Are you looking for a way to finally move past feelings of self-consciousness about your smile? You can spend 2017 (and beyond) with a smile you are excited to share by having porcelain veneers placed. Veneers are wafer-like shells your dentist permanently places on the front of your teeth. This process requires an initial visit. Part of why you go in for an initial visit is to have measurements taken, so that your veneers are an exact fit. You can also have work done on the front of your teeth, to prepare them to receive the veneers once they are crafted. Once you have them placed, you will need to take proper care of them. While they are durable enough to handle daily rigors placed on teeth, you should avoid items that could stain them, particularly dark beverages like tea, or coffee.
How Veneers Address Multiple Cosmetic Issues With One Treatment
People with multiple dental flaws can be completely satisfied by having veneers placed. This is possible because veneers offer total coverage of the front of teeth. You can use them to hide discoloration, as well as dental damage. You can even make corrections for misshapen teeth.
Making Sure You Are Ready To Have Your Veneers Placed
Not everyone will be immediately approved for porcelain veneers. Your dentist may hesitate because you have existing cavities, or other problems, that will complicate placement. Restorative dental procedures can be performed, so that you can be ready for your cosmetic dental work. Gum disease can also cause problems, as poor periodontal health can lead to a recession of gum tissue, which will expose areas of teeth not covered by veneers. That exposure can make your smile look unnatural when you have veneers.