Most people wish they could change certain things about their teeth to improve their smiles. Does the look of your smile completely satisfy you? If it does not, you may want to consider cosmetic dental treatment to enhance your smile. One of the most popular cosmetic dental options available today is the application of dental veneers.
Like everyone else, you want to look in the mirror and be happy with your smile. Dental veneers can help you achieve this goal. A dental veneer is a thin covering placed over the visible or front part of a tooth. It adheres to your tooth to give it a better look. Dental veneers are an excellent choice for people with misshapen teeth, gaps between teeth, chipped teeth, and stained teeth.
There are several potential benefits of getting veneers, making it one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures. Your dentist will help you determine whether veneers are the right solution for your specific problem. Some of the top benefits of veneers include:
Dental veneers are cemented to the visible part of a tooth. They help make a smile more appealing. Veneers are made of medical-grade material, and they look and reflect light in much the same way as your natural teeth. Furthermore, they do not stain easily. Therefore, if you are looking to perfect your smile, this is one of the best cosmetic dentistry options for you. Porcelain veneers provide an easy way to fix severe cosmetic problems with your teeth.
You may need more than one appointment for this type of cosmetic dental procedure. The results, however, will look amazingly natural. Your dentist will take impressions of your teeth during the first appointment and send them to a lab. That is where the manufacture of the veneers will take place.
The dental veneers created by the lab will match the contours of your natural teeth and the hue of your tooth enamel. After receiving them, your dentist will then place them in your mouth after sculpting each overlay precisely to create a natural-looking smile.
Unlike many other types of cosmetic dental procedures, veneers are a quick cosmetic fix that can be life-changing to individuals who are unhappy with the look of their teeth. You can get braces and other orthodontic treatments to fix gaps between your teeth. Some people, however, choose to get veneers instead of going through the inconvenience and pain of braces. Instead of moving teeth, consider using veneers to conceal your cosmetic problem.
This type of cosmetic procedure is less invasive than most other restoration options. Your dentist will need to remove a thin slice off the front surface of the damaged teeth. It is a lot less than what your dentist would need to remove if you were getting a crown. After shaving off the surface of the damaged tooth, the veneer will be cemented in place. In most cases, patients require little or no anesthesia, and the results are immediately visible.
To learn more about veneers, visit John K. See, DDS, at our office in Camarillo, California. You can call (805) 920-8600 to book an appointment today.