Your teeth are losing their sparkle After 40, enamel thins (if only the same were true of our waists!), allowing the yellow dentin underneath to show through. So what’s a gal to do? Plenty. Check out these tips. BRIGHT Ideas Don’t get to thin. Losing enamel is inevitable as you age, but you can minimize […]


Sonic Toothbrush With Angled Brush Head Yields Optimal Brushing Results

New York City – Super-smile’s new Series II LS 45° Advanced Sonic Pulse Toothbrush is the only toothbrush on the market with a patented, ADA-recommended 45°-angled brush head. It combines this with state-of-the-art sonic technology to effectively clean and polish teeth both beneath and below the sulcus to a sparkling white. The toothbrush operates at […]


A Novel Way to Erase Lines

Shape March 2009 The latest antiaging facial treatment involves neither a scalpel nor a syringe. New York City cosmetic dentist Irwin Smigel, D.D.S., president of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, is using porcelain veneers to knock years off his patients’ looks. Smigel ( applies slightly thicker veneers, which puff out lips (and fill out […]


Dental Museum to Honor ‘Dr. Smiles’

Women’s Wear Daily June 5, 2009 Forget “Say Cheese” perhaps “Say Smigel” is more apropos. After all, Dr. Irwin Smigel is deemed the father of aesthetic dentistry for pioneering tooth bonding for cosmetic purposes in the late Seventies. That contribution has landed him in the National Museum of Dentistry, which pays tribute to Smigel with […]


National Dental Museum Honors Dr. Irwin Smigel

“The Smile Experience,” on June 6, 2009. The exhibit, a multimedia presentation, features the achievements of Dr. Irwin Smigel, NYUCD Class of 1951, who is widely known as the “father of aesthetic dentistry” for pioneering tooth bonding for aesthetic proposes in the late 1970s. Visitors can see how people have enhanced their smiles throughout history, […]


Plastic Surgery Without a Scalpel

As recently as 25 years ago, dentists were identified solely as well-meaning, necessary evils.Dentists were important for the relief of pain, but otherwise, they were avoided except in dire circumstances. The occasional dental article in the lay press rarely explored the profession’s accomplishments, so consumers thought of practitioners as a static profession. The lay perception […]


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