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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Smile bigger?: They can make your teeth larger, if that is what you want. But they will not make your mouth open more than it now does so that you can see more of yo ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Sure but...: I wouldn't advise it, either for your temporary veneers or the rest of your body.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would discuss: This directly with the dentist who did your veneers.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
28 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It depends on the type of veneer. Composite veneers are chair side procedures and can be done in one appointment . Porcelain veneers on the other han ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
AestheticRestoration: Good day; A large direct composite (direct filling) is the most simple approach to restore a missing portion of a front tooth. If the composite were ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
A Name Brand: Porcelain is to lava as Aspirin is to bayer (aspirin). It is a specific brand of porcelain (with a specific chemistry using zirconia vs feldspathic po ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
40 years experience Dentistry
Not really: Most laboratory made veneers are made of porcelain like substances not composites. They are usually stronger than compsite and resist staining more. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dapper
35 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Large cavities can lead to excessive loss of tooth structure requiring crowns. Even good crowns fail after many years, there is wear and tear in the m ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Cost/longevity: Both are tooth colored however cost and longevity vary. Composite fillings cost less and longevity is on average 5-8 years. Well done porcelain fillin ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Tooth enamel: Healthy tooth enamel is natural, it is best. Porcelain veneers, while recommended for some, most likely will need to be replaced someday. Any dental ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Very safe: Very safe.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Banner
47 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Crown lengthening without crown or veneer is done by either removing some gum tissue or removing some bone and repositioning the gum tissue to establi ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
50 years experience Dentistry
Why?: If its new .... & you are doing it for color or shape.... change the things yo don't like in the actual crown.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
All are crowns: A crown is a restoration that fully covers a tooth a full veneer is a crown whose outer surface is usually a porcelain material fused to an internal ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Just variations: A porcelain veneer is a thin ceramic shell like a fingernail that is bonded to the front of the tooth to correct shape, size or color. Full porcelain ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Are they?!?: Lumineers are porcelain veneers. Though not a fan, personally or professionally, the major concern should not be cost, but rather longevity. At 23, yo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harvey Shiffman
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
ShouLd be similar: Lumineers are a brand of porcelain veneer and pricing should be similar.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
22 years experience Dentistry
Same Thing: A crown typically covers the whole tooth all the way around down to the gums. A veneer on the other hand typically only covers the front of the tooth ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Prices vary: On location in the us however a guess would be from 1400-2000 dollars assuming the tooth does not need anything else.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Crowns: In all cases, a crown covers the entire tooth. The difference may be in the types of material used and the amount of tooth structure removed. Some cro ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
39 years experience Dentistry
Not usually: Typically, resin bonding is less expensive than porcelain veneers. Resins require planning and artistry. They are more likely to chip and stain. Nor d ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
No!: Layered porcelain on a " Bruxier" Zirconium crown is equal to or stronger than porcelain fused to a metal based crown and more esthetic! So while it c ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Neither possibly: 80% is an awful amount of tooth loss. A composite filling is only recommended when there is up to 50% or less of tooth loss. As you asked in your last ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
37 years experience Dentistry
No: Bleaching is an acceptable process that causes teeth whitening. In some cases it can cause mild to moderate sensitivity for a brief period of time, wh ... Read More
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