Cost of Porcelain Veneers

How Much Do Dental Veneers Cost? One of the first questions dental patients ask when considering veneers for their smile makeovers is “How much do veneers cost?” It’s a legitimate question, and we get it all the time here at the office. The answer, however, is not so simple. We’re not being evasive; there are just a lot of issues that must be taken into consideration. Of course, the type of veneer placed over the anterior teeth is going to be case specific. It’s going to depend on the problems being addressed. Are the teeth in normal alignment or tilted? Is there just one damaged tooth or a whole mouthful? Are decay and gingivitis factors, or do you simply want to mask the marks of dental fluorosis? How many fillings do you currently have and what material was used to fill them? Are you looking for a celebrity smile or something more … [Read more...]

Caring for Porcelain Veneers

How to Take Care of Your Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers are the darling of cosmetic dentists all over the country. Why? Because they offer snappy results for the time-crunched patient looking for a smile makeover that looks and feels natural. Veneers enable patients to bypass dental surgery or years in braces, and they provide the versatility that lends itself to customization. In fact, porcelain veneers applications have surged 250% in the United States since 2006, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. These thin-profile dental shells are permanently bonded to teeth, masking stains and camouflaging teeth worn down from nocturnal clenching. Gaps can be hidden, cracks can be covered, and color can be corrected. With dental veneers, dentists can produce the illusion that misshapen and crooked teeth are … [Read more...]