To look at Lisa, one would think she had nothing to complain about; she had a dazzling smile and beautiful, healthy, naturally straight teeth. She felt there was some room for improvement however, believing her upper lip was too narrow. By using no-grinding porcelain veneers, Dr. Muslin was able to adjust the angle of Lisa's upper teeth to create fuller lips and a wider … [Read more...] about No-Grinding Porcelain Veneers
Crooked, stained teeth are not uncommon, and Greg was only one of many with this problem. Like many others, Greg was also very uncomfortable with the idea of dental treatment, and in any event, did not want to have to wear braces for several months. In order to provide Greg with straighter, whiter teeth, Dr. Muslin used his own techniques. Read about Dr. Muslin's use of the … [Read more...] about An End to Crooked Stained Teeth
Due to a childhood trauma, horror stories or both, many people have a fear of dentists - hence the recent growth of what is known as sedation dentistry, during which the patient is either put completely under, or is simply given a relaxant. Deborah was one of the latter; afraid of dental treatment, neither did she wish to be unconscious during the procedure. Find out more … [Read more...] about Sedation Dentistry to the Rescue!
Andy was a patient who enjoyed good dental health overall, but was suffering from a slow facial collapse because of age-related wear on his teeth due to bruxism, or tooth grinding. In Andy's case, simple veneers would not have restored facial length; Dr. Muslin used Face Lift Dentistry ® in order to reposition the jaw, thereby lengthening Andy's face through elimination of … [Read more...] about Restoring Facial Collapse
Like many people, Andrew was born with misaligned teeth; a sports injury later in life exacerbated the problem. Andrew rejected braces as well as the INVISILINE® option. As the patient wished to have the straightest teeth in the shortest amount of time, Dr. Muslin decided that Andrew was a good candidate for Instant Braces. Learn how the remarkable Instant Braces technique … [Read more...] about From Misaligned Teeth to Straight Teeth in Two Weeks
Amy came to Dr. Muslin six years ago because although her permanent teeth had grown in and were basically healthy, they were small and infantile-looking with noticeable gaps between them; using braces to bring them together would have made her mouth look unnaturally narrow. Find out how Dr. Muslin used no-drilling, no grinding porcelain veneers to give Amy fuller, more … [Read more...] about Baby Teeth
I am proud to work with a doctor who uses the rubber dam tooth isolation technique. The rubber dam allows you to swallow and breathe normally while giving you the protection and peace of mind you deserve. The rubber dam stops the old amalgum filling pieces from going down your throat, isolates the teeth for better bonding and disinfection. The rubber dam technique may also … [Read more...] about Rubber Dam Tooth Isolation Technique
A visit to the dentist’s office does not have to be an unpleasant experience. Sounds unheard of, right? Usually there is a long wait, which puts the patient in an agitated state before entering the treatment room. As a dental assistant who has worked in an office where the Doctor would run up to three hours behind schedule, I have come across my fair share of agitated … [Read more...] about Dental Appointments – On Time, Every Time!
We frequently receive phone calls from patients who ask if there is a dentist “like Dr. Muslin” in their area. Quite frankly, Dr. Muslin is very unique because we know of no other cosmetic dentist in the country who does face-lift dentistry. If you are considering crowns or veneers, it is important to look at the "full picture". Face Lift Dentistryâ addresses your bite as well … [Read more...] about Out of the Area?
Regulations regarding teeth whitening are different from state to state. Each state continues to change its regulations as the years go by so we must continue to monitor the state boards. In California, at this time, a dental assistant can administer the teeth whitening material as long as there is a dentist supervising in the office. Zoom II and BriteSmile are easily and … [Read more...] about Does a Dentist Have to Administer Teeth Whitening?