What Are Porcelain Veneers?
A veneer is a thin layer of porcelain that covers the front of the tooth and is designed enhance the size, shape and color.
Are Porcelain Veneers Right For Me?
Porcelain veneers are ideal for patients who have healthy gums and teeth but are displeased with cosmetically for various reasons. These reasons may include deteriorated, chipped, crooked, stained or uneven teeth.
How Long Will The Process Take?
Porcelain veneers only require a few office visits. Initially the natural tooth may be made smaller in preparation for the veneer. Then impressions will be taken so that the veneer can be professionally constructed. Next your natural tooth will be coated with a resin composite that will bond the veneer to the tooth. Once the veneer is in place a special light is radiated onto the veneer, causing the composite to harden. The final results will enhance and perfect your smile.
How Do I Maintain My Porcelain Veneers?
Your porcelain veneers require the same attention as natural teeth. It is important to practice good dental hygiene by flossing regularly, brushing twice daily and having routine dental cleanings and exams.