Everyone on the Fashion Dental Arts team is committed to continuing education as a means to being our best for our client dentists and their patients. We are trained and experienced in digital design and fabrication. Our carefully-selected offering of materials can be seated with the confidence of knowing that they are biocompatible, of highest quality, and are appropriate for each specific application. The layout of our Laguna Niguel facility was designed to accommodate modern production workflows, and provides a convenient consultation area.
...is founded on quality craftsmanship and attention to detail that enables our client dentists to seat restorations with maximum confidence and minimal effort.
...is based on integrity, quality, and a passion for excellence.
...commitment is to consistently apply exceptional engineering and artistic skills to fabricate precise restorations that leave doctors and patients smiling.
Our Technical Team
...is led by Alan M. Smith, CDT. Alan is a Master Ceramist with both deep and current knowledge of the materials that have evolved within the industry over the past three decades.
...has worked together for more than 25 years (and we're still lovin' it!)
...is committed to continuing education in pursuit of excellence.
...places importance on personal as well as professional growth.
...considers each case an opportunity to transform a tooth, a smile, a self-image.
...invites you to provide pleasant patient experiences by prescribing restorations from Fashion Dental Arts.
ALAN M. SMITH, CDT
Alan participates in industry organizations dedicated to improving the practice of dentistry. He employs techniques acquired by studying alongside dentists and with many of the world's leaders in dental technology, most recently at the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) conference.
Alan has pursued continuing education with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontics, the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Laguna Gnathological Study Group. He has also studied at the IDEA facility in San Francisco and at the Kois Center in Washington State.
A week studying with the master Naoki Aiba, CDT at his Monterey, CA studio took Alan's porcelain and photography skills to a new level and enable him to apply a photo collage technique to custom shade matching. Alan's next step was into applying digital color analysis to the custom shade matching process. His use of the eLABoraid technology and technique adds cross-polarization to photo collage to render measureable results.