Porcelain Veneers: Handcrafted Beauty for Stunning Smiles
Did you know that practically anyone can have a beautiful, stunning smile that is bright white and pleasantly straight by receiving porcelain veneers? Behind most flawless smiles is the work of a cosmetic dentist. More than likely, someone you know such as a colleague or neighbor has benefitted from a cosmetic dental procedure such as receiving professional teeth whitening or the placement ofporcelain veneers.
What are porcelain veneers?
Veneers are handcrafted cosmetic enhancements that are made from wafer thin pieces of porcelain. Made to precise measurements determine by our dentist, these cosmetic enhancements will be permanently bonded over the front of teeth. Because high-quality porcelain is used, veneers closely resemble the luster and color of natural teeth.
How do porcelain veneers improve a smile?
Porcelain veneers are used to conceal smile flaws and imperfections such as gaps and chips. This procedure also covers permanent tooth discoloration along with providing patients the appearance of a straight smile.
What is the procedure like?
The procedure for placing porcelain veneers is non-invasive and typically doesn’t require sedation or anesthetic medication. After molds are taken of your teeth and your veneers are ready after being custom made, you will come to our office for the placement process. Our dentist will slightly roughen the texture of your teeth to provide a stable bonding surface. A special compound will then be used to permanently bond the veneers to your teeth. While the bonding compound dries, our dentist will make any final adjustments necessary so that your veneers look as natural as possible.
Who is a candidate for veneers?
Patients with multiple and varied smile imperfections are typically good candidates for veneers. However, some patients may benefit from other cosmetic procedures such as professional teeth whitening or the use of white restorations. To determine what is best for your needs, we welcome you to schedule a cosmetic dentistry consultation with our team today.