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Family, Laser, and Cosmetic Dentistry by Charlotte dentist Dr. Payet.

Six-Month Adult Braces + 2 CEREC Porcelain Veneers equals one happy patient!

Ever since we started doing six-month braces about five years ago, the number of smile makeovers that we’ve done with porcelain veneers has dropped dramatically. This is because we can create beautiful smiles much more conservatively with six-month braces than we can with veneers, simply because there is no drilling on the teeth. There are times however, when porcelain veneers are an excellent option. Caroline’s case is a perfect example of how the two can work together: we first used six-month braces to straighten her teeth, then whitened them.  Finally, we used our CEREC CAD/CAM machine to make to 2 porcelain veneers right in our office, in a single appointment to complete the smile makeover by matching her peg lateral incisors to match the rest of her smile.

If you are interested in learning more about either porcelain veneers or 6MonthSmiles, please contact us at either 704-364-7069, or Request an Appointment Online.

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March 14, 2010 - Posted by | 6-Month Smiles, CEREC CAD/CAM, Cosmetic dentistry, Dental Office Technology, Dental photography, Porcelain Veneers, Short-Term Orthodontics, Six-Month Braces, Smile Makeover, Teeth Whitening | , , , , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. Wow, amazing results! Impressive – I need to learn more about this procedure, thanks for sharing.
    Warren

    Comment by Warren | March 14, 2010 | Reply

    • Warren, thank you for the compliments. I have to admit, though…….it sure helps me look good that the model is so lovely! LOL
      Six-Month Braces (we now work almost exclusively with 6MonthSmiles.com) is really a very fun procedure to do, and much easier to integrate than most dentists imagine. My staff and I love doing it, because we see how much our patients love the results.

      Comment by Dr. Charles Payet | March 15, 2010 | Reply


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