Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Lu is pleased to answer the many dental related questions of her patients from throughout Northern Virginia. This section provides questions and answers for many frequently asked questions regarding dental health for children.

Yes! Dental veneers address all these issues and more. The thin shells of porcelain can significantly alter the appearance, size and shape of your teeth, and the results can last a lifetime with proper care.

A great smile should improve your self-confidence, which can have a positive impact on the social and professional aspects of your life. Cosmetic dentistry is not just about pretty smiles though. New techniques and materials are available for back teeth as well as the ones you see when you smile. Now your mouth can look great, get healthy and function better at the same time.

Teeth enamel discoloration can be caused by staining, aging, or chemical damage to teeth. Some of the more common causes of teeth discoloration are medications, coffee, tea or cigarettes. People who drink significant amounts of cola soft drinks can experience similar staining.

Veneers are very thin layers of porcelain that restore the color, size and shape of your teeth. Strong and durable, veneers are strikingly similar to natural teeth and are an effective solution for stained, cracked or misshapen teeth.