Cook Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Cook's genuine concern for your well-being ensures that you will always receive outstanding dental care.

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Cosmetic Dentist Birmingham AL

About Our Office

Our friendly professional team works hard to make you comfortable so that every visit is enjoyable and stress-free.

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Services & Procedures

We stay current with the latest dental treatments to provide you with the services you need for excellent oral health.

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How long do porcelain veneers last?

Our porcelain veneers in Birmingham, AL, are made of the finest quality porcelain for a lasting, beautiful, and functional result.

On average dental veneers last between 10 and a dozen years, but if you take excellent care of your restorations and practice a few good habits, they can last much longer.

A dental veneer is a measured section of porcelain cemented to the forward surface of a tooth. You can choose one veneer or many, depending on your needs. To properly flush your veneer alongside untreated teeth, your dentist removes a bit of tooth enamel. This means the veneer is permanent and must be replaced if damaged or lost.

To extend the life of your porcelain veneers:

  • Brush and floss following all meals or at least two times per day
  • Come into our dental office for checkups and teeth cleanings every six months
  • Avoid biting on sharp or hard objects like pens, stones, ice, or bottle caps
  • Talk to your dentist if you grind and clench your teeth
  • Don’t participate in athletics without the proper mouthguard

Talk to Your Cosmetic Dentist in Birmingham, AL

Are you considering veneers? We encourage you to contact our dental team to arrange a consultation with the dentist today.

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We are open and seeing patients!  To ensure our safety and that of our patients, we have installed a REME Halo in our HVAC system  (more on the REME Halo here:  https://www.rgf.com/products/air/reme-halo/ ) .  We also have 5 HEPA-13 medical grade air purifiers by Medify Air that are spread throughout our office.  Safety is our priority, and we really appreciate everyone's loyalty and patience as we work through this challenge!