Dr. Ammar Mekari comes to his practice well prepared. Advanced schooling has earned him expertise in root canals and dental implants, both of which he performs at Mekari Dental Studio. He was also front and center in a clinical research study regarding the removal of wisdom teeth and post-op dental pain, conducted by the Clinical Research Center in New Orleans. When not in surgery, Dr. Mekari examines teeth for signs of disease during routine checkups, and whitens healthy teeth with non-invasive bleaching formulas. He offers a number of treatment options to fix crooked teeth, including clear braces that straighten teeth in six months and a very strong giant who straightens teeth in six seconds.
In the 14 years since he graduated dental school, Dr. Ken Morgan hasn't rested on his laurels. He's kept abreast of emergent technology and techniques, putting them to good use in his office. That's how he's able to perform such advanced treatments as dental implants, tooth-colored composite fillings, and durable veneers so thin they're nearly translucent. He also helps straighten out crooked grills with clear, custom-fit Invisalign braces, which guide teeth to their proper position while remaining virtually invisible.
A graduate of Louisiana State University and a member of the American Dental Association, Dr. Todd Canatella helms a staff of specialists well-versed in bite-beautifying procedures and up-to-date on technological advances thanks to courses and seminars. They use digital x-rays to reduce radiation exposure and perform regular checkups and cleanings to keep teeth healthy and well rooted. For grins in need of crowns, inlays, and onlays, Dr. Canatella uses Cerec CAD/CAM technology to complete these procedures in one visit without the usual litany of temporaries, appointments, and in-office sleepovers.
Clients smile whiter and brighter as they emerge from the offices of Solar Teeth Whitening New Orleans, which specializes in whitening treatments that can be performed during a single lunch break. During their signature 30- or 40-minute sessions, technicians slather teeth in a specially formulated gel that activates beneath an array of LED lights. This light-and-gel combination works to boost whiteness 8?12 shades and blast away discoloration caused by excessive coffee, cigarette, or crayon consumption. Clients can also purchase whitening kits to use in the privacy of their own homes or snag an annual membership that keeps smiles bright throughout the year with one whitening session per month.
After her practice was destroyed during Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Rupa Jolly became all the more determined to care for the community’s dental needs. She revived NOLA Dental Care and, today, she continues to improve smiles with preventative check-ups and x-rays, as well as dental implants, teeth whitening, and other cosmetic procedures. She also enrolls in continuing education courses in order to master the field’s most cutting-edge techniques and smile-inducing molar jokes.
At Lakefront Dental Care, Dr. Stephen Delahoussaye and Dr. Joseph Marino Jr. tend to grins with both general and cosmetic dentistry. Their general dentistry services include procedures such as root canals and cleanings, and their cosmetic services encompass tooth repair, implant tooth replacement, and Zoom! whitening. Dr. Delahoussaye and Dr. Marino stay current on technological developments, enabling them to perform techniques such as laser dentistry, which can address myriad issues while yielding benefits such as faster healing and reduced bleeding.