Dentistry is the known evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the soft and hard tissues of the jaw (mandible), the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent.
An Interview with Dr. Homayoun Pourshirazi on Porcelain Veneers
Dr. Homayoun Pourshirazi is a dentist and has answered some of the most common questions Bizymoms visitors have about Porcelain Veneers.
Q. What are porcelain veneers?
A. A veneer is a thin layer of restorative material placed over a tooth surface, either to improve the aesthetics of a tooth or to protect a damaged tooth surface.
Q. How long to dental veneers last?
A. Porcelain veneers can last up to 10 years or more whereas composite veneers only last for two years at the most. A good dental hygiene routine combined with regular check ups will help to preserve your veneers.
Q. Do dental veneers require special care?
A. No, you would take care of them like you would all your other teeth. Proper flossing and brushing will be fine.
Q. Are there alternatives to dental veneers?
A. Yes, composite bondings are one alternative however they are inferior to veneers cosmetically and do not last as long.
Q. Do veneers look natural?
A. If done by an experienced dentist and lab they look very natural.
Q. Does the veneer protect one’s tooth from decay?
A. No, it does not. Veneers are cosmetic and do not protect the teeth against decay. Only proper oral hygiene and diet can prevent tooth decay.
Q. How much does veneer cost?
A. The cost could range anywhere from $800 - $1,400 per tooth.
Q. How to contact Dr. Pourshirazi if we have further questions?
23771 Washington Ave - Suite 102
Murrieta, CA 92562