A person’s smile is a very personal characteristic. Whether you know it or not, your smile says a lot about you to other people. A dingy, yellow smile often gives the impression that someone does not practice good oral hygiene. Crooked teeth often give off the impression that a person does not care about his or her appearance. Both of these impressions could be made by false assumptions, but a smile is a personal attribute that portrays an image.
Many people do not know or understand the options available to them for improving the appearance of their smile. Adults, especially, are often burdened with the thought of undergoing long orthodontic treatment. However, there is an option that can provide a cosmetic approach that will approve the appearance of your smile: Dental Veneers.
Porcelain dental veneers are an excellent option for many people who are unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. Used for decades by Hollywood stars, porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that are attached to the surface of the teeth to create a brand-new appearance. Dental veneers are used to create the natural look of a beautiful smile while also adding strength and longevity to the teeth. As a bonus, you do not have to be rich for this smile improvement!
The process of dental veneers is a relatively simple one, but you do need to understand that veneers will require a permanent change to your natural teeth. Before dental veneers are placed, a small amount of the original tooth enamel will be removed to allow room for the dental veneers to fit on the teeth accurately. This process typically removes less than one millimeter of enamel, but it is a necessary procedure for the veneers to appear completely natural. Once this is done, veneers are bonded to the natural teeth with a resin material that is activated by a specialized curing light. The bond between the veneers and the original teeth is extremely strong and can last for many years.
Dental veneers are often chosen to improve issues associated with:
- Chipped teeth
- Stained or discolored teeth
- Gapped teeth
- Poor tooth shape
- Minor bite problems
If you are interested in learning more about porcelain dental veneers and how they could improve your smile, please contact ConfiDENT today. Our friendly team of dental experts will ensure you receive the best treatment for your smile.