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Do I Need a Cosmetic Dentist for White Fillings?

I go to a decent family dentist. However, he’s more of a bread and butter type practice—function over form. I’ve been considering getting rid of my silver fillings for the mercury-free white fillings. My dentist says they’re perfectly safe, but I have my doubts. Even if I’m wrong, it will give me peace of mind to get rid of them. Will I need to switch to a cosmetic dentist for […]

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Are Lumineers Bad for Your Teeth?

I’ve been considering getting a smile makeover and have been doing some research. I am finally ready to jump forward and spoke to my dentist. He wants to place Lumineers which is why I’m writing to you. From what I can tell. Lumineers get very mixed reviews. Some people like them, some people hate them, and some say they destroyed their teeth. I was hoping to get porcelain veneers but […]

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Porcelain Veneers While Pregnant

I’m trying not to panic. I recently had porcelain veneers placed on my teeth and now I just found out I’m pregnant. I’ve heard you are not supposed to have cosmetic dental work done while pregnant, such as teeth whitening. I did whiten my bottom teeth when I had my veneers placed. Now I’m worried between the two procedures I could have harmed my baby. Ashley Dear Ashley, Take a […]

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