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Can A Dentist Put A Veneer Over A Crown
It depends: Depending on the material used to make the initial crown, it can be successful if it is an all ceramic crown and relatively new.I've done it after a patient refused to have me remove their chipped all ceramic crown. They understood there was no guarantee but 8+ years later it still looks great. So, yes, it is possible but the dentist has to understand the limitations. A new crown is best. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size or length and resulting in an improved appearance. They can be made from porcelain or ...Read more
Yes: If the porcelain on the old crown (cap) is chipped assuming there is no recurrent decay, the porcelain can be prepared, an impression is taken, the veneer is fabricated and bonded to the old crown. However, if there is a metal substructure of the old crown it should not be exposed. The best bonding will occur between two porcelain surfaces. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
It is possible: Depending on the age & condition of the crown it may be possible to put a veneer over the old crown to match the new veneers exactly, but many times it is more prudent to put on a new crown, made by the same lab that is making the new veneers. There are some challenges to matching the color exactly when you are working with a combination of veneers and crowns. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Would a dentist put porcelain veneers on a bulimic patient? Would a dentist put porcelain veneers on me if I am bulimic? Are porcelain veneers the best kind?
I have had the same dentist my entire life.
I have been bulimic 12+yrs and have it about 75% unde
Porcelain crowns vs porcelain veneers? I have some messed up teeth due to years of neglect that i would like to fix. On dentists' website, i see before and after photos of both porcelain crowns and porcelain veneers. Are those the same thing? Are they use
My dentist is suggesting front teeth veneers, as opposed to, crowns to fill in gaps near the gumline. Which of the two is least invasive and why?
Veneers: Veneers are less invasive than crown as there is less reduction of tooth structure however there are many other factors that determines if veneer or crown which is the best option depending from case to case so your dentist would be the best to be evaluate ..In your case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sometimes: if the dentist who did it within a short time, he will consider. You need to get an exam and x-ray to see what is the best option for you. you can also send me your x-rays for a second opinion http://my.setmore.com/bookingpage/72b8c781-a64f-45c9-9314-934abdd25118 ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I asked for whiter veneers and got yellower ones instead! is my dentist at fault and shouldn't he be obliged to correct the mistake?
Ask your dentist: Dentistry is an art, and sometimes it's not always possible to achieve the expected result right away. Depending on your expectations and extent of esthetic needs, it's quite possible the veneers may need redone. Talk to your doc. If you're reasonable and honest, i'm sure your dentist would want to replace them to make you happy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many dentists in my area offer cosmetic servcs such as veneers, but i don't know how to go about finding one who is truly qualified. What should I do?
Yes, but why?: If you're set on having them removed, you should see a professional to have them taken off instead of doing it yourself. But the key question is why do you want them removed. If there was significant tooth structure removed during the preparation, you'll need to cover them with either porcelain or composite resin and only a dentist can do this. Leaving them uncovered may look more unsightly. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
If dentist grinded enough front top/bottom enamel to eliminate anterior guidance, will bonding or veneers recreate the sensation?
Minor changes: In the mouth often seem magnified. Rather than try to guess exactly what your dentist did, changed, expected to achieve or inadvertently altered is impossible to determine over the internet. I suggest that you discuss this issue with your own dentist. It's quite possible that with some minor adjustments your dentist can make your bite and you comfortable. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I was about to get veneers but my dentist said if they break then i would need a root canal to fix it. If this is true, why is that?
Had veneers fitted, returned due to black dot, dentist drilled surface of veneer. Now that part not shiny. Has he removed protective glaze/coating?
No he has not: The fact is the surface of a veneer is shiny because it is either polished, glazed or both. Using a drill can cause that 'polish' to go away. However, by polishing it well, it can become just as shiny as before. But don't worry, because it does not weaken or damage the veneer at all ...Read more
My front tooth veneer came off! how can I stick it back on for a couple weeks before i can see a dentist?
I got a root canal when i was younger on my front tooth and dentist wants to do a porcelain veneer on it. Should i get the two front done?
Whitening & veneers: Doing a single middle tooth by itself is about the toughest thing in cosmetic dentistry. Bleach first, then doing 2 veneers becomes easier and predictable. Call your dentist, you will be thrilled with the result, which will be a beautiful and radiant smile. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Need veneer on incisor, how does the dentist make sure it matches the shape/ length of my other teeth when they make it.. I'm worried it won't match?
The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common ...Read more
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