Why do I have stains between my front teeth when I have porcelain veneers?
I am so sad about my porcelain veneers. I got them a little over a year ago and they were a dream come true. My smile was exactly what I wanted. My problem is I’m getting some dark spots in between my front teeth, almost like a line. Have I somehow ruined my new teeth? Terry in […]
Should I whiten and straighten before porcelain veneers?
I am thinking about getting porcelain veneers since I don’t love my front teeth, especially my top ones. I have looked a little and know it’s expensive to get porcelain veneers, so if I’m going to get them, I want them to look the best they can. Should I do teeth whitening and invisalign before […]
Is it safe to clean my porcelain veneers with supersmile toothpaste? Deni R. -Rhode Island Deni, Yes, in fact, supersmile toothpaste is designed for porcelain veneers and other kinds of dental work. This is a great way to maintain the brightness of your smile, because it dissolves the protein pellicle that your teeth stains will […]
My front teeth are too big.
I really don’t like my smile because I have two really big front teeth. They are long too and actually stick out a bit from my other teeth. Is there anything I can do to fix them? I’ve been looking into the different options with cosmetic dentistry, but I can’t seem to find something that […]
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 […]
Lumineers and tooth sensitivity
I was wondering if getting Lumineers will help with how sensitive my teeth are? I have struggled with my general physical health because my teeth have affected what I can eat and drink. I feel like Lumineers are my last chance to get my body back on track. I have tried many different things but […]
Porcelain Veneer Came Off
It has been over 10 years now that I had porcelain veneers placed on my upper teeth. I really like them a lot, but recently one of them broke into two pieces and fell off. My dentist glued it back in place for a temporary fix. I’m so scared it’s going to break off again […]
My porcelain veneers are not smooth
My porcelain veneers do not feel smooth on my five upper, front teeth. Basically, when I run my tooth over them they do not feel slick like my normal teeth. I have gone back to the dentist that did them to have them polished two times. Also, I think they look pasty. -Carrie from California […]
My dark tooth makes me want to hide my smile
Hello, I chipped one of my front teeth when I was young. Later, I needed to have a filling placed in the left portion of this same tooth. I am now 57 years old and my front tooth appears to be getting darker. This embarrasses me and it makes me not want to smile. I […]