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Porcelain Veneers

When You Are Not Ready to Commit!

* Part 2 of a 3 part series* You want to cosmetically enhance your smile, but you don’t want the commitment that porcelain veneers would need. In the preparation process for porcelain veneers, a portion of each tooth is permanently reduced and this cannot be reversed.  But, there is a way to avoid this permanent alteration to your teeth and still have the beautiful smile you want. What are prepless veneers? Prepless or no-prep veneers... Continue Reading

3 Smile Deficiencies Resolved by Porcelain Veneers

If there are aspects of your smile that you're less than thrilled with, consider the highly popular dental solution of porcelain veneers. What makes them such a great option? Veneers can effectively address various concerns with your teeth, and can dramatically transform your somewhat mediocre smile into one with some serious pizzazz. Consider three undesirable smile-inhibitors, and how they can be resolved by porcelain veneers.   Smile Deficiency #1 Gaps and Spaces — Unevenly spaced... Continue Reading

Cosmetic Dentistry: Improving the Quality of Seniors’ Lives

As people get older, there are a number of smile issues that present themselves. Teeth may begin to wear, chip, crack, discolor, stain, experience sensitivity, or need to be removed. However, the fact you're a senior now certainly does not mean your smile is permanently doomed to a life of damage, stains, or missing teeth. Cosmetic Dentistry and Seniors Seniors have every reason to smile when it comes to the modern cosmetic dentistry options available... Continue Reading

Elgin Residents Improve Their Smiles With Porcelain Veneers

Why should you have to put up with gaps in your teeth, unsightly stains, or crooked teeth? By visiting Dr. Lodding, you will see if porcelain veneers in Elgin can successfully improve your smile. Porcelain Veneers, also known as dental veneers or laminates, are shells of porcelain that are bonded to the anterior (front) teeth in order to improve the look and even the function of your smile. Porcelain Veneers can correct uneven or crooked... Continue Reading

Porcelain Veneers: A Great Smile, Fast

Porcelain veneers are the most conservative esthetic restorations available in dentistry today. Strikingly beautiful in color, shape and luminosity, porcelain veneers cover the front of existing teeth, covering gaps and providing balanced proportions. Veneers offer astounding cosmetic improvements in just two visits, giving your smile a definite “wow” factor without excessive or lengthy treatment plans. “My patients achieve natural, healthy-looking smiles in just two short visits!” —Elgin porcelain veneers dentist and specialist, Dr. Lodding After... Continue Reading

Transform Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Cosmetic dental procedures are now among the most popular options in facial aesthetics. At Smile for Life Dental, Dr. Dean W. Lodding and our entire staff expertly transform smiles every day, thanks to teeth whitening, dental bonding, and probably the most premiere cosmetic dental procedure: Porcelain veneers. Elgin and Chicago, IL area patients rave about the dramatic results they achieve with gorgeous, custom porcelain veneers crafted by Dr. Lodding! So just who can benefit from... Continue Reading

Your Celebrity Experience At Our Northwest Suburban Area Dental Practice

Our Northwest Suburban dental patients love the convenience of having a Master Ceramist on-site. Because our dental laboratory is right here in our Elgin office, your ceramist can even meet with you and Dr. Lodding during your smile design process – partnering to create the ideal shade, shape, translucency and appearance of your porcelain veneers or crowns. It’s a unique experience available here, and we make it available to our Barrington dental patients and beyond,... Continue Reading

Cosmetic Dentistry~ Geneva, St. Charles, Algonquin & Huntley

At Smile for Life Dental our mission is "CREATING EXTRAORDINARY SMILES THROUGH EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES" Dr. Lodding's passion is helping our patients throughout the Chicagoland area and Northwest Suburbs to create the smile of their dreams! Smile for Life Dental provides the ultimate in comfort spa atmosphere with massage therapy, scented candles, warm blankets and the music of your choice to create your own personal Extraordinary Smile Makeover Experience! Cosmetic Dentistry can be life changing! A... Continue Reading