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Dr. Gasper Featured In The Colorado Springs Gazette! Functional Orthodontics can address issues earlier in childhood

December 10, 2014

Filed under: Functional Orthodontics,In the News — admin @ 6:25 pm

Health reporter, Stephanie Earls, featured Dr. Gasper in a story about Functional Orthodontics in this week’s Colorado Springs Gazette.

While a beautiful, full smile remains the goal, the focus of functional orthodontics isn’t solely on the realignment and straightening of teeth.

Functional orthodontics sets out to modify the mouth cavity or jaw during a child’s most active growth phases to address or correct underlying problems that could lead to issues with permanent teeth or the structure and mechanics of the mouth.

For the right patients, functional orthodontics can help correct overcrowding and crooked teeth, snoring, bite and jaw disorders, and even speech problems caused by lack of space.

The article also features the Smiley family whose three daughters benefited from functional orthodontics and who now have beautiful smiles!

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Shoes made with dentures!

December 10, 2012

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry,In the News,Uncategorized — admin @ 10:39 am

Shoes already have tongues, and now they have teeth, too.

Artists Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young transformed the standard dinner shoe by replacing its rubber sole with hundreds of teeth.  

The Savile Row oxfords have 1,050 denture teeth lining the sole.

The shoes are part of Fantich and Young’s “Apex Predator” line, which also includes a suit woven from human hair and has glass eyes instead of buttons.  Check out their gallery here.

A New Tooth, Made to Order in Under an Hour

October 16, 2012

Filed under: Cerec,In the News — admin @ 9:27 am

There is a wonderful CEREC article in

A nice write-up about the writer’s personal experience getting a CEREC restoration.

Dr. Ken Gasper of Aesthetic Dentistry by Design is also part of the approximately 10 percent who use CAD/CAM — computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing — to create a crown while a patient waits. You are done less than an hour.

Learn more.


Click here to read, “A New Tooth, Made to Order in Under an Hour.”