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Will it be painful to get veneers?

Will it be painful to get veneers?

Somewhat: You will likely first receive numbing shots which should make the procedure relatively pain free. After this wears off, you will likely have some soreness which can be controlled with medication. ...Read more

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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


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When and why do people get veneers?

When and why do people get veneers?

Pretty teeth: Veneers improve the look of teeth. A veneer can cover an unattractive tooth or teeth, or sometimes people cover alot of their teeth to simply have a better looking smile. Be wary, only do the dentistry that is needed. Have a few opinions before you do veneers, you be able to do other more conservative treatments that will last longer or be more cost effective. ...Read more

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How much will it cost to get veneers?

How much will it cost to get veneers?

Varies: Varies depending upon how many you need, the type of material used, how your teeth fit together and where you live due to different cost of living. It would be best if you visited a couple if dental offices to get an idea of your investment. ...Read more

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Once you have veneers can you get them reshaped?

Once you have veneers can you get them reshaped?

Yes: If the adjustments are minor then they can be reshaped. If the adjustment is large then the veneers may have to be redone. Consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be in order to get veneers?

Various types: Most "veneers" dentists refer to are typically porcelain veneers. They are best after the gum height becomes stable around age 20 ; up. You could get them at a younger age, but the edge ("margin") may become more visible if the gum moved up higher with age--more common among age 6-20. In-chair composite veneers are good for any age group, but the result depends on the dentist's skills. ...Read more

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Please tell me if I should get more than one porcelain veneer?

Please tell me if I should get more than one porcelain veneer?

YES or NO. Depends: One veneer can be made and done well to solve a specific dental or cosmetic problem. But, my experience has been that it is a very difficult technical procedure and not all practices can do it well. In you really want or just need one veneer, then visit an experienced cosmetic dentist. In difficult cases, sometimes you need two veneers. Still your best results come from a great cosmetic practice. ...Read more

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Should I stay with composite or get a veneer? Which is better?

More info needed: If small composite, stay with composite. If large then veneer may be better. An x-ray and exam is the only way to get an answer that fits your situation. ...Read more

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I am insecure about my smile, and wondering if I should get veneers. Do you have veneers?

Dental Veneers: Is an option for correcting stained, chipped, decayed or crooked teeth in 2 dental appointments only. This procedure can greatly enhance your smile, confidence and can heighten self-esteem. ...Read more

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Are porcelain veneers or crowns better to get?

Are porcelain veneers or crowns better to get?

It depends.: Porcelain veneers are used more often for aesthetic reasons, which is to improve the appearance, shape, color, size or position of a tooth. A full crown is used primarily in cases of lack of structure and strength in a tooth. They can also be very aesthetic as in the case of front crowns. Every case is different and your dentist can advise you of your options. ...Read more

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Should I do invisalign first and then get my veneers?

Should I do invisalign first and then get my veneers?

Yes: Always better to align the teeth and then make them individually more beautiful. ...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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How does one get porcelain veneers?

How does one get porcelain veneers?

See dentist: You need to discuss with your dentist that you would like veneers and have him help determine if your teeth can support veneers. This is an important discussion to have with your dentist. ...Read more

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Lost most of my enamel. Should I get veneers?

Lost most of my enamel. Should I get veneers?

It depends: If you've lost enamel all the way around your teeth, crowns may be a better option. See a dentist to evaluate why you lost your enamel before starting a cosmetic procedure. ...Read more

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How much does it cost, on average, to get porcelain veneers?

How much does it cost, on average, to get porcelain veneers?

According to the ADA: According to a survey conducted in 2011 by the american dental association, the national average fee charged by general practitioners in the United States for laboratory fabricated porcelain laminate veneers was $1000.25 per tooth. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could get veneers on the nhs if I have an exemption certificate?

Yes, you can: However, NHS treatment is only available if your veneers are needed for medical reasons and not cosmetic. ...Read more

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I would like to know if I should get veneers or a snap on smile. Which one is cheaper?

Snap-On Smile: Is an affordable, non-invasive and completely reversible, cosmetic removable dental solution. Veneers are much more expensive, but it's a permanent solution. ...Read more

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Can I get veneers on just my cupids? Or should I get bonding? They're narrow and pointy and I want a rounder more fuller appearance

Can I get veneers on just my cupids? Or should I get bonding? They're narrow and pointy and I want a rounder more fuller appearance

Of course veneers: If the teeth are straight and healthy then definitely veneers. Only your dentist can tell you if you are a good candidate for veneers or bonding. ...Read more

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Do you have to get novocaine when you get veneers?

Do you have to get novocaine when you get veneers?

Sometimes: The trend for porcelain veneers is toward not preparing teeth. If you have the right case, then you may not need to be numbed. But many cases still need to have some numbing to get great results. If you just want somewhat of an improvement then no -prep can be an option. If you want a perfect, amazing smile, then some preparation is probably necessary. For veneers, see the best cosmetic dentist! ...Read more

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Please tell me if I should get veneers, braces or invisalign?

Please tell me if I should get veneers, braces or invisalign?

I can't: I don't know the extent of your problem. Please be patient, talk to the best Restorative Dentist and the best Orthodontic Specialist you can find. Make your decision based on what will provide for you the best long-term result. ...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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