Do you wish you had an even, bright megawatt smile? Even if you have discolored, uneven, or chipped teeth, it’s totally possible with porcelain veneers. In fact, many of the most famous celebrity smiles have been made beautiful all thanks to this effective cosmetic procedure. If you’re ready for a perfect smile today, read on to learn more about porcelain veneers.
What Are Porcelain Veneers?
As the name implies, veneers are a thin layer of porcelain that are bonded to the surface of your teeth, giving them a brighter and more even appearance. Veneers are incredibly customizable, and your dentist will first go over your individual needs during a consultation and craft the perfect plan for you so that you can have a natural-looking solution.
Who Qualifies for Dental Veneers?
Veneers are perfect for those who have chips, gaps, and cracks on or between their teeth, teeth that are different shapes, misaligned teeth, or stained and discolored teeth. It’s important to note that veneers are permanent, and your dentist will have to partially remove your teeth (usually by shaving them down) in order to bond your veneers.
After your initial consultation, your dentist will then shave down the teeth that are getting veneers. Depending on your needs, you may need some mild anesthesia during this part of the procedure. After your teeth are prepped, your dentist will take impressions of them in order to create your veneers. It should take a couple of weeks for your veneers to be ready, and you may go home with temporary ones in the meantime. Once your permanent veneers are ready, you’ll head back over to your dentist’s office and get them bonded to your teeth. You should schedule a follow-up with your dentist a week after your procedure, but once you receive your final veneers, you can go back to your normal oral health care routine.
Are Veneers Expensive?
At Red Oak Family Dentistry, we’re committed to providing quality and affordable care for our patients. We accept a variety of insurance plans, but for those without insurance, we also have an in-house dental plan called the Red Oak Premiere Dental Plan that helps you save 30-50% on your procedures!
Want that perfect smile of your dreams? Contact us today and schedule your first porcelain veneers consultation!