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April 7, 2020 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticCosmetic DentistryEditorialOral Health

What Motivates You?

by Les Rykiss, DMD, Dip. ABAD, FASDA, FIADFE

As I write this editorial I certainly feel how time has flown by. Sitting in front of my computer, I realized that my 30th anniversary of graduating from dental school is approaching in May. I thought to myself, “Wow that’s

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A Multidisciplinary Case for Smile Enhancement

by Ross W. Nash, DDS; Mark Allen, DDS

A patient presented for orthodontic care with a chief complaint to straighten her front teeth, eliminate her overjet, and balance her lip eversion. Her dental history included annual dental cleanings and root canal therapy on #9. Due to the skeletal

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When is “Good Enough” Good Enough?

by Jack D. Griffin Jr., DMD

“I always do the best for the patient”. That is noble, we’ve all said it and absolutely should practice that way. However, our ability to deliver on this is often limited by many factors including patient desires, ability to afford

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Selfie Culture Driving More Cosmetic Dentistry: A Case Report of Conservative, Responsible Veneers: Delivering the Smile

by Susan McMahon, DMD; Joseph Zwickel

Social media has arguably become a global obsession. For teenagers and young adults, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat have become the most common form of communication. Teens are increasingly posting photos of themselves and friends. Beauty standards have changed significantly

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Principles of Smile Design Treatment Planning

by Jeffery W. Lineberry, DDS, FAGD, ICOI, AACD, AAID

Introduction When it comes to re-creating a patient’s smile, it is not as simple as placing veneers or crowns on teeth that are whiter and brighter than the patient’s existing dentition (Figs. 1 & 2). The smile is an important

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The “Single Tooth” Dilemma

by Sunny Virdi, DMD

When it comes to aesthetic dentistry, many clinicians would agree that the “Single Central” cases are the ones that can be the most difficult. Trying to restore a single central brings up many discussion points: Direct or Indirect? Full coverage

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Resin Infiltration as Treatment for an Anterior Tooth Discoloration of Developmental Origin

by Nathaniel C. Lawson, DMD, PhD; Celin Arce, DDS, MS, FACP

Resin infiltration is a technique that has been available as a commercial product since 2010. The procedure consists of etching the tooth with a 15% hydrochloric acid, drying with an ethanol solution, and applying a TEGDMA-based resin infiltrant. The product

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As Desire For Cosmetic Dentistry Is Rising, Patients Put More Value On Finding Dentists Who Offer These Services

by The Art of Dentistry

About 80 per cent of people believe having a beautiful smile is a social asset, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Beyond this, healthy teeth are not only indications of proper overall health, but they play a role

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticCosmetic DentistryOral Health

Low Tech Approach – High Five Results! The Beauty Of The Direct Composite Mock-Up

by Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASD, FASDA, FICD, ABAD

Esthetics is still one of the key driving forces in dentistry today – whether it is one tooth or an entire mouth. The persona created by a beautiful smile is seen as a true asset to one’s personality. Meeting the needs and

March 13, 2017 News Cosmetic / AestheticCosmetic DentistryNews

Final Touches Added to 33rd Annual AACD Program

by The AACD

Attendees of the 33rd Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session, April 18-21, 2017, at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino should prepare for the ultimate Las Vegas experience: world-class comprehensive cosmetic dentistry education, luxurious accommodations, and extravagant social

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The emerging paradox in dental care

by Kahaliah Richards

Paradox = conflicting or contradictory trends. So what might be the paradox in dental services? On the one hand we have this movement to cosmetic care. A recent survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry says that more

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Top Smile Trends for 2015 Revealed

by Kahaliah Richards

Some trend predictions for smiles and cosmetic dentistry according to Dr. Harvey Silverman, creator of the EasySmile LifeLike Veneer System, an innovative, non-invasive new method for achieving better smiles. According to Dr. Harvey Silverman– Top Smile Enhancement Trends predicted for

May 27, 2014 News Cosmetic DentistryDental HygieneGeneral DentistryGeneral News

Why Whiten? 5 Reasons to Brighten Your Smile

by Kahaliah Richards

We all have those times when we’re seeking some kind of life change. It can make a difference to shake things up, and to gain a new lease on life. But finding that source of renewed enthusiasm can be easier

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“Smartphone Brides” On The Rise: New Survey Finds That 40 Percent Of Brides Posted Or Will Post A “Selfie” As Their First Wedding Photo

by Kahaliah Richards

The Invisalign® Brand sponsored “Smile Ever After” Survey Also Reveals That 92 Percent Of Brides Rank Their Smile As Their Most Important Wedding-Day Accessor The word “selfie” is hugely popular among teenagers – and it’s now resonating with many new

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Toronto’s The Art of Dentistry Launches New Dental Website

by Kahaliah Richards

Toronto-based dentist Sol Weiss has launched a brand new website for his practice, The Art of Dentistry. Sol Weiss and the entire team of The Art of Dentistry is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the

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Facial Fillers a Ticking Time Bomb? Skinspirations Discloses Dangers of Botched Fillers

by Kahaliah Richards

Tampa Bay-based non-surgical cosmetic center Skinspirations details the dangers of receiving fillers from an unqualified provider. As Americans increasingly put importance on outer appearances, the lengths to which people go to retain their youth seem endless. Dermal fillers have seen

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Porcelain Veneer Series

by ken

Terrific YOUTUBE series on porcelain veneers and an article from an outstanding practitioner in Turkey. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QALc88UEPEE[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riRLWpHAkxs[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiNSuCh4Mys[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcwaTheYDOY[/youtube] http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/the-scienceandartofporcelainveneersbysmile4d – Please share this with colleagues and direct them to MOUTHING OFF……the Internet has provided a literal treasure trove of material

March 23, 2012 News ClinicalCosmetic Dentistry


by ken

http://www.dentallinklive.com/ – double clickez toi on the image.  

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You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need.

by ken

There is no magic to the needs of this blog. We have abundant talent across this country. The concept of sharing and caring provides a baseline for standard of clinical expertise and all that is needed is a series of

March 20, 2012 News ClinicalCosmetic Dentistry

No Prep Veneers from Dubai

by ken

Grab yourself a double espresso from your Nespresso, sit in your Eames chair and turn the lights down low!! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFqV5vM248U[/youtube]