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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 (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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
$$$-$$$$: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
Veneers do teeth! My teeth are dark u want ti fix them! So I live in london and how much us usually veneers?)
See answer: Veneers range from $1500-2500 per tooth.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can veneers be put on crowded teeth? I have very crowded teeth and some of them overlap a tiny bit. Would I still be able to have veneers but on them? .
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
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