I recently got porcelain veneers and I hate them. The teeth are so shiny it is unnatural looking. It’s so obvious they are fake because real teeth don’t shine this much. Is there a way to lessen the shine on them? Marcy Dear Marcy, When porcelain veneers are done, the glaze is super important. It […]
Trouble Speaking After Porcelain Veneers
I’ve had 10 porcelain veneers made. When he put in the temporary veneers, everything felt fine. However, since getting the permanent veneers I’ve had trouble speaking. Do you have a recommendation for me? My dentist can’t figure out what’s going on. Lisa Anne Dear Lisa Anne, Something is off in what you’re explaining to me. […]
Worried Repair Damaged my Porcelain Veneer
I’m a little concerned about one of my porcelain veneers. I had a smile makeover done as was quite happy with them at the office. However, on the drive home I noticed an indentation with my tongue. I drove straight back worried something went wrong. The dentist looked at it and said it was just […]
Were Porcelain Veneers the Wrong Choice for Short Teeth?
I’ve had shorter teeth than my friends my entire life. It’s always embarrassed me. I saw a celebrity with the same problem who recently received porcelain veneers and her smile is absolutely gorgeous. I asked my dentist to do those for me. At first, he said it wasn’t a good idea, but I begged and […]
My porcelain veneers and crown don’t match
I recently had a mini smile makeover that included one crown and several veneers. I’m disappointed because the crown looks whiter than the veneers because I my tooth stubs are darker. Shouldn’t they match? My dentist is great and I have been going to him for many years, but I’m wondering about the lab he […]
Could my partial dentures be making me sick?
I’ve had upper and lower partials for a little over a year now and I think they are making me sick. I constantly have sores in my mouth and just don’t feel quite right most days. I brought it to the attention of my dentist several times and all he does is refer me elsewhere. […]
Why are my porcelain veneers causing a lisp?
I had a combination of porcelain veneers and crowns done a few months back and I’m so disappointed. My temporaries were great and I had no problems with them. Everything went downhill once I got my permanents. They seemed bulky at first, but I thought I just needed to get used to them. But the […]
I dreamed of a beautiful smile, but instead I got a nightmare!
My dentist told me he could do porcelain veneers for my six upper front teeth and I was so excited to get started on the mini-smile makeover. After a lot of frustration and disappointment, I’m stuck trying to at least get some of my money back because I hate them and they need to be […]
I want porcelain veneers, but I’m afraid they’ll look too “perfect”
I want to improve my teeth by getting porcelain veneers, but I’m not completely sure it’s the best choice for me. I’m planning to run for a local office and there’s no doubt that having a nice smile makes all the difference in the world. Right now, my teeth are pretty worn down and I […]
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 […]