These days, cosmetic surgery and cosmetic dentistry are considered very different disciplines. But it wasn’t always that way. In fact, the original name of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons was the American Association of Oral Surgeons. And when they formed in 1921, they required their members to have both medical and dental degrees. […]
The population in America and the world is aging rapidly. The number of Americans age 65 and older is expected to more than double over the coming decades. As more of us grow old and experience the effects of aging, such as lost teeth, we have to face the consequences. Replacing lost teeth means dentures, […]
One of the most common complaints people have about the appearance of their chin is that it is receding: it’s not pronounced enough or is too far back. Other people complain that their chins aren’t disappearing but multiplying: they have multiple chins, most of which are made up of fat that accumulates below the neck.
We definitely live in an age of technological wonders, and many of them have improved cosmetic dentistry. Among these wonders is the invention of incredibly strong ceramics that can be used in many dental applications, such as ceramic dental crowns where we could only use metal crowns in the past.
But sometimes it’s better […]
We live in a truly marvelous age, although sometimes it’s easy to forget. We take for granted so many of the amazing technologies and techniques that transform our lives for the better, like cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry is better than it has ever been, and modern cosmetic dentistry allows us to do things that we […]
Your painful bite is causing you TMJ, but why aren’t you getting it repaired? We understand that you assume bite repair is complicated because it sometimes requires full mouth reconstruction. And, it’s true, it can be complicated. But it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a rundown on some of the possible […]
Do you shudder every time you look at your smile in the mirror? Do you think that there’s no way that your smile can be made beautiful? Whether you used to have an attractive smile, or you never enjoyed one, it’s easy to get trapped into thinking that there’s no way to save your smile.