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Younger or Skinnier?

Would you rather lose weight or lose an imperfect smile? In a society as superficial as our own, this definitely seems like a tough choice. Both have their advantages and their limitations. Yet both can significantly impact how others view you. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry decided to conduct research to address this decision.

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What You Need To Know About Sunscreen

First and foremost, everyone needs to wear it.  It doesn’t matter if you’re fair-skinned or dark-skinned — the risk of skin cancer is there no matter what. Recently, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported the incidence of melanoma in both men and women “has risen two percent every year from 2000 to 2009.” 

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UK Women Want To Dazzle Like The Duchess

Women want Kate’s smile. Why? Because it’s natural. The Duchess of Cambridge has been all over the news lately.  First it was the engagement, then the royal wedding, the pregnancy, and now the royal baby. Why is the world — namely the Brits — so obsessed with the common born-turned princess? The answer unanimously (aside

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The Three Types of Smiles

Imagine being able to design what your smile looks like.  It’s an opportunity that comes with a cost, just like any cosmetic surgical procedure.  When choosing to undergo a multiple-tooth operation, a cosmetic dentist usually offers a smile consultation. Cosmetic dentists have a different set of priorities than those of a general dentist.  The patient

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Teeth Whitening Diamond

Are those Crest White Stripes not getting the job done? Or that Rembrandt Deeply White 2 Hour Whitening Kit just not getting your teeth white enough? If you’re blaming your teeth, it’s not their fault. Maybe you haven’t tried hard enough. Maybe you’re missing an incredible whitening treatment. Have you checked them all out? Because if

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Introducing…The Allergy Veil

Are you an allergy sufferer like this woman? You might want to read this! Got bad allergies?  What if instead of using nasal sprays and taking pills you could use a veil that prevents pollen from sticking to your nose and eyes?  I don’t mean a wedding veil or other mesh material hanging from your

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It’s Fashion Week Baby

You hear fashion week, you think women on runways, designers anxiously awaiting approval from scrutinizing fashion editors. And you probably think the main target is women. Usually, you’d be right. Well, for the most part, it still is. But they’re not the sole gender being targeted by designers like Marc Jacobs. That’s right: men are

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Getting that Natural Smile

We’re all about aesthetic dentistry and at the very core of this dental art—the very principle that everything is founded upon—is creating a beautiful smile. Now that’s the goal of our mission, but there’s an objective on top of that one, one that’s addressed here: how to show off that beauty with a natural smile.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Change Your Life

There’s an old saying, “First impressions are lasting impressions.” However, putting your best foot forward when you don’t love the way you look can be difficult. If you find that you are frequently trying to hide your smile or feel nervous talking to others due to a chip or stain on your tooth, it might

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Beauty Trend of the Moment: Facial Yoga

How do celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston stay so young looking and still avoid plastic surgery?  According to MailOnline, the answer is facial yoga, the latest beauty fad. Facial yoga involves pulling the face into ‘poses’ or ‘positions’ similar to the way the body does for traditional yoga.  There are 18 facial positions

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5 Beauty Products Every Summer Bride Needs

While summer is one of the most popular times of the year to get married, every bride has considered how the warm weather and bright sun might adversely affect her big day. These five beauty products are what every summer bride needs in her arsenal to look her very best. 1. A light- to medium-hold

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