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 […]
I’ve had porcelain veneers on my two front teeth for quite some time, but I’m not really happy with them. While I have no complaints with how they look, what really bugs me is that they make it difficult to close my mouth. They feel so bulky! I’m looking into getting them replaced and I […]
I think I am in a dilemma – and possibly an expensive one! I’ve had porcelain veneers for several years on my top four front teeth, but recently I noticed that they were looking very dull. For a quick way to brighten them, I picked up some whitening strips and used them for several applications. […]