There’s no shortage of cosmetic dentists on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, and yet Saul Pressner DMD, FAGD, stands out from the crowd. His hands-on, sensible approach to smile maintenance has made him something of a celebrity among patients.
Pressner, the current President of Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry, believes in tooth preservation, and aims to avoid painful, invasive and uber-expensive procedures when and where he can. Biomimetic means to copy or mimic nature – and it’s a an approach that is taking root (pun intended).
Beauty In The Bag chatted with Pressner about biomimetic dentistry, smile saboteurs and more.
1. What is Biomimetic Denti
New York City cosmetic dentist Debra Glassman, DMD, is well known for her sparkling smile as well as the signature feminine touch she provides to the smiles of her patients—many of whom are women. Of late, Glassman has joined forces with GlaxoSmithKline, the makers of ProNamel Toothpaste, to draw attention to the deleterious effects that acid erosion can have on a smile and the surprising foods that can contribute to acid erosion.
She answered some questions about the new campaign, the latest and greatest in cosmetic dentistry, and what a healthy smile really looks like for Beauty in the Bag.
Here’s what she had to say:
Why does our oral health m
For more than 17 years, New York City dentist Dr. Timothy Chase has been practicing cosmetic and restorative dentistry with an emphasis on natural tooth preservation and oral health. After earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Boston University, he completed a general practice residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and is himself a dedicated educator, having held faculty positions at New York University Dental School and Spear Advanced Dental Education Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Chase remains on the forefront of advances in restorative and cosmetic dentistry and is also a prominent figure in the media – his expert advice has been featured in numerous fashion and bea
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