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What to do if You Damage or Lose a Porcelain Veneer

Should you damage of lose one of the porcelain veneers placed by Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist Dr. Kevin Sands, you will simply return to our office to have it replaced. If the tooth has not been damaged, Dr. Sands may be able to simply order a new veneer from our dental lab partners. However, if the tooth has changed in […]

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Do Veneers Extend the Life of Your Teeth?

Porcelain veneers are placed over the front of your teeth to address myriad cosmetic imperfections and vastly improve the appearance of your smile. To ensure your porcelain veneers fit perfectly into your smile, a small amount of your natural tooth enamel will need to be removed prior to their placement. This has led some people to question if veneers are […]

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Cavities Forming Behind Porcelain Veneers

Cavities forming behind porcelain veneers is unlikely, but not entirely impossible. Porcelain itself is impervious to tooth decay and when placed by an experienced cosmetic dentist like Dr. Kevin Sands, most often acts as a protectant for the underlying tooth. However, should you lapse in your dental hygiene routine, cavities can form beneath a veneer, resulting in damage to your […]

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The Durability of Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain is an ideal material for dental veneers because it is translucent and can be colored to fit seamlessly into your smile. However, as amazing as the aesthetics of porcelain may be, its durability is what really makes it the best solution for porcelain veneers. There are good reasons porcelain is used for everything from kitchen tiles to bathroom sinks. […]

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What Problems can Porcelain Veneers Fix?

Porcelain veneers are incredibly thin tooth-colored coverings for the front of your teeth. Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist Dr. Kevin Sands works with specialized dental labs to color, shape, and size each porcelain veneer he places, ensuing a seamless appearance and ideal restoration. To learn how porcelain veneers can perfect your smile, please call 310-273-0111 to schedule a consultation with Dr. […]

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Caring for Your Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can help to restore a white, beautiful smile very quickly if your teeth are stained, misshapen, widely spaced, or have other minor imperfections. They are also made to last a long time, but you must take care of them. Porcelain veneers are very thin wafers that fit over the front of your teeth. To place them, a small […]

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Porcelain Veneers Correct Gaps in Your Smile

A gap between the two front teeth is extremely common. A gap may appear if there is an uneven relationship between the size of the jaw and the size of the teeth. There are several cosmetic dentistry options to correct gaps in your teeth that include orthodontics, dental bonding, and dental crowns, but one of the best options for a […]

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Difference Between Caps and Veneers

Cosmetic dental patients do not usually know the difference between caps and veneers. Both caps, commonly known as dental crowns, and porcelain veneers can restore teeth with imperfections or that are damaged. Dr. Sands uses both caps and porcelain veneers to correct teeth damaged due to decay, are fractured, are stained or discolored, and more. People will have a difficult […]

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Natural Smile Aesthetics

Cosmetic dental patients want a smile that is both aesthetically pleasing and natural looking. But what is aesthetic and natural to one person may not be the same thing to another. Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist Dr. Kevin Sands will speak with you about your aesthetic goals during your consultation. The results will be as natural looking as possible. It would […]

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