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Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are like a thin shell that covers your tooth, generally for the purpose of hiding a chipped tooth, one that is discolored, or a gap that may exist between teeth. Once veneers have been applied to your teeth, they will generally look much more appealing and improve your smile significantly. Most often, veneers are applied to the front teeth, because these are the ones that are most visible to observers. When you’re considering dental bonding vs veneers, you should take into account the fact that dental bonding will generally not last as long as a veneer will. It’s also true that bonding, which is accomplished by applying a resin coating over the teeth, can darken over time and lose its whiteness. Dental bonding is generally intended to provide a relatively short-term solution, for teeth that are not usually tasked with strong biting action. While less expensive than dental veneers, the dental bonding procedure is also a bit less durable in the long run. The considerations are a little different when you’re thinking about dental implants vs veneers. Both of these are intended to be long-term solutions, but dental implants may not be as suitable for the front teeth as they are for teeth toward the rear. Veneers are specifically used to produce the absolute best smile a person can have. Dental implants on the other hand, are meant to completely replace a tooth that’s missing, rather than to cover up an existing tooth. If you’re looking for the Hollywood smile, veneers are the way to go. If functionality is your primary concern, then dental implants may be a better choice for you.

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We can answer all your questions about dental veneers if you contact us today. At Ammons Dental by Design, we have experts on staff who can provide you with outstanding dental veneers that will give you a whole new smile, and do a world of good for your self-confidence.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is a good candidate for dental veneers?
A: Anyone who wishes to cover up discolored teeth, dental misalignments, gaps between teeth, worn down teeth, or small or misshapen teeth.
Q: What special care is needed for dental veneers?
A: The care for your dental veneers is basically the same as it would be for your natural teeth. It is recommended that you use a soft-bristled toothbrush however, so you don’t damage the veneers.
Q: Are there any drawbacks to having dental veneers installed?
A: Since the teeth to be covered must be trimmed down, the procedure is irreversible. That means you should be fully committed to having the veneers installed.
Q: Where can I find dental veneers near me?
A: If you are a South Carolina resident, and live anywhere near Camden, Charleston, James Island, or Summerville, you can contact the specialists at Ammons Dental by Design.
Q: What are the benefits of having dental veneers installed?
A: It is a minimally invasive procedure which typically achieves fantastic results. They are long-lasting and durable, and you’ll have a dazzling smile after the veneers are in place.
Q: How much do dental veneers cost?
A: Typically, between $400 and $2,500 per tooth.
Q: Does dental insurance cover veneers?
A: Since it is considered cosmetic dentistry by most insurance carriers, it is generally not covered.

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Multiple Convenient Dental Locations Near Charleston

Ammons Dental By Design has four locations so you can find the most convenient office for your family.
CAMDEN
1015 Fair St.
Camden, SC 29020
Monday – Thursday:
8am – 5pm
P: (803) 969-0365
F: (803) 432-2625
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DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON
14 Lockwood Dr,
Charleston, SC 29401
(Suite A on the exterior of the Ashley House Building, across from the marina)
Monday – Thursday:
7am - 4pm
P: (843) 380-2734
F: (843) 577-4464
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JAMES ISLAND
1739-B Maybank Hwy.
Charleston, SC 29412
Tuesday – Friday:
7am - 4pm
P: (843) 380-8889
F: (843) 990-9504
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SUMMERVILLE
1710 Old Trolley., Ste.B
Summerville, SC 29485
Tuesday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Monday & Friday*: 8am – 5pm
*Rotating schedule
P: (843) 380-8904
F: (843) 871-0617
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