Category Archives: Porcelain Crowns

Do they do smile makeovers with crowns?

Not long ago, I decided to have a smile makeover. I thought I received porcelain veneers, but when I look at my teeth, the porcelain appears to go all the way around my teeth. I’m wondering if this was completed … Continue reading

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How can I fix ugly porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns?

Over 20 years ago, I decided to get porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns on my front top teeth and now they look bad. When I smile, you see a dark line and I have a large smile. How can I fix this? Would … Continue reading

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Decay on a Tooth with a Crown after Just Six Years

I have a six year-old porcelain crown with a cavity underneath. What would cause this to happen? – Jennifer from Oklahoma Jennifer, A crown should last longer than six years. When the dentist prepares the tooth for the crown, they … Continue reading

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My teeth are so small. What can I do to make them look more normal?

All of my permanent teeth came in very small. My friends think they are still my baby teeth and I am becoming very insecure about my smile.  What can I do to my permanent teeth to make them look a … Continue reading

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I need to find an affordable dentist

I am writing to see if you can tell me about some kind of agency or something that helps people find affordable dentists. I don’t have dental insurance right now. I found a dentist that does complimentary consultations, but the … Continue reading

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Just one crooked front tooth – what are my options?

I’ve been reading through all of your blog posts, and think you have a great site. I feel like I could really trust your advice, so I am going to ask what you think about my situation. I have one … Continue reading

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What can I do to cover up these ugly porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns?

When I was 20 years old I had porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns placed on my teeth. That was almost 25 years ago, and now those crowns look pretty bad. There is a very noticeable dark line at my gumline, and I have … Continue reading

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An old injury making my tooth turn dark

When I was nine I wiped out on my skateboard and put a chip in my left front tooth. My dentist at that time did a nice job fixing it, but now all these years later that tooth is noticeably … Continue reading

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Son with a broken tooth

My ten year old son was playing lacrosse and got hit in the mouth with a stick. One of his top front teeth broke off, about 2/3 of the way up, and the other has a diagonal crack in it. … Continue reading

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TMJ Disorder—Serious Case

I hope you can help me. I’ve been fooled too many times, and really just need some good information. I thought I would right in and ask you, since you have nothing to gain by lying to me like my … Continue reading

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