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What are Dental Bridges?

What are Dental Bridges? Dental bridges are used to restore one or more missing teeth for aesthetic and functional purposes. A dental bridge is typically compromised of three units. The two end pieces are dental crowns that suspend a pontic at the site of the missing tooth. They are fit over the adjacent teeth after they have been prepared by removing tooth enamel. The entire...

Porcelain Veneers – The Ultimate G...

What are Porcelain Veneers? Porcelain veneers are thin, custom made dental restorations that resemble your natural teeth. They are cemented to the labial (facial) surface of your teeth to hide issues such as discoloration, gaps, misalignment and misshapen teeth. Veneers can be used in lieu of orthodontics or more invasive restorations like crowns to restore a smile to its natural...

Lumineers

Lumineers
What Are Lumineers? Lumineers are a special type of dental restoration developed and marketed by Den-Mat, LLC. These veneers are fabricated of a Cerinate (R) porcelain, which has a crystalline component that provides increased durability and thermal expansion. The concentration of this component (Leucite) can be regulated during the manufacture of porcelain restorations through various...

Snap-on-Smile Review and Cost

What is Snap-on Smile? Snap-on smile is a relatively new restorative device offered by the makers of Lumineers. This device is intended for those that are unable to invest in porcelain veneers or other cost-prohibitive cosmetic treatments. Snap-on-smile is designed to “snap” onto your existing teeth to mask all the smile deficiencies that conventional restorations such as...

How Much Do Braces Cost?

  Orthodontic Treatments Patients who are in need of orthodontic treatment to correct malocclusion issues have a few options available to them. These options include traditional metal braces, ceramic or clear braces, lingual braces and Invisalign. Not all patients are eligible for all types of treatment, but usually patients will have a choice between at least two of the options....

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