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Chicago, Illinois 60614 US
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5 out of 5 stars Porcelain Veneers

Wonderful Experience - Chicago, IL

Quality of care, her continued pursuit of education and the latest/best dental techniques, and her bedside manner.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.


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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Tufts University, Cum laude, 1989
    Dental: DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1993

Treatments offered at Chicago Smile Spa

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No prep veneers for a new smile

I’m sure you’ve heard about porcelain veneers. These customized porcelain shells adhere directly to your existing teeth and have the ability to camouflage and correct several smile flaws. If you have gapped, chipped, or misaligned teeth, or are tired of looking at stains and discoloration, veneers...

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How Much Do Porcelain Veneers Cost?

You read that right! Porcelain veneers are expensive. No question about that. BUT since most porcelain veneers are expected to last about 10 years... READ MORE

How Long After Invisalign Do I Need a Retainer?

As a general dentist who has been treating patients with both conventional orthodontics (braces) since 1995 and using Invisalign since 2000, I'm... READ MORE

How Much Do Lumineers Cost?

As every patient is different, it is usually hard to give a flat fee cost for Lumineers (or any dental treatment, especially cosmetic work) without... READ MORE

Porcelain Veneer for One Front Tooth - Is This Possible?

Doing ONE middle tooth by itself is about the toughest thing we encounter as cosmetic dentists.  The 2 middle teeth should be as close to... READ MORE

How Long Does a Veneer Last?

Depending on how much of the edge of your tooth needs to be replaced with the veneer, it is reasonable to expect somewhere between 10-20 years of... READ MORE

Composite Vs. Porcelain Veneers, What's the Difference?

Patients ask me all the time what the difference is between composite and porcelain veneers. I explain that composite is a plastic and therefore,... READ MORE

Can Veneers Be Taken off if I Want Them Removed?

There is a very small percentage of porcelain veneers that are considered reversible. If your dentist is trained in either DURAthin porcelain veneers... READ MORE

How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost?

Tooth bleaching costs can range from $250 for at home kits from your dentist to $700-1000 for deep bleaching, in office treatments combined with at... READ MORE

How Do I Find the Best Lumineers Dentist?

Lumineers, like any cosmetic dental work, require great skill, experience and diagnostic ability on the dentist's part. And Lumineers require special... READ MORE

How Is the Amount Needed of Invisalign Trays Determined? Is it Determined by the Doctor or Invisalign?

Your dentist is the one who fills out the prescription for your treatment and then Invisalign comes up with the treatment itself, along with the... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Alfe

Gerilyn Alfe, DMD has shared 18 before and after pictures with 142 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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