Austin Dentist Dr. John Schmid's Blog

Cosmetic Dentist Serving Austin, Bee Cave, Lakeway and Nearby Areas of Texas

November 15, 2018
An in-person consultation with a dentist is necessary to evaluate whether you’re a good candidate for veneers or not. That being said, porcelain veneers are usually considered a great option to correct teeth that are too small, and improve the proportions of your smile. If you have small teeth and... Read More
Category: Porcelain Veneers
September 11, 2018
One of our most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures is porcelain veneers. This procedure utilizes custom made thin porcelain shells to disguise flaws in your natural teeth. Porcelain veneers can be very natural looking, but if they are made cheaply with no regard to your natural smile, they may... Read More
Category: Porcelain Veneers
August 14, 2018
Porcelain veneers are a big investment in yourself, so naturally many people wonder if it will be worth it for them. The answer depends entirely on your individual situation and goals. Some people will be wonderful candidates for porcelain veneers, while others may benefit more from different... Read More
Category: Porcelain Veneers
June 05, 2018
Missing teeth can cause many problems in both the long and short term. While there are different solutions available for missing teeth, in general dental implants are considered the best choice. This is because dental implants are the only option available that replace the vital tooth root. When we... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
May 07, 2018
Many men and women would like to improve their smile with cosmetic dentistry, but they may be worried about how to pay for treatment. Dental insurance plans rarely cover cosmetic procedures, and depending on the extent of work you need, you may be facing high out of pocket costs. Luckily, there are... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
May 02, 2018
A dental makeover, also referred to as a smile makeover, is a customized combination of dental procedures designed to achieve your smile goals. A dental makeover can address a variety of cosmetic and functional concerns at once, allowing you to completely transform your smile. What Issues Can A... Read More
Category: Smile Makeover
April 11, 2018
One of our most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures is porcelain veneers, due to their strength, durability, and ability to cover a wide variety of imperfections in the teeth. Patients often wonder how long porcelain veneers last, as they can be a substantial upfront investment. Luckily, most... Read More
Category: Porcelain Veneers
January 19, 2018
If you are missing teeth, you have a few different options available to you. If you are missing most of your teeth, it might make sense to get dentures. If you are only missing one or a few, though, a dental bridge or a dental implant are most likely your best options. Many people wonder what the... Read More
December 08, 2017
Two common dental treatments are porcelain crowns and porcelain veneers. These treatments are similar in that they both involve covering your real tooth with dental porcelain, but the circumstances in which you'd need one or the other are different. Austin dentist Dr. John Schmid has years of... Read More
November 09, 2017
If you have teeth that are crooked, gapped, crowded, or otherwise misaligned, you may have thought about braces. Traditional metal braces were the go-to treatment for straightening teeth for years, but over the past decade innovations in orthodontic technology have led to the effective, efficient,... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry