Veneers are fixed solutions, whereas dentures can be fixed or removable devices. Cost also plays a major role in the selection between these two options.
Ideally, veneers require support from the tooth surface to firmly adhere and function properly. Therefore, they cannot be used to replace missing teeth.
Traditional veneers are usually made from porcelain and require minimal tooth preparation. On the other hand, lumineers are a type of veneers that are thin wafer-like shells of porcelain. Lumineers do not require any tooth preparation.
Veneers and crowns vary in terms of the design, tooth coverage, cost, and longevity of the prosthesis.
Snap-on veneer is a non-invasive cosmetic, removable, full or partial arch that snaps right over your existing dentition without impinging on the gingival tissue or covering the palate.
Veneers usually last for a decade. But over time they get stained and discolored. Also, you cannot get the original color of your veneers back if they are severely discolored. But in some cases, they can be polished.
Veneers, Invisalign, Herbst appliance, etc. are few of the alternatives which you can opt for when you need braces treatment. But insurance doesn't cover these treatment options. Your orthodontist may have some affordable plan for you which you will have to discuss with your orthodontist before choosing an alternative to traditional braces.
Yes, it is safe to swim while you on periods. Period blood doesn't flow outside the vagina like it usually does due to the counter-pressure of the water. But You still need to wear some a tampon or a menstrual cup to avoid getting into a sticky situation.
Resin tooth filling typically contains a filler particle such as quartz, which provides the mixture's strength and color. It is costly as compared to silver tooth filling.
In some cases, the change in period blood color can indicate a health problem like fibroids, low estrogen levels, and even vaginosis.