Dental veneers can create beautiful, bright, white smiles and are a large part of cosmetic dentistry. They are also effective for protecting the surface of damaged teeth, which may help to eliminate the need for other, more extensive treatments. You can expect a wide range of benefits when you visit Creative Dentistry & Medspa for a smile makeover with porcelain veneers at our dental center in Sandy Springs, GA.
Porcelain veneers are thin shells made with porcelain material that are designed to fit over the front of teeth. Veneers are used to recreate the natural look of your teeth, but with a different shape, color or brightness. At Creative Dentistry & Medspa, we design and create your custom-made veneers then bond them to the surface of your teeth with a special bonding material. These porcelain shells can be used to change the shape, color, length or size of your teeth to create the smile you always wanted.
Benefits of Cosmetic Dental Veneers
Porcelain veneers are an effective way to completely change the look of your smile without months or years of dental or orthodontic treatments. Instead of changing your teeth, veneers cover flaws and imperfections behind a new smile. Dental veneers can help solve an array of cosmetic dental issues, including:
- Wear and tear – As you age, your teeth begin to naturally wear down. It is common for aged teeth to have an uneven appearance, cracks, chips and/or discoloration.
- Worn enamel – Over time, enamel (the thin and hard substance covering teeth) becomes worn, discolored and dulled. The most common causes of worn enamel are due to consuming coffee, tea, soft drinks, using tobacco products, certain medications and improper oral hygiene.
- Uneven teeth – One common cause of uneven teeth is the result of your permanent teeth not coming in straight during childhood, and the teeth continue to shift as you enter adulthood. An additional cause of uneven teeth can be due to teeth grinding. Teeth that are too short can often be lengthened with veneers.
- Stained and/or Discolored – Veneers can significantly improve the whiteness and brightness of your smile, covering teeth that have become stained and/or discolored.
Porcelain veneers are designed to improve your natural smile. They are customized to fit your teeth and colored to match your natural teeth or desired color. To maintain your new, bright and healthy-looking smile, it is important to practice good oral hygiene and avoid eating hard foods that may damage your porcelain veneers.
What to Expect with Your Dental Veneers
Porcelain veneers require a permanent change to your teeth. To add dental veneers, tooth enamel will need to be removed to make space on your teeth to apply the porcelain shells. Our cosmetic dentist will shave off enamel and take impressions of your teeth to design the veneers. Temporary veneers will be placed on your teeth to maintain your smile until your permanent veneers arrive from the dental lab.
Porcelain veneers are bonded to the teeth and can last for a decade or longer before they need to be replaced. The day we attach your new veneers to your teeth, you will walk out of our office with a new smile that can boost confidence and improve your overall appearance.
Feel free to call or contact Creative Dentistry & Medspa in Sandy Springs online to hear more about how you can start the process of getting dental veneers. Schedule a smile makeover consultation to discuss all the cosmetic dentistry options, including porcelain veneers, to achieve your best smile.