Deeply stained teeth or teeth with small chips and other imperfections can lead you to explore your options to improve your smile. Many people looking for a better smile are interested in being fitted for dental veneers.
Dental veneers are essentially thin porcelain shells, that are custom crafted in a dental lab to fit seamlessly onto the teeth in your smile. The porcelain material can be shaded to give you the bright, white and even smile you’ve always wanted.
Being fitted for dental veneers requires two separate appointments. At the first appointment your dentist will examine your teeth and take a few X-rays to assess the depth and strength of your tooth enamel. If one or more teeth has extensive past dental work or lacks sufficient enamel to anchor a veneer, your dentist might recommend having that particular tooth be fitted with a crown.
The dentist will take an impression of the teeth in your smile and your bite pattern. This will be sent to dental lab where your custom veneers are created.
At your second appointment the dentist will remove a small amount of enamel from the face of each tooth to make space and then cement the veneers in place.
If you are interested in being fitted for dental veneers, please feel free to call us at 281-580-8848 to schedule an appointment. Here at Houston Cosmetic & Family Dental Associates in Spring Texas, we strive to make you feel comfortable and address any questions or concerns you have pertaining to your oral care. We look forward to helping you find the smooth, white smile you’ve always wanted!