A dental veneer is a shell made out if porcelain or ceramic. Minimal changes are made to the existing tooth. The shade of the veneer along with its shape and size will be made to match your surrounding teeth so there is a seamless transition.
Veneers are made by highly skilled dental technicians. Your appointment will start by preparing the teeth. Upon preparing the teeth, impressions are made and sent to laboratory.
Temporaries are fabricated that will mimic the size and shape of future veneers. The patient is scheduled in three weeks for the cementation of permanent veneers. This is a good time to communicate with the doctor in case the patient desires any changes in size and shape, so that it can be communicated with the lab. The last step is cementation of the newly fabricated veneers.
When your permanent veneers are ready the temporaries will be removed, the fit of the new veneers is confirmed and it is bonded into place.
Background/ situation: The patient was unhappy with the look of her front teeth. She wanted the most natural looking smile current dentistry could offer.
Solution: We recommended placing one porcelain crown and three porcelain veneers on the front teeth achieving a uniform, fuller look.
Background/ situation: As a TV personality, the patient wanted a whiter, picture perfect smile. She wanted the speediest treatment plan that would achieve the desired result.
Solution: We recommended rehabilitating her mouth and smile with porcelain veneers and a few implant crowns.
Background/ situation: The patient had long term erosion of his teeth due to gastric reflux. His smile was not attractive and he wanted to improve it with a durable, long lasting solution.
Solution: Since the majority of his teeth were virgin (without previous dentistry), we recommended reconstructing his dentition with a combination of porcelain (laminate) veneers and all ceramic crowns resulting in a brighter, more appealing smile.
Background /situation: The patient was not happy the way his lower front teeth looked. He expressed interest in improving the look aesthetically including closing some spaces that had become more visible through the years.
Solution: As we age, our bone and gums have a tendency to recede and consequently the root portion of our teeth becomes more and more exposed . This poses a risk aesthetically and equally structurally. It is advisable to address these risks sooner rather than later as it is not a situation that will get better over time and will potentially lead to other more serious problems . We recommended porcelain veneers that are not only aesthetically beautiful but they require very little removal of tooth structure and can provide durability and strength to the teeth.
Background /situation: Patient was unhappy with the gap between her front two teeth.
Solution: Place two porcelain veneers to close the space to give her smile she wanted.
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