New Year’s Veneers: What To Know

African,American,Man,Having,Dental,Treatment,With veneers When it comes to smile restoration, veneers are popular treatment options. These tooth coverings are designed to enhance your smile without surgery; they can restore shape, enhance size, and leave you with a natural, beautiful smile in one or two office visits.

If you are considering a smile makeover, veneers could be the solution you’ve been looking for. Read on to discover how this cosmetic treatment can enhance your smile and boost your oral health.

Veneers Address Multiple Concerns

There are numerous reasons patients come to us for veneers, including:

  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Stains or discoloration
  • Gapped teeth
  • Misshapen or irregularly sized teeth

Before getting veneers, the dentist prepares your tooth by shaving 2 to 5 mm from the surface. Smoothing the enamel allows the dentist to ensure a perfect fit that blends naturally into your smile. For those with mild to moderate damage, veneers can not only improve the smile’s appearance but also provide additional protection against bacteria that cause tooth decay.

Veneers Can Be an Alternative to Braces for Some Patients

Veneers can cosmetically correct mild misalignment, leading to a straighter smile in one office visit instead of having to spend months wearing braces. It is important to note that veneers are superficial. They do not change the alignment of your jaw, so they are not a suitable alternative for patients who require more extensive orthodontic care.

Get a New Smile in One Day

Veneers are a wonderful tooth restoration treatment. Although you will have to visit us to prep your mouth for treatment, the application process is completed in one session. Within a few hours, you will have a stunning new smile you are proud of. You can treat veneers like regular teeth; just know that if you intend on whitening your natural teeth, it is better to do it first. Veneers are porcelain, so they will not be affected by a whitening agent. Instead, we can color-match your new veneers to natural teeth after they have reached your desired shade.

Get Personalized Recommendations for Your Smile

Dr. Ronald W. Konig, DDS, is a skilled cosmetic dentist with decades of experience. He provides veneers in Houston, TX, along with many other cosmetic and restorative dental procedures that give his patients happier, healthier smiles.

Please contact us today to schedule an appointment. You can call us at 713-668-2289, or use our contact page.

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