Can you brush and floss your teeth with veneers?

Yes, you should continue to brush and floss your teeth as usual. Keep up with your normal dental hygiene routine and your professional dental hygiene appointments twice yearly.

Can teeth still decay under veneers?

Yes, teeth can still decay under veneers, which can lead to root canals and crowns over time. Veneers are not indicated for people who have a history of weakened enamel, gum disease, or other dental conditions.

Does insurance cover the cost of veneers?

Since veneers are considered cosmetic dentistry, insurance does not cover the cost. Dental insurance only covers medically necessary expenses.

Are veneers permanent?

Veneers are permanently bonded to your teeth. If one falls off or chips, you have to replace it.

Can you still get veneers if you don’t have enamel on your teeth?

In prepping the teeth for veneers, a thin layer of enamel is removed, so you need to have enough healthy enamel to tolerate the procedure.

How many veneers should you get?

The number of veneers you’ll want to get depends on the area you wish to cover. On average, most people get enough to cover the teeth that show when they smile. For some, this may be eight veneers, and for others, it could be 12 veneers.

How long do porcelain veneers last?

Porcelain veneers last up to 10 years before you need to replace them with a new set.

Is it painful to get veneers?

Most patients experience slight discomfort during or after the procedure. Dr. Reece can offer you some type of numbing anesthetic so you don’t feel any discomfort.

Do veneers ruin your teeth?

Porcelain veneers do not ruin your teeth. They remain safe and protected underneath the veneers.

Do you repair hearing aids?

Generally, we can fix most hearing aids made by most manufacturers, including but not limited to Phonak, Oticon, Signia, Starkey, ReSound, and Widex.  We cover basic repairs, including ear wax and debris removal within the hearing aids. Excess ear wax and debris can cause damage to internal parts. With proper cleaning and care, these basic repairs can be avoided. 

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