Hi there, I opted for a same-day CEREC crown on one of my front teeth recently. The process was easy, quick, and convenient, but it was not until I got home that I finally got a good look at my new tooth. It’s a shade lighter than the rest of my teeth. Whenever I smile, […]
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 […]
Which type of crown is best?
Of the many types of full-coverage restorations, three of the most common are conventional, porcelain crowns, and CEREC crowns. However, there is not a best type. Each is the best in its only light, so the best choice depends on several different factors. Is full coverage necessary? When a large portion of the tooth is […]
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 […]