your dinner, you’re hungry, and yet you’re hesitating. You’re at your favorite po’boy place, but all you can think about is how painful it is going to be eating your sandwich. Your jaw has been extremely stiff and sore lately, and even talking has been a task. What is causing this? How can you make it stop? Today, your dentist in New Orleans, Dr. Rachel Neumeyer, DDS., is going to discuss what might be causing your symptoms, and how she can help you get relief.
November 29, 2016
You check your watch after you light up your first cigarette of the day. Your morning routine wouldn’t be the same without it. Those 5-10 minutes help you relax and allows your mind to gently wander. You know smoking is bad for your health and that you should quit, but it’s a very ingrained habit at this point. You’re probably aware of the effects it can have on your skin, heart, and lungs, but did you know smoking can also damage your teeth and gums? Your dentist in New Orleans, LA at Canatella Dental wants you to know the effects smoking can have on your oral health, as well as how they can help you. (more…)
August 13, 2016
If you’re an adult and you’ve decided that now is the time to finally have the straight smile you’ve always wanted then you’re in good company. Approximately one million people in North America who are over the age of 18 wear braces. At Canatella Dental, we support your decision and want to make your orthodontic treatment as pleasant as possible. With this in mind, we offer Invisalign in Lakeview, New Orleans so you can straighten your teeth more discreetly than you ever could with traditional metal braces.
July 28, 2016
The American Dental Association recommends that each member of your family from the youngest to the eldest have at least two dental cleanings and examinations every year. You may ask yourself: if my teeth look good and I’m not having any problems, why do I need to see my dentist in Lakeview so often? The simple answer is that these regularly scheduled appointments allow Dr. Canatella and Dr. Neumeyer to closely monitor your oral health in order to spot problems before they can escalate and then require more invasive and probably more expensive treatment. Read on to find out what exactly occurs during a dental cleaning and exam.
June 30, 2016
Your busy schedule doesn’t let up for something like dental work — but you can’t go on living with a painful, damaged tooth, either. When you need a dental crown, you need it fast. Guess what? One-day dental crowns in New Orleans are possible with CEREC, or chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics.
May 31, 2016
It’s easy to lose your cool when you experience a dental emergency, but it couldn’t be more important to remain calm after something goes wrong with your oral health. Canatella Dental is your emergency dentist in New Orleans — call us immediately and find the care you need right away. We’ll get you in to see the doctor as soon as possible, and provide important advice over the phone for what to do in the meantime.
April 15, 2016
At Canatella Dental, we are committed to providing the highest quality dental care to promote healthy smiles. Part of our commitment to dental excellence includes educating our patients. In an effort to ensure you maintain a happy and healthy mouth, we want to raise awareness about the connection between alcohol abuse and oral health. As your New Orleans dentist, we are here to protect your smile with the information you need about the impact of alcohol consumption on your teeth and what you can do to combat the risk factors.
February 29, 2016
Small changes can make a big difference, especially when it comes to your smile. If slight dental imperfections are taking a sizable toll on your appearance, tooth contouring could be just the treatment you need to reveal your very best smile! It’s a quick, painless procedure that can produce a noticeably better look. Keep reading to learn more about the simple treatment in cosmetic dentistry.