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Old 11-12-2001, 03:26 PM   #1
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Angry Veneers ahhh no??

I have to get veneers on my 2 front teeth ,due to eating melons and grapefruit.i use to eat 2 a day of each ,i went to 2 dentist and they sadi thats was the problem ,i had a habit of biting the skins ..anyway i know u have to have a shot or 2 for these..but is that the only pain..and when they give u the shot do they scrap the enamel off and send it to the lab ,and u come back the next day or whats the story???

has anyone went through the experience yet??

they are a bit sore right now ,even when i tap them with my finger like the dentist does(oooccch)

if i left them and brushed my teeth about 4 times a day will it stop or do i HAVE To get them done???

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Old 11-12-2001, 08:24 PM   #2
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Yes you have to get a couple of shots to have this done. After you are numb the doctor will shave away the outer layer of your teeth, mainly on the front/lip side of your tooth, with a drill. Then the doctor will take impressions of your teeth, possibly a 2nd impression. He will send the impression to a lab for them to make the veneers, they usually take a couple of weeks before they will be back at your dentists office. Before you leave the chair the doctor/assistant will make temporary veneers to put over your teeth for you to wear until your appointment to get the permanent veneers put on.

Old 11-21-2001, 08:41 PM   #3
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Well, Judgejules, your front teeth may be in need of some assistance, but I am imagining that the rest of your body is thanking you for eating all that healthy fiber and vitamins. Two melons and two grapefruits a day?! Wow, that's incredible!


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