Can I whiten a bonded area on my tooth?
I had a little black space near my gums covered with dental bonding a few weeks ago. I love having that space filled because I really self-conscious about it. It looks like my bonding is turning yellow, though. My husband says it’s not, but I swear it’s more yellow than it was when I got […]
My daughter had bonding done to cover some discoloration. Now her two front teeth are yellow. Why is that? Richie B.- Ohio Richie, The dentist decides on the coloring for the dental bonding, so they’ve made the composite into a yellowish color. Generally, you would discuss things like color ahead of time. I’d ask your […]
Will Snap-On Smile work for my daughter?
My daughter is ten years old and she chipped her front teeth. I was thinking I would wait until she is older before I get these teeth fixed. But I was wondering if Snap-On Smile would work until we moved forward with a permanent fix? Thanks, – Gina from Ohio Gina, Ten years old is […]
Will Snap-On Smile work for my son?
Hello, My son is eight years old and he has chipped his tooth pretty badly. It’s almost broken in half. The dentist filled it, but it broke within a week. It doesn’t seem to hurt him since the roots are unharmed. We’ve been told that he isn’t old enough to have his tooth capped. Will […]
Will my daughter’s splotched teeth be covered with insurance?
Hello, My daughter recently had her braces off and now her teeth have splotches on them. She was born with less than normal tooth enamel. So I was wondering if my dental insurance will pay for this? Thanks, – Teri in Nebraska Teri, If her teeth didn’t have the splotches before braces, then the damage […]
My child’s broken tooth
I feel so bad for my nine year old daughter. Yesterday, she fell down and broke one of her front teeth. Also, I just noticed a horizontal crack in another one. When I took her to the dentist, they didn’t seem concerned. Basically I was told that he doesn’t have the availability right now to […]
Flouride stains on teeth
My little boy has spots on his teeth. They are brown in color and are from fluoride. He has had his teeth bleached by a local dentist to try and get rid of them. But it did not work. The brown stains are still there. Now the dentist is recommending porcelain veneers. Can you tell […]
What do you recommend for a chipped tooth?
I have a chipped front tooth and I am trying to figure out what is better, dental bonding or a porcelain crown? I have done a lot of research about tooth bonding and my general dentist has told me that the bond won’t hold over time. She has recommended a porcelain crown to fix my […]