In most circumstances, people aren’t born with stunning smiles. The flaw-free smiles you see are often the work of a talented dentist or prosthodontist. Cosmetic veneers are one method used to produce a beaming white, straight, and proportionate smile.
When it comes to producing a total smile makeover, cosmetic veneers are a great option. A veneer is a razor-thin cosmetic enhancement that is cemented over the front-facing sides of teeth. Each veneer is handcrafted from fine porcelain to fit over a patient’s specific tooth.
If a series of veneers are placed on the most visible teeth, a person with a severely flawed smile can enjoy a brand-new aesthetic free of imperfections like chips, cracks, worn, and stained teeth. Multiple veneers can also produce the illusion of straight, perfectly-spaced teeth.
Who benefits from cosmetic veneers?
Almost anyone can benefit from cosmetic veneers. These flaw-concealing enhancements can improve the appearance of smiles affected by:
- Chipped and cracked teeth
- Noticeable tooth wear
- Extrinsic and intrinsic food stains
- Misaligned and poorly spaced teeth
Will my smile look natural with porcelain veneers?
Yes! A smile enhanced by veneers will appear natural. Each veneer is made to very precise specifications to ensure that it complements your unique facial structure. Since porcelain is used to construct veneers, you can enjoy very lifelike cosmetic enhancements that come in a variety of white hues. Porcelain looks and feels like teeth.
How do I care for cosmetic veneers?
Caring for cosmetic veneers is easy. You will clean your mouth with normal brushing and flossing. It’s important to keep regular appointments for checkups and cleanings as dental structure underneath veneers can develop decay.
Although veneers themselves are resistant to staining, the back sides of teeth can develop discoloration. We recommend drinking teeth-staining beverages like coffee, wine, and soda in moderation and/or with a straw.
If you feel that cosmetic veneers might meet your needs, we invite you to schedule a smile makeover consultation with our experienced prosthodontist. Call Dakota Prosthodontics and Implant Center to book your appointment.