Blog - Porcelain Veneers

  • Six-Month Adult Braces + 2 CEREC Porcelain Veneers equals one 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

    Ever 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 braces than we can with veneers, simply because there is no drilling on the teeth. There are times […]

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  • Cosmetic Dentistry with Porcelain Veneers

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 7, 2010

    While Six-Month Braces has become increasingly popular with our Charlotte area patients who desire a Smile Makeover, there are times that Porcelain Veneers are a better option, or at least an equally viable option. 6 Reasons to Choose Porcelain Veneers over Six Month Braces I’ve included a short video of a few Smile Makeovers done […]

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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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  • Does dentistry last forever?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 30, 2009

    How long will my dental work last? “It depends.” This is a question that we get a lot, and it’s a very understandable one, especially if you’re about to invest your hard-earned money into your mouth, right?  Just like a car, your teeth and gums require regular care to ensure that they are working properly.  […]

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  • A Complete Smile Makeover with Porcelain Crowns for Teeth Damaged by Bulimia

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 25, 2009

    Acid Erosion from Bulimia Damages Teeth There are many reasons patients come to see me for cosmetic dentistry.  One of the most common reasons is because their teeth are badly worn down from grinding, often in combination with acid erosion that has eaten away at the enamel.  Treating these cases can be complex, because if […]

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  • Yes – single-visit crowns can be beautiful!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 13, 2009

    Obviously, the single biggest advantage for patients with our CEREC machine is the ability to have beautiful, all-porcelain restorations completed in a single visit.  Here’s an example of how nice that can be.  This patient had 10 porcelain veneers done about 2 years ago; due to her grinding habit, she had knocked off and broken […]

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