Are you tired of feeling self-conscious about your smile? Do you dream of having straight, beautiful teeth that make a lasting impression? Look no further because dental veneers may be the answer you've been searching for!
Dental veneers are thin, custom-made shells made from either porcelain or composite resin that are designed to cover the front surface of your teeth. The purpose? To create a flawless appearance and enhance the overall aesthetics of your smile. These wafer-thin shells are specifically crafted to match the color, shape, and size of your natural teeth. Whether you're dealing with chipped teeth, gaps between your teeth, or even severely stained enamel that just won't respond to whitening treatments – dental veneers can work wonders.
The process usually involves several steps. First, your dentist will assess your oral health and discuss your goals to determine if veneers are the right option for you. Then, a small amount of enamel is gently removed from the surface of the teeth that will receive veneers. Next, impressions or digital scans are taken to create precise molds of your teeth. These molds serve as guides for creating custom veneers that fit seamlessly over your existing teeth.
Once the veneers have been fabricated in a dental laboratory, they are ready to be bonded to your teeth. Before placement, the dentist will ensure that each veneer matches both in color and shape with your natural teeth. To prepare for bonding, your dentist will clean and polish each tooth receiving a veneer. The surface of the tooth is then etched slightly to create a rough texture that helps facilitate strong adhesion. By using a special dental cement or adhesive material, each individual veneer is carefully affixed onto its corresponding tooth. Any excess material is removed, and adjustments can be made as necessary.
Dental veneers have become increasingly popular as a cosmetic dentistry option, and it's not hard to see why. These thin shells made of porcelain or composite resin can transform your smile and give you the confidence you've always wanted.
If you're looking for an effective way to enhance the appearance of your teeth and achieve that flawless smile you've always desired, dental veneers could be just what you need!
Visit Jeanne V. Devi DDS at 595 E Colorado Blvd Suite 603, Pasadena, CA 91101, for the best dental care, or call us at (626) 795-2544 to book an appointment.