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October 20, 2015 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

32nd Annual AACD Scientific Session: Not the Same Old Dental Meeting

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

Every year the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Professional Education Committee (PEC) pushes the envelope when it comes to offering dental professionals the very best in comprehensive cosmetic dentistry education at the Annual AACD conference. This year, the PEC has

July 30, 2015 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The dangers of DIY Teeth Whitening

by Kyrene Family Dental

No matter how seemingly easy and safe DIY teeth whitening seem to be, there are dangers involved. Each year, billions of dollars are spent by North Americans on products for the teeth. These days, toothpastes that bleach teeth have gained

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

“Can We Make Big Teeth Appear Smaller?” A Creative Look At Smile Design

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FADI, FACD, FIADE, FASDA Dip. ABAD

IntroductionCreating a beautiful smile can be arduous task for even the most experienced restorative dentist. With all of the wonderful materials and techniques that are available to the aesthetic dentist today … “beauty is still in the eye of the

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Full Mouth Rehabilitation

by Les Rykiss, DMD

When a full mouth rehabilitation is the necessary course of treatment due to severe breakdown of the dentition in its current state, one must keep in mind that as restorative dentists, we still have the ability to do things in

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Full Mouth Rehabilitation Made Simple and Affordable

by Marc Montgomery, DDS

Introduction As people get older, their teeth get worn out, making a person look older than they actually are. Most of these individuals end up having more issues with their overall occlusion, which result in their problems not being solved

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Using Invisalign to Generate No Prep Dentistry

by Luc Vanderborght

Case Study: 2011–2012You could say that I live in a strange country. When people come to our practice, most of them have only a vague understanding of what they need or want. Of course they all want beautiful and healthy

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Smile Design By The Numbers

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

IntroductionDentistry and smile design is an art and a science. Subtle variations can make a smile look unique and better match the personality of the patient.1 Creating smiles that all look the same is undesirable and should match the size

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Walk, Don’t Run

by Dr. Elliot Mechanic

It seems to me that dentists are being bombarded from different directions with new technologies. And if we were to believe the claims and the hype that many of them claim, it would seem as if we are shortchanging our

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Marchez, Ne Courez Pas

by Dr. Elliot Mechanic

Il me semble que les dentistes sont bombardés de toutes parts par de nouvelles technologies. Et, à en croire toutes les prétentions et tout le battage publicitaire entourant plusieurs de ces nouvelles technologies, il semblerait que nous escroquons nos patients

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

The Evolution of a Smile A Sixteen-Year Perspective

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

AbstractThe cover model for Oral Health’s first Cosmetic Dentistry issue in April 1999, beautifully displays the calibre of dentistry that could be achieved at that time utilizing a multidisciplinary approach. However, any dental restoration, no matter how well it is

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Augmentation vs Amputation Utilizing Composite Resin

by Bob Margeas, DDS

Minimally invasive dentistry is a buzz word that means different things to many clinicians. One dentist may think a ¾ porcelain veneer is conservative, where another thinks it is too destructive of tooth structure. Over the last several years technological

April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Case Report: Smile Enhancement with Evidence-Based, Minimally-Invasive Restorative and Surgical Techniques

by Dr. Holger P. Meiser, DDS, MAGD

AbstractThis case involved a middle-aged female with a high lip line and small defects in the surface anatomy of teeth 11 and 21 as well as a gingival defect on tooth 21. The patient was not pleased with the appearance

January 27, 2015 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental CAD/CAMDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Beautiful materials for aesthetic restorations – eye-catchers at IDS 2015

by IDS

Our teeth play a significant part in our appearance and our radiant smile. They affect our self-esteem and influence our social  contacts. In dentistry, therefore,  in addition to restoring the masticatoryfunction  the aesthetic restoration result is also an important criterion

July 11, 2014 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Comprehensive Dental Helps Patients Smile With Confidence With Veneers

by Dental PR News

Charlottesville VA dentist aims to give patients their confidence back with dental veneers and other cosmetic services. Unfortunately not everyone is born with a perfect set of pearly whites. In fact, it’s estimated that 75 percent of Americans need orthodontics

May 20, 2014 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental LaboratoriesDentistryOral Health

GBAS Raises More than $20,000 at AACD 2014, Presents Awards

by The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

New AACD Members Elected to AACD Charitable Foundation Board of Trustees

May 2, 2014 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

AACD Launches ‘Smile Story’ Contest to Award Makeovers, Raise Cosmetic Dentistry Awareness

by The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has launched “The Smile Story Contest” that will enhance the smiles and change the lives of up to five lucky people, while raising awareness about the benefits of cosmetic dentistry. The Smile Story

April 1, 2014 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Grit

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

In 1965, my primary school principal told my parents that they should be happy if I became a stock boy. That was grade three, and at my mother’s insistence, a year which I repeated. I am a December baby, which

April 1, 2014 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Using the RED Proportion Template to Create a Beautiful Smile

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

It has been said that people have to see it to believe it. Cable television shows now feature young couples searching for run-down homes they can purchase for a bargain and then transform into the house of their dreams. The

April 1, 2014 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental Technology

Using a Er,Cr:YSGG Laser to Enhance the Emergence Profiles of Implants

by Howard Golan, DDS

Implants have become the treatment of choice to replace missing teeth. It is highly predictable and the refinements of the techniques by surgeons throughout the world have shown minimal morbidity, long-term success and excellent esthetics. However, implants do have limitations

April 1, 2014 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Technique for Creating Incisal Translucency in Anterior Composite Restorations

by Ron Goodlin, DDS, AAACD, FIADE, FAGD

INTRODUCTION:The internet provides a vast amount of information for our patients. Dental websites and articles, showcasing the best work under ideal circumstances, have resulted in increased patient demands and expectations. Today’s practitioners must be able to provide high quality cosmetic