There are several treatments you can undergo to get a gorgeous, straight smile, particularly porcelain veneers and Invisalign. Time to weigh the pros and cons to determine which cosmetic dentistry treatment is right for your smile makeover.
You’ve finally made the bold, amazing choice to upgrade your smile with cosmetic dentistry. The future is looking bright and your new teeth will match it. But before you get in the dentist’s chair and before any work can begin, there is preparation to be done.
When you reach a certain age, you may begin looking for the fountain of youth. Should you lose a few pounds? Change your hair color? Get Botox? What many people overlook is the power of upgrading their smile. If you get porcelain veneers, you will look younger immediately. And there are plenty of reasons why.
Do you have crooked teeth? Gaps between your teeth? Overlapping teeth? Tooth misalignment can give you a smile you don’t love, but you may not want to commit to braces to get that coveted straight smile. Thank goodness for cosmetic dentistry. The right procedure will deliver straight teeth and then some.
I don’t know what to do. I told my dentist about this huge opportunity I have to make a presentation. This could make my career. I’d mentioned wanting to freshen up my teeth with some whitening to make a good impression. He told me he’s a Lumineers certified dentist and he’d like me to consider […]
I’m a little frustrated about a situation with my new dentist and think I just need to get an outside perspective. Several years ago I had dental bonding done to repair a small chip on a front tooth. The bonding has been fine and I’ve always been happy with it. Recently it broke off, completely […]
I’ve been looking at getting a smile makeover. It looks like composite and porcelain veneers are similar, but the composite veneers are significantly more affordable. Are they adequate for a smile makeover? Mary C. – Maine Mary, If you’re just looking for an adequate smile, then sure, you could find a cosmetic dentist who will […]
I have two crowns. They’re in good shape, but like the rest of my teeth, they’re showing their age. I’d like to get porcelain veneers to re-so the entire smile. Will I be able to put porcelain veneers on top of the crowns? Mary C. – Orlando, FL Mary, You can get your smile makeover. […]
I was under the impression that porcelain veneers could be made into any shape. I didn’t have a pretty smile before, but the new smile with the porcelain veneers looks fake to me. The teeth are boxy and all the same. In reality, the only thing more attractive about them is they’re whiter now. But, […]
I was so excited for my recent smile makeover, which included porcelain veneers on my front teeth and a few crowns on my back teeth. I “test-drove” the temporaries and felt really good about how it was all going to look, so I gave my dentist the go-ahead to permanently bond everything. I quickly realized […]