Veneers

In the wise words of Connie Stevens, “Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” Veneers help make that important smile the best it can be.

Veneers

Veneers are used to change the color or shape of teeth. They can cover stains, give new shape appearance, and create straight lines.

Thin pieces of porcelain or plastic, veneers are cemented over the front of your teeth. Veneers can adhere to uneven or chipped surfaces, making their installation relatively easy. The process can be done with little or no anesthesia.

Veneers are a great sustainable option. If cared for properly, they last between seven and 20 years. They are highly resistant to stains — even tough stains such as coffee, tea, and cigarette smoke. The longevity of veneers is extremely important since they are usually irreversible due to a small amount of enamel being removed during the procedure.

How the Procedure Works

Veneers typically take at least three appointments: one for diagnosis and treatment planning, one for preparation, and one for bonding. The preparation visit lays the foundation for your veneers. During this visit, a small buffing may occur and a dentist will form a model of your teeth and send it to a dental lab, where a lab technician creates the veneers. On the next visit, the veneers are installed and the color is adjusted to find a natural fit.

After installation, a two-week period of adjustment occurs. During that time, the size and shape of your teeth may change.

Following the installation of veneers, it’s important to maintain regular oral health by flossing and brushing. This will keep you from having larger dental issues and will help extend the life of your veneers.

Veneers at Tower Dental Associates

At Tower Dental Associates, we make our patient’s comfort top of mind.Each patient is treated like they were close members of the family. We enjoy working together and like getting to know our patients to serve them. If you think you could benefit from veneers, contact our office and our team will be happy to help you schedule your first appointment.