Category: Porcelain Veneers

What to Ask Your Dentist About Porcelain Veneers

Do you sometimes wish that you could fix your smile’s appearance, but aren’t sure how to do it? Is your smile marred by more than one issue, and you’re worried about how many treatments you’ll need to fix them? The point of cosmetic dentistry is to make your smile look brilliant, but also to preserve… Read more »

Could You Smile More Confidently with Porcelain Veneers?

When was the last time you proudly posed for a picture? Does it feel like ages? If so, could tooth imperfections be to blame? As they age, many people find themselves feeling more and more self-conscious about their smiles. That could be due to inconsistencies in the shape or size of teeth, obvious signs of… Read more »

Ready to Dazzle? Time for Cosmetic Treatment!

Do you look in the mirror and feel disappointed by the smile you see? Have you been dreaming of a brighter and more beautiful smile, lately? Most people begin to notice imperfections in their smiles over time, flaws that can start to make a smile look even older than it actually is. For instance, staining… Read more »

Tis The Season for a Smile Makeover

Are you looking forward to the holiday season, but not feeling quite ready for all the obligatory photo ops that will come along with it? In fact, is the only thing you really want this Christmas a smile, of which, you can actually feel proud? If you have spent the whole year, or even several,… Read more »

What Could a Cosmetic Dentist Do for Your Smile?

Do you ever wonder if it would be possible to have a smile you could feel proud to showcase? If it has been years since you last felt confident showing off your teeth, it might seem like an impossibility or a dream that you could actually have a dazzling smile. Fortunately, that is not the… Read more »

The Rising Popularity of Porcelain Veneers

Having a beautiful, straight, smile has been proven to be a great asset in social and professional settings; and people are more likely to judge you positively when your smile is radiant. Fortunately, there are many cosmetic dentistry options available to improve your appearance, and porcelain veneers are one of the most popular. Not only… Read more »

Porcelain Veneer FAQs

Have you heard of porcelain veneers but wondered what they actually are? When you look at the smiles of movie stars you are often looking at veneers. Veneers can improve your smile with an easy, non-invasive procedure and only two dental visits. No longer are smile makeovers only at the finger tips of the rich… Read more »

What Are Craze Lines?

Do your teeth look like they have tiny cracks in them, sort of like an old porcelain tea cup or doll? If they do, there is no reason to worry. Your teeth won’t crack, or chip, or crumble into a hundred pieces. What you have are craze lines. Any number of things can cause craze… Read more »

Tetracycline FAQs

You may have heard that some antibiotics stain your teeth, but do you know how and why? Tetracycline is one of those antibiotics. Take your Des Moines Dentist, Dr. Stephen Burds’ true or false quiz to find out how much you know about tetracycline stains.

Who Invented Dental Veneers?

Porcelain veneers are often asked about in dental offices which provide cosmetic services. Veneers are such a versatile treatment for covering up fractures, chips, overlaps, stains, crooked teeth, and any other cosmetic dental issues. This incredible dental innovation had an evolution which can be traced back to the year 1928, in a time when Hollywood… Read more »