Fall Issue 2019

Happy and Healthy

Implant-secured bridges make for glowing new smiles. It doesn’t happen nearly as much as it used to, but the tradition of students giving an apple to their teacher hasn’t completely died. Tyla, who has been teaching in private schools for more than two decades, can attest to that. Tyla Tyla has received more than a bushel full of apples over the course of her teaching career. However, for Tyla, eating an apple or just about anything else was, for many years, painful and truly di...

Tremendous Transformation

Unique blend of technologies adds brilliance to expressive smile. She won’t go so far as to say it should be a prerequisite for employment, but Nadi Janvier strongly believes that one of the most important things she does in her job as a physical therapist working in a skilled nursing facility is smile. Nadi Janvier “I believe you can change someone’s entire demeanor and actually make them feel better just by giving them a smile,” says Nadi, a 38-year-old mother of two who, de...