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dental enamel compared to porcelain
Porcelain versus Dental Enamel The similarities and differences between dental porcelains and natural enamel. Tooth structure has been replaced with porcelains for well over two decades. Among those dental materials available, such as resin composites, alloys, and metal-ceramics, all-porcelain... more
Do Animals Smile? Facial expressions of pets have been interpreted as actual emotional expressions. Everyone of us can probably recall a moment when we saw the sad or happy face of a dog. And our emotional response is immediate. A pet's emotion can elicit compassion or exhilaration in us.... more
Cosmetic Dentistry is for you.
Metamorphosis of a Smile This is my second Gif(t) of Cosmetic Dentistry. It represents the essence of cosmetic dentistry. The simple comparison of a smile before and after its makeover with porcelain veneers. Cosmetic dentistry is for you. While this video will just focus on the effect a direct... more
Cosmetic Dentistry can change your life.
Metamorphosis of a Smile This is the beginning of my The Gif(t) of Cosmetic Dentistry series. There have been enough words about the steps necessary to design a smile. Often we forget the purpose of cosmetic dentistry. It is a service. It is about changing lives. This brief gif video represents... more
smiling couple, smile and appearance
What does your smile say about you? Aristotle once said, "Beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of introduction". This is still very true today. Nancy Etcoff so pointedly reminds us in her chapter "Beauty as Bait" of her book "Survival of the Prettiest" how even children gravitate... more