Porcelain Veneers Plano, TX
Smiles in are transformed with porcelain veneers
No doubt you have seen nice smiles. Plano, TX The difference is often porcelain veneers, and the treatment is available at Southfork Dental offices in Irving and Plano, TX . Dr. Bindu Kolli has helped many men and women across the Plano and Frisco area achieve dazzling smiles with porcelain veneers.
When veneers are recommended
Dental veneers are thin layers of ceramic material. Each one is custom shaped to improve the appearance of a particular tooth. Veneers are adhered front surfaces of teeth – usually the four, six, or eight at the front that show when you smile.
Here are some of the ways veneers can be used to enhance your smile:
- As “instant” orthodontics, to make teeth appear straight and even.
- To close spaces between teeth.
- To mask chip, cracks, and other imperfections in tooth enamel.
- For better uniformity in the shape or size of teeth.
- To disguise stubborn discoloration or simply make your “smile teeth” brighter (other teeth can be lightened with professional whitening to blend with veneers)
Veneers are thin handcrafted porcelain shields worn on the front of the tooth which improve the appearance of teeth that are chipped, cracked, stained or worn. Veneers are thin as contact lenses, and are an aesthetically pleasing option of closing gaps, lengthening teeth, and providing symmetry to make your smile more natural. Veneers are intended to last for many years without changing color. They are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in dentistry. Ask your dentist if veneers may be right for you.
The process for porcelain veneers in Plano, TX
Following a consultation at Southfork Dental, your smile can be transformed in just two visits. At the first appointment, teeth are prepared. This entails removing a thin layer of enamel to allow veneers to seat properly and look natural. Impressions are taken, and you and the doctor select shading. This information goes to a laboratory where a dental ceramist crafts each veneer. It takes a week or two, so if your teeth are sensitive, Dr. Kolli may apply interim temporary resin veneers.
When you return for your second veneers appointment, interim restorations (if any) are removed. The new veneers are fitted, trimmed, cemented in place, and buffed. You go home with a big, satisfied smile and instructions for keeping veneers intact and looking great. That generally means brushing and flossing diligently and protecting teeth with a mouth guard during sports.
Memorable smiles start with a call to Southfork Dental at 469-535-6939. We have offices in Irving and Plano, TX for your convenience, and flexible financing options to help porcelain veneers price fit into most budgets.