Cosmetic Dentistry Solutions With Dental Veneers

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Cosmetic dentistry uses solutions like veneers to restore the appearance of teeth. Veneers are tooth covers that go over the front surfaces of teeth. These restorations are designed to look like real teeth, so they blend in while hiding all the flaws on the tooth.

Veneers have many uses in cosmetic dentistry. They can be used to fix oral problems like:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Short teeth
  • Stained teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Gaps between teeth

How cosmetic dentistry uses veneers to restore teeth

Veneers have been around for about a century. These restorations were first used as a way to improve the way that movie stars looked on film. Veneers have been so effective at creating the appearance of a perfect smile, they are now available to the public.

The installation of veneers typically requires the removal of enamel and is a permanent alteration that means the tooth will always need some restoration protecting it. A local anesthetic is used when teeth are being prepared for veneers so the patient does not feel anything.

There are also special types of veneers that do not require any preparation. These are a better option for patients who would rather not make any permanent alterations to their teeth.

Veneers can be used to change a tooth's color, translucency, size or shape. They can also be customized to suit a patient's style. With veneers, patients get to design how their new smile looks.

The process

Restoring teeth with veneers starts with a consultation with a dentist. The patient's teeth are examined to determine if veneers are right for them. Habits like teeth grinding can damage veneers, so dentists might recommend other options to those dealing with bruxism.

The patient's teeth are then prepared for veneers if they go the traditional route. An anesthetic is administered and enamel is removed. Impressions or digital images of the patient's teeth are then taken and used to make their custom veneers. The images or impressions are sent to a lab that makes restorations. It takes roughly two weeks for the veneers to get back to the dentist.

The patient will be fitted with temporary veneers to protect their teeth while their restorations are being made. Once they are ready, the temporary restorations are removed, and the patient's customized veneers are cemented to their teeth.

Life with veneers

There is no recovery period with veneers, so patients are free to get back to their routine. Some people experience increased sensitivity after getting veneers. This typically goes away after a few days. Veneers do not require any specialized care, as good oral hygiene can keep them in good condition and they can last up to 15 years.

Restore your smile

There is no point in being unsatisfied with the appearance of your teeth when veneers can be used to transform their look. You should have a smile you can be proud of. Call or visit our Denver clinic to start the process.

Request an appointment here: https://www.thedentistindenverco.com or call Gregg L Lage DDS, PC at (303) 532-8895 for an appointment in our Denver office.

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