I have never liked my smile. Even though I take very good care of my teeth, I have brown spots all over them. It makes people think I do not take care of myself. I’ve been told that they are from an illness and high fever I had as a child. My dentist and I […]
Zoom Whitening for Uneven Tooth Color?
My daughter had her braces removed not too long ago. When she did, her teeth had white spots on them which made her teeth uneven in color. Our dentist suggested we have Zoom Whitening done, which she said is the strongest teeth whitening. Unfortunately, it didn’t work. The teeth are whiter, but still uneven. Did […]
Braces or Porcelain Veneers?
I have a tooth gap and my dentist is suggesting I get either braces or porcelain veneers to close it. I’m not keen on either solution. The porcelain veneers are super expensive and I am way too old to have a mouthful of metal. Are those my only choices? Kaitlin Dear Kaitlin, Good news for […]
Choosing Cosmetic Dentist on YELP
I’m a little late to this cosmetic dentistry thing, but I am embracing it whole hog. I’m 63 and have always wanted a pretty smile. I have a medium skin tone and narrow face. I’m thinking about getting dental bonding on six teeth as bonding seems less expensive than porcelain veneers. I’m choosing between two […]
Solution to White Spots on Teeth
I have quite a few white spots on my teeth. My dentist has provided me with some Tooth Mousse and said if that doesn’t work, we’ll follow up with teeth whitening after the quarantine is over. Has your experience shown this to be effective or should I expect to need the whitening? Lana Dear Lana, […]
Solutions for a Tooth Gap
I am way too old for braces, but I’m finally in a financial position where I can fix the gap between my two front teeth. Is there some kind of cosmetic solution that can fix this gap? Thanks, Melody Dear Melody, I can certainly give you cosmetic solutions for fixing your tooth gap. However, if […]
Bonding or veneer… what’s the difference?
I fell the other day and ended up with a big chip in my front tooth. It looks terrible and I want to get it fixed as soon as possible. I’m trying to decide between bonding or a veneer? What’s the difference and will I get similar results? — Tanya Tanya, Bonding is fairly […]
Can’t I trust bonding from the emergency dentist to last?
We had an ice storm last weekend and wouldn’t you know, I fell. Instead of landing on my backside, my face took the brunt of it and all I have to show for it is a black eye and a broken tooth. I looked like I had been in a fight. Of course, my regular […]