When you have several issues with the beauty of your smile, we could offer a transformation with one or more porcelain veneers. Each one is custom-made for your smile, and could address more than one esthetic issue. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist talks about how they offer a smile makeover.
The Benefits for Your Smile
Since the veneer covers the front and sides of a tooth, we can use them to instantly correct common imperfections. For example, we can mask the permanent teeth stains that may not respond to traditional teeth whitening procedures. Placement could fill embarrassing gaps between the teeth, or lengthen the ones worn down by teeth grinding or injury. Repairing minor chips and cracks is possible, as is addressing misshapen ones too. If you have minor misalignment, then we could correct the appearance of your smile and prevent the need for braces or aligners. For many, this is essentially a full smile makeover in as little as two visits.
Crafting Porcelain Veneers
Each one is custom-made for your smile, which ensures they fit comfortably, look natural, and preserve the balance of your bite. To get started, we need to understand the case and severity of your esthetic issues. We analyze these imperfections with digital scanning technology. Next, we will need to administer a local anesthetic as we gently remove a thin layer of enamel from the tooth. Once we do, we take digital images and measurements of the prepared teeth, which lets us create a custom restoration in a lab setting. The porcelain we use will allow our team to provide a restoration ready to absorb daily bite forces and pressure. The material is also translucent just like natural tooth enamel, and can be color-matched to blend with the rest of your smile seamlessly! When the veneers are ready, we attach them with a powerful bonding agent.
Keeping Your Restorations Bright
To keep them bright and to safeguard the teeth we’ve attached them to, you should maintain good oral hygiene habits. This means taking time to brush and floss daily, enjoy a healthier diet, and avoid tobacco products. You also benefit from a checkup and cleansing visit every six months as well! These steps help safeguard your newly restored teeth, as well as your natural ones too. If you have any questions about keeping your smile bright, or about a smile makeover, then contact our team today.
Talk To Your Kansas City, MO Dentist About Cosmetic Dentistry
We want to help you feel proud to show off your smile to the world. If you would like to learn more about our approach to cosmetic dentistry, contact your Kansas City, MO, dentist, Dr. Murphy, by calling (816) 531-8000.