Gentle Dental of Allentown
2015 West Hamilton Street, Suite 202, Allentown, PA 18104

What You Need To Know about Cosmetic Dentistry Veneers

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, cosmetic dentistry veneers can give you a smile you love. Learn the facts and the factors about getting dental veneers to see if they’ll suit your smile.

A Closer Look at Cosmetic Dentistry Veneers

Veneers are very thin, tooth-colored shells made of porcelain or resin that are placed on the front of teeth to cover imperfections and make your smile look its best. The shells are customized by a veneer dentist to be the perfect color, shape, size, and fit for you. Veneers have become so popular that they’re offered by almost every family dentist Allentown and often preferred over both cosmetic dental bonding and dental crowns.

The Positives and Problems with Cosmetic Dentistry Veneers

  1. Positive – Naturally-Perfect Look and Fit
    One of the greatest advantages is their natural-looking results. Since they are customized to your color, aesthetic, and comfort needs, no one will know you have them and you’ll feel confident about your smile.
  2. Problem – Slight Side Effects
    Treatment can come with some mild side effects such as tooth sensitivity, but this usually subsides in a short time.
  3. Positive – Stain-Resistant Results
    Veneers are made of materials that won’t stain or fade over time, so you can eat and drink the dark foods you love without any worry. In contrast, cosmetic dental bonding is likely to stain and require additional trips and treatment from a family dentist Allentown
  4. Problem – Cost
    While the price of veneers is higher than both cosmetic dental bonding and dental crowns, they are more natural-looking and long-lasting so they pay off over time. To help reduce costs, ask your veneer dentist if they take dental insurance, offer payment programs, or accept discount dental plans like DentRite.
  5. Positive – A Durable Dental Solution

Veneers are very strong and durable, much more so than other dental options. With proper care and cleaning, they can keep looking good and lasting for more than 20 years.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Allentown, call Gentle Dental of Allentown today at (610) 616-3593 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Allentown. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Allentown, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Allentown.

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Patient Reviews
They were friendly and worked with me on quickly getting the teeth i needed out taken out
Melissa L.
Gentle doctor, good receptionist, friendly, greeted me immediately, professional, compassionate Care.
Kathleen F.
Mark Minetola and Michele Ferguson are two of the best dentists in this area by far ! I absolutely love my hygienist, she always does an amazing job. Judy Lees is an awesomely amazing assistant and […]
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My experience at gentle dental was my first time there. They put me at ease. The work done was perfect and at reasonable cost with discount plan for this self-paying patient. Best dental experience […]
Bernd A.
I have horrible anxiety and the whole staff made me feel comfortable.
Jennifer M.
Everyone is so nice and helpful! No stress!
Brianna F.
The wait time s very short and the hygienist and dentist spend the time to assess any problems and answer your questions. When I leave my mouth and teeth always feel as though they have been cleaned […]
Catherine M.
The dentists and the staff are excellent at what they do.
Kathleen D.
Professional service
Jean K.
All was done on time, on budget and relatively painless.
Thomas M.
This place is AMAZING. Friendly staff, no waiting 30, 45 minutes just to get in the back room, professional, clean, and helpful. They didn’t chastise me about my dental state and only offered […]
Jascelyn B.
I came in for a cleaning, which went well. I was in and out in no time.
Diane K.
My first time there. Dr.Minetola was very nice and knowledgeable. His assistant and all the staff were all very nice and friendly. I will go back there again!
Coco C.
You are seen on time. Whatever time the appointment, that’s when you get seen.
Sharon Y.
This dental practice has been amazing. They are professional, compassionate, and knowledgeable. I had not been to the dentist in quite some time, and was nervous about being reprimanded…nope all I […]
Cheryl O.
Dr. Minatoli (if I am spelling correctly) is absolutely amazing. I had extreme dental pain from two cracked teeth and an abscess. Typically, an appointment is made for a later date after assessing […]
Kira W.
Before last week I had only ever gone to the same dentist since I was born. However, since they were only a pediatric dentist I had to stop seeing them once I turned 19 and had to find a new dentist […]
Takyra K.
Been going there for over 30 years
Paula Y.
Competent, friendly and timely service.
Thomas M.
Love my hygentist Jerry (not sure of the spelling) and the women who checks me in at 8 am, she’s always so cheery for 8am and I love it! And dr Minnetola is the best dentist ever I love everything […]
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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