Aesthetics

Strategies for Consistent Aesthetics and Function

INTRODUCTION Many patients present with both functional and aesthetic problems. The dentist must first...

Direct Composite Veneers: A Viable Treatment Option

INTRODUCTION Direct composite veneers are one of those restorative treatments that have mixed opinions....

An All-Ceramic Smile Makeover

I am honored when a fellow dental professional asks me to perform treatment for...

Smile Design: A Modern Approach

INTRODUCTION Dentists today face exciting times with the advancement of smile design treatment planning...

Replacing Existing Restorations: A Treatment Planning Challenge

One of the challenges in restorative dentistry is replacing old restorations. These cases present...

All-Ceramics and Tooth Alignment Create a New Smile

Figure 1. The patient’s smile before treatment. CASE REPORT Diagnosis and Treatment Planning This...

Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Success: Determining the Endpoint First

INTRODUCTION Many patients want to improve their smiles, yet they do not move forward...

Bleaching a Retained Primary Tooth

INTRODUCTION Bleaching is not the same as “whitening.” Bleaching changes the inherent color of...

Worn, Tetracycline-Stained Maxillary Teeth—Restored! An Elective Rehabilitation With a Minimally Invasive Approach

This case report describes an elective rehabilitation treatment approach to restore severely worn and...

An Innovative Approach to Complex Cosmetic Dentistry

As I celebrate my 30th year practicing cosmetic and restorative dentistry, I reflect on...