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Bad breath, or halitosis, is a delicate condition that causes many to be self-conscious. There are many ways to treat brad breath, but first you need the knowledge to fix the problem.

A gum lift surgery, also known as a gingivectomy, is a simple procedure performed by a surgical dentist to adjust the height of the gum, revealing more of the tooth. People get gingivectomy’s for various reasons including cosmetic and medical motivation.

Are you considering porcelain veneers to enhance your smile? An experienced, cosmetic dentist can apply an incredibly thin layer of porcelain over your teeth, which can correct broken, chipped, or stained teeth. While it is not an invasive surgery, you should always review the advantages and disadvantages of any procedure beforehand.

Within the realm of dental hygiene and surgery, cosmetic dentistry continues to grow in popularity as more and more people discover the variety of options available to help them overcome unattractive oral features. From a single tooth to an entire smile enhancement, this area of the dental field offers solutions for nearly any type of issue. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) recently released a list of some of the most popular procedures that Americans are choosing now.

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Stars are always in front of a camera, whether it is for film, television, or just for paparazzi photos. These three celebrities have all had some cosmetic dentistry done to help them look better in front of the watchful eye of fans.

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.

With only 14 days left before we say goodbye to 2012, we thought it only timely to look back at this year's celebrity cosmetic surgery news to find out which story created the most buzz.  It's kind of like our way of seeing who's in and who's out.

Although Brooke Burke didn't make the top of our list, Heidi Montag's plastic surgery sure did.  And, why was Rob Kardashian on our list?

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. LocateADoc.com would like to recognize the Cosmetic and Reconstructive Support (CRS) Program that the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) offers to survivors of domestic violence. The NCADV has a firm partnership with facial plastic surgery doctors and cosmetic dentistry doctors from across the country that volunteer their services and assist survivors of domestic violence who cannot afford cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and dentistry needed to remove physical scares and injuries received by their spouse or partner.

One of the programs partnered with the NCADV is FACE TO FACE. The FACE TO FACE Program was started by the Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) in 1994. This program offers facial plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery to survivor victims repairing damages to the face, head, and neck caused by the domestic attacker.