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Can A Dentist Put A Veneer Over An Already Capped Tooth
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 2 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
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 2 more doctor answers
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 2 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?
How do I whiten a porcelain veneer? I have porcelain veneers on two of my teeth that i've had for a long time, and am looking to have my teeth whitened. The veneers are not as white as they once were, and my dentist said that the whitening process won't w
Snap on smile veneers that are offered by some dentists (they fit over your teeth and are removable), what's your opinion of them?
Temporary: A temporary, not a permanent, solution. Designed to provide a temporary esthetic correction. Don't try biting into anything chewer than a donut. Your Dentist, or the team of Orthodontist + Restorative Dentist, can provide you with a more esthetic, functional, stable, long lasting solution. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Teeth I am interested in having veneers and i don't know anything about the process. It was offered to me by another dentist who I am not familiar with. My dentist does not specialize in this. So I have no information and it makes me nervous.
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