Getting veneers in Asia: Day 2 – Getting my teeth ready

Day 0: Choosing a clinic

Day 1: First treatment

So the next step was go back to the clinic to make my teeth ready for the veneers that were being made. Getting the teeth ready means that you have to remove some of the natural part of the tooth exterior to have the veneers fit and not take up too much space. So it looked like I was in for a long date with Mr. Toot filer..

Don’t worry, it didn’t actually look like the image. I’d like to point out that Rose Dental Clinic had modern western equipment and very well trained staff with international dentistry degrees.

The treatment started with Dr. Trung placing a few cotton swabs dipped in some mysterious liquid under my gums. It didn’t take long before my mouth was transformed to the likes of a drooling village idiot and felt completely sedated.

Then he started filing away on my teeth. It didn’t hurt at all, and took about an hour. The hardest part was actually to have my mouth open during the procedure. But at least it was completely painless and I could tell he was a skilled professional. After the treatment, my teeth looked a lot smaller (and definitely like the village idiot I felt like during sedation).

We scheduled an appointment for the following day to come back to veneer fitting. They also fitted me with temporary veneers to wear until the next appointment. However, those weren’t secured very well and they started to come off within two hours of leaving the clinic.

Author: Danny

Life is an adventure! I believe in participating in life - not standing on the side and watching it. Here I will write about all my passions, big and small. Follow my exciting trips around the world as well as my almost normal days at home, wherever it may be at the moment.. If you like inspiration, travel, challenges, training, fashion, self improvement, culture, food and gear - look no further! So to all my stalkers, congratulations! Now you can enjoy watching my life closely at home with your computer, those cold nights with binoculars aimed at my window are finally over. I'll finish my first post by quoting Bilbo (a character in J.R.R Tolkien's The lord of the rings) with a line that ever since I heard it as a child (about 2 years ago) has left a trace in my memory: " It's a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to"

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