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  • DOCTOR SPOTLIGHT: Christian Yaste, DDS, Cosmetic Dentist

    yaste Dr. Christian Yaste, D.D.S. is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. After graduating he moved to Charlotte, North Carolina and completed a two-year postgraduate residency in Oral Medicine. Dr. Yaste is qualified in all areas of general dentistry and has had advanced training in cosmetic restorative procedures as well as oral medicine and pathology. He holds a faculty position at the Carolinas Medical Center Department of Dentistry, where he is a clinical instructor.

  • 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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  • Photo of sedation types dentist visit LocateADoc

    Many people find that something as simple as a visit to the dentist can be a stressful experience. It can elevate their blood pressure and bring on a bout of anxiety. Some people even go so far as to skip important dental appointments, which can aggravate areas of concern and lead to even greater health issues.

  • Photo of 5 secrets to whiter teeth LocateADoc

    Every person wants a whiter smile. Sure, brushing and flossing like our dentists tell us works well for keeping our teeth healthy, but sometimes you need a little boost to get those pearly whites to really sparkle. As time passes, our teeth naturally gain some color and this can be exacerbated by things we consume like coffee and tea. What advice can the field of dentistry provide us for getting our teeth their whitest?