A beautiful smile can have a significant impact on your overall quality of life. That’s why if you are living with damaged, misshapen, or worn down teeth, it’s important to seek dental treatment sooner rather than later. Doing so is the best way to ensure you look and feel your best. At Indian Trail Dental Studio, Dr. Patel and her friendly team can help you restore the health and beauty of your smile with a variety of cosmetic dental treatments, including porcelain veneers. Before you schedule your consultation, here’s what you should know about how dental veneers could benefit you.
Veneers are thin, custom-made shells made from tooth-colored materials to improve appearance while providing strength comparable to natural tooth enamel. They are customized and bonded to one’s natural tooth enamel to enhance color, shape, and size.
Most people have six to eight veneers placed at one time to achieve an even, white, symmetrical smile. Most dental veneers are made from resin or porcelain. At Indian Trail Dental Studio, we are proud to provide porcelain veneers that look particularly natural.
Porcelain veneers can help resolve many dental issues, including:
The best candidate for cosmetic veneers is someone hoping to improve the color or contour of their teeth. An ideal candidate would be someone with minor cosmetic imperfections or minor to severely stained teeth from coffee or smoking, along with many other lifestyle factors.
Having porcelain veneers placed in your mouth will take place over two dental appointments. The following will take place:
The lifespan of your dental veneers will depend on the condition of your mouth and how well you care for them. Depending on your unique circumstances, most people can expect their porcelain veneers to last between 10 and 20 years.
Keep these tips in mind to ensure your porcelain veneers stay in great shape for years to come: