Question: Dr. Sam, I am considering crowns and porcelain veneers. However, my friend had some done and now has black rims at the bottom of her teeth. This looks awful. Is this normal? - From Linda, Santa Monica Answer: It is very unfortunate when there are black rims around porcelain crowns and porcelain veneers. This should NOT happen! The black stain around the rim of the crown or porcelain veneers is contamination. The bonding technique was a failure as there was … [Read more...] about Black Rims Around Porcelain Crowns and Porcelain Veneers
How does dentistry have such a dramatic effect on the face? The secret to improving the shape of the patient's face is to optimize the teeth, bite and jaw location to the structural anatomy of the patient. Most patients do not have the ideal jaw position for their structural anatomy, so they silently suffer physically and aesthetically. Facial Profile Optimization with the non-surgical Face Lift Dentistry® Method The problem is that there was not a way to balance … [Read more...] about How Does Face Lift Dentistry® Work?
Millions of people are living with common bite problems such as underbite and overbite. The first step to addressing a bite in need of correction is properly identifying it. The problem is, many don't know how to identify these problems and will continue to live their lives with "buck teeth", a "big chin", or "short teeth" without knowing it's a lot easier to correct than they might think. Through descriptions and detailed illustrations, this infographic will help identify some of the most … [Read more...] about Common Bite Problem Identification Chart
Teeth get shorter in all dimensions as the enamel erodes from the front and back and the teeth shorten from years of clenching, grinding, chewing and biting. It is a natural aging process that can be completely reversed by Anti-Aging Dentistry Read the full article at: www.faceliftdentistry.com As we get older, our teeth get shorter and we loose support for our faces. The teeth actually get shorter in all dimensions as the enamel erodes from the front and back and the teeth and the teeth … [Read more...] about Aging: Shorter Teeth and Bite Erosion
Everyone does it. You know…when no one is watching. It is wishful thinking that takes the form of face-pulling in front of a mirror. With a push on the temples, you achieve an insta-facelift. Turn sideways and use your thumb to tug on the extra skin at the neck. Lift your chin and bye-bye weak profile. The results, however, are fleeting – nothing more than playacting in front of a mirror. BUT, news flash! California dentist Dr. Sam Muslin can turn those wishes into reality. He … [Read more...] about Small Chin and Overbite Fixed by Nonsurgical Facelift