Malocclusion — or, misalignment of the jaw — is a relatively common medical condition in the United States. Overbites and underbites affect millions of Americans, in some cases so severely as to cause other dental and medical issues. There are three types of malocclusion: Class 1 occlusion is where there is some slight overlap of the upper and lower teeth. While … [Read more...] about The Hidden Costs of Jaw Surgery
The Institute of Medicine estimates that 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, costing the country $600 billion a year in medical treatment and lost productivity. "We need to address this in a more comprehensive and interdisciplinary way and include prevention as a very important goal,” said Dr. Phillip Pizzo, chairman of IOM’s Congress-commissioned committee charged … [Read more...] about TMJ Pain and the Overbite Problem can be Corrected Together without Surgery or Braces
Anti-Aging Dentistry vs. Cosmetic Dentistry - It's the same thing! Anti-aging dentistry is the new hot item just as cosmetic dentistry used to be. The problem is that anyone can be an anti-aging dentist as nothing is required and just about any dental treatment qualifies as anti-aging dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry also requires no certification and any dentist could be … [Read more...] about What is Age Reversing Dentistry?
If you saw the recent news piece from CBS LA about anti-aging dentistry you are probably wondering if it is real. Is there really a new type of dentistry out there that could be the answer to a more youthful appearance? The answer is yes. It is called the Face Lift Dentistry ® treatment and it is reversing years of aging by idealizing the patient’s bite and jaw position. … [Read more...] about Channel 2 Anti-Aging Dentistry – Will You Really Look Younger?
Today, with the continued evolution of high tech dentistry, traditional surgical methods for underbite correction are no longer the only choices. Surgery and braces take years to complete, have risks to treatment and may not be stable nor successful. The alternative to surgical under bite correction is with Face Lift Dentistry ® treatment which can be completed in two weeks or … [Read more...] about Face Lift Dentistry® for Underbite Correction
Why is my face getting rounder or fuller? If you have noticed that over the years your face seems to be getting wider or rounder then you are probably correct. However, what you may not realize is that the obvious reasons like weight gain or aging may not be the cause. If you are over 35 then the odds are pretty high that your bite position could be the source of your … [Read more...] about Facial Collapse Treated with Anti-Aging Dentistry
How Can I Look Younger? One of the key reasons that patients look older is because they may have only gotten porcelain veneers that do nothing to reverse years of aging. Yes, when the patient is smiling, the porcelain veneers help their teeth look whiter but, without idealizing their jaw position, they will look their age. Anti-Aging Dentistry may be the answer. The … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging Dentistry Secrets
Treating the Gummy Smile The gummy smile can be a blessing when the patient gets older so it is important that all of the dentistry have a plan that will also work 20 years from now. It is not in the patient’s best interest to remove all of the “gummy smile” when they are only 20 years of age because when they are 45 years of age, the gummy smile may be completely gone … [Read more...] about How Can the Gummy Smile be Reversed?
There is no doubt that the dental industry is in the midst of an age-reversing transformation. The crux of this series of developments is caused by advanced dentistry and high tech porcelain offered by dental manufacturers, which make aesthetic rehabilitative dentistry an obvious component in treatment for today’s baby boomers. The media has drawn attention to … [Read more...] about Age-reversing Dentistry for Baby Boomers
How does dentistry reverse premature aging? It is not well understood that the shape of the patient’s face and the shape of the patient’s profile is directly related to dentistry. Patients look older when the chin slowly moves closer to the nose over a period of many years. Anti-Aging Dentistry can help that. By the time the patient gets to only 40 years of age, they … [Read more...] about Can Dentistry Reverse Premature Aging?