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Creating Tooth to Face Proportion in One Visit

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This video illustrates a conservative technique for proportioning teeth to improve the smile and facial appearance as well. The goal in interpersonal contact is to be able to maintain eye to eye contact. However, when a tooth or teeth are out of proportion such as crowded, it becomes more difficult to maintain the eye to eye contact. The solution in this case is cosmetic contouring or reshaping the crowded teeth which provides an immediate esthetic result.

Date Added:
12/3/2013

Author(s):

Ronald Goldstein, DDS Ronald Goldstein, DDS
Dr. Ronald Goldstein is currently Clinical Professor of Oral Rehabilitation at Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine in Augusta, Georgia, Adjunct Clinic...
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Questions & Comments
ajay mootha - (1/14/2014 1:59 AM)

smiple yet inspiring. great tips.thank u.

Ronald Goldstein - (1/12/2014 3:30 PM)

Thanks, Jeff....it is all about properand constant communication with our patients so they 'buy' into our therapy and therefore become a positive influence in the result.

Jeffrey Sims - (1/12/2014 12:35 PM)

Very informative presentation Dr. Goldstein! I especially like how you explain in very simple terms to this patient even though she is you chairside assistant. Always a pleasure and learning experience to here and watch you!

Manuel De LA ROSA - (1/12/2014 9:24 AM)

Dr Goldstein, congratulations on this magnificent presentation. Very human on your approach, and lots of expertise thrown on all the detail management of the case. Superb!

Ronald Goldstein - (1/1/2014 7:46 PM)

Thanks, Filipe, I agree with you and hope more dentists will begin to realize that factor. I have seen a number of orthodontists who feel when they achieve good occlusion they have done their job. Unfortunately, extracting 4 bicuspids to get a better occlusion but having the face collapse is not the ideal solution by any means in my opinion.

filipe lopes - (12/6/2013 6:45 PM)

Dear Ronald thank you for such a wonderful demo and so clarifying. Tooth to face proportion should be the constant "CPR" on Dentistry Faculties. Just beautiful. Filipe Lopes.

Ronald Goldstein - (12/6/2013 6:28 PM)

Wisam, My routine is if there is sensitivity I suggest the patient use Pro Enamel toothpaste, or I will give them a tube of MI Paste(GC) and suggest they use a bead of it on their toothbrush 2 to 3 times daily. However, sensitivity is a rare occurance with me since I am careful especially when I am getting close to dentin.

Wisam Ibrahim - (12/6/2013 3:45 AM)

Dear Dr Ronald Goldstein great presentation just like every time kindly clarify the problem of postoperative sensitivity and how to overcome after the treatmnet

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