Porcelain Veneers in Peabody
What do you see when you look at your smile? What is the first thing that you notice?
Teeth can suffer from a wide variety of cosmetic issues, and separate procedures to fix each one can be costly and time consuming. Porcelain veneers are able to mask and correct multiple cosmetic flaws at the same time, such as:
- Cracked, chipped, or broken teeth
- Stained or discolored teeth
- Slightly misaligned teeth
- Obvious gaps between teeth
Each one of these imperfections can dramatically affect a person’s smile, and many people have more than one. Porcelain veneers are a simple way to completely makeover someone’s smile and restore their lost confidence.
What Are Porcelain Veneers?
Porcelain veneers are extremely-thin ceramic coverings that are bonded to the front of your teeth in order to improve their appearance. They offer a much less invasive way to fix a multitude of cosmetic issues, and can enhance a patient’s teeth both aesthetically and functionally. The high-quality ceramic material is able to replicate a natural tooth’s color, shape, size, and strength. It is also non-porous, making it stain-resistant. It assures that you will have teeth that are pleasing to look at and can be trusted day to day.
What Is It Like To Get Porcelain Veneers?
The procedure to get porcelain veneers is quick, painless, and can be completed in just two easy visits. When you come into the office, your cosmetic dentist in Peabody, Dr. Spiro Saati, will first take a look at your teeth and gums and determine if porcelain veneers are the best solution for your smile. They only require that you have a minimal amount of healthy dental structure to support them.
If he decides you’re ready to proceed, he will start by buffing off a very small portion of your natural enamel, only about 2mm. This is about the thickness of contact lens. This allows your teeth to have enough room for the veneers. He will then take an impression of your teeth and send it to a local dental lab to fabricate your veneers. You will wear a temporary set while they are being made.
Once the veneers have been made, Dr. Saati will use a composite resin to firmly bond them to your teeth. The resin provides a very secure hold and only takes a few minutes to completely harden. Afterwards, simple brushing and flossing can help maintain your veneers for many years. You basically need to take care of them like normal teeth, so be sure to wear a mouthguard when playing sports, and avoid chewing extremely hard foods.
Just For You
Every set of veneers is custom made for each patient. This allows people to choose the degree of change they want, whether it be subtle or dramatic. A personal touch is that we will take the extra time to make sure your veneers are perfectly shaded to match the rest of your teeth.
Still Have Questions?
Porcelain veneers have helped many people with a litany of cosmetic dental issues, and all with just one procedure. If you think porcelain veneers might be the right solution for you, please give us a call today.