Dr. Carol E. Follette, DDS -  - Dentist

Dr. Carol E. Follette, DDS

Dentist serving Santa Monica, CA

Veneers Specialist

Don't let cracked, chipped or permanently discolored teeth ruin your self-confidence. Dr. Follette has substantial experience in using veneers to help patients from throughout the Santa Monica, CA, area get the healthy, beautiful smiles they dream of.

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    1. "Dr. Follette and her competent staff make every visit a refreshing and happy experience."

    2. Russell A. Yelp

    1. "I felt well taken care of and everything was explained."

    2. C.B. Yelp

    1. "Let me just say that this is one dentist who goes the extra mile."

    2. Patricia H. Yelp

    1. "Amazing! The most honest Dentist I have ever come across."

    2. Jackie T. Yelp

Veneers Q & A

by Dr. Carol E. Follette, DDS

What are veneers?

Veneers are thin shells of tooth-colored material that are placed on the surface of teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers can be used for teeth that are chipped, cracked or stained, and they also may be used to correct gaps, improve the appearance of worn enamel and help teeth appear straighter and better aligned. Veneers may be made of porcelain or composite materials, colored to look like your own natural teeth.

How are veneers applied?

The first step in applying veneers is to decide on the proper shape, size and color for your restoration. Your dentist can make an impression of your teeth to ensure the veneer will fit and will match the size and shape of surrounding teeth. Before your veneer is placed, your tooth surface will be shaped so it can accommodate the veneer. That typically means removing small layers of tooth material to “make room” for the veneer. A special dental adhesive is used to adhere the veneer to the tooth's surface. Once in place, Dr. Follette may perform additional minor shaping or polishing. If your veneer is being made in a lab, you may be given a temporary veneer to wear until the permanent one is ready for placement.

Am I a good candidate for veneers?

If you have teeth that are worn, stained, cracked or broken, or you have a gap or slight unevenness, veneers could be the ideal choice for you. Veneers also play a major part in “smile design” procedures, where multiple treatments and procedures can be sued to create a beautiful, healthy-looking smile. During your consultation, Dr. Follette will talk to you about all your options so you can make the best decision for your needs and your goals.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

We accept most insurance plans. Below is a short-list of just some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed below.

Aetna
Ameritas
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Delta Dental
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Guardian
Humana
MetLife
United Concordia Dental
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr.Follette has taken care of my entire family for years and she always makes sure you understand what she is doing and why she is doing it."

    Danny W.
  • Yelp

    "Might be my favorite dentist ever. Dr. Carol is a real person and a someone who really cares about her patients. She has heart, humor."

    Bill L.
  • Yelp

    "Amazing! The most honest Dentist I have ever come across with, she makes you feel at ease."

    Jackie T.
Location
Dr. Carol E. Follette, DDS
2021 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 704-E

Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 3107343434
Opening Hours

Follette, Carol E., DDS
2021 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404