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Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers

An attractive smile is a combination of bright teeth, exact shape, and perfect alignment. Some are blessed with all of these; however, many have to get these fixed. For all those struggling to get their teeth treated as per their desire, porcelain veneers are the best choice. Our dentists at Royalty Dental Associates at Spring Cypress will guide you to know if veneers are the perfect solution for your teeth.
Porcelain veneers are thin shells that cover the front surface of teeth and provide an enhanced look to your smile. The dentists match the color of the veneers to the color of your teeth to give these a natural look. Therefore, it becomes difficult to distinguish between natural teeth and dental veneers. These translucent layers bond firmly to the teeth and do not stain the way natural teeth do.

What can porcelain veneers fix?

Porcelain veneers are a single solution to multiple dental concerns. Anybody who feels self-conscious of his/her teeth can use veneers and enjoy a flawless smile. The veneers give the following benefits:

Fix chipped and discolored teeth: Your chipped and stained teeth become visible when you smile or talk. This might, at times, embarrass you. Porcelain veneers are a quick and easy method to cover your cracked and faded teeth. These may also cover a gap between your teeth.

Alter shape and size of teeth: It makes people conscious to know that their teeth are not of the size they should be. Some might have naturally small teeth, while others might have longer teeth. Furthermore, people prefer to have a particular shape of their teeth i.e., either round or flat. Veneers can help to do all of this. The shape and size of the veneers can be adjusted as per the choice of the patient to give you the desired smile.

Prevents teeth from discoloration: Natural teeth often lose their color with time or by consuming certain food items such as tea or coffee. Dental veneers fixed on the outer layer of your teeth do not stain or lose color, and therefore, your teeth remain of your desired shade.

Keep your natural teeth intact: Fixing veneers need a minimal amount of enamel removed from your teeth. This does not harm the teeth since the veneers are fixed only on the front of your teeth.

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The procedure of fixing porcelain veneers

The porcelain veneers provide a new and improved smile to you. However, you need to discuss your choice of how the veneers should look at you with your dentist. The dentists at Royalty Dental Associates follow the following procedure:
The dentist will examine your teeth and check if the veneers suit your teeth. The dentist during this discussion also allows you to discuss the shade, shape, and size of the veneers so you may enjoy the perfect smile that suits best with your personality. A detailed discussion of what you expect can help the dentist identify your needs and desires. The dentist will also make you aware of the limitations of the procedure so that you set realist expectations.

Once the discussion is complete, the dentist prepares your teeth for the process. The dentist removes the small amount of enamel equal to the thickness of veneers from your teeth to fit the veneers properly. The dentist will then take the impression of your teeth to prepare a model for veneers, which is sent to a dental lab. The preparation of veneers takes two to three weeks, during which the dentist fixes the temporary veneers on your teeth.

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After receiving the veneers, the dentist will fit it temporarily to check if it fits your teeth. If the veneers are not of the perfect size, the dentist will trim those to complement your natural teeth. If the veneers are of the proper size, the dentist will clean and polish your teeth. He/ she will also make the surface of your teeth rough so that porcelain veneers can bond firmly. After cementing the veneers, the dentist will apply a beam of light on the veneers that activate the chemicals in the cement applied to fix the veneers.

The bonding process completes when the dentist checks your bite after placing the veneers. Adjustment, if needed, will be made to the veneers. Your dentist will also set up a follow-up visit after a few weeks to check how your gums respond to the veneer and also to determine the successful placement of the veneers.

Porcelain veneers need care

Taking care of your porcelain veneer is an essential part of the entire procedure. It also determines the life span of the veneers. If taken proper care, just like your natural teeth, the dental veneers can last for a longer duration. Additionally, regular dental check-ups ensure to minimize any damage to the veneers. A regular brushing saves your veneers and guarantees that your gums are healthy. Also, hard food that may cause loss to porcelain veneers should be avoided.

The experts at Royalty Dental Associates promise to provide you the highest quality service. We work to ensure that you wear a smile that suits you and your teeth. If you need to get yourself a new smile, contact our dentists, and we will be able to guide.

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