Considering Lumineers? Protect Your Smile Investment

I’m getting a smile makeover and am considering Lumineers. Is there anything I need to know before making this investment? Chris Dear Chris, The first thing to do is choose the dentist, not the brand. While Lumineers are highly advertised, there are other brands of ultra-thin porcelain veneers which may be a better fit for […]

Dentist Stained My Lumineers then Damaged Them

I spent a small fortune on getting my teeth redone and was quite disappointed in the results. I did spend time telling my dentist exactly what color I wanted. He knew I wanted a white smile. All he kept telling me was to “trust him” he’ll give me a nice smile. I did trust him. […]

You Can Do Better Than Lumineers

I have longed for a smile makeover for some time now. I keep seeing these advertisements for Lumineers and love how the results look. I went to see my dentist about it and he said he’d be happy to give me a smile makeover, but doesn’t use Lumineers. Shouldn’t I get to pick? Carrie Dear […]

Can Lumineers Help My White Spots?

I had braces and they cost my mother a fortune. When the braces were done I had these weird white spots on my teeth. Some kids at school have been pointing it out to me, as if I don’t have a mirror at home and don’t feel weird enough already. I’m wondering if Lumineers can […]

Should I Get Lumineers?

My uncle offered to buy me a smile makeover for graduation. I’m very excited. My parents could never afford anything like that. I want to make sure I get the right thing. I keep seeing advertisements for Lumineers. Should that be what I get or Porcelain Veneers? Avery Dear Avery, First, congratulations on your graduation! […]

Want Lumineers? Don’t Sign on the Line Just Yet

You see their ads with the gorgeous smiles. What would it be like to have a perfect smile….? Maybe it’s not just a dream and you can flash a smile that melts hearts. All you’d have to do is get Lumineers, right? Hold on…don’t sign up yet. There are some things you should know ahead […]

Dentist Ruined My Lumineers

I need some help. I asked my dentist to recommend a cosmetic dentist. He said there aren’t actually cosmetic dentists, that all dentists are cosmetic dentists. That surprised me, but I took him at his word. Now I’m wondering if that was a mistake. I wanted a smile makeover. We discussed what I was looking […]

Did Miley Cyrus Get Lumineers or Porcelain Veneers?

I love Miley Cyrus’ smile. I want to get one like it. It looks like she had work done to get it. I can’t tell if she got Lumineers or porcelain veneers. Can you tell as a dentist? Meagan Dear Meagan, Miley Cyrus has admitted to having work done on her teeth but never said […]

Why Are My Lumineers Bulky?

I was so excited about getting Lumineers, especially because they’re ultra-thin which my dentist said will look more natural. But, that’s not how they turned out. Instead, they look really bulky and chalky. I would say, though they’re whiter than my old teeth were that anyone could tell they’re fake. I’d have been better off […]

Reasonable risk to go out of the country for Lumineers?

I think I found a way to get veneers like Lumineers for half the cost of what dentists are charging in the states. Although I have read a lot of articles cautioning against going out of the U.S. for dentistry, this option seems safe. I found UK dentists who were trained in the U.S. and […]