How much do porcelain veneers cost?+
Porcelain veneers cost roughly between $1500 to $3500 per tooth depending on the complexity of treatment. Exact quotes can only be established through a consultation appointment with Dr Dee.
We also offer Smile Makeover packages of 6 to 12 porcelain veneers. Package details can be obtained by contacting us directly.
Do you offer payment plans for veneers?+
We offer affordable payment plans through third-party companies. Our staff can guide you through our payment plan options.
What's the difference between porcelain and bonded (composite) veneers?+
Porcelain veneers are made from ultra-thin ceramic porcelain. Bonded (composite) veneers are made from a composite resin. Porcelain veneers are longer lasting and provide a more natural look. Bonded veneers utilizes a minimally invasive procedure and are less expensive.
The best way to determine which option to choose is to speak with a cosmetic dentist. Don't be afraid to discuss your expectations, anxieties, aspirations, and budget. We firmly believe in responsible aesthetics. The best option is always the one that best fits your specific needs.
How long will Invisalign treatment take?+
The length of Invisalign treatment is dependent on the severity of each individual patient’s orthodontic issues. Treatment may vary from anywhere between six months to two years with an average treatment taking around 12 to 14 months.
How often do I have to wear the aligners?+
Aligners should be worn all day except when eating, brushing and flossing. We recommend for your aligners to be worn at least 22 hours a day. The more you wear it, the better your results.
Can I eat and drink with Invisalign?+
You can eat and drink whatever you desire - just remember to remove your aligners first. The only beverage you can drink with aligners on is water. And it is important that you brush your teeth after each meal and prior to reinserting your aligners to maintain proper hygiene.
How long does the whitening last?+
The results do vary from patient to patient as everyone absorbs product differently. Professional whitening generally can last from 6 months to 2 years. On average, patients whiten in the chair 1-2 times per year, and/or use the take home kit every 3-4 months to maintain the shade.
Can I eat and drink after in-chair whitening?+
You can eat and drink 60 minutes after your in-chair whitening. However, for the next 48 hours please take care to steer clear of staining food and beverages. This may include red wine, coffee, tea, dark sauces, and dark meats. Please also avoid smoking.
Will it make my teeth sensitive?+
Some patients do experience some sensitivity during or after whitening treatments. We recommend sensitive toothpaste to help with this discomfort. Any sensitivity usually dissipates within 12-24 hours. If sensitivity persists beyond 72 hours, please contact a qualified health professional.
Is the metal in the implant safe? +
The titanium metal is completely safe and is the same material used in bone surgery.
Do I have to take time off work after implants surgery? +
Each person reacts and heals differently after dental implant surgery. Depending on your personal threshold and discomfort, our patients commonly are able to return to work the day after the implant procedure. We will thoroughly discourse this prior to your appointment.
Am I suitable for dental implants?+
Dental implants are suitable for most people with missing teeth. How your body reacts to the implant is dependent on a multitude of factors:
Your existing bone tissue and its health
Existing periodontal disease
Non-smoking (or at least quit during treatment)
Health of existing gum and teeth
What types of general and family dentistry do we offer?+
We offer most general and family dentistry services. We look after both children and adults of all ages.
What types of payment do you accept?+
We accept cash, direct transfer, debit and credit cards. We also accept all private health insurance.