If you are looking to improve the appearance of your smile, dental veneers may be right for you. Veneers are a simple way to help you achieve a bigger and whiter smile. For more information on how veneers can help you reach your dream smile, keep reading.
How Do Dental Veneers Work?
Dental veneers are caps that are bonded to the outside of the tooth. To place the veneers, first the dentist cleans the tooth. Then they attach a bonding material to the tooth. This will make the tooth more adherent. They attach the veneer cap to the tooth. This will give your tooth a beautiful, natural look and feel.
What Are Dental Veneers Made Out Of?
There are many different materials that veneers can be made out of. The most common is porcelain. The advantage of this material is that it is stain-resistant and can last many years. Another choice of material is composite resin. Composite resin is the material that dental fillings are often made out of.
Do I Need Dental Veneers?
It depends on the concern you would like to fix. Dental veneers can help whiten, straighten, and enlarge your smile. One reason for dental veneers is they can cover up tooth discoloration. Another reason is they can cover chipped or broken teeth. They can also make misaligned teeth appear straight. They can help make gaps in your teeth disappear.
How Many Dental Veneers Do I Need?
The exact number of dental veneers that you need depends on you and your dentist. Yet most people get a four to six on top and bottom. They are usually for the front teeth and cover both the upper and lower teeth.
Dental Veneer Advantages And Disadvantages
One advantage is they straighten, whiten, and enlarge your teeth. The porcelain material appears natural and is stain resistant. There are also a few disadvantages. The bonding material is strong and will last a few years. So, once your dentist places the veneers, they cannot be replaced. Your teeth might be more sensitive to hot and cold. This is because part of the outer layer of the tooth, the enamel, is removed.
Who Can Get Dental Veneers?
Dental Veneers work best for patients with healthy teeth and gums. This is because once the veneers are placed, they cannot be removed – making it challenging to repair cavities and other dental concerns. Additionally, dental veneers are best for patients that do not bite their nails. Patients should also not bite other objects such as ice. Dental Veneers can chip. Once chipped, it is hard to remove them to fix them.
Book Your Appointment Today
For a big, bright, and straight smile, look for dental veneers at Southridge Dental. We are happy to help you achieve your smile goals. Call our office for more information about Veneers today.