In cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers are thin layers of durable, restorative material that are custom crafted in porcelain by a professional dental laboratory. As part of a cosmetic (or smile enhancement) consultation with Dr. Bakhtyari, your porcelain veneers are carefully fashioned to meet the tooth color and shape requirements you desire.
Porcelain veneers typically require a couple of visits to see Dr. Bakhtyari, where teeth impressions are taken and a custom mold is fashioned. Once your desired color and shape are selected, the veneers are custom shaped and bonded onto the surface of the existing teeth. The process is painless and the result is beautiful and natural in appearance.
Custom veneers, as with most dental restorations, can dramatically reshape your teeth and smile – creating a greater confidence in your smile and improving self-esteem. In certain situations, porcelain veneers are a modern alternative to crowns and other dental restorations.
As with some dental restorations, porcelain veneers are long-lasting but not permanent. Your porcelain veneers will certainly create a beautiful, enduring smile that you can be proud of for many years to come, but they may require replacement at some future date. Treat your new veneers just as you would your natural teeth, with regular brushing, flossing and dental visits.
Many patients come to Premier Dental Care for custom porcelain veneers. Of the many reasons for veneers, our patients typically see us for the following:
To create a beautifully-white, uniform, smile.
Correct visual aspects of crooked teeth.
Cover worn, discolored, or misshapen teeth.
Change the appearance of teeth that are too large or small.
Cover the appearance of uneven spaces.