Diana Zinberg, DDS
Dentist located in Santa Monica, CA
Dr. Diana Zinberg offers patients in the Santa Monica, CA, area top-quality skilled care that comes from an ongoing commitment to learning new techniques and using the most advanced equipment available. As a respected cosmetic dentist, Dr. Zinberg has significant experience in applying veneers and other cosmetic techniques so patients can look and feel their best.
Veneers Q & A
What are Dental Veneers?
Veneers are a thin, strong covering applied to the surface of a tooth to help correct a wide range of issues, including teeth that are cracked, worn or chipped, as well as helping to close gaps and create an appearance of a straighter, healthier smile. They're also commonly used to correct teeth that have become permanently discolored.
How are Dental Veneers Applied?
Before veneers are applied, the tooth surface needs to be prepared using a special etching solution that makes the surface rough so it will bond better with the veneer material. Depending on the thickness of the veneer, you may also have to have your tooth shaped and some material removed so the veneer does not make your tooth look or feel “thick.” Once the tooth is prepared, the veneer is applied with a special bonding adhesive designed specifically to withstand rigorous daily chewing and biting. Most veneer applications require two procedures – one to prepare the tooth and apply a temporary cover while the veneer is being prepared, and a second visit to apply the veneer.
How Long do Veneers Last?
Veneers are made of very strong material, designed to withstand the daily pressures and strains of biting and chewing. With proper care, including regular dental visits to ensure their bond is remaining intact, you can expect your veneers to last for many, many years.
Will a Veneer Match the Rest of my Teeth?
Yes. Today's materials can easily be custom-tinted so they “fit in” with the rest of your teeth.
Do Veneers Require Special Care?
No; you care for dental veneers the same way you care for your natural teeth, with regular brushing and flossing. While veneers are designed to resist staining, it's still a good idea to avoid foods and beverages known to cause stains. They're designed to be very easy to care for, even after years of use.
We accept most PPO insurance.
Please call our office for a free insurance analysis, so that we can work together on a coverage plan.
Words from our patients
"We love this office and will continue treatment...staff and doctor are phenomenal."
"Muchas gracias, cada vez que voy es mejor el trato y el servicio, cada vez es más rápido y eficiente. Gracias"
"My kids were hesitant at first but a soon as thy met the staff and they doctor.They immediately felt calm. As far as wen they got work done they were very comfortable."
"Very friendly staff. The dentist is great. My son was pain free when he had two teeth removed."
"They work with you and your insurance to get you the best care possible."
"Never really been to dentist, and always been afraid to go...until now I recently had the guts to go, and my experience with Dr. Z and the staff have been exquisite."
"I have repeatedly had the best experience, with the best results within my budget (and insurance) the Doctor is knowledgeable, kind, honest and very caring"
"I went in today for my cleaning, and was met by a very friendly and personable Dr. Zinberg, and a very warm and inviting staff."
"When you come in you are greeted with a Good Morning from one of nicest receptionist and the staff OMG! They Care!!! and the DR. Z knows her stuff !"