Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

If you’ve dreamed of replacing your stained or chipped teeth with a flawless smile, this is your opportunity to make an investment in the health and appearance of your teeth. Painless, effective, and long-lasting, porcelain veneers offer the latest in providing a healthy and natural look for your teeth. They are a durable and cost-effective way to enhance the appearance of your smile.

Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic shells fitted precisely over the surface of teeth and held in place using an adhesive bonding technique. They are routinely used to close gaps between teeth, fix teeth that are discolored by root canal treatment or other causes, and cover teeth that are misaligned or irregularly shaped. Porcelain resists stains better than other resin veneers, and it has the light-reflecting properties of natural teeth to give your teeth a natural color and appearance.

All of this can be accomplished in 3 office visits for consultation, making, and applying the porcelain veneers. The planning process involves active participation and discussions between you and your dentist. Your teeth will be examined to make sure porcelain veneers are appropriate for you, and you will be informed of any limitations of the procedure. X-rays and impressions of your mouth and teeth may be taken. After minimal reshaping of your teeth, you’ll be fitted with temporary veneers while your custom-made porcelain veneers are created. After approximately 2-3 weeks, you will be fitted with your custom porcelain veneers, with attention given to fit and color. Your teeth will be cleaned, polished, and etched, which roughens the teeth to allow for a strong bonding process. After your porcelain veneers are cemented and final adjustments are made, you will be ready to show your beautiful new smile.

Dr. Jason Petkevis will work with you to best understand your needs and expectations. His professionalism and expertise in porcelain veneers will provide you with comprehensive care and a smile you’ll love. Please visit http://chesterspringsdentist.com/procedures/porcelain-veneers/ to take the first step toward the smile you’ve always wanted.

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