What You Need To Know When Considering Porcelain Dental Veneers

Porcelain Veneers

Plenty of men and women wish they could address their unsightly, discolored, chipped, or gapped teeth. Porcelain veneers, often known as ceramic veneers, could be an excellent option for these people. Our skilled team of dental professionals at MINT dentistry in Carrollton is excited to provide specially designed porcelain veneers. A comprehensive cosmetic dental option, veneers can help with a wide range of cosmetic dental imperfections to help men and women in Dallas, TX attain gorgeous, amazing smiles fast. Porcelain veneers are a fantastic option if you are looking for a healthy and fast way to improve your smile so you can be more self-assured in your personal and work life.

Veneers are extremely thin porcelain shells that are laid onto the observable portion of your tooth. Depending on an individual's specific concerns, ceramic veneers can be created to camouflage a multitude of surface imperfections. Wide spacing, dark spots, fissures and unevenly shaped, extra-small, and jagged teeth can all be covered up with the veneers so you have a beautiful smile.

The two main types of veneers are created with porcelain and resin. Most dentists, including at MINT dentistry in Carrollton, prefer porcelain since it is less vulnerable to staining than resin, and it is stronger, too. Porcelain also matches the look of real teeth better because of the way it reflects light. One of the most important reasons for using ceramic veneers is to improve your teeth without it being obvious that you’ve had an aesthetic dental procedure done. Porcelain veneers produce the strongest and most beautiful outcomes for individuals.

Patients who wish to be fitted with veneers should not show any indications of cavities or gum disease. Before you can be fitted with specially designed porcelain veneers, your dentist will need to determine that you have excellent oral health. They will also have to check that your teeth have ample tooth enamel, because a little enamel typically needs to be removed in order to place the veneers. In addition, if you clench or grind your teeth, you might not be a good candidate. Those who suffer from any of these dental problems will be instructed to get them treated before they can undergo any aesthetic treatments. Men and women in Dallas, TX who are interested in porcelain veneers generally have a few imperfections they would like to correct. Veneers can produce remarkable aesthetic improvements, such as in the coloration, contour, irregular sizing, and wear of the teeth. They can also conceal common issues like misshapen or asymmetric teeth. Other common reasons people opt for ceramic veneers include severely stained teeth, teeth that look too little (microdontia), chipped teeth, and spaces between teeth.

After it’s been concluded that you are an appropriate candidate for veneers, a mold of your tooth or teeth will need to be created. Your mold will be mailed to a lab, where your personalized veneers will be created from resin or durable porcelain. When your dentist obtains your veneers from the dental laboratory, you’ll return to the office. During this visit, a tiny quantity of enamel will be removed from the surface of your teeth. This allows room for the veneers and slightly roughens the enamel for better adhesion. Having veneers placed generally will not require any type of anesthesia. However, if you suffer from dental anxieties, "laughing gas" or a mild oral sedation can be requested. After the veneers are attached, small adjustments will be made to make sure that they feel okay and fit well. After a nice wax and buff of your veneers, you'll be allowed to go with your improved, healthy, attractive smile to get back to your day-to-day routine. This quick and effective cosmetic dental treatment can remove the self-consciousness you once had and help you become more self-assured.

Some patients will feel a slight sensitivity to food and drinks that are hot or cold for three or four days after their dental veneers are placed, but this will go away on its own. When it comes to staining, porcelain is less vulnerable than your tooth enamel; however, you still should always be cautious when consuming foods or drinks that might stain your teeth (for example, coffee, red wine, and berries). In order to take care of your new veneers, as well as your real teeth, you ought to stick to a good home oral health routine. This includes brushing and flossing daily. It is also important to make sure that you schedule appointments at your dentist in Dallas, TX at least twice a year for your oral health examination and twice-yearly dental cleanings.

Prices for ceramic veneers are determined by the patient's unique treatment plan. At your consultation, your dentist will assess your dental concerns and go over how many dental veneers you should get and where, which will factor into your final costs. While aesthetic treatments like porcelain veneers are not likely to be covered by dental insurance, MINT dentistry in Carrollton accepts many forms of payments, as well as several financing options. If you want to have veneers, we will help you to make your plan more easily affordable.

If cared for correctly, ceramic veneers can last up to 10 – 20 years. Porcelain veneers are extremely strong, so when they are properly maintained, they can last for a very long time. During your yearly oral health evaluation, your dentist will look at the condition of your porcelain veneers and go over when you should have them replaced.

Porcelain veneers can cover up numerous kinds of dental imperfections and provide you with an incredible new smile and a huge boost in confidence. For patients who would like to find out more about dental veneers, please contact us at MINT dentistry in Carrollton to plan an examination and initial consultation. Your dentist will talk with you about whether you are eligible to receive veneers, plus your dental issues and desired outcomes, before developing your custom treatment plan. Don't forget to ask to look at some before-and-after pictures of other patients in Dallas, TX who have received a smile makeover with dental veneers. Before and afters can help you see how your results could look.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.