Dentistry Articles

A person’s smile can either be his source of confidence or insecurity. Because of this, people who are not satisfied with the quality of their smile often employ ways to improve them. One of the ways is to make use of veneers.

The rumor mill is bustling about actor Tom Cruise’s puffy appearance at a recent awards event in London. Many have long suspected the 50-year-old has maintained his youthful looks with the help of cosmetic surgery procedures. But this most recent change in his face suggests even mega-stars can end up with less than optimal cosmetic surgery results.

You may not think it’s an absolute necessity, but your oral health is just as significant as your overall wellness. Fact is, this is one reason dentists never run out of business. The answer is pretty obvious – their services are not an option for people to ignore or else sooner than later you will be forced to pay the dentist a visit, either from incessant toothache, decay or social embarrassment from mouth odor. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), about 50% of Americans visit their dentists each year and most of them have excellent overall health status.

After 23+ years of practicing dentistry and helping people with their health and their smile Dr. Andreaus still finds it to be fun, enjoyable, and challenging.

Laser dentistry procedures are among the most innovative treatment options available for completing a root canal, removing decay and improving the smile. The Waterlase™ dental laser procedure is a high-tech solution that reduces the discomfort associated with many dental procedures by spraying atomized water and administering laser energy accurately and effectively into the treatment area. This innovative technology can be used to create a smile makeover, for soft tissue procedures, and also for cavity preparation.

Discolored teeth can take away from your appearance and make it difficult to feel confident when smiling. Fortunately, there are several treatments available to brighten and whiten your teeth and restore them to a healthier shade. Teeth naturally turn yellow, brown or green as you age, and can also become discolored after eating certain types of foods or when you smoke.

Are you ready for your smile makeover? Whether you’re undergoing the BriteSmile procedure or a standard tooth whitening treatment at the dentist’s office, knowing how to keep those pearly whites shining bright is a top priority after your session. Keeping your teeth in great shape prevents gum disease and other problems, and a series of teeth whitening treatments can help enhance a healthy smile even further.

Cosmetic and plastic surgery centers are finding that Botox injections are the most popular minimally invasive procedure offered, and are extending membership programs and discounts for their regular customers. To make it even easier for patients to get these injections, dentists and other medical professionals are learning to administer Botox at their practices.

Many significant innovations for rejuvenating skin has been the outcome of more and more people seeking out non-invasive procedures. One of the latest techniques involves PRP or platelet-rich-plasma as soft tissue filler. The science behind this started from wound repair studies indicating PRP is rich in growth factors that activate and rejuvenates cells in the body. As these PRP growth factors are released, they induce the production of collagen, generate new capillary blood supply and increase retention of moisture, all adding to skin rejuvenation by helping skin to regenerate itself.

Robert Korwin, MAGD MICOI, Cosmetic Dentist at Advanced Dentistry in Middletown, NJ and teaches at St Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson. Dr. Korwin is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Monmouth Ocean County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, International Association for Orthodontics, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, The Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and is a Board Member of the American Society for the Advancement of Anesthesia and Sedation in Dentistry and the New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiners.
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