Does the appearance of your teeth make you feel embarrassed? Some people have teeth with discolorations or cosmetic imperfections, making them feel less than confident about their smile. If this is you, do you want a simple, conservative option to transform the appearance of your teeth? Did you know there’s a method originating in the old Hollywood movie industry easily transforming smiles today?
Dr. Charles Pincus invented veneers in 1928 to temporarily change a movie actor’s smile. The process for making veneers has changed through the years, becoming the porcelain veneers we have today. Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain designed to appear as your natural teeth.
Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
Boosted Self-Confidence — Feeling good about the appearance of your teeth causes you to smile more and have more confidence.
Less Sensitivity — Veneers cover the front surfaces of the teeth and may act as a barrier to help lessen sensitivity.
Not Invasive — Preparation requires removal of only a small amount of tooth enamel to prepare teeth for veneers.
Simple Maintenance — Practice good oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once daily.
Hard to Stain — Because porcelain is nonporous, it’s not easily stained.
Durability — With proper care, veneers can last between 10 and 15 years.
What Can Porcelain Veneers Cover?
- Discolored or stained teeth
- Uneven or oddly shaped teeth
- Gaps between teeth
- Slightly crooked teeth
- Worn-down teeth
- Chipped or broken teeth
During your time with us, we’ll get x-rays, do an exam, and possibly make impressions of your teeth for a complete assessment of your needs. We’ll also learn what your expectations are and determine if veneers are your best treatment option.
Porcelain veneers are an excellent option to make amazing changes to your teeth. You can have the smile you’ve always wanted. To find out if porcelain veneers are right for you, contact my office to schedule a consultation.
Dr. Fara Afshar