The dental industry is complex—more than just cleanings and x-rays, dentists and oral surgeons these days offer an extensive list of services to improve smiles both in and out of the mouth. From cosmetic treatments like Botox to dental implant surgery, teeth whitening and straightening, this specialty covers a wide swath of health and wellness needs. If you’ve been putting off a visit to the dentist, it’s time to get your routine checkup or needed procedure on the books. A healthy mouth and bright smile contribute to your overall health—make sure yours is in the good hands of a trusted dentist or specialist. For the latest offerings, technologies, news, and services, peruse the following dental resources from local experts ready to treat the smile your family and friends have been waiting a year to see.
Dr. Bridget Brahney Family Dentistry
At Dr. Bridget Brahney Family Dentistry, “family” is paramount. Dr. Brahney and her close-knit team are dedicated to helping you and your entire family achieve and maintain long-term dental health and beautiful smiles, whether it be through routine cleanings and checkups or through finding a solution to a more complex dental concern.
“Like family, we care for our patients with their best interest at heart,” says Dr. Brahney. “Let us care for your smile while sharing ours.”
When visiting Dr. Bridget Brahney Family Dentistry, you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including the latest advancements that reduce discomfort and expedite care. Dr. Brahney offers a comprehensive list of general, restorative, and cosmetic dental services to meet the needs of the whole family, from thorough exams to Velscope oral cancer screening to fillings, crowns, and tooth whitening.
For more information about Dr. Bridget Brahney and her practice, or to schedule an appointment, visit SmileNewOrleans.com or call 504-888-6860.
Tufton Family Dentistry
A family and team of native New Orleanians, Tufton Family Dentistry is the practice of Dr. Peter Tufton, who works side-by-side with his wife, a dental hygienist, and his son, Dr. Michael Tufton. Dr. Peter Tufton founded the practice in the ‘70s and offers decades of invaluable dental experience. With necessary protocols in place, the practice offers a comfortable, sterile, and inviting space for patients of all ages.
Tufton Family Dentistry is equipped with advanced technology to provide outstanding care. They use the Trios 3D scanner for digital impressions, intraoral cameras, and digital x-rays for more accurate diagnoses. DentalVibe is used by the practice for pain-free injections. Each treatment room is equipped with a touch-screen computer, which allows patients the opportunity to see firsthand the images of their teeth while discussing the diagnosis and treatment process directly with doctors. The wide range of services offered by Tufton Family Dentistry include implants, veneers, and botox.
Tufton Family Dentistry offers affordable care and several financing options. Visit TuftonDDS.com for more information.
Your smile is one of your most important features; it’s unique to you. Everyone’s oral health, overall health, and financial position is different, so at DiMarco Dental, Drs. Damon DiMarco and Joanne Hoppe provide individualized care and solutions that fit your specific needs. From routine cleanings, custom snore guards, whitening, to implants and Invisalign, DiMarco Dental provides a variety of oral health services that will keep you both healthy and happy.
It’s never too early to visit DiMarco Dental. Patients start as early as two years old, as developing good habits early can lead to a lifetime of healthy smiles. Young patients often require sealants and other preventative measures to combat the temptations of the modern diet, especially sugar found in foods and beverages.
To combat the spread of COVID-19, DiMarco Dental has implemented all CDC guidelines for the health and safety of patients and staff. For more information on DiMarco Dental and the practice’s holistic approach to dentistry, call 504-366-5611 or visit DimarcoDental.com.
Mid-City Smiles Family Dentistry
Conveniently located on the Canal streetcar line in Mid-City, Mid-City Smiles Family Dentistry offers complete dental care for all ages—everything from routine cleanings and cosmetic procedures to advanced implant dentistry, Invisalign and comprehensive orthodontics for the whole family.
Dr. Mark Anderson, Dr. Julio Marin and Dr. Perla Hernandez pride themselves on their top-quality, patient-first approach to family dentistry. Dr. Mark Anderson is recognized as the leading area provider of Invisalign, which is available for teens and adults. The practice also provides orthodontic services including braces, along with several advanced techniques in creating and restoring beautiful, healthy smiles.
Both Dr. Anderson and Dr. Marin offer the latest technology in the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants, including guided implant surgery, which combines CBCT and digital scan technology to provide a more efficient and accurate surgical experience.
Mid-City Smiles is uniquely positioned to serve the Spanish-, Vietnamese-, French-, and Arabic-speaking communities of New Orleans. For scheduling and information, visit MidCitySmiles.com or call 504-485-6575.
Oral Surgery Services
Dr. Demarcus Smith and Dr. Michael Ferguson are board-certified surgeons who provide exceptional patient experiences and comprehensive oral surgery care. Oral Surgery Services has offices in Metairie and Gretna where they offer the full scope of oral surgery treatments.
Oral Surgery Services is proud to be a part of the Greater New Orleans community and gives back to those in need through several outreach programs. Dr. Smith and Dr. Ferguson have provided students with complimentary wisdom teeth removal to save money for college and full-arch restoration to deserving individuals in need of a smile makeover.
Whether patients need dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, or other oral surgery care, the surgeons and staff of Oral Surgery Services are here to help them feel comfortable, safe, and informed every step of the way.
To view testimonials and schedule a consultation, visit ossla.net or call 504-455-9960 (Metairie) or 504-433-4455 (Gretna).