“Lip Fillers” and Cosmetic Dentistry

One of the newest treatments on the frontier of cosmetic dentistry is Juvederm and Restylane. These are injectable fillers that can create fullness in the lips,as well as to eliminate “smiles lines”. We have all been taught that the lips are the frame for the smile, and the teeth represent the “artwork”. An increasing number of restorative dentists have embraced …

Dental Implants Increasingly Preferred for Tooth Restorations

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) said times have changed and patients should forego prolonged dental heroics to save failing teeth and replace them with long-lasting dental implants. “There really is no justification for undergoing multiple endodontic or periodontic procedures, and enduring the pain and financial burden, to save a diseased tooth,” said John Minichetti, DDS, speaking for the …