Porcelain veneers can help significantly improve the appearance of any worn, chipped, heavily filled, or irregularly shaped teeth. If you’ve ever seen a complete smile makeover, then it’s likely you’ve seen the results veneers.
They can completely transform the appearance of a person’s smile.
Dental veneers are fine shells of porcelain that are tailormade for a patient, then carefully bonded to the existing tooth. They have a highly natural appearance, and if looked after, can last for more than ten years.
What types of problems do veneers fix?
Dental veneers are typically used to treat a range of common dental concerns.
If you would like to find out whether dental veneers are a good fit for your teeth, make an appointment with Glenpool Dentistry today. We can help guide you through your options and provide you with a full breakdown of the treatment and associated costs.
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What are the benefits of veneers?
The biggest advantage for patients is the cosmetic improvements to their smile, and with that, a boost in confidence. Porcelain veneers can successfully help to restore a smile from cracks, discoloration, and chips. If you have started to feel self-conscious about your smile, then dental veneers can provide you with one solution to help you reclaim your confidence and your smile.
Porcelain veneers are easy to care for
Dental veneers are non-porous, and this makes them stain resistant and relatively low maintenance. As with any dental treatment, maintaining good oral health is key, and you will still need to floss daily and brush your teeth twice a day. Ensuring you attend your routine dental appointments is also important in helping you take proper care of your veneers and oral hygiene.
Porcelain veneers can cover cracks, chips, and discoloration
Porcelain veneers can cover-up many minor cosmetic dental concerns that can often be visible when you talk or smile. During your initial consultation, Dr. Roulston will be able to tell you whether or not veneers are the best option for you. If you have slight gaps between your front teeth, veneers could be a suitable option. However, if the tooth is considered to be fragile, a dental crown could present a better choice to help restore that tooth back to its former strength and appearance.
Porcelain veneers can help prevent further discoloration
With proper oral hygiene, you can help your veneers last for many years. Once in place, the non-porous veneers will be making regular contact with the foods and drinks you consume. As such, they are beneficial in helping protect the underlying teeth.
Porcelain veneers only require minor removal of enamel
Once a person’s enamel is worn away, there is no potential for regeneration. Dental veneers only need a small amount of your enamel to be removed before they can be placed. A porcelain veneer is bonded to the front of the teeth, but dental bridges or crowns require more enamel to be removed before they can be placed.
Porcelain veneers can help boost your confidence
A beaming smile can do wonders for a person’s self-esteem and confidence. The procedure can be handled in as few as two appointments, making it quick and highly effective at giving you a smile you’ve always dreamed of.
What is the life span of veneers?
With proper care and good oral hygiene, you can expect porcelain veneers to last for at least ten years.
If you are thinking about getting a dental veneers, please talk to Dr. Roulston about your options on your next visit or call our friendly team to make an appointment for a free consultation.