Penelope Claire in VA

Member since 9/1/2012


  • 7 total posts
  • 3 questions

Questions from Penelope Claire in VA

Are There Less Painful/scary Methods to Shape the Veneer Than the Flossing Saw That Cuts the Gums?

I read the post that told the real deal about getting veneers. I actually had veneers done in the early 90s while in the military. However, although I remember the sawing, I... READ MORE

Is There a Recommended Grade or Brand of Porcelain That is More Durable Than Others?

I have read a lot about composities, veneers, lumineers and crowns and have arrived at the decision to get porcelain veneers. However, I don't want to have to keep returning to... READ MORE

Options for Sensitivity with Too Large Metal Based Porcelain Crowns?

After deciding to go to Mexico to have all of my discolored teeth veneered, I was tricked into getting 25 crowns in Mexico. However, the doctor ground my teeth down and didnt... READ MORE

Recent comments from Penelope Claire in VA

Dr. Kumar, I am not from a 3rd world country, but I am from a very rural area in Mississippi. =) When I was born, I was given tetracycline and my teeth have been grayish eversince. I was quoted that $19,740 for 4 veneers and a... READ COMMENT

From what I have assessed from your post, you do not condone veneers because they - are not reversible due to the encroachment of the enamel - make the tooth too thick and stick out - distort the ability to bite effectively My... READ COMMENT

How common is "falling off", chipping, or cracking in Lumineers vs. Veneers/Porcelain Veneers? What is the most likely cause? READ COMMENT