Your smile dramatically affects your physical appearance and your self-confidence. A confident smile dramatically improves how you carry yourself because of how you feel about yourself. Your smile may be uneven, crooked, or discolored for various reasons. This may result in your smile not being as great and thus affect your self-esteem. The introduction of Orlando veneers has dramatically enhanced the ability of dentists to deal with this problem. Read further to learn all about dental veneers and their benefits.
What are Dental Veneers?
These are thin shells, and their shape and color are designed to mimic a tooth’s appearance. These are polished teeth that significantly improve how you look. They are most likely made of resin-composite materials or porcelain and are forever attached to your teeth.
Many cosmetic problems like discolored, broken, or chipped teeth can be corrected by dental veneers. Only one veneer may be used when your tooth is chipped or broken. However, five to seven veneers may be put to maintain symmetry, primarily affecting the top front eight teeth.
Types of Dental Veneers
Dental veneers require extreme prep work before application. However, there are no-prep veneers available and applied by a different technique.
Dental veneers are usually inserted first by gritting down the tooth’s outer layer, even as far as the enamel. The veneers are then placed appropriately. This procedure is permanently requiring an anesthetic as it may be painful.
Reducing the size of your teeth may rely on how many teeth are concerned with wax figures being available as a model.
No-prep veneers require no to minimal alterations or preparation.
Composite resin veneers
Composite resin veneers are applied by first scratching the tooth’s surface then putting a small amount of composite material to the prepared tooth. Other layers of the composite may be required to get the desired results. The process is concluded by hardening the veneer or curing it with a particular light.
A mold of your intended look is gotten from preparing your tooth by gritting it down and creating the desired impression. The mold is taken to the lab to assist in making the porcelain veneers. The dentist then puts the veneer on your prepared tooth and cements its place. Temporary veneers enable the patient to use them before the permanent veneers are ready.
A computer may also design the veneer and your dentist to create it while you are still in their office.
These types of veneers are less invasive to apply and take a short period to use. They don’t require anesthetics or temporary veneers as they only affect the enamel.
Some of the benefits of dental veneers are their use to treat conditions like:
- Tooth gaps
- Weirdly-shaped teeth
- Teeth discoloration
- Chipped teeth
A veneer can last more than ten years if well cared for, depending on the veneer type you’ve chosen. Veneers are different from crowns or dental implants as they only cover the tooth’s front surface while crowns cover the whole tooth. They are thinner and less invasive. If you consider getting dental veneers, visit our website or call our offices in Orlando, FL.