Porcelain Veneers


porcelain veneers 1) Porcelain veneers are a rapid, aesthetic, and safe way to correct unattractive front teeth. Our patients correct there smiles that have heavy permanent stains, teeth that are crooked, disproportionate, small and structurally damaged. Porcelain veneers are shells of ceramic material that can be bonded to tooth structure. Porcelain veneers are the primary treatment used for the popular extreme makeovers.

2) Porcelain Veneers are among the most conservative of esthetic dental restorations. They offer naturalness, beauty, and strength.

With your help and input a cosmetic dentist can custom design your smile, the shape, color, and size of your teeth to create an award winning smile that looks so natural no one would doubt they were your natural teeth.

A fine layer of the tooth is filed down to allow a custom fit for the porcelain restoration to be bonded to the tooth. This allows us to brighten and whiten dark or miscolored teeth, fix fractured or chipped teeth, and straighten crooked teeth and close gaps without the need for braces.

An impression of the tooth must be made and a veneer molded by a lab technician. Because veneers require a small amount of enamel to be removed, they are permanent and non-reversible.

The process involves buffing the tooth, removing an extremely thin layer of the tooth to allow for the thickness of the veneer, an impression of the tooth, and final bonding of the veneer to the tooth with special cement. A special light is used to complete the process.

3)Porcelain veneers are a rapid, aesthetic, and safe way to correct unattractive front teeth. Porcelain veneers correct heavy permanent stains, teeth that are crooked, disproportionate, small (with spaces), and structurally damaged. Porcelain veneers are shells of ceramic material that can be chemically bonded to tooth structure. Porcelain veneers are the primary treatment modality for the popular extreme makeovers.

The bonding strength between a porcelain veneer and the tooth surface is often so great that a trauma may cause a fracture within the tooth and not at the interface between the porcelain veneer and the tooth surface. Bonded to tooth structure, certain porcelain veneer materials display similar physical properties as natural enamel. In addition, with the advance of ceramic technology, natural layers and translucency's of vital teeth can be perfectly mimicked. The correction of unattractive front teeth with porcelain veneers involves two office visits. The first visit entails the preparation of the teeth, taking impressions of the prepared teeth, and the placement o1-2two weeks. The final porcelain veneers are permanently bonded at the second office visit.

4)Veneering a tooth means to cover its facial, or front, surface. It is actually very similar to placing acrylic fingernails on top of natural nails. Veneers are used to enhance the shape and color of teeth, as well as to close spaces between teeth. Veneers can also cover up significant stains such as those caused by tetracycline. As we age, wear of the front teeth may affect the aesthetics of our smile. Porcelain veneers may be used to lengthen worn or short teeth and restore the smile of older patients.



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