What You Should Know About Dental Veneers

What You Should Know About Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a great way to improve your smile but they are not your only option. It is important to be well informed about any cosmetic dental procedure you are considering. Veneers are a strong and long-lasting option that can give you a wonderful smile.

What Can Dental Veneers Fix?

Veneers can be used to fix a wide variety of cosmetic issues with your smile ranging from chips and cracks to discoloration. Veneers can be used if your teeth are:

  • Broken or chipped teeth
  • Have spaces and gaps between them
  • Slightly misaligned
  • Irregularly shaped
  • Look too large, too pointed, or too small
  • Cracked or fractured
  • Extremely worn-down
  • Stained, darkened, or discolored

Some Facts About Veneers

Veneers can give you a confidence-boosting smile in a relatively short amount of time. The different types of veneers are made of porcelain or composite materials. They are fitted to the front surface of your teeth. You do not need to have veneers on every tooth. They can correct just one problem tooth or your entire smile. Dental veneers can last a long time. With proper care and oral hygiene, veneers can last well over 10 years! 

Things You Need to Know Before You Get Veneers

There are some important things to consider before you commit to dental veneers. Veneers can be somewhat fragile. You will need to take care when eating harder foods such as crunchy vegetables. It is recommended that you chew harder foods with your back teeth as a precaution. In some respects, dental veneers are not reversible. Your dentist will have to reshape the surface of your teeth to accommodate the new veneers. This can not be undone. Despite these small considerations, veneers are a great, long-lasting way to fix your smile.

Dental Veneers with AH Dentistry

Dr. Alberto A. Herrero is our experienced cosmetic dentist at AH Dentistry. Dr. Herrero is committed to providing personalized care to all of his patients. He will suggest the best procedure to improve your smile. Our dental office focuses on building long-lasting, trusting relationships with our patients. If you have any questions regarding dental veneers or any of our other dental services, call our office today at (734) 222-9140 or contact us online.

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