It’s been well over a year now that I had a smile makeover done. The original problem seemed that I had a small mouth and that my front teeth were tilted in. It wasn’t terrible, but it really bothered me over the years. Also, I had an overbite and I was missing several teeth in […]
My cosmetic dentist messed up!
I have had crooked teeth and some crowding most of my life. I finally caved and decided to see a cosmetic dentist who said a smile makeover would help me. I figured I would need braces but I was convinced when he said he could correct my issues with other cosmetic dentistry treatments. Who wants […]
What kind of cosmetic dentistry works for tetracycline stains?
Hello, I am in college and am so embarrassed by the way my smile looks. I have tried tooth whitening and over-the-counter products, and I am beginning to lose hope. The problem is that I have tetracycline stains and I am beginning to think that not every dentist is equipped for the challenge. The last […]
The world’s worst smile makeover experience!
My smile makeover experience with a supposedly excellent cosmetic dentist has been an absolute nightmare. I thought I did my homework but it turns out that he knew the work was so bad, he simply refunded me. I now have a much better understanding of what it takes to find a true cosmetic dentist. But […]
Is a full-mouth reconstruction the right cosmetic dentistry treatment plan?
I’m trying to figure out what to do to improve my smile. I have one crown and three porcelain veneers on my front teeth, and I’ve had them for decades. Now, I’ve noticed that the gum tissue seems to be receding around the crown and one of the veneers is chipped. So, it’s time to […]
My daughter’s cosmetic dentistry horror story.
My poor daughter is living her very own cosmetic dentistry horror story! When she was much younger, she fell and broke her two front teeth. One of the front teeth required a root canal treatment and then the two teeth ended up getting crowns. That was close to 10 years ago now and the color […]
How do I find the best dentist to fix my smile?
I have been fed up with my smile for years and am trying to figure out how to find the best dentist. The biggest problem I have is that my front teeth are oddly shaped. They are also shorter than the others and turned slightly. When I considered getting something done about them before, I […]
Can I convince my dentist to do Lumineers?
I went to see a cosmetic dentist and asked him to do Lumineers. I was impressed with all the before and afters I have seen online. But, he doesn’t recommend them. How do I get him to do Lumineers for me? – Jessica in Oregon Jessica, Lumineers are a heavily marketing brand of porcelain veneers. […]
Should I be looking for a cosmetic dentist to fix my crowns?
I’m unsure which type of dentist I should be looking for – a cosmetic dentist or a prosthodontist. I have crowns on all my teeth and need more work done. In hindsight, I may not have needed to get crowns on all my teeth. But, I traveled to Mexico to get the work done and […]
This cosmetic dentist messed up.
My regular dentist was getting close to retirement and recommended I see a cosmetic dentist to repair a small chip in one of my front teeth. He recommended direct dental bonding and then said porcelain veneers would round out my smile. Then, in the consultation, he changed his mind and said I needed crowns since […]