How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve Your Smile?

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A good-looking grin can do wonders for your self-esteem. Your romantic, social and work life can all benefit from a sparkling smile, and porcelain veneers are an excellent way to address one or more cosmetic concerns with your teeth. Dr. Santoro can help you decide if porcelain veneers are right for you during your exam at our San Diego office. Continue reading “How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve Your Smile?”

Porcelain vs. Composite Resin Veneers

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Veneers offer a quick and convenient way to improve the appearance of stained, misshapen, damaged or misaligned teeth. Imperfections are masked by strong, thin porcelain shields or bonded material attached to the front of your existing teeth. Below, experienced San Diego area dentist Dr. Jennifer D. Santoro outlines the benefits of porcelain and composite resin veneers, and suggests factors to consider in choosing between these two effective options. Continue reading “Porcelain vs. Composite Resin Veneers”

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?

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If you are self-conscious of superficial flaws affecting your teeth — such as small chips, cracks or stains — or you wish your teeth were uniformly sized or shaped, porcelain veneers might be a great solution for your needs. These tiny pieces of porcelain bond to the front of your teeth to conceal imperfections and create a more beautiful smile.

Before you take the first step toward getting veneers, you probably want to know how long they will last. According to Dr. Jennifer Santoro of Village Center Dentistry, today’s veneers normally last approximately 10 to 15 years, depending on certain factors. Your oral health, habits and behaviors will affect how long you can enjoy your beautiful veneers. Continue reading “How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?”