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A porcelain veneer being placed

Porcelain Veneers for Tetracycline Stains

I have struggled with embarrassing tetracycline stains my whole life. I’m about to graduate college and have a job which will allow me to finally get my smile fixed. I spoke with my family dentist and he wants to do dental crowns. I’m a little leery of this because, other than the stains, my teeth are completely healthy. I’m not sure I want to grind them down. I asked about […]

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Does Teeth Whitening Cause Cavities?

I’ve been doing teeth whitening with this kit my dentist provided for me. But, now my teeth have started becoming sensitive. I looked online and it said teeth whitening can lead to cavities. Is that’s what is happening? Should I stop whitening? Meredith Dear Meredith, It seems like you’ve been given some half information. That can make things quite confusing for you. Your tooth enamel is extremely strong and loaded […]

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DURAthin Versus Lumineers— Which is Less Expensive

I’ve been researching the ultra-thin veneers in preparation for my smile makeover. I like the look on the pictures of DURAthin better than Lumineers but wondered if there is a significant cost difference. I can’t seem to find that information anywhere. Alanna Dear Alanna, I like that you are doing research, but I’d like to switch how you’re approaching it. Let’s start with the cost. The reason you can’t find […]

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