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Gummy Smiles Prove More Isn’t Always Better

“Gummy” is a word used to describe people who show a lot of gum when they smile. About 7 percent of men and 14 percent of women have gummy smiles, and experts believe the number could be higher. Prominent gums are not the easiest to hide. You can cover your mouth with your hand or practice keeping […]

Don’t Wait for Dental Carries; Seal Your Kids’ Molars Once They Emerge

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reports that about 21% of children aged 6 to 11 have dental caries on their permanent teeth. Left untreated, the condition could cause tremendous pain and difficulty in chewing food. In severe cases, it could get infected and form a tooth abscess, a collection of pus which can open […]

3 Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments That Take Decades Off Your Face

Experts believe that people splurge on cosmetic dental treatments because enhancing the smile is a subtle yet effective way to freshen one’s appearance. According to cosmetic dentist Dr. Uchenna Okoye, “smile tweaking” is becoming a part of people’s  overall grooming routines as they realize the age-defying benefits of improving the smile. Teeth whitening and straightening […]

Tummy Tucks 101: Some of the Most Frequently Asked Abdominoplasty Questions, Answered

In 2015, the top five surgical procedures for women included liposuction, breast augmentations, breast lifts, eyelid lifts, and tummy tucks. While these procedures are fairly common, it’s very possible that you might still have questions about them. Here, we’ll answer a few of the most frequently asked questions about tummy tucks, also known as abdominoplasties. […]

5 of the Biggest Benefits of Having Liposuction Performed

It’s no secret that liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed by plastic surgeons today. In fact, it’s right up there with nose jobs, breast augmentations, and tummy tucks. Despite its popularity, sometimes the benefits of the procedure are glossed over by pop culture. Whether you’re considering the surgery for yourself or […]

3 Procedures to Improve Your Look and Your Self-Esteem

If you’re excited about what’s to come in 2017 but are still feeling a bit self-conscious about your look, it might be time to start thinking about cosmetic improvements. Whether they are invasive or non-invasive, certain procedures can provide you with obvious physical improvements. But many people are unaware of the emotional and mental improvements […]

The Most Commonly Performed Cosmetic Procedures in 2015

It’s no secret that plastic surgery is a popular practice in America, but some procedures are more popular than others. Whether you’re aiming for Kardashian-level curves or a more youthful looking face, here are a few of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in 2015. Breast Augmentation Of the five most common cosmetic procedures performed […]

A Brief Look at the History of Anti-Aging Treatments and Botox

Anti-aging treatments have been present since Ancient Egypt, but how did we progress from bathing in donkey milk to normalizing Botox treatments? The journey was certainly a long and sometimes disgusting one. Here’s a brief look at some of the history behind anti-aging treatments and the development of Botox. Ancient Skincare Cleopatra is certainly an […]

Beyond Cosmetics: A Few Benefits Associated With Nose Jobs

Many people opt for rhinoplasty and other plastic surgery procedures for the cosmetic benefits, but is that all a nose job can offer? Believe it or not, there are several medical benefits associated with the process, as well. Here’s a quick look at a few of the clinical advantages of getting a nose job. Snoring […]

A Few Things You Should Know Before Getting an Eyelid Lift

Believe it or not, some people skip the facelift entirely and go straight for the eyelid lift. In fact, many patients seeking a facelift have been told by their surgeons that a simple eyelid lift would do the trick. Eyelid surgery has become extremely popular recently, and it’s no secret why. Eyelid lifts can help […]