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.
We purchased my daughter an entire set of porcelain veneers. The dentist suggested ten on top and eight on bottom. She had a small accident that left one of the teeth chipped. It was a very small chip so the dentist was able to fix it. The dentist smoothed it out and then, of course,… Continue reading Porcelain Veneer Turning Blue
When I was younger I had a terrible overbite. My parents got me braces and I finally felt better about my situation. A few months ago my dentist told me I had gum disease. Now, I have a tooth gap again that has just appeared and it is making my teeth look crooked again. There… Continue reading This New Tooth Gap Could Cause Her to Lose Her Teeth
I have a rather strange question. I want to match my teeth to the whites of my eyeballs. Is that possible to do with teeth whitening? I know I probably sound crazy but I love symmetry and I want to get everything on my face to match perfectly. Henrietta Dear Henrietta, I shoRead More
I have two front teeth that I had dental bonding done on almost fifteen years ago in order to repair a chipped tooth. They are starting to show their age and need to be whitened. This goes for both the teeth and the dental bonding. Is there a way one type of whitening works for… Continue reading Whitening Dental Bonding
I had four porcelain veneers placed, but now the teeth that are next to them look yellow. I think I need to whiten them to match my new porcelain veneers. If I got Crest Whitestrips, would it hurt them? I figure that is safer than professional whitening for them because it is probably weaker.
I’m trying to figure out what to do for my smile makeover. I want to do porcelain veneers, but my dentist wants me to do teeth whitening and Invisalign before getting the porcelain veneers. I thought the porcelain veneers could whiten my teeth and let them look straight, so why do I need thRead More