The porcelain veneers is a cosmetic dentistry solution and over the years its popularity has been increased as more people have demanded to enhance their smile and increase self-confidence. Despite that, you might question whether you are ideal candidate for veneers. Usually, a person who have better oral health and who is keen to maintain their smile can obtain porcelain veneers without trouble.
What are porcelain veneers?
A porcelain veneer – also referred to as a ceramic veneer – is a thin covering applied to the front surface of a tooth. Patients can acquire single veneer or whole set that covers all the teeth that show while they smile. Porcelain veneers are custom-made for each patient so that it can be perfect fit for them. Dental veneers provide quick transformation for a patient’s smile. Dentist may utilize dental veneers for many cosmetic fixes from orthodontic adjustments to teeth whitening.
How can porcelain veneers transform my smile?
Porcelain veneers can alter the shape, size, and color of a patient’s teeth and fully abolish many cosmetic imperfections all together, including:
- Stains that don’t respond to bleaching
- Slightly misshapen or undersized teeth
- Slightly crooked teeth
- Discoloured teeth
Just a small crack or chip in one tooth can disturb whole appearance of your smile. No matter how minor crack or chip it is, injury can get worse over time and threaten long time health of your teeth. Porcelain veneers can be the ideal choice for rapidly repairing a cracked or chipped tooth. A single porcelain veneer can be placed over the damaged tooth will quickly enhance appearance while strengthening it and protecting it from any future damage.
If your natural teeth became discolored and professional teeth whitening treatment are not responding very well for you then veneers are a best choice for instantly whitening those teeth. Your dentist can apply veneers over the teeth which have become discolored which provides you better smile.
What is the procedure like?
Like other cosmetic dentistry treatments, dentist will take time to comprehend your particular needs. During evaluation for porcelain veneers, dentist will think about your natural teeth, paying attention on enamel coverage. An essential consideration for veneers, the amount of enamel on your teeth will affect veneer bonding and durability.
Once dentist determined that porcelain veneers are appropriate for you, he will start the process. This includes preparation of the customized veneers using a mould of your tooth or teeth.
We at Figtree family dental will give assurance of using top quality materials as a part of porcelain veneers treatment. We make clear to our patients that porcelain veneers are more long-lasting, stronger and thus less likely to chip or discolour.
Who is not ideal candidate for porcelain veneers?
Healthy gums and teeth are essential for those patients who desire porcelain veneers. Patients who have conditions like gum disease, tooth decay and root canal infection are normally not appropriate candidates for veneers. Still, if these problems are effectively treated, the patient can generally obtain porcelain veneers without issue.
About Figtree Family Dental
The team of dentists at Figtree Family Dental offers lots of dental services that aim to give patients gorgeous and healthy smiles. If you’re looking for porcelain veneers or any other cosmetic treatment, please contact us at (02) 4288-2515.