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Can you have composite veneers on your bottom teeth?

Can you have composite veneers on your bottom teeth?

Yes: Yes it is possible. You need to see a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I just had 3 front teeth with veneers replaced with crowns I didn't notice till I came home that one has a translucent line @ bottom. What should I do?

I just had 3 front teeth with veneers replaced with crowns I didn't notice till I came home that one has a translucent line @ bottom. What should I do?

Esthetic dentistry: The transluscent line is where the porcelain is less opaque. The shadow from the inside of the mouth shows through. This is why a try-in and asking the patient if everything looks okay before cementation is important.
That crown will most likely need to be re-done so tha thte lab can make the porcelain more opaque on the edge. ...Read more

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Can porcelain veneers help with small teeth? My front bottom teeth are very small, and I would like them to be normal size. Would I choose porcelain veneers for this? .

Can porcelain veneers help with small teeth? My front bottom teeth are very small, and I would like them to be normal size. Would I choose porcelain veneers for this? .

Not sure...: I would visit with a well-respected dentist found by online reviews or by direct referral from a trusted friend who has veneers. Perhaps orthodontics is an option. Perhaps veneers. Perhaps crowns. An exam by a respected and experienced dentist can provide a great answer to your specific concerns. ...Read more

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Can you get a veneer placed over just 1 tooth? My front bottom tooth is slightly chipped and bonding keeps falling off. Is 1 veneer a good option then

Can you get a veneer placed over just 1 tooth? My front bottom tooth is slightly chipped and bonding keeps falling off. Is 1 veneer a good option then

Possibly: Each situation must be evaluated individually. It's very important to figure out if it keeps breaking due to material failure of the bonding or due to other factors such as night grinding or Clenching. A simple habit like fingernail biting can also break bonding and veneers. Teeth are not tools. They are not to open bags of chips, nailclippers, icecruchers, thread cutters, etc. Good luck ...Read more

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Can you put veneers on capped teeth?

Can you put veneers on capped teeth?

Not good idea: Might be better to replace the cap, or ideally reposition your teeth and then refine restorations. ...Read more

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What exactly do veneers do to your teeth?

What exactly do veneers do to your teeth?

Cover them: Veneers are like the press on nails. In the hands of a good dentist they can give you a hollywood smiles. They may have to grind the front part of your teeth for a better more aesthetic results. ...Read more

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How can I make my teeth longer without veneers?

How can I make my teeth longer without veneers?

See cosmetic dentist: A skilled, experienced cosmetic dentist can help to improve your appearance, your smile and address functional and esthetic concerns. See cosmetic dentist for consultation. ...Read more

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Teeth veneers - can you tell me the pros and cons?

Cosmetics: Veneers are usually placed to close spaces, change color, or better align the teeth. Pros are that much less tooth is removed than for a crown and that color is stable for years. ...Read more

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Approximately the cost to have veneers on all teeth.

Approximately the cost to have veneers on all teeth.

Varies: Most often depend on where you live and who does them and what laboratory they are using. In the Philadelphia suburbs the cost per tooth ranges from $1200 - 2500. My fee as a specialist is in between, but I am not in the city. Manhattan, LA, etc likely more. So, this fee times the # of teeth will be close. Some charge extra if more than 6, due to the complexity and increased lab fees. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Might get veneers on all my teeth or just certain ones?

Might get veneers on all my teeth or just certain ones?

All: Generally, people have veneers on their front teeth, but it is technically possible to do it on all. This would not be recommended for most people. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the process of installing veneers on existing teeth?

Help please? What is the process of installing veneers on existing teeth?

Veneers: Of course it will depend on the type of veneer that is going to be placed, but usually there is a minor reduction on the fronts of the teeth, an impression is taken and a temporary is placed. Once the veneers are fabricated you return to have them cemented on the teeth. ...Read more

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What can I do if my teeth are crooked and close together, can I get veneers?

Possibly: But you may be better off straightening them out orthodontically. The straighter teeth will be easier to keep clean, and your gums will thank you for it. Talk to your local dentist regarding your options, since each case is different and you need to be seen to be given the proper advice. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the process of installing veneers on existing teeth?

Could you tell me what is the process of installing veneers on existing teeth?

Resurfacing: Often, but not always, a relatively small amount of tooth structure, primarily enamel, is removed to make room for the veneers. Impressions are taken if they are going to be created indirectly in a dental lab or not if they are to be created in your mouth directly by the dentist. If they are lab based, they are cemented in place after fabrication and if made on the spot you get them right away. ...Read more

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Compare a composite veneer to a porcelin veneer? Can cheaper composite be just as good? Why shave down good natural teeth vs. Fill in black triangles?

Compare a composite veneer to a porcelin veneer? Can cheaper composite be just as good? Why shave down good natural teeth vs. Fill in black triangles?

Night and day: Either may be the perfect choice for you. It really depends upon the specific circumstances and your expectations. In some cases a well placed bonded filling may provide excellent esthetics and last for 5-10 years, while in some cases a well fabricated veneer is the only way to achieve the best esthetics and function for 10 years +. Tooth reduction can be minimal in many cases. No one best answer ...Read more

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Will teeth bleaching or using the bleaching strips work on veneers?

Will teeth bleaching or using the bleaching strips work on veneers?

Nope: No. Only natural enamel will respond to the bleaching process. Existing restorations such as fillings, bonded composite, or bonded porcelain veneers will not bleach. They can be changed, but won't bleach. ...Read more

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How will veneers help my bad teeth?

How will veneers help my bad teeth?

Veneers: Whether crowns, bridge, or veneers, a solid foundation is necessary so it's important to treat the "bad teeth" and eliminate potential periodontal disease. This will provide optimal situation for success of veneers or other restorations for function or esthetics. A thorough treatment plan and patient to doctor communication is vital for success. ...Read more

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How much would veneers cost to close a gap in teeth?

How much would veneers cost to close a gap in teeth?

$$$-$$$$: It depends on where you are. I don't know there are many dentists out there that charges less than a $1000/procelain veneer, but this can be as high as $2500/veneer, say from a dentist in downtown manhattan, ny. Usually to close a gap in front, you would need two veneers. Doing just one veneer may make one tooth bigger than the other, and can cause an esthetic problem. ...Read more

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Is getting veneers a good solution to discolored teeth?

Is getting veneers a good solution to discolored teeth?

Maybe: Try power bleaching first. If you don't get the result you want, they will still be brighter which will make it easier to get a bright result with veneers. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about getting a full set of teeth veneers?

Can you tell me about getting a full set of teeth veneers?

Veneers: A marvelous treatment modality in specific cases. Remember that to do veneers requires preparation of the tooth surface, a surgical procedure, and then a lifetime of maintenance. Please discuss the advisability of addressing your esthetic concerns with your dentist. Know that orthodontic treatment may be less expensive and less invasive than full mouth restorations. ...Read more

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What may be some of the major disadvantages to front teeth veneers?

What may be some of the major disadvantages to front teeth veneers?

Highly variable!: These are unusual but are possibilities: it may be necessary to alter the facial convexity of the tooth which can contribute to periodontal issues. Over prepared teeth can become sensitive. Inadequate bonding can result in the veneer coming off. Veneers may fracture especially from trauma). End result may not achieve esthetic expectations.
Generally veneers are safe, long lasting, and success. ...Read more

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What are the options for false teeth when veneers are not possible?

What are the options for false teeth when veneers are not possible?

Crown/bridge/denture: If the tooth is still savagible, you need a crown. If the tooth is not savagible or you are talking about a missing teeth. Implant supported crown, bridge and partial dentures are your options. First 2 are fixed which means it will stay in your mouth all the time. Partial denture is removable which means it can be put in and taken out. ...Read more

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How much are porcelain veneers when you get them on all of your teeth?

How much are porcelain veneers when you get them on all of your teeth?

Porcelain veneers: Porcelain veneers can give a patient a beautiful smile. They can modify the shape, length, color and alignment of your natural teeth. The veneer is a thin porcelain shell that fits over the natural tooth. As opposed to a crown which covers the entire tooth, veneers are more conservative and often only cover the outer surface. We usually don't cover the back molars. Cost is $800-1600 each. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain after ceiling of teeth before temperary veneers?

Is it normal to have pain after ceiling of teeth before temperary veneers?

Yes: Every time a dentist works on your teeth it is expected that you might have some sensitivity.
It is important that it does not increase, but get better with time. ...Read more

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Want to know do they really have to shave your teeth for porcelain veneers?

Depends: Depends on the position of the teeth, the color of the teeth and the changes you are looking for. If you simply want whiter straighter teeth and there is room to build over them without getting a result that is very bulky and "buck" and non-vital looking then Lumineers might work. These are simply bonded over your existing teeth. Most often room is needed to create excellence, requiring reduction. ...Read more

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Are composite veneers good for eroded teeth if I want to get them whitened?

Maybe: Eroded teeth are more difficult to bond to and composite will pick up stains over time. While often less expensive than porcelain veneers, they can lose their shine from the same thing that caused your erosion. Make sure you find out what caused the erosion before starting a cosmetic procedure. ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's a place where I can get instant cosmetic teeth veneers that's not online?

Help! Need to know if there's a place where I can get instant cosmetic teeth veneers that's not online?

CEREC; Bonded Resin: No doubt you can find anything online! If you are looking for one day porcelain veneers seek out a dentist with advanced cerec anterior cosmetic training. If you are looking for hand sculpted bonded composite plastic resin veneers look for a dentist who has a fellowship in the american academy of cosmetic dentistry. There are preformed "stock" veneer products that are currently placed by dds. ...Read more

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I have lost a lot of enamel in my teeth so I want to get caps or veneers. How do I choose which to get?

I have lost a lot of enamel in my teeth so I want to get caps or veneers. How do I choose which to get?

See your dentist: For comprehensive examination, digital cosmetic imaging and treatment options. It is a matter of preference for you and your dentist. ...Read more

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What are porcelain veneers? I've heard about them as a way to fix you teeth, but are they things that people replace their actual teeth with? .

Not a replacement: Veneers replace a portion of the teeth in order to change the shape and/or color of the teeth. They are not as encompassing as a crown. The natural tooth still is present behind the veneer. ...Read more

Veneer (Definition)

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