Cosmetic Dentistry

by Dr. John Heimke
Improvements in restorative materials and conservative techniques offer clinicians the ability to deliver highly aesthetic results using minimally invasive or no-preparation veneers to restore smiles and even straighten misaligned teeth. Dr. John Heimke explains more and shares a patient case study with a custom-designed smile featuring 18 minimally invasive veneers.
June 2023
Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the dental market.
June 2023
A Townie shares a five-step process for better restorative results
December 2022
Townies provide instrument advice for a dentist just beginning his oral surgery journey.
May 2022
by Dr. Jeanette MacLean
Dr. Jeanette MacLean shares a case study and assessment of the latest entry into the field of over-the-counter whitening products—brush-on emulsions.
November 2022
by Dr. Tom Hughes
Before Dr. Tom Hughes tackles some restorative and cosmetic cases, he creates a temporary composite simulation veneer that allows the patient to take the proposed treatment for a test drive and visualize what the finished work would look like. He shares several cases in which he used the “Smile Trial” technique to generate high trust, high case acceptance and high satisfaction levels for patients and dentists alike.
June 2022
by Dr. Rod Kurthy
Dr. Rod Kurthy shares his foolproof method to gaining more cosmetic dentistry patients in your practice.
December 2016
The votes are in—the ballots are counted! See which products, services and equipment won the top spots for 2017.
December 2017
by Dr. Brian S. Gurinsky
In this follow-up to his February 2018 article on functional crown lengthening, Denver periodontist and Dentaltown board member Dr. Brian Gurinsky explains why you should lengthen a crown for aesthetic reasons.
July 2018
by Dr. Jonathan Ferencz
Dr. Jonathan Ferencz shares a case in which he bridges the analog–digital divide when creating anterior aesthetic veneers.
August 2020
by Dr. Terry Shaw
One of our most-followed Townies, Dr. Terry Shaw, shares a case in which he treated a well-known Canadian tenor’s severely worn dentition over two visits by rebuilding the patient’s upper and lower teeth with composite.
November 2020
With our monthly dental poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on materials.
October 2021
After Townies cast their ballots for their favorite dental services and products, we tallied the results. Now it’s time to announce the winners of the 2021 Townie Choice Awards!
December 2021
by Dr. John Nosti
Dentaltown editorial advisory board member Dr. John Nosti shares his 10-step guide to cosmetic case success, with specific suggestions to help dentists incorporate the process—which starts with understanding the patient’s goals and desires—into their own practices.
March 2022
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