Porcelain Veneers Cover Stains, Chips, Cracks, and More!
By JAIME GUTIERREZ, D.D.S.
September 13, 2021
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: Porcelain Veneers   Veneers  

If you've got a tooth defect that you're unhappy with, porcelain veneers can probably help correct it. With cosmetic dentistry in Brookfield, CT, from your dentist, Dr. Jaime Gutierrez, the smile of your dreams can become reality.

What Are Porcelain Veneers?

Porcelain veneers are shells attached to the fronts of your teeth that hide imperfections. It's a procedure designed to hide dental flaws so that your smile is restored.

Getting Porcelain Veneers 

Getting porcelain veneers is a pretty straightforward process, but it can't be undone, so a dental consultation is necessary. During your appointment, your dentist will educate you on the procedure and you can ask questions.

Next up is your dental exam where your dentist assesses your teeth to determine if cosmetic dentistry in Brookfield, CT, is right for you. Once you get the green light from your dentist to proceed, you can go ahead with the procedure.

Your dentist will give you a local anesthetic for your procedure so you won't feel any discomfort. Your dentist will shave a tiny amount of enamel off your natural tooth to create room for your porcelain veneers. A mold of your teeth is used in constructing your porcelain veneers so that they fit perfectly and look natural.

Dental cement helps secure your new porcelain veneers in place. After installing them, your dentist checks that your bite is perfect and makes any necessary adjustments before sending you home. Your veneers can last for up to 10 years if you care for them properly.

Who Needs Porcelain Veneers?

Porcelain veneers look like natural teeth. Dental imperfections that porcelain veneers can improve include:

  • Tooth discolorations
  • Cracked teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Broken teeth
  • Crooked teeth

The only way to know if porcelain veneers are the right cosmetic procedure for you is by consulting your dentist. If you have other dental problems such as tooth decay, your dentist will treat them first before proceeding with porcelain veneers.

With cosmetic dentistry in Brookfield, CT, a perfect smile is within your reach. Call (203) 775-0480 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Gutierrez for porcelain veneers.

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