Dental Veneers Candidates

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Dental veneers are a great way to create your perfect smile. They are thin shells made of porcelain that are bonded to the front surfaces of the teeth. They can effectively mask many cosmetic flaws, such as chips, cracks, and stains, as well as misshapen and crooked teeth. While this is a great option for many, some do not make good candidates.

Dental veneer patients should have otherwise good dental and oral health. Issues such as decay or gum disease should be treated beforehand. Patients should also not have bruxism, or the habitual clenching and/or grinding of the teeth. This could potentially damage both the veneers and teeth, leading to further cracks and chips.

Another qualification for dental veneers is a healthy layer of enamel. To place veneers, our Los Angeles veneer dentist will need to remove a thin layer of enamel. This is so the teeth do not look too big once the additions are made. If the patient does not have enough enamel, the teeth may not be strong enough to sustain bite forces, as well as cause tooth sensitivity.

To find out whether or not you are a candidate for dental veneers, schedule a consultation appointment today.

Is Getting Veneers the Best Option?

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Are you unhappy with your smile? Are you considering a smile makeover? An increasing number of people are turning to dental veneers, which can be a great way to create a Hollywood smile. Porcelain veneers are bonded to the front surfaces of teeth to cover imperfections and create a resilient new surface. Our veneer provider in Beverly Hills can help you decide if they are the best option for you.

Veneers can be a great option for you if you have:

• Healthy teeth and gums with no untreated dental disease
• Chips, cracks or worn enamel
• Stains or discolorations
• Gaps, crooked or uneven teeth
• Misshapen teeth or enamel abnormalities
• Other damage or imperfections

If you are not interested in a permanent restoration, veneers may not be the best choice for your smile. Veneers might also not be the right choice for you if you are not committed to good dental hygiene since decay can lead to damage to the tooth beneath the veneer. Additionally, people who grind their teeth will need to wear night guards to avoid damaging their veneers. Call our dental office today to find out more about how veneers can change your smile.

What Makes Veneers Effective

Beautiful smiling woman .Veneers are one of the most commonly requested cosmetic treatments. Our cosmetic dentist in North Hollywood can use veneers to correct many flaws, including discolorations, chips, cracks, worn enamel, gaps, misshapen teeth, enamel defects, and other common problems.

They are fairly conservative compared to other types of restorations because they only cover the fronts of teeth. The porcelain is strong and durable, and attached to the front surface of the tooth using a bonding material. This allows veneers to strengthen and enhance teeth while repairing minor damage and improving functionality. The shape, color, and overall appearance of the teeth can all be changed to improve the look of your smile.

To place veneers, a small amount of enamel must be removed. The porcelain veneers are then shaped to fit over your teeth precisely. They are about as thin as a contact lens for maximum comfort, and have a lifelike luminescence that allows light to penetrate the porcelain and bounce off the underlying layer, just like our natural dental enamel.

You can get the smile of your dreams in about three dental visits with dental veneers. Call our veneers dentist in North Hollywood today to learn more about veneers or to schedule your consultation with our team.

How Can Veneers Change the Smile?

0250.jpgMany patients come to our office with only cosmetic dental issues, as opposed to serious health concerns. Many do not want to spend the time and money correcting all of these flaws, but do want to achieve a perfect beautiful smile. In these cases, we suggest porcelain dental veneers.

Dental veneers are thin porcelain shells that are bonded to the front of the teeth. They can cover cosmetic dental flaws in order to completely change the look of the smile. These flaws include:

• Chips
• Cracks
• Crooked teeth
• Gaps and crowding
• Stains and discolorations
• Small and misshapen teeth
• And more

In order to place veneers, our expert in veneers in Los Angeles will need to remove a thin layer of enamel. This is to ensure that the veneers will fit in place, and not make the teeth look too big. This, however, does mean that they are permanent addition to the smile.

Dental veneers are the perfect way to transform the look of the teeth, particularly for those who want to achieve a beautiful smile in time for a big life event. We often have patients in our office who ask about this option for a graduation, reunion, or significant birthday.

Steps of Getting Dental Veneers

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If you are considering getting dental veneers to perfect your smile, you will first need to visit our dentist for a consultation. At this appointment, our expert in porcelain veneer in Beverly Hills will examine the teeth to determine if this option is the best choice for you. If you have any flaws that affect your dental or oral health, they will need to be addressed beforehand.

If you and our dentist decide to move forward with veneers, they will take impressions and images of your teeth. These will be sent to a lab where your custom veneers will be made. Once the final products are sent back to our office, you can return so they can be placed. A thin layer of dental enamel must be removed in order for the teeth to not look oversized with these new additions. The veneers are applied to the teeth with dental bonding, which is cured with a special light.

Dental veneers can last as long as fifteen years with the right hygiene and care. Brush the teeth twice a day, floss at least once a day, and follow any other care directions our dentist may recommend to ensure they last as long as possible.

About Porcelain Veneers

For some, correcting every cosmetic flaw in their smile would be a big undertaking. It could require multiple treatments and procedures, which would likely be both time consuming and costly. Modern cosmetic dentistry offers a solution with porcelain dental veneers.

Porcelain veneers are thin coverings that are bonded to the front surfaces of the teeth. They are custom made for each patient to accommodate their aesthetic needs. They can effectively cover:

  • Stains and discolorations
  • Chips
  • Cracks
  • Small or misshapen teeth
  • Gaps between the teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • And more

Our Orange County dentist uses porcelain in many different cosmetic and restorative cases, veneers included. Porcelain is strong and durable enough to sustain chewing forces daily. It also naturally reflects light in the same way dental enamel does, meaning veneers provide a realistic look for every patient.

Dental veneers can be placed in just two appointments. A thin layer of dental enamel must be removed from the teeth in order for them to fit properly. Patients have the choice of addressing all of the visible teeth, or only the ones with visible cosmetic flaws. Each veneer is custom made, so our dentist will work with you to ensure you get the new smile you want.

Advantages of Veneers

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A great smile is on many people’s to-do list, but sometimes an attractive smile takes more than good dental hygiene and healthy habits. If you want an even, pearly white smile but your teeth are not cooperating, you might be a candidate for dental veneers. Our Santa Clara cosmetic dentist can help you decide if ceramic veneers are right for your smile.

You may be a candidate for veneers if you want to:

 

  • Close unwanted spaces between your teeth
  • Change the shape or size of your teeth
  • Opt for an alternative to braces
  • Change the color of your teeth
  • Improve the overall look of your smile

 

Ceramic veneers are thin layers of ceramic that are customized to fit over your teeth. They can be bonded over stained, discolored, chipped, cracked, worn, gapped, crooked, or uneven teeth. They can be tinted to your desired shade, and the veneer creates a new, even surface for a more attractive smile.

 

Veneers can completely change the look of your smile, and can last fifteen years or longer. They can be placed in three dental visits, and usually require only a minimal amount of preparation. Once a veneer has been placed, you can take care of the restored tooth just as you would take care of any other tooth.

 

Call our office to schedule your appointment with our veneers dentist in Santa Clara.