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Trial Smile

dental veneers temporary trial smile

Trial Smile A trial smile is a temporary version of dental veneers or dental crowns before we actually do anything permanent to the teeth. It is a great way for people to see what they are getting themselves into before investing a lot of time, money, and before doing irreversible tooth modifications. We typically do […]

Porcelain veneers and composite veneers

Composite veneers and porcelain veneers

Thinking of porcelain veneers or composite veneers? What is the difference between porcelain dental veneers and composite dental veneers? Well this weeks case of the week we ended up using both styles of dental veneers and crowns for Greg. Greg had some issues with decay around an old veneer in front.  Although esthetics was not […]

Tooth tattoo

tooth tattoo

Interested in getting a tooth tattoo A tooth tattoo is not actually a tattoo on your tooth but rather artwork that is part a dental crown or dental veneer.  The artwork gets painted onto a dental crown before finishing firing the porcelain.  A dentist will usually, but not always, need to get you numb.  Next […]

Visagism

visagism-in-dentistry

Looking to know more about Visagism in dentistry? Visagism involves the creation of a customized personal image that expresses a person’s sense of identity.  It is useful in dentistry to help aid what a smile design might look best on a given individual.  A short series of questions helps to determine the individual’s personality.  The […]

Composite veneers – Wheaton cosmetic dentist

Image of some Wheaton veneers

Veneers in Wheaton by cosmetic dentist Bryan Bauer Case of the week Tiffany had slowly gotten more and more upset with her smile.  Small chips and breaks started to add up and the aging of existing dentistry didn’t help.  She had attempted to have things improved with another local general dentist but wasn’t happy with […]