Veneers - Boynton Beach, FL
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and if it isn’t at 100%, you might not feel like you give a great first impression. You should be dazzling potential friends, partners, and bosses with your smile. Thankfully, dental veneers are a great way to ensure you have a perfect smile every time.
What Are Veneers?
Veneers are a permanent way to correct tooth flaws. When you’re having issues getting your teeth to look white and uniform, this is the best way to get your ideal smile. They’re permanent tooth coverings that a dentist installs on your teeth with dental cement.
The actual tooth coverings are made of composite resin or porcelain. They’re extremely thin and barely noticeable, and you’ll get used to them very quickly. Your dentist will be able to help you decide what type of material is best for you, as their benefits vary.
Composite resin tooth coverings are the most accessible type to put on. It may only take one dentist visit. Plus, your dentist will have to remove less enamel from your teeth than they would if you got porcelain tooth coverings.
While they’re not as strong and durable as porcelain, they are much easier to replace or repair. They’re also the most affordable option.
Porcelain tooth coverings are very strong, and they last a long time. They also look incredibly natural, and they’re very difficult to stain. While they may cost you more money upfront, their durability will prevent you from needing repairs.
What Are the Benefits?
The first and most important benefit is a whiter smile. While you’re busy living your life and enjoying coffee and red wine, your teeth are taking a beating. They’re turning different shades of yellow and brown with each cup of coffee or tea you drink. This also applies to cigarette smoking, too. If you needed yet another reason to quit, stained teeth and unhealthy gums are most certainly it. If you’re a former smoker, tooth coverings are one of the easiest and quickest ways to reverse that and any other color damage.
The same goes for any physical damage your teeth have suffered. Cavities, chips, cracks, and other flaws will disappear overnight when you get veneers. They can even fix some crooked or gapped teeth, depending on the severity.
Finally, these tooth coverings can take the place of your tooth enamel. Acidic foods, drinks, and even aggressive brushing can destroy your natural enamel leaving your teeth vulnerable. Tooth coverings can take the place of that missing enamel and give your natural teeth the protection they need.
What Is the Process?
While there are a few steps you need to take before you get veneers, they’re well worth it.
Before You Get Approved
Your teeth and gums both need to be completely healthy. Once you cover your teeth, any decay or cavity underneath will only be able to grow. Your dentist will be able to fix any dental problems you have before you get this procedure.
Make Sure They’re the Right Choice for You
Veneers are completely irreversible. Once you have them, there is no going back. So, while it might sound like a good idea now, you need to be ready to commit to them for life. No matter what tooth covering you get, your dentist will remove enamel from your teeth, and it does not grow back.
You should also avoid this procedure if you grind or clench your teeth. Clenching or grinding will cause them to chip or break. They might be durable, but they’re not made of steel. Still, they’re an excellent option for many people, so make sure to speak to your dentist to learn more.
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