Barbra had some old discolored restorations and she had worn down the edges of her front teeth significantly. Teeth wear down naturally as we age, however premature wear can give off an older look. Barbra wanted to fix the worn edges and have a lighter more consistent shade on her upper teeth. To help Barbra achieve the smile she wanted Dr. Michaelson worked closely with the ceramist at our dental laboratory to design porcelain veneers that would compliment her features and blend in naturally. Dr. Michaelson bonded 12 custom porcelain veneers and crowns to restore the edges worn down over the years and chose a lighter shade better suited for Barbra. We whitened her lower teeth with Zoom in –office whitening and matched her new veneers to the lighter shade. Barbra’s treatment was done in 4 appointments over 1 month. The new restorations gave her a youthful, bright smile years of wear took away.
Lanny had worn down his teeth due to years of grinding and clenching. Dr Michaelson recommended restoring his teeth with Porcelain crowns to the original length, and it would have ... Read More