Veneers are thin shells placed over the front surface of your teeth to improve their appearance. At Venetian Pointe Dentistry, we typically craft veneers from porcelain or composite resin and bond them to the front of teeth using special cement.
Veneers can be used to fix several cosmetic imperfections in your teeth. They can improve the appearance of chipped teeth, cracked teeth, gapped teeth, uneven teeth, and even mildly misaligned teeth. They can also be a great option for patients who want to change the appearance of their smile but don’t want to go through orthodontic treatments like braces.
Veneers can correct various cosmetic issues, including cracked teeth, worn down teeth, and teeth that are too small or misshapen. They are a great solution for patients with otherwise healthy teeth who want to improve their appearance and boost their self-confidence.
Veneers are custom-made for each patient and cover the visible surface of the teeth. They look just like natural tooth enamel and are colored to match your other teeth. The thin shells are bonded to the fronts of the teeth after removing a small amount of enamel.
Veneers are secured in place and won’t move or slip, allowing you to eat and talk normally. Porcelain veneers are also stain-resistant. To maintain your new smile and keep your teeth and gums healthy, you should continue your regular oral hygiene at home and get regular cleanings and dental checkups every six months.
Before the veneers can be placed, a small amount of enamel must be removed from the front surface of the teeth receiving the veneers. This is done to create space for the veneers and ensure a proper fit. The amount of enamel removed is minimal and typically corresponds to the thickness of the veneers being placed.
After the teeth are prepared, impressions or molds are taken. These impressions capture the shape and contours of the prepared teeth and serve as a basis for creating the veneers. The impressions are sent to a dental laboratory where skilled technicians will fabricate the veneers to match the specifications discussed during the treatment planning stage.
While the permanent veneers are being created in the dental laboratory, temporary veneers may be placed over the prepared teeth to protect them and maintain aesthetics. Once the permanent veneers are ready, you will return for the bonding appointment. The dentist will remove the temporary veneers, clean and prepare the teeth for bonding, and place the veneers onto the teeth. The dentist will assess the fit, color, and aesthetics of the veneers, making any necessary adjustments to ensure a precise and pleasing outcome.
Veneers can improve the appearance of your teeth and quickly transform your smile. For the best dental care, visit Dentist in Orlando, FL at Venetian Pointe Dentistry at 5940 Turkey Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819, or call (407) 352-6959.