Get a Straight, Beautiful Smile With Dental Veneers

Get a Straight, Beautiful Smile With Dental Veneers

Are you self-conscious about smiling because of misaligned or stained teeth? Do you wish to have a sparkling, straight smile that lights up the room and boosts your confidence? Look no further than dental veneers! These thin, custom-made shells are bonded to the front surface of your teeth, providing an instant transformation for your smile. 

What Are Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are thin, custom-made shells of porcelain or composite resin that are designed to cover the front surface of your teeth. They're an excellent solution for correcting a variety of dental imperfections, such as chipped, broken, or misshapen teeth, gaps between teeth, and severe discoloration. They can provide an instant transformation for those looking to enhance their smile and boost their self-confidence!

The Procedure for Dental Veneers

The process typically involves two visits with your dentist. During the first visit, your dentist will prepare your teeth by removing a small amount of enamel from the surface to make room for the veneer placement. Next, they'll take impressions of your teeth which will be used to create customized veneers that perfectly match the shape and color of your natural teeth.

Once you have returned for your second appointment after receiving anesthesia (if needed), bonding cement is applied on each tooth's surface before placing them one by one onto each tooth with pressure until it sticks well enough not to fall out while talking or eating.

The Benefits of Dental Veneers

One key benefit of dental veneers is that they can help cover up various imperfections, such as stains, chips, and cracks that may be affecting your smile. They can also be used to close gaps between teeth, lengthen smaller teeth, and even correct mild alignment issues.

Another advantage is that they are highly versatile in terms of customization. Your dentist will work with you to choose the shape, size, and color of your veneers so that they blend seamlessly with your natural smile.

Furthermore, dental veneers are relatively easy to maintain with regular brushing and flossing habits. They are durable enough to withstand normal wear and tear but should still be treated gently when chewing hard foods or grinding your teeth at night.

How to Care for Your Dental Veneers

Taking care of your dental veneers is an essential part of maintaining a beautiful smile. One of the best ways to ensure that your veneers last for many years is by practicing good oral hygiene habits. This includes brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily, and using mouthwash.

Avoid chewing hard objects like ice or biting into foods that are too tough to chew, as this can cause damage to the veneers. Also, avoid grinding your teeth, as this can wear down the surface of the veneers over time.

It's also important to schedule regular visits with your dentist for check-ups and cleanings. During these appointments, they can examine your veneers and make sure they are still in good condition, as well as remove any plaque buildup that may have accumulated on them.

If you do experience any issues with your dental veneers such as chipping or cracking, it's important to contact your dentist right away so they can repair or replace them if necessary.

Contact Rittenhouse Dental Group at 255 S. 17TH ST., STE. 2807, Philadelphia 19103, or call 215-546-2311 to learn more.

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