There is no doubt that oral health (simply caring for our teeth and gums) is important in helping us achieve not only a longer life, but a better quality of life.
Archive for 2011
In the past, the entire dental implant procedure took up to six months. Today, dental implants can be placed in just one day.
Advancements in 3-D computer imaging allow dentists to create custom veneers during your lunch break so you can be ready to hit the town with a beautiful new smile in one day.
It is not uncommon for individuals, particularly women, to go to great lengths to improve their appearance for their wedding day.
The charitable foundation Give Back a Smile gives survivors of domestic abuse access to restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers and dental crowns.
The FDA has approved LAP-BAND® System surgery for an increased number of patients; those with a BMI of 30 or higher, with one obesity related medical condition, can be approved for surgery.
Find out how much money is spent on breast augmentation surgery in the United States in this infographic.
Poikiloderma of Civatte is a skin condition that results in atrophy, hyper and hypo pigmentation, and dilation of fine blood vessels (telangiectasia).
The visibility of the nose makes it one of the body parts most commonly corrected by plastic surgery.
Patients who preview the results of a nose job using computer imaging software are more likely to be satisfied with the outcome of their surgery than those who do not, according to a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon.
Surgery to reshape the nose is called a Rhinoplasty. The vast majority of patients seeking this operation for cosmetic purposes are women.
A facelift is the operation that no one admits to wanting or needing, until they are shown the potential results of this facial rejuvenation treatment.
Blepharoplasty, or surgery of the eyelids, is a common plastic surgery procedure. Learn about the upper and lower eyelid surgery procedures.
An aesthetic problem that develops around the mouth is deep lines that typically appear on the upper lip, and can also affect the lower lip. These wrinkles are often referred to as "smoker's lines."
Although the porcelain veneers procedure is becoming more popular, many people do not know what porcelain veneers are or how the procedure is performed.
The idea that cosmetic dentists drill away large amounts of healthy teeth is mostly a myth.
That deep-seeded fear of the dentist and the dreaded drill just might be keeping patients from improving their smile.
Surveys have shown that most people believe cosmetic dentistry means whitening the teeth. The truth is, dentists are capable of doing much more to enhance patients' smiles.
Americans today are more concerned with their health and appearance than ever before.
Check out a graphic that details what happens during each step of the LASIK procedure.
Check out this graphic that shows prospective patients how the breast augmentation procedure is performed.