Veneers in Matthews, NC

What are Dental veneers?

Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are designed to cover the front surface of the teeth. The veneers look completely natural. In fact, they are one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures. They can be used to whiten the teeth, close gaps between teeth, and reshape teeth. Dental veneers are bonded to the front surface of the teeth, and the placement of veneers involves removing a small amount of enamel from the enamel.

Steps Involved In Veneer Placement

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Consultation and treatment plan

After discussing your diagnosis and reviewing your dental X-rays with you, your dental professional will recommend all the treatment options available to fix your smile, including dental veneers. Together, you will decide if veneers fit your smile goals. Once you have decided upon veneers, your dentist will outline a treatment plan for you.

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Preparation of teeth

To prepare teeth for veneers, your dentist will buff the teeth to create a rough surface to which the veneer can bond. This is done by cleaning and numbing your tooth and removing a thin layer of enamel from the tooth. After buffing, your dentist may put gel on your teeth to help etch the surface and make it easier for the veneer to bond.

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Impression and temporary veneers

After the tooth is prepared, your dentist will make an impression of the tooth using a dental putty. The impression will then be sent to the dental lab. This impression will capture the exact contours of your tooth and will be used to create your veneers. The dentist will place temporary veneers on your teeth while your permanent veneers are being crafted. The temporary veneers are made of a resin material and aren't as durable as the permanent veneers.

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Permanent veneer fitting and adjustment

Once the permanent veneer is ready, you will arrive at our dental office for your next appointment. Your dentist will check to make sure your veneers fit well, look and feel natural, and matches the adjacent teeth. Minor adjustments can be made until the patient is happy with the look and feel of the veneer.

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Permanent veneer placement

Once the fit and aesthetics of the permanent veneer are checked and adjusted, your dentist will bond the permanent veneers to the teeth using a powerful dental cement. For patients experiencing sensitivity to temperatures, the dentist can apply a topical anesthetic to the teeth to reduce any discomfort.

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Steps Involved In Veneer Placement

Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are designed to cover the front surface of the teeth. The veneers look completely natural. In fact, they are one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures. They can be used to whiten the teeth, close gaps between teeth, and reshape teeth. Dental veneers are bonded to the front surface of the teeth, and the placement of veneers involves removing a small amount of enamel from the enamel.

What Can Dental Veneers Address?

Tooth stains

Dental veneers can fix a variety of dental issues. But one of the main benefits of dental veneers is that they conceal stained teeth. Whether your teeth were stained from coffee, tea, wine, soda, or smoking, dental veneers cover over these stains to give you a whiter and brighter smile.

Chipped teeth

Dental veneers are an option for restoring chipped teeth if only the outer layer of the enamel and dentin has sustained damage. Veneers can be made in a variety of shades, so it's possible to match your natural tooth color. However, if the tooth is extensively damaged, a dental crown or root canal treatment may be recommended instead.

Worn teeth

For those patients who suffer from conditions like teeth grinding and have worn-down teeth, dental veneers are an ideal treatment option. Dental veneers can fix worn teeth by concealing the worn enamel, thus restoring the tooth's shape and appearance.

Teeth misalignment

Dental veneers can be used to straighten minor teeth misalignment. When teeth are misaligned, it can be hard to brush and floss properly, which can result in dental problems such as tooth decay or gum disease. Dental veneers can straighten teeth if the misalignment is minor, making them easier to brush and floss.

Gaps between teeth

Gaps between your front teeth can make you feel self-conscious about your smile and affect your oral health. If you have only minor tooth gaps, they can be fixed with dental veneers.

Have Questions About Veneers? Find Answers Here.

Veneers are an extremely versatile cosmetic dental treatment that can correct a myriad of problems. Some of the most common issues veneers can resolve include the following: chipped or broken teeth, stained or discolored teeth, gaps between teeth, misaligned teeth, misshapen teeth, and short teeth.

It all depends on how well you take care of them. Veneers typically last around 10 to 20 years. However, they can last even longer if you take good care of them. This means always brushing twice a day and flossing once a day, as well as visiting your dentist for regular cleanings.

Porcelain veneers are thin shells of tooth-colored material that are adhered to the front of the teeth. They are made of either composite resin (plastic) or porcelain. Porcelain veneers resist stains better than resin veneers and better mimic the light-reflecting properties of natural teeth.

Yes. Dental veneers are permanent dental restoration. They are a great solution for people who have small imperfections in their smiles they would like to hide. Veneers will not stain, so you won't have to worry about your smile changing color over time. They are resistant to chips and cracking and are also one of the most conservative cosmetic treatments available.

Do you have a question? Or do you wish to schedule an appointment with us? Call Dawson Modern Dentistry at (704) 565-9512 or visit Dentist in Matthews, NC at 3555-2 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Matthews, NC 28105.

Location

3555-2 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd,
Matthews, NC 28105

Office Hours

MON:10:00 am-7:00 pm

TUE:9:00 am-6:00 pm

WED:7:30 am-4:30 pm

THU:8:00 am-1:00 pm

FRI:7:30 am-3:00 pm

SAT - SUN:Closed