Blog - Porcelain Veneers

  • Conservative Cosmetic Dentistry

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 20, 2013

    When people think of “cosmetic dentistry,” they usually think of things like porcelain veneers and teeth whitening; most don’t think of dental braces, but really, braces ARE a form of cosmetic dentistry, and they’re often a much more affordable and conservative way to give you a great smile. Dental Braces and Cosmetic Tooth Bonding for […]

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  • Cosmetic Tooth Bonding to Close Spaces Between Teeth

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 20, 2013

    Before the 2008 Economic Recession, we used to do a fair amount of Cosmetic Dentistry at our Charlotte NC dentist office, especially with porcelain veneers.  Since then, however, the number of people willing to pay the high fees for 8-20 veneers has dropped a lot, and many people now also prefer Six Month Braces instead, […]

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  • Porcelain Veneers to Close Space Between Teeth

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: September 1, 2011

    Most of the time, when adults are looking for a Charlotte dentist to close gaps between their teeth, the best and most affordable way is our Six-Month Braces.  However, sometimes circumstances get in the way, and porcelain veneers become a better and faster option. Porcelain Veneers by a Charlotte Cosmetic Dentist Tishka came to us […]

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  • 10 Ways to Ruin a Smile Makeover

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: August 6, 2011

    Don’t Destroy Your Porcelain Veneers! With more than 12 years of doing cosmetic dentistry under my belt, including veneers, crowns, bridges, implants, and various combinations thereof, it is still surprising sometimes to hear a new way that a patient has chipped, cracked, or broken one of the beautiful restorations in their smile. Obviously, this is […]

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  • Six Month Adult Braces + 2 CEREC Porcelain Veneers = a happy patient!

    Six Month Adult Braces are almost invisible, work faster, and are more affordable than Invisalign.

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 14, 2010

    Since we started doing Six Month Braces in 2004, the number of smile makeovers that we’ve done with porcelain veneers has dropped dramatically. This is because we can create beautiful smiles much more conservatively with Six Month Adult Braces than we can with veneers, simply because there is no drilling on the teeth. There are […]

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  • 1-Visit Porcelain Veneer

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 2, 2009

    Linda came in to our office today with 1 serious issue: a broken porcelain dental veneer on her upper right lateral incisor (second from the middle).  Naturally, since she’d been through the process of getting veneers done previously, she was expecting that she would leave with a temporary (aka provisional) veneer after we’d taken a […]

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