Your Dental Questions

Are Lumineers Good?

The answer to this question basically boils down to what a Lumineer actually is. A Lumineer is both a brand and a type of porcelain. When porcelain veneers first came out, they were pretty weak. They would break or crack a lot. Veneers got stronger over time because the porcelain got stronger. When a porcelain…

Is Xylitol good for your teeth?

Xylitol: The only anti-cavity sweetener!   What is xylitol? Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol that helps prevents cavities. You may recognize other sugar alcohols used in sugarless products, such as mannitol and sorbitol. Xylitol is the sugar alcohol that shows the greatest promise for cavity prevention. It is equal in sweetness and volume to…

How often should you get a cleaning?

How often should you get a cleaning? For perfect teeth, 6 months, for everyone else, at least 4 months. People with perfect teeth Well, there is a basic minimum frequency, and the answer to that should be every 6 months. Now let me tell you, this minimum is for a patient that has zero problems….

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Are Veneers good for you?

Are veneers good for you? The first thing that you have to realize is that DENTISTRY IS A SERVICE, NOT A PRODUCT. If you are looking for an iPad, for example, it’s good to look at all different stores for the lowest price because in the end, that product was made by just one company….