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What Is The Cost Of Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are a cosmetic dentistry procedure that has grown in popularity over the years. Veneers helps to improve the appearance of your smile. They are wafer-thin, tooth-colored shells that are chemically bonded to the front surface of teeth in order to improve their aesthetics. The most common type of dental veneers are made of porcelain and are highly durable and stain resistant.

If this type of cosmetic procedure is of interest to you, an important consideration is the cost. 

Dental veneers are an ideal esthetic option for patients with severe discoloration, chipped or broken teeth, gapped teeth, and/or smaller teeth.

What Is the Average Financial Cost of Dental Veneers?

The dental veneer procedure is highly customized so prices will range from patient to patient. The national average cost per tooth somewhere between $1,000 and $2,500. Veneers last on average between 5 to 20 years, depending on the type and care you give them. The cost represents very good value versus time.

What Factors Determine the Cost of Dental Veneers?

One of the first factors to consider is the number of dental veneers you will need or desire. Some patients may only require 1 veneer, for example, in the case of a chipped or broken tooth. Other patients, may be looking to create an even and symmetrical smile and may choose 6 to 8 veneers.

The front six or eight teeth on the upper teeth are the most popular option for dental veneers.

Porcelain is the #1 choice when it comes to veneers. Compared to composite resin, porcelain veneers are more durable, stain-resistant, longer-lasting, and are considered a more permanent solution. 

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers:

  • Less invasive compared to other types of veneers
  • Durable 
  • Resistant to chips, breakages, and fractures
  • Compatible with oral tissues
  • Stain-resistant
  • Long-lasting 

Most patients will also combine porcelain veneers with other esthetic treatment like teeth whitening and Botox. Those procedures will involve additional costs.

Are Dental Veneers A Good Investment?

While dental veneers do carry a higher cost than some other cosmetic dentistry procedures, they are considered an investment in your self. Dental veneers are a simple procedure and you can greatly improve the appearance of your smile quickly.

A whiter, brighter smile has a major impact on people’s self-esteem and confidence. This smile can have a positive effect on their work and social lives. 

In fact, studies have shown that people with a great smile are perceived as being more successful in their careers and more intelligent.

Why Choose Cosmetic Dentist Marielaina Perrone DDS?

Dr. Marielaina Perrone and her staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to patients possible.

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Smooth Threads Vs Botox

PDO Smooth Threads

Smooth threads are a minimally invasive anti-aging treatment. Instead of using scalpels to remove excess skin, cosmetic dentist Marielaina Perrone DDS is able to use specialized threads and place them in strategic areas to revitalize your facial features.

By opting for a smooth hread treatment you can achieve skin rejuvenation that reduces wrinkles and jowls and tightens skin.

PDO Smooth Thread benefits include:

  • Subtle, natural esthetic results 
  • Increased in natural collagen production
  • Diminished wrinkles and improved skin laxity
  • Quick procedure that takes approximately 30 minutes
  • Long-lasting results

As we get older, the production of collagen declines, but the threads ‘’trick’’ your body into increased collagen production, improving your skin’s smoothness and elasticity. 

Botox Cosmetic

Botox injections block the chemical signals from nerves that tell your facial muscles to move. 

As you age and your production of collagen drops, every facial expression you make increases your chances of developing fine lines and wrinkles. 

Botox is only effective against wrinkles caused by facial movements such as forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet, and wrinkles in the mouth area. 

Benefits of Botox include:

  • Fast and easy recovery
  • Custom dosage plan
  • Long-lasting results 

You can also combine dermal fillers and Botox to fix skin laxity issues.

Schedule a consultation to find out what matches your cosmetic goals 

Marielaina Perrone DDS has extensive experience and knowledge when it comes to anti-aging treatments. Choose wisely when it comes to these treatments. The ultimate goal is to make you look younger as naturally as possible.

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Botox For TMJ And Bruxism

Many people have never considered Botox can be used for therapeutic purposes. But the reality is Botox can help with TMJ issues and teeth clenching (Bruxism). Botox works by inhibiting the movement of muscles. This means it can also inhibit muscle movement that affects TMJ and bruxism. Marielaina Perrone DDS has extensive training and experience in using Botox injections both for esthetic and functional treatment.

Botox for bruxism

Teeth grinding (bruxism) can cause jaw pain, headaches, and damaged teeth. Teeth grinding can occur during sleep or when awake, especially when you are under stress. Studies have shown Botox injections in the facial muscles that control chewing can fix your issue. As a result of the Botox action, you will see relief from teeth grinding and clenching.

Dr. Perrone uses the proper dosage and location of injections to make the treatment as natural as possible. 

Botox for TMJ disorders

TMJ disorders can be quite painful. They can be due to the previously mentioned bruxism or due to trauma. Botox can help the muscles of the TMJ relax, giving patients relief quickly and easily. Botox injections can help relieve the pain and other symptoms when you suffer from headaches and jaw tension, even if you have not responded to other, more traditional treatments.

A simple, nonsurgical, outpatient procedure

Botox injections for TMJ or bruxism can take about 30 minutes, and Dr. Perrone can include this Botox treatment in your routine dental appointments. Dr. Perrone injects Botox into your forehead, temples, and jaw muscles to relieve jaw pain and headaches.

She will determine the number of injections needed and in what areas for maximum results. Botox injections use a very fine needle and are minimally invasive and easily tolerated. Topical anesthesia will be offered as well if needed. Dr. Perrone injects the Botox into each treatment area.

You may feel relief over the first day or two following Botox treatment. However, it will often take a few days to feel a significant difference. Following your dental appointment, you can return to your daily activities.

Botox Cosmetic Las Vegas NV

Botox has been proven to be safe and effective for cosmetic as well as medical conditions. Ask Marielaina Perrone DDS if Botox Cosmetic is right for you! Dr. Perrone also offers Juvederm dermal fillers as an adjunct to Botox cosmetic injections.

Contact Marielaina Perrone DDS at (702) 458-2929 to schedule a no-cost cosmetic consultation appointment if you are ready for a smile makeover. We cannot wait to help you with your oral health and your smile makeover to create your dream smile in Henderson, Summerlin, and Las Vegas, NV.

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Osteoporosis and Your Dental Health

Osteoporosis is a disease that makes our bones more brittle and vulnerable to fracture.This disease disrupts the bodies balance of resorbing old bone and growing new bone. In essence you lose bone faster than you gain it.

This disease tends to affect women more than men and can lead to a fractured hip or even a curved spine as we age. Osteoporosis also has an effect on our dental health.

How does osteoporosis aeffect dental health?

  • Osteoporosis reduces bone density and volume in the jaws that holds our teeth in place. Research has shown that women with osteoporosis suffer from more tooth loss than those without the disease.
  • Progressive gum disease can also cause deterioration in the bone surrounding the teeth. Combined with osteoporosis this can be a recipe for losing teeth fast. Maintaining Good Dental hygiene at home can help keep this in check.
  • Denture wearers with osteoporosis will lose bone density and volume leading to loose and Ill fitting dentures.
  • Unfortunately, most patients have no idea they have the disease.

Many different factors can increase the chance of developing osteoporosis. These include age, illness, personal habits, medications, diet, genetics. 

Marielaina Perrone DDS can notice changes in bone levels from radiographs that are taken over time to note if there are any abnormal changes.

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Dental Health For A Bright Smile

Having a healthy mouth is very important. It benefits your physical and mental health, as well as your smile. Fortunately, it is quite easy to maintain a healthy mouth. All you need to do is to stick to healthy dental hygiene.

Dental care extends beyond our smile. It needs to extend to your gums as well. Gum disease is a serious, progressive, and common dental health issue. Because gum disease tends to be pain-free in the beginning, most people are not even aware they have it. 

What Is Gum Disease?

Gum disease (also called periodontal disease), is a progressive dental disease caused by plaque and bacteria. The disease of left untreated will destroy your teeth and gums and damage the bones of the jaws.

In its earliest stages (gingivitis), gum disease will present as swollen and reddish gums along with bleeding upon brushing and flossing. Gingivitis is reversible with proper care, the next stage is not. As the disease progresses further, it leads to increased destruction and is called periodontitis..

Periodontitis leads to gum tissue recession, bone loss, and eventually tooth loss.

Gum Disease Prevention Tips

Maintain  A Good Oral Hygiene Regimen

Brush at least two times a day. Try to get in the habit, when possible, to brush after every meal. It is important to brush your tongue as well because it can harbor harmful bacteria. You should choose a soft-bristled brush to gently brush the oral tissues. You should also floss at least once per day to reach areas your toothbrush alone cannot reach.

Use Fluoride

Use a fluoride toothpaste to brush your teeth. Fluoride is the most significant toothpaste ingredient. Fluoride helps strengthen the tooth's enamel.

Avoid Smoking

Smoking is extremely harmful to your oral health. Smoking will help the development of periodontalndisease by weakening your immune system. Smoking can also lead to oral cancer.


Avoid Sugary Food And Drink

Avoid sugary foods and drinks. Sugar is the food that allows the harmful bacteria to wreak havoc on your dental health.

Maintain Regular Dental Visits

Regular dental examinations and professional cleanings are vital to the health of your smile. Your dentist can detect any issues before they become an extensive problem and can also monitor how you are maintaining your smile at home

Are You Looking For The Top Las Vegas Cosmetic Dentist?

Dr.  Marielaina Perrone DDS is a highly educated and experienced cosmetic dentist specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. Her attention to detail and continued training are second to none.

In her Las Vegas practice, Dr. Perrone is a well-known and trusted general and cosmetic dentist practicing cosmetic dentistry for over 20 years. She frequently performs her advanced art of cosmetic dental procedures on patients that have been with her from the start.

Every patient is valued equally, as well as the professional standard of care Dr. Perrone and her cosmetic dentistry team provide is waiting for you at the Top Las Vegas Cosmetic Dentists Office. Contact us for a consultation or browse our website for those critical before and after photos, patient testimonials, and more about the possibilities that await your own stunning, dream smile.

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Maintaining Good Dental Hygiene

Research has shown that your overall systemic health is impacted by your oral health. Maintaining a proper, consistent oral hygiene regimen is even more important.

What Is Considered Good Dental Hygiene?

You should have schedule regular dental exams and professional cleanings at least twice a year. Regular dental exams are vital because Marielaina Perrone DDS can detect minor issues before they become something bigger. Some issues, like oral cancer, may have no symptoms initially and only a professional will be able to spot it's presence in it's earliest stages.

A good dental hygiene regimen should include:

  • Brush at least 2x each day with a soft bristle brush
  • Floss at least 1x per day
  • Use a fluoride toothpaste
  • Maintain regular dental exams and teeth cleanings
  • Use an antibacterial mouthwash daily


Basic dental care tips include:

  • Avoid eating or drinking anything except water after you have completed your night time routine
  • Brush your teeth first thing in the morning prior eating or drink anything.
  • It is important to floss prior to bedtime to remove food particles that may be lodged between your teeth and along the gum line. 

    Your Las Vegas Dentist Is Here For Your Smile

    Our ultimate goal is to help give our patients their best smile yet. Dr. Marielaina Perrone DDS and her dentistry team are proud to offer comprehensive dentistry care, including routine dental cleanings as well as the cosmetic and restorative procedures mentioned above.

    If you are ready for a cosmetic dentistry smile makeover, contact Marielaina Perrone DDS at (702) 458-2929 to schedule a no-cost cosmetic consultation appointment. We cannot wait to deliver your state-of-the-art smile makeover to create the smile of your dreams in Henderson, Summerlin, and Las Vegas, NV.

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Dental Implants For A Healthy Smile

Dental implants have become the go-to treatment to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth, or even a complete smile. Restoration of your smile will improve self confidence and overall health. 

There are 3 requirements that a patient must have before undergoing dental implant surgery and they include:

A dental implant is made up of 3 separate elements:

  1. The implant body is made of titanium. Titanium is lightweight, durable, and strong. It can accommodate one tooth or several. The implant body becomes the base for your artificial crown.
  2. The abutment: This is a connector that anchors your tooth to the post and is installed after the post has fused to your jawbone.
  3. The crown: This is the visible part of the dental implant. This is the final step in the implant process.

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are artificial teeth that are permanently placed in the bone. They are modeled after your natural teeth, so they will look, feel, and function just like them

Dental implants enable clear, articulate speech and allow you to eat all of your favorite foods.


Dental Implants Mimic Natural Teeth?

Your new teeth will have the same size, shape, and color of your natural teeth, so no one will will ever know you have undergone any treatment. They will give you peace of mind to enjoy your favorite foods and speak without fear of slipping or falling out.

What Happens When I Have Implant Surgery?

Typical steps include:

  • Extracting the damaged teeth and performing any other necessary dental procedures.
  • Preparing of the implant site for your surgical procedure.
  • If a bone graft is needed, it can be completed at this time.
  • Installing the body of the dental implant in the bone.
  • Allow time for healing and growth/fusion with bone.
  • Installing the custom dental abutment and making impressions of your teeth and gums.
  • Placement of your final dental crowns.

The time needed for your implant process will depends on each individual and the number of implants placed.

Will a Bone Graft be needed?

Every patient is different. At your evaluation, the possible need for a bone graft will be discussed.

What Are My Post-Surgery Instructions?

Many patients experience some minor bleeding, bruising, swelling, and discomfort after placement of dental implants. This is all quite normal. Your symptoms should subside in a few days. Pain medication can be taken as needed.

Dental Implants Henderson NV

If you are ready for a smile makeover, contact implant dentist Marielaina Perrone DDS at (702) 458-2929 to schedule a no cost cosmetic consultation appointment. We cannot wait to help you with your smile makeover to create the smile of your dreams in Summerlin, Henderson, and Las Vegas, NV.

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What Is Snap On Smile?

Your smile is one of the very first things people notice when they meet you. When you are happy with your smile, your self confidence increases and people notice. 

The desire for a confident smile leads many to consider cosmetic dentistry. These include teeth whitening, dental veneers, and dental implants. An alternative to those costly procedures could be snap on smile. Below we will explain exactly what snap on smile can do for your smile.

What is Snap On Smile In Las Vegas?

A Snap-on Smile is a custom fabricated cosmetic dental appliance. It is a complete smile that a person wears over their natural smile to mask broken or discolored teeth.

A snap on smile does not require any drilling of your natural teeth. In fact, the entire process is very straightforward! Your cosmetic dentist takes will take an impression of your mouth and use that impression to fabricate your new smile. 


The Pros Of Snap On Smile

The Snap-on Smile is very popular for three main reasons:


-Financially affordable

-Fast results

With Snap on Smile you do not require any drilling, tooth extractions, or anesthetic.

The cost of a Snap-on Smile is also very attractive. Snap-on Smile is a much cheaper alternative to traditional cosmetic dentistry. A full arch of teeth will cost you anywhere from $1,500-$3,500 total.

One of the major benefits of the Snap on Smile is the instant esthetic results. The entire snap on smile process only takes two visits to the dentist. There is zero recovery time. This is perfect for patients who want or need to improve their smile instantly!

The Cons

Snap on Smile is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It is highly customized and not for everyone.

Snap on Smiles is designed to be one full smile with no gaps. This is an individual preference.

Snap on Smiles only last about 3 years with continuous use.

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Marielaina Perrone DDS believes everyone deserves to have a healthy, beautiful, and functional smile.

Finally, creating the smile you have always dreamed of will be an exciting journey, as well as a journey that can be a bit nerve-wracking. It’s a big step to take, after all! Marielaina Perrone DDS wants you to experience the comfort and confidence that comes from a beautiful, healthy smile.

Dr. Perrone takes a gentle, individualized approach to all dental care coupled with advanced technology to provide you with a convenient and pleasant visit every time we see you walk through the door.

Contact Marielaina Perrone DDS at (702) 458-2929 to schedule a no-cost implant dentistry consultation appointment if you are ready for a smile makeover or dental implants in Las Vegas NV.

We cannot wait to help you with your smile makeover to create the smile of your dreams in Summerlin, Henderson, and Las Vegas, NV.


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