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What is the average lifespan of porcelain veneers?

Jun 20, 2011 Below is a GUEST post from a fellow cosmetic dentist. Enjoy!   With proper care, porcelain veneers can last anywhere from 10 to 15 years or longer. Maintenance of porcelain veneers is similar to care for your normal teeth. As always, make sure to floss & brush regularly, and see your hygienist 2-3 times per year for a professional cleaning. Although the porcelain itself is well immune to tooth decay, the portion of the tooth under the veneer is still susceptible to cavities.  Daily fluoride rinses can protect the susceptible areas of the tooth-porcelain junction. Over brushing can have... Read More »

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Velscope – Featured on Dr. Oz Show – Oral Cancer Screening – Louisville Dentist

Jun 09, 2011 The Velscope Oral Cancer Screening device is savings! Ideal Dentistry is proud to be one of the only offices in Louisville that offers this revolutionary, life-saving technology. If you missed the broadcast you may be able to view the segment on the video page: Early Visualization Of Mucosal Diseases VELscope® is a revolutionary hand-held device that provides Ideal Dentistry with an easy-to-use adjunctive mucosal examination system for the early detection of abnormal tissue. The patented VELscope technology platform was developed in collaboration with the British Columbia Cancer Agency and MD Anderson Cancer Center, with funding provided in part... Read More »

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Smile, It’s Natural!

Jun 08, 2011 At Ideal Dentistry our philosophy is simple SMILE, IT’S NATURAL What does this mean? Well, simply put, we use the most natural procedures and products available. We have never used mercury in any fillings, and focus on the whole body, not just the teeth. It is hard to believe that still today in the USA the most common filling placed is a mercury filling!   When you become a member of Ideal Dentistry you will be treated according to our founding principles: The less dentistry we perform the better for the patient Treat the individual, not the tooth Use... Read More »

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