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Should You Consider Dental Veneers?


Posted on 2/27/2016 by Office
A close up of a dental veneer on a q-tip.Dental veneers are extremely thin shells of porcelain material that are bonded to the front of your teeth, and this simple procedure can dramatically improve the appearance of your smile.

This is especially beneficial for changing the appearance of your front teeth, and veneers can be used to brighten your teeth and to mask discolorations. If you think that dental veneers might be a good option for you, there are a lot of things to consider.

When to Consider Porcelain Veneers

There are a few scenarios when porcelain veneers are especially beneficial in improving the structure and appearance of the teeth:

•  Teeth are broken or chipped
•  Teeth are uneven, shaped irregularly, or misaligned
•  Teeth are worn down

The Benefits of Dental Veneers

If you are seriously considering dental veneers, there are a variety of great benefits to this system that can encourage you to choose this cosmetic dentistry option:

•  Veneers can improve the shape and color of your teeth
•  Porcelain veneers provide the teeth with a natural appearance
•  The gums tolerate porcelain quite well
•  You can choose the color of your teeth, allowing you to get a whiter smile
•  You won't need to go through extensive shaping before your procedure, allowing you to keep more of your natural tooth

Shortcomings of Dental Veneers

There are a few disadvantages of dental veneers that should be acknowledged if you are considering this option for improving the appearance of your smile. The process is not reversible, and the veneers cannot be whitened if they are stained. Additionally, veneers could crack or chip, and they typically aren't repairable if they experience this type of damage.

There are a variety of ways that you can alter the appearance of your teeth if you are unhappy with your smile, and dental veneers are one of the best. If you are interested in learning more about this system, please call our office today for an evaluation.

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