Renee G
Aug 23, 2018

Is Veneers a Nightmare or the Perfect Smile?

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I've always had bad teeth and cavities due to my poor genes. Since I was a little I had fear of dentists that had kept me from getting full treatments. Also I had preferred to pull teeth rather than getting root canals treatment. This bad practice eventually caught up with me and I ended up with only 2 bottom molars on my right side. I was still terrified of dentists, I ignore the problem. Eventually I got a cavity on one of the my molars and one of my front teeth broke off.

Finally I decided to take care of my problems. I went back to the dentist - after many years of ignoring their recalls to come for dental check up and cleaning. Both the doctor and staff were very friendly and did everything they could to make me feel comfortable. My options, however, weren’t that good (of course - I didn’t expect easy solution): I could either have my broken tooth capped, the back tooth fixed and go back to chewing on one side until something else broke, or I could have the back tooth fixed and a set of nice veneers which would give me my first straight pearly smile ever.

True, the veneers were the way more expensive option, but I believe they'll do wonders for my self-esteem. I've never smiled of pictures, because I've always been embarrassed of my teeth.

So, story starts: after 6 hours of dental work under IV sedation - I got the temp veneers set yesterday and I must say (in addition to the pain) they feel gross! They're thick and bulky, making it hard to chew food. It feels like I'm chewing food with a plastic mouth-guard quite honestly. They were felt so artificial to my mouth that they evoke a gagging sensation.

I believe they're better suited for people who have more than one back tooth to begin. In fact, the nurse told me I should try chewing mostly with my back teeth during the temp stage. Furthermore, the one back lower tooth I had no longer meets with my back upper teeth, making chewing nearly impossible.

The temps look ok from the front, but the two of the right seem to stand out a bit. This was an underbite before, but now I become a rabbit.

I'm supposed to go back for correction, but with no sedation this time - making me even more afraid.

I still in process that is why I am not sure if it's "worth it" or not, but I will keep you with updates!

martandr24
Aug 30, 2018

I had a great experience with Dr.Ofir. You should definitely keep us with updates. I always wanted to hear other stories and their experience!

darrenabeckett1
Sep 26, 2018

I had amazing experience with Dr. Ofir. Please keep us posted!

allaboutdentalveneers
Nov 17, 2018

Hello, my name is Dr Michael Ofir. If you have any concerns or questions about Dental Veneers or Lumineers I will be happy to assist. Ask any time!

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