Porcelain Veneers: The Perfect Solution For Your Imperfect Teeth

 In Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is one of the first things that others will notice about you. If you want others to be drawn to and impressed by your smile, you need to have a beautiful set of pearly whites. This means having teeth that are perfectly aligned, shaped and sparkling white.

Porcelain veneers are the ideal remedy for having a beautiful, striking smile. They are thin pieces of porcelain attached to the front surfaces of a person’s teeth. The shells are customized to recreate or enhance the natural look of a tooth by changing its shape, size and color.

These cosmetic dental appliances are recommended for people who are bothered by their stained, discolored, gapped, cracked, chipped or misaligned teeth.

Advantages of Porcelain Veneers

Northview Dental in Indianapolis shares that as a dental restorative solution, porcelain veneers offer the following benefits:

  • Molded to the ideal size and shape to improve the appearance of your small, big or misaligned teeth.
  • Designed to look like the rest of your natural teeth.
  • Gum tissues can tolerate porcelain better, especially when compared with composite resin veneers.
  • They are highly durable and do not chip easily.
  • They can last from 12-25 years and require little to no maintenance outside of basic oral hygiene.

The Process of Porcelain Veneers

During your first consultation,Dr. John Pasicznyk will ask you what you want to achieve from this cosmetic treatment. You will have to be specific so that Dr. John Pasicznyk can design your dream smile. At this stage,Dr. John Pasicznyk will also discuss with you the expected costs and your payment options.

Your dream smile will then be created using dental software. The design will be sent to a dental lab where they will produce the veneers.

Once all the details have been ironed out, you will have to schedule your next appointment. During this visit, Dr. John Pasicznyk will take impressions of your teeth to ensure that the veneers fit flawlessly. Dr. John Pasicznyk will have to remove some enamel to take impressions that will allow your veneers to fit snugly and blend in with your surrounding teeth.

This process is also necessary in order to effectively bond the veneers to your teeth. After removing the enamel and taking impressions, you will be fitted with temporary veneers which will protect your teeth until your permanent veneers are ready.

When your veneers are ready, you will be called back to the clinic. Dr. John Pasicznyk will remove the temporary veneers, place the permanent ones, and test the fit to make sure you feel comfortable with the appliances. You will also be asked if you are satisfied with your new smile.

If you are satisfied, Dr. John Pasicznyk will bond the veneers to your teeth. Before you go, Dr. John Pasicznyk will give you complete after-care instructions and tips for maintaining your veneers so that you can enjoy having the perfect smile for a long time. Contact our office today if you think porcelain veneers are in your near future. 

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