Do you have a cosmetic flaw in your smile and wondering which the most appropriate method to help rectify it is? Dental veneers are quickly growing in popularity as more people prefer them as a reliable and effective smile restoration method. At Jon C. Packman DDS we have an experienced team of staff that is well-versed in dental veneer procedures. With the help of our modern equipment, our dentists can perform dental veneer installation fast to help restore your lost smile.
Dental veneers refer to porcelain shells well bonded to the natural teeth giving them a fuller, straight, and bright appearance. Veneers are well-shaped to fit into your mouth and blend well with the rest of the teeth. The veneer color matches well with the natural teeth. It helps restore the natural color of the teeth that do not respond to different whitening treatments. The right candidates for veneers are patients having good oral hygiene, excellent gum health, and cosmetic issues like cracked or chipped teeth.
Although veneers and crowns appear similar, they do have their differences. For instance, dental crowns are known for their thin porcelain that covers the entire tooth. The crown is an excellent choice for teeth that have undergone extensive damage leaving them brittle or weakened. Crown can last up to 15 years and even last a lifetime when well-maintained with regular brushing and flossing.
Veneers are tiny pieces that are fitted on the front surface of the teeth. Veneers help improve the appearance of teeth that have not undergone extensive damage. Veneers help fix teeth with minor cracks or discoloration.
Veneers can help fix several cosmetic dental issues. For example, there are people with stained teeth caused by different factors. Some cannot be removed by teeth whitening treatments. Veneers can cover the teeth, completely hiding the cracks or stains. Dental veneers also help in improving the appearance of teeth that have been worn down or are uneven. Veneers help improve your smile in the shortest time possible with less effort. That explains why some people refer to them as instant orthodontics.
Dental veneers are an excellent option for people with gaps between their teeth. Veneers help in filling the gap, improving your smile in the process. The color of the veneers is similar to that of tooth enamel. This ensures the veneers are unnoticeable and indistinguishable from your natural teeth.
Are Veneers Painful?
Patients have never reported any discomfort or pain during the veneer procedure. The procedure is minimally invasive, with the only preparation being needed is to remove the thin layer of enamel from the teeth.
Can Veneer Installation Be Reversed?
In traditional veneer installation, a small amount of enamel is always removed from the teeth. Once removed, the procedure cannot be reversed. There are veneers such as lumineers, which are extremely thin; hence no enamel is removed. These can always be reversed.
Dental veneers are an excellent option for anyone needing a bright, straight, and full smile. At Jon C. Packman DDS we have a team of dentists with the expertise and experience required to assess and recommend the best treatment option. We carry out an extensive dental examination on all of our patients to help understand the magnitude of treatment required. Book an appointment with us by calling (704) 978-7060 today.