Jose Alonso DDS - Lumineers® Dominican Republic

Lumineers® and E.Max Porcelain Veneers are worldwide recognized Brands of Veneers made with Cerinate® in case of Lumineers and Porcelain in case of E.Max. They are extremely thin (from 0.2 to 0.3 milimeters), with high translucency and a very natural appearance. They are used to correct stained and discolored teeth, chipped teeth, eliminate spacing and gaps, align crooked teeth, reshape small teeth, renew old dental work or perfect your Hollywood Smile.


Lumineers® and E.Max Porcelain Veneers are unique beautiful custom-created and ultra thin porcelain veneers. In most cases, there is a minimal or no teeth preparation, avoiding uncornfortable long appointments with tooth reduction, application of local anesthesia, having sensitivity after the appointment or wearing temporaries.

 

They are long term solution for smile makeovers which means that your Lumineers®, with a proper care and good oral hygiene, can last up to 15 years.

With our State of the Art digital CAD/CAM Dentistry technology at Jose Alonso DDS Office in Santo Domingo we can offer Single Visit Lumineers, Porcelain Veneers and Smile Makeovers. No impressions or molds are required anymore for your veneers procedure. Patient can see the whole process from scanning, designing and also suggest modifications on design to customize the new smile with veneers.

 

Advantages of Lumineers:
  • Color change resistant.
  • Corrects small alterations in the position of the teeth.
  • Restores the anatomy of the tooth in fractures or malformations.
  • Cover cracks in teeth that are aged or affected by bruxism.
  • We carry out lumineers® with minimal or no prep.
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Lumineers Process

This procedure takes only two appointments:

 

First Appointment: After initial consultation, a digital impression of your upper and lower teeth are take and photos that will be are sent to our labs located in United States to begin the custom manufacture of your Lumineers.


Second Appointment: After 5 days, your Lumineers will be seated on your teeth,  bonded one by one to create a brand new Smile.

 

That´s it. In just 2 easy and comfortable appointments, you can have the beautiful natural looking smile you will love!

 

 

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Diagnosis/Digital planning

We start with digital planning that consists of a digital scan, photos and x-rays of the teeth.

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Smile Design

Your lumineers are designed digitally.

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Lab Production

Your Lumineers® are created at the Dental Laboratory.

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Your final smile

The finished Lumineers® are bonded to your teeth.


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    Complete Smile Makeover

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    Complete Smile Makeover

FAQS about Lumineers

What are Lumineers?

Lumineers are thin shells of a Strong and Durable material called Cerinate® which requires minimal o no preparation of the teeth and are bonded one by one on your teeth to create a new smile.

How can i know if i am Lumineers® candidate?

There is no age limits for Lumineers®, but there are some limitations: Bruxism, clenching habits, excessively or highly restored teeth, patients with nail bittting habits, patients with edge to edge bites, underbite or side to side bite, Patients with missing teeth or not perfectly aligned teeth.

How strong are Lumineers?

They are made from a strong and durable material (Cerinate®) but like natural teeth, we should avoid strong impacts like aggressive or strong bites. As with natural teeth, enamel can crack as a result of biting hard food, nail biting or by clenching the teeth. In Lumineers it will cause cracks in the ceramic that can cause a fracture or simply gets de-bonded.

How long do i have to stay in Dominican Republic to get Lumineers?

6 to 7 days, after initial consultation and start of the procedure of teeth prep (both usually same day) the lab will start the manufacture of your lumineers which takes 4 to 5 days, after this, the final consultation to bond lumineers to your teeth will take place.

What maintenance does Lumineers need?

Lumineers® require the same maintenance as your natural teeth, so it is always recommended a good oral hygiene, brushing your teeth and flossing as usual.

It is invasive or painful treatment?

Lumineers® procedure its not a painful treatment, its not like an extraction or a surgery, its a cosmetic procedure with require no preparation or minimal preparation.

I heard about non preparation Lumineers, it is true?

Yes, Lumineers® requires no or minimal preparation, but this kind of veneers are indicated only for patients with perfectly aligned teeth.

Why get Lumineers® in Dominican Republic?

We combine a cosmetic dental procedure with a holidays in the beautiful Dominican Republic, as this process only takes two appointments, between them you can enjoy and relax in the best beaches in the Caribbean and also save up to 70% compared to USA fees. Since 2012 we have been in Dental Tourism Field in Dominican Republic receiving patients travelling abroad from USA, Canada and other countries offering high standards, high quality materials and expertise from Dr. Alonso who holds credentials from ADA, AACD, AAID and AGD.

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