You may wonder how you can improve your smile. Whether you are self-conscious about the appearance of your teeth or simply interested in how to fix a minor imperfection in your smile, dental veneers may be what you need. Lovett Dental Pearland’s cosmetic dentistry offers a range of options to patients. Among these services are dental veneers.
Why Consider Veneers?
Because they are natural in appearance, stain-resistant, don’t require extensive shaping before application, and long-lasting, getting dental veneers can be an attractive option. If your natural teeth happen to be chipped, broken, or worn down, then this is an excellent option to explore. Also, veneers can cover or fill gaps between teeth due to shifting or past tooth removal.
There’s no reason you must settle for misaligned or irregularly shaped teeth. Dental veneers cover imperfections and can prevent further damage from developing. However, the most common reason patients get veneers is tooth discoloration. Stains from drinking coffee, tea, sodas, or energy drinks can cause discoloration. Often, this discoloration is a yellowing of your tooth’s enamel and is uneven across your teeth. A thin porcelain veneer over several or just one tooth can restore balance and uniformity to your smile. Because they can last for up to fifteen years, veneers can be a sensible way to revitalize your smile.
Applying Dental Veneers
There are at least three steps to the application process. Initially, you’ll consult with your dentist. During this meeting, you’ll discuss which of your teeth you want to be treated with and the kind of veneer that would work best. With this decision, your dentist will begin the process of creating the veneer. Usually, an examination occurs as an impression of your mouth, and x-rays are taken. Some dental offices even use digital imaging technology to make the most precise veneer possible. The time to construct your veneers will be anywhere from two to four weeks.
You’ll have another appointment with your dentist to fit the veneers over your natural teeth. There will be some reshaping of your tooth’s surface to guarantee a proper fit. Your dentist and hygienist use great care and patience during this stage, ensuring not just the right fit but the correct color. When properly positioned, a special laser will harden the cement bonding the veneer to your tooth. You or your dentist might want to schedule some follow-up appointments to ensure your mouth is responding well. However, the entire process is usually quick and almost entirely pain-free.
Make an Appointment with Lovett Dental Pearland
Aside from dental veneers, Lovett Dental Pearland provides dental implants and teeth whitening. Our services allow you to make sure you have the exact smile you desire. Our experienced and compassionate staff cares about your well-being and satisfaction. Contact us today to at 254.275.6542 hear how we can assist you or your children with a consultation or appointment.