It's the little things that tend to bother us the most, whether it's a small scratch at the corner of your dresser or a chip in your tooth. Covering up that scratch is an easy fix, and so is concealing little flaws that keep your smile from being perfect. Dr. Tiberiu Oancea and Dr. Jeromy Thornton, your Houston, TX dentists at Today's Dental explain how you can benefit from veneers.
Veneers hide flaws
Veneers are created in a dental laboratory using a very thin layer of porcelain. The thin porcelain shells are attached to the front surfaces of your teeth, completely covering imperfections. The entire process only takes two visits.
Dental veneers offer versatility
Veneers can conceal a variety of flaws. Perhaps you hate the color of your teeth and are frustrated after multiple attempts to lighten them. Although whitening products can be helpful, they can't always get teeth as white as you would like. Thanks to dental veneers, you can achieve the bright smile of your dreams. You'll even be able to pick the shade of white you want. Veneers work equally well if just one or two teeth are discolored. Your dentist will make sure that your new veneer matches the color of surrounding teeth.
Chips or pits in the surface of your teeth can be very noticeable. Veneers cover those flaws, allowing the treated teeth to blend in effortlessly. Veneers are also a good choice if you have a small gap between your front teeth or one tooth isn't quite as long as the others. If the gap is large or your tooth is very short, your Houston dentist may recommend orthodontic treatment or a crown to correct the problem.
Veneer care is simple
Brushing and flossing your teeth will keep your veneers in perfect condition. You won't need any special equipment to care for veneers, but you should avoid abrasive toothpastes that can scratch them. It's also important to avoid biting into hard foods or objects, like hard pretzels or plastic packaging, as this can break veneers. If you grind your teeth at night, consider wearing a nightguard to prevent damage to your dental veneers.
Are you ready to improve your smile with dental veneers? Call Drs.Oancea and Thornton, your Houston, TX dentists at Today's Dental, at (281) 580-0770 to schedule an appointment.