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Make Over Your Smile

Do you feel comfortable with your smile? When you look in the mirror do you only see old dental work that is causing you to look years older than you actually are? Well, you’re not alone. Over time, silver fillings can leach into the enamel of the teeth, causing the teeth to turn a grayish color. Childhood fillings can deteriorate with time due to years of constant force from chewing food. Crowns can crack due to physical pressures from the jaw (ie: grinding, chewing, stress). On average a crown will last for 7 to 10 years, implants can last up to 15, and veneers last about 15 to 20 years. Preventative care such as routine hygiene appointments, healthy diet and no smoking can help in the longevity of these dental procedures. Having fillings, crowns, and veneers replaced when necessary with stronger, more attractive procelain restorations can rejuvenate your look in just a couple of office visits. Some restorations are covered by insurance if they are necessary in saving a tooth, but most likely you will need pre-authorization from your dental insurance carrier.