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|Porcelain veneers are supposed to last decades. At the end of the day, it is not the veneers that fail but your dentist. Dr. Bruce Hensel, an award winning medical, health and science editor for NBC, presented a piece on the pitfalls of getting a new smile. In the interview, Dr. Jack Ringer, top cosmetic dentist in Orange County, California and one of 220 Accredited Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry worldwide, who regularly fixes problems caused by unqualified dentists, cited that when shortcuts are taken, problems like chipping, breaking, leakage may occur.
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In addition, porcelain veneers are not made at chairside but are fabricated in a dental laboratory. The accuracy, precision and expertise of a trained cosmetic dentist literally make the difference between a positive patient experience and one with regrets. The process from working up computer imaging, wax designs and making prototype sets to finally fitting the veneers on the patients has to be so exact as tiny deviation from the optimum would affect the many factors including color, shape and fit that would ultimately determine how you new smile looks.
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