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April 1, 2015 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

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


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

Real World Dentistry with the Bioclear 360 Veneer System

by David Clark, DDS

The New Bioclear 360° Veneer MatrixThe Bioclear Matrix System was launched in 2007 and became available in 2008 in Canada through early adoption by Clinical Research Dental (Toronto, Ontario). The Bioclear Matrix is popular for Class III composites, diastema closures,

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