A beautiful smile is just two appointments away! Dr. Kotecha and her associates, of Dentistry On 10, offer porcelain veneers, a wonderful restorative treatment that allows their patients to address one troublesome tooth or complete an entire smile makeover.
Porcelain veneers are cosmetic restorations used to cover imperfections of natural teeth. They are made of thin pieces of porcelain. This material is known for both its strength and its close resemblance to natural tooth enamel, making it a cosmetically appealing restoration for adults to consider when rejuvenating their smiles. Veneers are made to match the patient’s existing teeth and are bonded to the front to change the appearance.
Veneers are versatile and can be used in a number of situations. Patients with misaligned teeth may receive a veneer to cover this tooth and give it the appearance of being straight. Teeth that are chipped, cracked, or otherwise broken can benefit from the placement of a porcelain veneer to restore the appearance of the original tooth. Teeth that are stained and discolored and have not responded well to bleaching techniques may be covered with a veneer.
Veneers are long lasting when properly cared for. They should be treated like natural teeth, and patients with veneers are strongly encouraged to visit their dentist regularly to ensure that the tooth underneath is healthy and free from cavities. Brushing, flossing, and maintaining recall visits with the dentist is the best way to ensure a healthy smile after the placement of veneers.
The process of receiving veneers is done in two appointments. During the first appointment, Dr. Kotecha and her associates prepare the teeth by removing a small portion of enamel. Impressions are made of the teeth, and temporary veneers may be placed at this time. The molds of the teeth are sent out to a laboratory where the veneers are made and sent to the dental office within two weeks. The patient revisits the dentist for the bonding of the veneers and can enjoy their brand new smile!
Dr. Kotecha and her associates offer porcelain veneers and other restorations such as dental bonding to assist patients in transforming their smiles and feeling better about the way they look. Contact Dentistry On 10 if you are ready to learn more about veneers and cosmetic restorations used to rejuvenate smiles!