Facial Paralysis

Communicating without Smiles

For most of us, smiling is something that comes naturally–it’s part of the American Dream to be able to smile. Smiling can mean more promotions, and smiling at one another is an essential part of being a couple. But for some people smiling is simply impossible. People suffering from various types of facial paralysis are […]

R-Rex Jaws

T-Rex Had Awesome Jaws, Too

We recently talked about the amazing architecture of Tyrannosaurus rex’s teeth. Now a new study reveals that T-Rex’s jaws were awesomely designed for wielding those deadly knife teeth, capable of opening nearly 90 degrees with straining. This study emphasized the importance of a harmonious relationship between teeth and jaws in the proper functioning of your […]

3D Printing Teeth

Will 3D Printing Replace CEREC?

In our office, we use one of the most advanced and versatile computerized restoration systems available: CEREC. This computer-aided design / computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) system allows us to make dental crowns and tooth-colored fillings called inlays and onlays from hard and attractive ceramic materials. But will this advanced system soon be replaced by an […]

Porcelain Veneers Reasons

The Reasons People Want Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are a great way to improve the appearance of your teeth, but what causes unattractive teeth that porcelain veneers can fix? Here are a few of the reasons why people are unhappy with their smiles and want cosmetic dentistry’s most powerful procedure. Smile Gaps A gap in the smile, technically known as a […]