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Posts for Month: April 2022

Crowns or Veneers for Tetracycline Teeth?

I have tetracycline-stained teeth. I’ve seen two cosmetic dentists about having some work done to improve my smile. One is suggesting porcelain veneers. The other porcelain crowns. The dentist suggesting porcelain veneers is more expensive than the one suggesting crowns. Is there a benefit to one over the other? Lizzie * Note * We reached […]


Would I Be Better Off Without a Holistic Dentist?

I have loved the fact that my dentist is a holistic dentist, but I am having a hard time with his competence in other areas and am worried that I should switch dentists. I also have a question about the best way to fix this issue. I went to my dentist to ask if he […]


Sensitivity to Novocaine

I am planning on getting dental veneers in a few weeks. A friend of mine got them a month ago, but said she had a reaction to the Novocaine. Her heart beat super fast and she became shaky. Is there a way to avoid this? Katie Dear Katie, The shaking would not be a result […]


Deep Cleaning is Killing Me

I have had two deep cleanings because of pockets and gaps I have. The pain I’ve been through is extraordinary. I don’t know if I can keep doing this because my teeth have been so sensitive since. Is this really as important as my dentist is making out? Elaine Dear Elaine, You clearly have some […]