Dental veneers are thin layers of composite resin or porcelain which are fitted right onto the surface of the tooth. They are very popular among patients with discolored, crooked or misaligned teeth. Veneers are made to give you a beautiful, straight white smile. Most people don’t know there are two different types of veneers to choose from. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Andrew Hunter DDS offers some insight on both types of veneers.
The two types of veneers are composite resin veneers and...Read More
Dentist J. Andrew Hunter of El Cajon, CA is proud to offer the best in comprehensive dentistry. He believes in overall wellness and in making a personal connection with each patient, so that he can offer the best custom treatment plan for each individual.
Learning your personal history, your present condition of oral health and wellness and your future expectations helps to establish which type of treatment options are right for you.
Dr. J. Andrew Hunter has an array of cosmetic...Read More
Cosmetic dentistry can create the bright natural looking smile you deserve. Whether you are interested in a complete smile design, restoring chipped teeth or want to whiten, we can improve your smile. Cosmetic Dentistry is composed of several different types of dental procedures. Dr. J. Andrew Hunter of El Cajon, CA offers some information on the cosmetic procedures he offers.
Porcelain Veneers – Fingernail-thin shells are adhered to the front surface of the tooth. Veneers can fix...Read More
Dental Bonding is a great way for you to regain confidence in your smile if you have chipped or broken one (or more) of your teeth. Dental Bonding is a process of directly applying a tooth-colored composite to your tooth. Once the composite is applied, our dentist will sculpt and shape it to make a perfect looking tooth. A high-intensity ultraviolet light is then used to harden the composite and is finished off by a fine polishing.
Not only is dental bonding useful for chipped and broken...Read More
Veneers can be a great way to fix the color and/or shape of a tooth.
Some advantages of using Veneers are:They provide a natural tooth appearance. Gum tissue tolerates porcelain well. Porcelain veneers are resistant to stains. The color of a porcelain veneer can be selected such that it makes dark teeth appear whiter. Veneers offer a conservative approach to changing a tooth’s color and shape-veneers generally don’t require the extensive shaping prior to the procedure that dental...Read More
The only one who can really tell if it’s time for you to get dentures is your dentist. Dr. J. Andrew Hunter of El Cajon, CA has the expert knowledge and expertise to suggest dentures after a thorough examination of your teeth and mouth. If dentures are suggested by Dr. J. Andrew Hunter, there are several denture options available and he will help you decide which is best for you.
The following are some signs that you are a good candidate for dentures:
Severe tooth decay: if the...Read More
Are you tired of having yellow, stained teeth, despite your strict daily dental hygiene? You are not alone. There are millions of people suffering from the same problem. So if you brush, floss and visit your dentist regularly then why are your teeth still discolored? This happens because the outer layers of your teeth get stained over the years by consumption of beverages with caffeine, soda, wine and smoking.
When these outside sources of staining are left to sit on the teeth all day until...Read More