Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

Improve Your Smile with Gum Grafting

It”s not uncommon for me to meet people who are unhappy with their smile, but can”t pinpoint the reason why. In many cases, they may be surprised when I point out their gums. Then I tell them the good news: if receding gums are the problem, your appearance can be dramatically improved without braces or other procedures that involve many…

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Replacing Dental Bridges for Younger Patients

Many young adults are missing teeth due to genetics or have lost teeth through sports injuries or accidents. This means that there are a surprising number of people who have already had dental work to address missing teeth even before they reach middle age. Some of these people may not have been given the option of a dental implant in…

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“Gummy Smile” Correction – Is Surgery Necessary?

Many women and men are self-conscious about their look because, when they smile, they show a large amount of gum tissue. This characteristic can be extremely frustrating because it makes the teeth look smaller and draws attention away from the other facial features. The old approach to this problem in Beverly Hills required the cosmetic dentist to perform invasive surgery…

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Dental Implants for Cosmetic Enhancement

Tooth loss, obviously, causes significant changes to the appearance of the mouth, face and in many cases also can affect a person’s self esteem. What most people don’t know is that the loss of teeth may cause the structures that support the teeth to degenerate, compromising the health of the teeth on either side of the gap. In addition, tooth…

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Gum Bleaching: How It Works, Why It Works

Gum discoloration is a common phenomenon that changes the appearance of the mouth and teeth, and in particular often gives the gums a “rough” or unhealthy-looking texture. Although this problem is relatively minor, it often has a significant effect on a person’s smile and self-esteem and until very recently there were no accepted treatments for it. At my Beverly Hills…

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