I had dental bonding done on my front two teeth. It has only been one week and they are already picking up stains. I do drink coffee, but my dentist never told me that I couldn’t. If I am able to get these whitened, will I need to avoid coffee from now on? Stacey Dear… Continue reading Dental Bonding Staining After One Week
I have a missing lateral incisor. It’s been missing my entire life. My dentist did braces and I now have a dental flipper where that space was. I want to find something more permanent to replace it with. I also have the other incisor that is there but a bit deformed. It is smaller and… Continue reading Dealing with Deformed & Missing Teeth
I am from Guatemala and now live in the United States. I’m getting my teeth sorted out. Finally. There are two things I want to do: get rid of fluorosis stains and get my teeth straight. Here are my questions. If I used dental bonding for the fluorosis stains would the bonding be strong enoRead… Continue reading Bonding with Fluorosis Stains
I have had white spots on my teeth for years. When I am in pictures, they make my teeth look white, but when I am in person they make my teeth look splotchy. Is there a way I can whiten my teeth so they are white uniformly? Percy Dear Percy, There is a solution here,… Continue reading White Spots on Teeth
I have tetracycline stains that I want to repair. I was planning on using dental bonding for the repair. Someone told me that I may want to cover the tetracycline stains with porcelain veneers instead of dental bonding. However, when I priced them, they seem to be more expensive than dental bondiRead More
I am going to get a smile makeover. I’m deciding between two dentists and two procedures and wondered if you can help me narrow things down. For my smile makeover, I’m either getting porcelain veneers or dental bonding. I’ve been looking on Yelp for the dentist and two of them nRead More
I have a question about my white spots. I developed them after I had my braces in my late teen years. While I was thrilled to have straight teeth, the white spots make me self conscious about my smile. I asked my dentist if there was anything I can do about them and her only… Continue reading Whitening White Spots
I want to whiten my teeth and close a tooth gap. My dentist is suggesting I get Lumineers for that because it can do both things in one go. He is the leading Lumineers dentist in my area and said the great thing about them is my teeth don’t have to be shaved down at… Continue reading Are Lumineers Reversible?
My veneers seem to be picking up coffee stains. Is there a way to get them back as white and shiny as they were when I first had them done? Paul Dear Paul, I wish I knew how long you’ve had these porcelain veneers. When well cared for they should stay stain-free for manRead More
I have teeth that are horribly stained. They also are a bit crooked in places. What are good ways to make my smile pretty? Kelli Dear Kelli, You actually have a couple of good options depending on what you want your teeth to look like when it is finished.