Dental veneers are a wonderful way to claim your smile back when you have a poor smile due to problems with your teeth. Dental veneers are tooth colored and will cover the front surface of your teeth, giving the appearance of perfect teeth. These veneers are bonded to the teeth and will last for a very long time. Veneers are made of resin or porcelain and the dentist you go to will be able to show you the right type of veneers for your teeth.
What Can Veneers Fix?
There are several different problems that veneers can fix, and they are:
• Broken teeth.
• Chipped teeth.
• Teeth that are discolored.
• Gaps in your teeth.
• Worn teeth.
• Misaligned teeth.
• Misshapen teeth.
There are also many benefits to getting veneers which includes restoring your smile, giving a natural appearance to your teeth and resistance to staining.
The Process of Getting Veneers
Your first step in getting veneers Downers Grove IL is to go into a dental consultation. Your dentist will take a look at what teeth will need to be covered with dental veneers. From there the next appointment you will go to will be to allow them to make the veneers for your teeth. Your third visit will be for applying the veneers. If you need multiple teeth done, your dentist will be able to do that for you in one appointment.
When the process begins, your dentist will remove some of the enamel from your tooth. This will only be a small amount and will enable the veneer to be placed. This may hurt a small amount, so your dentist will give you the option of having the area numbed so that you do not feel any discomfort. Your dentist will then make an impression of your tooth. Once this model is made, it will be used to construct your veneer. Usually, the veneer will be ready within a week.
Once your enamel is trimmed back, your dentist will make sure that the veneer fits correctly. He may even remove it and trim it to make sure that you have the right fit. He will also need to adjust the color of your veneer to ensure that the veneer matches the color of your natural teeth. You will then have your tooth polished and etched to help the bonding process. Once the tooth is ready, the cement will be placed on the veneer and placed on your tooth. A light will be used to help harden the cement. The dentist will then make a final inspection of your tooth to ensure that it is seated properly.
If you are unhappy with your smile and wish to do something to fix it, you may want to consider getting veneers. If you think veneers would be a good option for you, consult your dentist today so that he or she can take a look at your teeth and see if veneers are an option for you. Veneers vary in price, so you will need to speak with your dentist to see your financial options so that you can restore your smile.