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  • Keeping a Healthy Smile After Teeth Whitening. Dos and Don'ts

    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.

  • Platelet Rich Plasma - Adding to Skin Rejuvenation

    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.

  • Cosmetic Surgery Gone Wrong—Even Big-name Celebs are Not Immune!

    Tom Cruise Puffy Face Plastic Surgery Picture - LocateADoc.com 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.

  • Overview of Denture Stabilization and Mini Implants

    If you wear dentures, you may be one of many people who deal with discomfort, wobbling and slippage on a daily basis. While denture adhesives can resolve the problem in the short term, keeping dentures in place can become a daily challenge. Fortunately, there are options. Cosmetic dentists have developed a mini implant procedure specifically for denture wearers so that the dentures can be anchored in place. Here’s a close look at how denture mini implants work, and if you may be a good candidate for the procedure.

  • Different Types of Dentures: A Close Look

    If you have missing teeth, your dentist may recommend a set of dentures so that you can maintain a healthy smile. Dentures are removable replacements made out of acrylic resin, metal and other materials, and are custom made to fit your mouth. When you have missing teeth, it can be difficult to control your expression, chew food properly or even pronounce certain words. Dentures help to keep your jaw muscles aligned and support your existing teeth and gums. Here’s a close look at how dentures work, and the different types of dentures available:

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  • Cosmetic Dentistry

    Is being self-conscious of your gum line affecting your willingness to smile? Gum shaping, also known as contouring, may be an option for you. This dental procedure can alter gums that are placed awkwardly on the teeth, and it reshapes them to better showcase a balanced smile.

  • Cristiano_Ronaldo_2010

    Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo has been said to have had cosmetic dentistry and braces to bring that his smile to light. Having cosmetic dentistry done will make someone look more attractive and younger, and help make lasting first impressions. Ronaldo is a hit on and off the field, and his smile is one of the keys to his attractiveness.