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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 […]



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

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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 […]

Cosmetic case published in Dental Product Shopper – Wheaton cosmetic dentist

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100% Porcelain crowns replace old porcelain fused to metal crowns Case of the week Grace has disliked her old porcelain fused to metal crowns for about 30 years.  This was totally unknown to our office until I added the question “Is there anything you are unhappy with?” to my regular examination chit-chat.  90-95% of the […]

Veneer removal with dental laser


Laser veneer removal Veneer removal by Hornbrook.  If you have an Erbium:YAG (VersaWave) or Chromium:YAG (Waterlase, IPlus) laser, or know someone close to you who does, you can probably remove a veneer without damage.  video on  If it’s partially loose, these usually come off easily.  If for some reason you are trying to take […]

New porcelain crowns

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Porcelain fused to metal dental crowns replaced with emax porcelain crowns Case of the week Harry had old PFM crowns placed as a young man after a skiing accident broke both teeth.  At the time this was the best result that was possible.  Harry was interested in upgrading his smile and closing the gap between […]