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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Montclair Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers From routine cleanings and fillings to bruxism devices, Upper Montclair Dental Associates is equipped to handle all your dental needs...

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Questions About Dental Services in Montclair, NJ We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in Montclair...

Smile Makeovers — Planning For Your Wedding
...There are a wide variety of tools and techniques available that include bonding, veneers, crowns, bridges, and dental implants for restoring your smile...

Include a Smile Makeover in Wedding Planning
... After your teeth are properly aligned, your dental team can work on subtle contouring, overall shape and color changes for individual teeth, using techniques such as porcelain laminate veneers...

Veneers: Not Just for Woodworking
...Exactly the same principle applies to porcelain veneers used in dentistry: A thin layer of ceramic material is used to cover parts of a tooth in order to improve its structure and appearance...

Are Porcelain Veneers Right For You?
...One method of improving your smile is with porcelain veneers...

Porcelain Crowns Vs. Veneers: What's The Difference?
When it comes to restoring both the beauty and functionality of a smile, two of the most commonly used techniques are porcelain crowns and veneers...

What Is A Crown?
... To learn more on this topic, read the Dear Doctor article, “Porcelain Crowns & Veneers...

Porcelain Veneers
When speaking about veneers in dentistry, many people wonder what they are really made from and how they produce such natural results...

Planning Your Wedding Day Smile Makeover
...Porcelain veneers and crowns can provide you with longer-term results that can last from 10 to 20 years...

Porcelain Veneers are a Viable Option for Smile Transformation
...Porcelain veneers stand out as one of the most popular and least interventional of these options...

Achieving a Transformed Smile With Porcelain Veneers or Crowns
... Two of the most useful are porcelain veneers and crowns...

How Do I Look After My New Porcelain Veneers?
You've just had porcelain laminate veneers placed on your teeth to improve their appearance, color and shape...

With Proper Care, Veneers are a Long-Term Option for Stained Teeth
... However, if that doesn't produce the desired result, porcelain laminate veneers are another option you might consider...

"No-Prep" Veneers may be an Option for Some Patients
Although traditional porcelain laminate veneers are much less invasive than other cosmetic dental applications, they still often require the removal of some of the surface tooth enamel, a process known as tooth reduction...

Red Wine and Tooth Staining
...Depending on the cause of your teeth staining, and your desired level of brightening, these treatments can range from professional bleaching to porcelain veneers...

Take Steps to Reduce Mouth Acid and Avoid Dental Erosion
...In moderate cases, we can reshape and cover damaged teeth using dental materials like composite resins or porcelain to fill decayed areas or cover teeth with veneers or crowns...

Cosmetic Questions to Ask to Get You on the Right Path to a Better Smile
...It’s often possible to “see” your proposed smile through computer simulation, or in some cases “test drive” it with temporary (provisional) crowns or veneers...

Orthodontics Could be in Your Smile Makeover Plan
When considering “smile makeover” options, it’s easy to focus on whitening, veneers or implants — techniques and materials focused mainly on the teeth and gums...

White Spots on Your Teeth After Braces May Be An Early Sign of Enamel Loss
...For extensive defects, conventional bonding with composite resins or porcelain veneers can be used to cosmetically cover the tooth...

Effective Hygiene is Key to Preventing Enamel White Spots While Wearing Braces
...If these fail to produce satisfactory results, we can use cosmetic bonding that permanently covers the tooth with resin or veneers...

Prevent White Spots on Teeth While Wearing Braces with Diligent Oral Hygiene
...In extreme cases we may need to consider porcelain veneers to cosmetically improve the tooth appearance...

Gummy Smiles
...If that's the case, your teeth can be made to appear longer by capping (crowning) them or covering them with thin porcelain veneers...

Porcelain Veneers
...If your teeth could use improvement in any of these categories, porcelain veneers could be just what you're looking for...

Smile Makeover
...Likewise, if you often drink red wine or other beverages that stain, you might do better with porcelain veneers than bleaching treatments...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Eating Disorders & Oral Health
...But the damage can be repaired with various restorative techniques including veneers and/or crowns...

Digital Dental Impressions
...It's possible to identify any additional prep work required for new crowns, veneers and fillings right then and there; to implement any needed changes; and to rescan the tooth to create a new series of images and 3D model...

Same-Day Crowns (CAD/CAM)
...Read Article Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...