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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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    Computers have played a critical role in the medical world in the last 50 years, assisting in every aspect of the practice from surgery to lab tests to hospital organization. Thus, it should be no surprise that computers are making big waves in dentistry as well. Computer Assisted Dentistry (CAD) and Computer Assisted Molding (CAM) are innovative new practices that make your experience far more convenient and comfortable.

  • Image Of Smiling Woman

    Research over the last several years has revealed that your smile says a lot about you. Sure, it lets others know that you're happy or content, but it can do a whole lot more than that. For example, did you know a childhood smile may influence the odds of getting a divorce later in life? These findings prove that orthodontics and a big grin are about a lot more than just looking good!