United Dental Centers of Merriville Blog

My Veneer Fell Off My Tooth; What Now?

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — udcmerrillville @ 10:04 pm
Woman has frightened expression

Veneers have allowed millions of people to beautify their smiles after living with extensive cracks, chips, stains, gaps, or even misshapen teeth. While veneers are incredibly durable and lifelike dental appliances, they can fall off sometimes. This is a rare occurrence, but it can be quite frustrating to deal with and requires a dentist’s attention for repairs. Here’s why your veneer might fall off and what you can do to manage the issue until you can see your dentist.


Can You Get Cavities with Veneers?

October 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — udcmerrillville @ 9:47 pm
person wondering if you can get cavities with veneers

Through the years, porcelain veneers have transformed considerably. Originally tailored to perfect the smiles of Hollywood stars, they have since become available to the wider public, offering individuals a means to improve the aesthetics of their teeth. Despite their success in addressing various cosmetic issues, a pertinent question arises: What about cavities? Can they still occur with veneers? Dive into the intricacies to unveil the answer.


Can I Upgrade My Existing Restoration with Dental Implants?

August 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — udcmerrillville @ 5:22 am
a closeup of a dental implant model

In the realm of modern dentistry, dental implants have completely revolutionized the way we approach tooth replacement. They offer a permanent solution that not only restores functionality but also enhances the aesthetics of your smile. However, if you’ve received a dental restoration in the past such as dentures or a bridge, you might be wondering if it’s possible to replace your existing restoration with a dental implant. Here’s what you need to know about upgrading your smile with dental implants.


Why You Shouldn’t Feel Embarrassed by Dental Implants

June 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — udcmerrillville @ 5:37 pm
person smiling after receiving dental implants

Your smile plays a significant role in making a first impression, and gaps in your teeth can be noticeable when meeting new people, potentially impacting your self-esteem and causing you to refrain from smiling. However, living with this concern is not necessary, thanks to the reliable solution provided by dental implants. Continue reading to learn about how dental implants can effortlessly restore a gapped beam and why you can rest assured that there’s no need to feel embarrassed about having them.