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Dental Bridges

A dental bridge uses a fixed prosthetic device to address missing teeth. The device is called a dental bridge because it bridges a gap between one or more missing teeth. The process uses the adjacent teeth to support the bridge/artificial teeth located in-between the natural teeth. The artificial teeth are known as pontics. Bridges are made of different...
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Kevin Brown, DDS

Article Updated on December 14, 2018


Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, refers to a surgical procedure that can alter the appearance of the nose. Rhinoplasty can be performed as an open or closed procedure. An open procedure is performed by making incisions along the creases of the outer nose in order to treat a wide array of nasal despondencies. A closed procedure consists of internal...
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Anil Shah, MD

Article Updated on December 14, 2018

Reconstructive Earlobe Surgery

Reconstructive earlobe surgery is a procedure that rebuilds the tissue on the earlobe and restores it back to a normal appearance. This type of procedure is also known as earlobe repair. It is generally sought after by patients who have gauged their lobes/stretched them, in order to insert gauges or plugs, but now want to reverse the effects. Reconstructive...

Diana Ghosh, MD

Article Updated on December 12, 2018

Neck Liposuction

Neck liposuction removes the appearance of jowls to create a youthful and more defined jawline. It is designed to remove excess fat from the neck and under the chin area. The treatment improves the appearance of a double chin and refines the jawline to enhance the chin as well as provide balance to the facial features.  The results are long lasting...
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Kevin Sadati, MD, FACCS

Article Updated on December 10, 2018

Revision Rhinoplasty

Revision rhinoplasty corrects functional or aesthetic nasal problems that occur after a previous rhinoplasty surgery. A functional revision is when a patient needs another surgery because of breathing issues such as obstruction of the nasal airways or other signs of impaired breathing. An aesthetic revision is performed to correct a nose that is too...
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David Alessi, MD, FACS

Article Updated on December 07, 2018

What is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty, AKA labia minora reduction and labial reduction, is a plastic surgery that decreases the size, or restructures the labia minora, also known as the inner flaps of skin on either side of the vagina. This procedure is also known as labia reduction since it involves reducing the labia minora so it doesn’t suspend below the hair-bearing labia...
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Randy Buckspan, MD

Article Updated on December 07, 2018