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New Smile for a New Year with Porcelain Veneers

After the year we just had, we all deserve to treat ourselves to a little something, you know, for the effort! Dr. Velasco thinks you deserve a new smile for the New Year, and we can give you just that with the application of porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are placed over the front surfaces of your teeth. You can use a… Read More »

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Wow Your Family and Friends with a Perfect Smile this Holiday Season

We’d all like to have a perfect smile, but no one does. A couple teeth could be a bit crooked; there could be a slight gap; maybe some permanent stains from tetracycline; possibly a chipped corner or two. During this oddest of years, this stubborn virus has allowed you to conveniently hide any flaws with your smile behind an omnipresent mask. But what if you could show… Read More »

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Veneers, but not from Ikea

Everyone loves to traipse around the Houston Ikea store, heading from fully laid out room to fully laid out room and ending with a plate of Swedish meatballs in the restaurant. Ikea is known for its affordable furniture and much of it relies on veneers. A dresser will have a thin veneer of a fine wood masking a lesser-looking wood that is making up the structure of… Read More »

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Healthy Habits: Drinking

Are you dealing with stained teeth? Your adult teeth are a part of you and will stay with you for the rest of your life. Protecting your teeth and your gums is extremely important to your overall health and well-being. The first step toward healthy teeth and gums is knowing exactly what foods and drinks are unhealthy and harmful. Lucky for you, all you have to do… Read More »

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New Year, New You, The Benefits Of A Great Smile

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2018? We sure did and like most people our resolutions tend to center around improving health, improving good habits, ceasing bad ones and basically anything we can do to improve ourselves. The reality of most resolutions though is that by February we usually start losing that momentum and forget what we resolved to do. What if we had reminders… Read More »

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4 Things Porcelain Veneers Can Do For Your Smile

Surprisingly, not many people realize how big of an impact a nice set of teeth makes. Sure you may have perfectly healthy teeth, but do you like your smile? Is one tooth kind of out of place? Have you chipped a tooth recently and it just never looked the same? Investing in porcelain veneers might just be your path to a better, brighter smile. It’s a very… Read More »

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Cosmetic Dentistry: What are Veneers?

If you aren’t exactly happy with your smile, veneers may be the cosmetic dentistry solution you have been looking for. Veneers are thin porcelain shells that are attached to the front surface of your teeth. As a result, all of the cosmetic flaws of your teeth are covered up, and you end up with a great smile. Veneers can restore the perfect shape back to that chipped… Read More »

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6 Tips for Maintaining Your New Veneers

In last week’s blog post, we discussed frequently asked questions associated with porcelain veneers. If you decided to go through with an investment on a full mouth makeover, then it is important to preserve and protect your beautiful smile. This week I wanted to go more in depth on the maintenance of porcelain veneers. As I mentioned before porcelain veneers can last from 10 to 20 years… Read More »

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How Do Veneers Work?

They say a smile is worth a thousand words so take the next step to a new you who isn’t afraid of showing those pearly whites. If you are insecure about your smile and are considering a mouth makeover, porcelain veneers could be the right option for you. These veneers have become increasingly popular due to their quick and long-lasting results to picture-perfect teeth without having to… Read More »

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