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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: AB, Human Biology, Stanford University
Dental: DDS, University of Southern California
Post-Medical School TrainingFellowship: Academy Of General Dentistry
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What is a full mouth restoration? A Full mouth restoration, Full mouth reconstruction or Full mouth rehabilitation is literally that, rebuilding and or repairing an entire mouth. This could mean repairing or replacing some of the teeth, or replacing and repairing all of the teeth. Who Needs a Full mouth restoration? Generally, people who have had issues with their teeth such as: People who have lost of some or many teeth due to tooth decay or some...
What is a Dental Implant?A Dental Implant is a surgical device that is placed in the jaw to allow the attachment of an artificial tooth or teeth. There are basically 3 types of dental implants. The root-form endosseous implant is the one most commonly used today. It is a titanium cylinder that looks similar to a tooth root and is placed inside the bone. The blade endosseous implant is an older type of implant that is placed in the bone with a flat blade sticking up. The last type of implant...
What is Cosmetic Dentistry Cosmetic dentistry is defined by wikipedia as “dentistry that improves the appearance and function of a person’s teeth”. But create a pleasing result using cosmetic dentistry is much more than that. If you were to think of the mouth as a Theatre stage, the lips are the curtains for the stage and the teeth are the individual actors. For a successful performance everything has to be working together. The goal of cosmetic dentistry is for all of the...
Most popular answers from Patric Cohen, DDS, FAGD
I am a big believer in keeping things simple, so take home bleaching trays are the easiest way to go for whiter teeth. That being said, if you want... READ MORE
Smile is crooked. It's also been like this since I was little but I've noticed that since I've gotten older it's worse? (Photo)
I would first give braces or invisalign a try. It also looks like one side of your lip is lifting a little higher, so you might look into botox for... READ MORE
I would first look into dealing with the"hang tooth" via braces or invisalign if possible. Once that is corrected then you could try whitening... READ MORE
Anxiety and fear caused me not to obtain correction for my canines. Im in my late 30's and wonder what I could do now? (photo)
I would start with a consultation for Invisalign to see if this can be straightened out with just clear aligners. It is possible that you may need to... READ MORE
Judging from your pictures I would say braces/invisalign followed by porcelain veneers. Veneers alone will not solve the problem. READ MORE
Yes you can get an ideal smile. You are a great candidate for porcelain veneers. It is important that you find a cosmetic dentist who knows what they... READ MORE
Easiest way to do this is with Botox and possibly facial fillers. Find a plastic surgeon or Dermatologist who does both. READ MORE
What's the best treatment to reduce my gummy smile? Which type of specialist should I book an appointment with? (Photo)
You should go see a Periodontist for a consult. If possible, they can use a laser to reduce some of the tissue. Otherwise, they will need to do a... READ MORE
Yes there is hope. In this situation I would recommend doing some gingival recontouring with a laser and then redoing the veneers and bridge. You... READ MORE
I would consult with a good cosmetic dentist for a smile makeover. Using Porcelain veneers you can totally change your smile. Regarding the nose and... READ MORE
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