Do you dread looking in the mirror or having your photo taken because of imperfections in your teeth? Porcelain dental veneers may be the answer for you; they can help with discoloured, misshapen, chipped, or cracked teeth.
While porcelain veneers are normally used to improve the aesthetics of your smile, they can help, within reason, improve the appearance of teeth at are crooked. They are also useful when your teeth are worn down. The staff at Gentle Dental Putney will explain all of the benefits of porcelain veneers.
Before having porcelain veneers placed, you need to determine exactly what your goal is, and explain that to the staff at Gentle Dental Putney. Once they know what you desire, be it; a whiter smile, straighter teeth, or to change the size or shape of your teeth, they will be able to design your treatment plan.
Once your plan is established, you are on the path to your new and improved smile. The first step involves removing a thin layer of enamel from the front of the teeth that are going to be receiving the porcelain veneers. This will be the same as the thickness of the porcelain veneer (about 0.5 mm). It will make room the veneer, as well as make them adhere to your teeth better. Next, the staff at Gentle Dental Putney will make impressions of your teeth. These will be sent to, along with colour choice and other information, to the lab that will make the porcelain veneers. The staff at Gentle Dental Putney will be able to estimate when your porcelain veneers will be ready.
Once it is time to put them in place, you will return for your final visit. There are a few things that must be done before they can be permanently cemented in place. First the size, shape, and colour must be checked. Once this is done, the doctor will make any necessary adjustments. Bonding cement is applied to the veneer and it is put in place. Once the veneer is in place and you and the doctor are satisfied with its appearance, a special light will be applied to make the bonding cement cure quickly.
If you are ready to start the path to your new smile, call Gentle Dental Putney today. They can answer any questions you may have. They are “The Dentist with a Difference,” so why don’t you let them make a difference in your smile today?
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