Hello there, I recently had several porcelain veneers prepped and placed. However, I just learned I am pregnant! I am currently in my first trimester. Would getting those porcelain veneers have caused any harm to my unborn baby? Thank you, Suzie, from San Bernardino, CA Hi Suzie, Congratulations! To answer your question, you do […]
Are All Porcelain Veneers This Expensive?
Hello there, I saw my dentist because I wanted some cosmetic dentistry done. I was interested in getting some porcelain veneers on my upper teeth. I figured it was faster and cheaper than orthodontic work. However, my general dentist quoted me over $9,000! That price does not even cover all the dental work I would […]
Porcelain Veneers: What to Consider Before Getting Them
Many people opt to have porcelain veneers placed to help them achieve their dream smile. They tend to be a go-to when correcting issues such as chipped teeth, discoloration, crooked teeth, or gaps between teeth. However, before you commit, there are four important considerations to take into account. What to Consider If You Want Porcelain […]
How do I know which type of porcelain veneer is right for me?
When people want a smile makeover that gives a beautiful, celebrity-like smile, porcelain veneers are the direction they turn. Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic coatings applied to the teeth. They are designed to match the color and clarity of the natural teeth. The veneers cover the front of the teeth and wrap around the sides […]
Can my porcelain veneer be repaired?
Several weeks ago, porcelain veneers were placed on two of my teeth. I was originally happy with the how they looked, but when I got home, I noticed what seemed to be a small rough scratch on one of them. I returned to the dentist, who said it would be an easy fix and could […]
Do porcelain veneers have to look so perfect?
I have always wanted to have a more improved, more natural looking smile. I have intended all this time to use porcelain veneers to achieve my dream smile. However, I’m wondering if this is the best route. I’m a local political figure and I know that a great smile makes a wonderful impression. My teeth […]
Porcelain veneers are not centered
I recently received porcelain veneers from my dentist. I had no idea that it would have been best to have seen a cosmetic dentist for this procedure. I am now realizing that my veneers are not straight. As I am researching on my own, I am learning that I should not have gone to my […]
Best mouthwash to use with porcelain veneers?
I have new porcelain veneers and could not be happier. My smile is beautiful and I am constantly receiving compliments. I want to do all I can to maintain this smile (and protect my investment), by ensuring that I’m caring for my veneers as best I can. Is there a particular mouthwash that is best? […]
My porcelain veneers are so shiny, they bling!
I have a love/hate relationship with my new porcelain veneers. I had just two veneers put on my top front teeth because my teeth were a little crooked and a little small for me. The dentist, whom I thought I had done my due diligence in finding, is very kind and had some good suggestions. […]
Should I fix a crooked tooth or pull it?
My boyfriend and I can’t come to an agreement. I have a tooth on the top next to my front one that is turned sideways and is behind the others. I think the easiest and cheapest way to fix it is to just pull the tooth. My boyfriend doesn’t think that’s a good idea and […]