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a natural smile
All of my patients have one thing in common when they meet with me for the first time: they want to look better, but it has to be natural. A natural smile is not something that we invent or create. Yes, an artist “creates” his art, whether he uses his canvas or clay, he is free to communicate... more
nature's beauty equals functional harmony, just like Smile Design and Functional Occlusion
What is dental occlusion? It sounds pretty “occluded,” right? Well, the truth is that it appears very esoteric to many dentists. So, don’t feel so bad if you do not understand the concepts of the human masticatory system. What does it have to do with cosmetic dentistry? EVERYTHING... And this is... more
Cosmetic dentist Dr. Peter Rabanus giving a lecture about smile design.
Dr. Jörg-Peter Rabanus is currently San Francisco's only AACD-accredited cosmetic dentist. He has been teaching cosmetic dentistry and smile design for many years. He believes that it is not enough to deliver to his patients the best dentistry possible, but also to help other cosmetic dentists to... more