Love Your Smile Again with New Veneers

Love Your Smile Again with New Veneers

Posted by Larry Leonakis on Nov 2 2023, 05:00 AM

Are you tired of hiding your teeth behind closed lips or feeling self-conscious about that chipped tooth? Dental veneers might just be the solution you've been waiting for. These thin, custom-made shells are designed to cover the front surface of your teeth, giving you a straighter, more beautiful smile. They're typically made from porcelain or composite resin, and their purpose is to enhance the appearance of your teeth by improving their color, shape, size, or length.

The Process of Getting Dental Veneers

The process of getting dental veneers is a simple and straightforward procedure that can transform your smile. It typically involves several steps, starting with an initial consultation with your dentist. During this consultation, you will discuss your goals and expectations for the treatment. Once you decide to proceed with dental veneers, the next step is to prepare your teeth for the placement of the veneers. This involves removing a small amount of enamel from the front surface of your teeth to create space for the veneers. Don't worry; this process is painless as it's done under local anesthesia.

After preparing your teeth, impressions or digital scans are taken to create custom-made veneers that fit perfectly over your natural teeth. These impressions are sent to a dental laboratory where skilled technicians craft the veneers according to your dentist's specifications. While waiting for your permanent veneers to be made, temporary ones may be placed on your prepared teeth for protection and aesthetics. Once ready, you'll return to the dentist's office for their final placement. The dentist will carefully bond each veneer onto its corresponding tooth using special adhesive materials.

After ensuring proper alignment and checking aesthetics, any necessary adjustments are made before polishing and finishing touches are given. Getting dental veneers requires careful planning and precise execution by both you and your dentist. But in no time at all, you'll have a beautiful new smile that boosts not only confidence but also oral health!

Benefits of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers offer a multitude of benefits that can transform your smile and boost your confidence. 

  • One of the primary advantages is their ability to correct various dental imperfections, such as chipped or cracked teeth, discoloration, gaps between teeth, and misalignment.
  • Veneers are custom-made to fit each individual's unique smile, ensuring a seamless and natural appearance. They provide a long-lasting solution for enhancing the aesthetics of your teeth while maintaining their functionality.
  • Another benefit of dental veneers is that they require minimal preparation compared to other cosmetic dentistry procedures. The process typically involves removing a small layer of enamel from the front surface of the tooth before bonding the veneer in place. This conservative approach helps preserve more natural tooth structure.
  • Not only do dental veneers improve the appearance of your smile, but they also have stain-resistant properties. Unlike natural teeth, which may become discolored over time due to factors like coffee or tobacco use, porcelain veneers maintain their bright and vibrant appearance with proper oral hygiene practices.
  • Dental veneers are known for their durability. With regular care and maintenance, they can last upwards of 10-15 years before needing replacement.

Larry Leonakis, DDS, provides regular checkups and treatments and provides patients with the information to make their best decisions. Visit us at 371 S Roop St, Carson City, NV 89701, contact us at (775) 882-0635, or visit our website for further information.

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