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Cosmetic / Aesthetic

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Laser-Assisted Aesthetic Osseous Crown Lengthening During the Crown Preparation Appointment

by Marina Polonsky, DDS, MSc. Laser Dentistry

Introduction Once you have been in private practice long enough, you can pretty much expect the unexpected. We become very good at not allowing planning and scheduling mistakes to disrupt our office or inconvenience the patient. In cases of complicated

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Esthetics and the Mixed Dentition – A Responsible Solution

by W. Johnston Rowe Jr., DDS, AAACD

Introduction The growth and development of the adult dentition is a sequential process that can be a cause for increased self-consciousness in some children. Children are well aware of when they exfoliate their first baby tooth, and are often critical

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Beyond the Teeth

by Jack D. Griffin Jr.

It’s easy for us dentists to minimize our own significance in overall patient health. We drill holes, we fill holes. We grind, we restore. We clean, we re-clean. Rewarding work but often becomes just routine for some of us. Instead

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Smile Enhancement in the Most Conservative Fashion: An Orthodontic, Restorative Perspective

by Jordan L. Soll, BSC, DDS; Bruno Vendettelli, DDS, Dip. Ortho, FRCDS

Abstract In 1987 dentistry changed profoundly when Fusayama introduced the world to “total etch, total bond” and the beginning of current cosmetic dentistry was born. By 1991 John Kanca began his uphill battle to gain acceptance of this ground-breaking technique

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryOral Health

The Use of Digital Smile Design for Everyday Dentistry

by Paresh Shah, MS, DMD, Cert. Esthetic Dent.

The use of a diagnostic wax-up has always been beneficial in the planning and execution of restorative and surgical procedures. It serves multiple purposes from treatment planning, communication with the interdisciplinary team and showing patients what possibilities exist for treatment.

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Treatment of Tetracycline Discoloured Teeth with Full Ceramic Restorations

by Luc Vandenborght, LTH

Tetracylines were introduced in 1948 and are broad-spectrum antibiotics that may be used in very different cases of infections. Every dental practitioner has seen several cases of tetracycline stained teeth. The effects of Tetracycline antibiotics on teeth are well documented.

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral HealthViewpoint

White to Black

by Jordan Soll, BSc (Hon.), DDS, Dip. ABAD

“If you look you up the word experience in the dictionary, it says see mistakes” and at 60 years old you, feel that you have mastered a lot over the years. Consequently, at this stage in life most of us

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

January 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Aesthetic Restoration of the Primary Anterior Dentition

by Lawrence Yanover, DDS, PhD, FRCD(C)

One of the greatest challenges in paediatric dentistry is aesthetic restoration of the primary maxillary dentition. We are faced with both a restorative and behaviour management challenge due to the lack of cooperation often exhibited by young children. These patients

December 2, 2016 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Heroic Restorative Repairs – A Universal Adhesive

by George Freedman, DDS, FAACD, FIADFE

The task of repairing restorations has historically been an unproductive procedure in the dental practice. Dental professionals have learned through extensive personal experience that repairs, whether intra- or extra-oral, have a very poor prognosis. In fact, no matter how carefully

November 23, 2016 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral HealthProsthodontics

Synergy of Aesthetics and Biomechanics

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C); Goth Siu, BHSc, DMD, MS, Cert. Prostho., FRCD(C), FACP

The following article will illustrate a comprehensive full mouth reconstruction therapy with treatment objectives for Aesthetics and Biomechanics. Our patient (N.B.) presented to the office with the pre-existing dental treatment done from another country as illustrated in photos 1 and

November 18, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

33rd AACD Scientific Session to Include Captivating General Session Speakers

by Oral Health

The 33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session will take place April 18-21, 2017, at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino and will include three dynamic general sessions from acclaimed speakers Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, Doug Hanson and Dr. Jackie Freiberg.  

November 15, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental TechnologyNews

Teeth Whitening Technology Eliminates Need to Visit Dental Office

by Yahoo! Finance

The product is the perfect solution to provide for the percentage of patients who want a whitening treatment but don’t even have the 20 minutes for their in-office treatment or who simply prefer to whiten teeth and remove stains at-home.

November 9, 2016 Feature Clinical case reportCosmetic / AestheticDental Laboratories

Prep”Less” Veneers: Treating Tooth by Tooth Instead of Case by Case

by Dr. med.dent. Holger P. Meiser DDS, MAGD Holger Dental Group

Abstract The patient treated in this report was not pleased with the appearance of his smile and his confidence to smile was affected. He desired ‘bigger’ and ‘whiter’ teeth. As with any elective cosmetic restorative procedure, a minimally-invasive approach providing

October 18, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

The Father of Aesthetic Dentistry, Dr. Irwin Smigel, Passed Away Monday

by Sam Roberts, The New York Times

Dr. Irwin Smigel, a pioneer of aesthetic dentistry who brightened the smiles of celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Bennett, Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Willis, died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He was 92. The cause was complications of pneumonia, said

October 18, 2016 News Continuing EducationCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session Features the Industry’s Top Educators

by Oral Health

The 33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session will take place April 18-21, 2017, at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino and will feature a winning approach to comprehensive cosmetic dentistry education: the industry’s elite educators presenting the latest techniques, materials, and

September 19, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryImplantologyNewsOral Health

Dental Implant Market on the Rise Due to Injuries and Aesthetic Awareness

by PRNewswire

The global dental implants market is expected to be USD 6.81 billion by 2024, based on a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rising demand for tooth (or teeth) replacement has provided good growth potential to the market. Growing number of

September 13, 2016 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental CareOral SurgeryOrthodontics

Resolving Colour and Crowding

by Tyler Wynne, DDS

Introduction For some of our patients, esthetics is not a chief concern as lip posture accommodation has enabled them to hide their smile. A precipitating event, such as an accident resulting in dental trauma or critical comment from a stranger

August 22, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentalDentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Guide: How to Whiten Teeth

by Oral Health

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August 17, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental TechnologyNews

Laser Depigmentation Is The New Dental Technology In Miami

by PR Web

John Paul Gallardo, D.D.S., P.A. and William P. Lamas, D.M.D., M.S. are excited to announce that they now provide a quick, pain-free choice to restore the appearance of healthy gums using a laser depigmentation technique in their Miami dental office. Through