When the overall appearance of the teeth is a primary concern, porcelain veneers have proven to be the ideal cosmetic solution in many instances. Porcelain veneers are an effective means to address a variety of concerns for men and women. Because our self-image and self-confidence are so closely impacted by our smiles, the ability to conceal and correct imperfections can also improve our lives.
When the natural teeth appear discolored, worn, chipped or fractured, porcelain veneers are an extremely conservative cosmetic solution. Veneers are also effective when the teeth are not properly aligned, or when they are not uniformly shaped. The size of the teeth can also impact the overall appeal of your smile. With veneers, your cosmetic dentist can reshape and resize the teeth to more accurately reflect your age, gender, and physical stature.
In essence, by utilizing an ultra-thin porcelain shell, your cosmetic dentist can design teeth that look as beautiful and as natural as you desire. Often, patients who have considered whitening, orthodontics, bonding, and other cosmetic treatments have found that veneers can address multiple concerns at once. For instance, stained or fractured bonding material can be concealed by a brighter, whiter veneer. Veneers can be used to eliminate spaces between the teeth. Teeth that are crowded or overlapping can be designed to appear straighter.
Although the porcelain is amazingly thin, its durability and strength are impressive. Your cosmetic dentist will make minor adjustments to your natural teeth in preparation for the veneer. After the adjustments are complete, detailed measurements and impressions of the teeth are obtained. These records, along with your dentist’s specifications, will provide the blueprint for the laboratory technician who will create your veneers. When the veneers are complete, your cosmetic dentist will use the very highest quality bonding adhesive to attach the veneer securely to the front surfaces of your teeth.
Porcelain veneers are a permanent solution designed to improve a variety of concerns regarding your smile. In pictures or in real life, no one will notice your new dental work, but they’ll be certain to notice your beautiful smile. If you are seeking to improve your smile’s appearance, contact our Plano veneers dentist to schedule a consultation.