Blog - Cosmetic dentistry

  • Repairing a Broken Dental Bridge

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 23, 2019

    If you have a dental bridge and some of the porcelain has broken off in a place visible in your smile, the bridge usually has to be replaced.  Sometimes however, the bridge can be repaired with a creative and nifty technique called an “overcrown.”  This isn’t always an option, but when it is, it’s a […]

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  • Do CEREC Same-Day Crowns Last a Long Time?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 4, 2017

    When it comes to dental crowns, patients have long loved the convenience of the CEREC CAD/CAM system, but some patients do ask if these crowns are as good as the those made by traditional dental labs. They particularly want to know how long these crowns last, because no one wants to have them redone any […]

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  • Replacing Veneers after 15 Years

    10 porcelain veneers; cosmetic dentist Charlotte NC

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 30, 2016

    There are a number of important questions to ask when considering cosmetic dentistry, including porcelain veneers: How many veneers do I need? What can (and can’t) you change about my smile with veneers? When are veneers better than braces? How much do veneers cost? How long do veneers last and what happens when they need […]

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  • A New Smile with Porcelain Veneers for a Wedding

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 14, 2016

    As a cosmetic dentist, one of the absolute most satisfying parts of my job is the ability to give someone a new smile.  Especially when it’s because the person has an important event coming up, like getting married!  And that’s just what happened recently with our patients Michael and Becky.  🙂  Scroll beyond the photo […]

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  • 2015: A Review of this Charlotte Dentist’s Blogs

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 18, 2016

    Back in 2014, I was kind of a blogging machine, with 29 total blog articles published that year.  In 2015, partially due to some neck/shoulder problems, I wasn’t able to write nearly as much, as I had to stay away from the keyboard for several months, but I still did publish 15 total articles.  Five […]

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  • How Many Veneers Do You Need?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 23, 2015

    So you’re unhappy with your smile and are thinking about getting some cosmetic dentistry done, but you’re not sure how many teeth will be involved or how to plan your budget?  Well, in this article I’ll answer many of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that we hear during Cosmetic Dentistry Consultations, especially because we’re […]

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