Unhappiness with your smile has a tremendous effect on practically every aspect of your life. If you have a tendency to conceal your grin or are self-conscious about the appearance of your teeth, your employment prospects may suffer, your personal and social life may suffer, and your overall enjoyment may suffer. However, this is not a necessary way to life.Yo
u can have a smile that is confident, appealing, and self-assured with porcelain veneers. Our cosmetic dentists collaborate with an industry-leading master ceramist to create porcelain veneers that are custom-designed to match and perfect your unique smile and facial features. Additionally, the veneers we offer are strong, beautiful, and capable of correcting a wide variety of cosmetic dental issues to create a smile you can be pleased to show the world.
Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are bonded to the front of teeth to mask a range of aesthetic dental issues. Porcelain veneers are frequently used to correct the following issues:
• Between-teeth gaps and spaces
• Presentation of crooked teeth
• Teeth that are irregularly formed or sized
• Discolorations that are resistant to teeth whitening procedures
Veneers are sometimes referred to as "quick orthodontics" due to their ability to cure cosmetic malocclusions such as tooth spacing and placement abnormalities. Indeed, for some individuals, these cosmetic restorations are an excellent substitute for more intrusive orthodontic alternatives.
Despite the fact that dental veneers are a permanent treatment, porcelain may need to be replaced over time. They are usually quite long-lasting and have good restoration properties, so there is no single answer for how long they can last. Their impact will be directly proportional to the patient's oral hygiene and whether or not he or she has severe bruxism.It is highly advised that each patient have frequent dentist and hygienist examinations and cleanings, as needed, in order to maintain oral health and the longevity of porcelain teeth.
Porcelain veneers have the ability to correct a variety of cosmetic issues in a relatively short amount of time. This is not, however, the only benefit they bring. The veneers that our skilled NYC cosmetic dentists apply are as follows:
• Customized to blend perfectly with your smile
• High-quality materials were used to create this piece.
• Long-lasting and durable
• Easy to maintain and can be used to enhance your overall facial shape
Dental veneers are made of a durable porcelain material that can last for many years, if not decades, before needing to be replaced. The material is also stain and fade resistant. If your veneers get discolored, our dentists can replace them one at a time to restore the brightness of your smile. The veneers we use have an appealing, lifelike gloss and sheen because we use the most sophisticated materials. We can discuss the benefits of porcelain veneers in further detail during your cosmetic dentistry consultation to help you decide if they are the best answer for your lifestyle.
Dental veneers are among the most long-lasting dental treatments available. A porcelain veneer's projected lifespan is roughly 10-15 years, but with good care and maintenance, they may last even longer. Composite veneers typically last 5-8 years before needing to be resurfaced or replaced.
Veneers are thin, long-lasting shells of tooth-colored material that are bonded to the surface of a tooth to improve its appearance.
The most common veneer materials are porcelain and composite bonding. Composite veneers are made of a resin that is shaped and bonded to the surface of a tooth to improve its appearance. Porcelain veneers are typically created in a laboratory and are more stain resistant than other materials.
Crowns act as a cap over your teeth. A veneer is a thin shell that is applied to the front of your tooth to protect the tooth's tissues.
Bonded veneers typically necessitate two visits: one to shape the teeth and one to cement these natural-looking restorations to the teeth. Your dentist can place attractive provisional veneers between visits to help prevent sensitivity, allow function, and provide a nice smile. These temporaries are only meant to be in your mouth for a short period of time, but they should be comfortable until your new veneers or smile are installed.
As long as they are properly cared for, there is no difference in the prevalence of tooth decay with veneers.
Because very little tooth structure is removed during veneer preparation, the most amount of tooth structure is preserved. Dental veneers can significantly improve the appearance of your teeth, and gum tissues respond favorably to them. The color can be customized to match the other teeth and is extremely stain resistant in these types of restorations.
Once your tooth has been prepared for the veneer, the procedure cannot be reversed. When a veneer cracks, it is difficult to repair without replacing the entire veneer. Veneers are not a good option for people who have poor gum health. It is critical not to engage in habits such as pen-chewing or nail-biting, as these can cause the veneer to crack. Furthermore, people who grind or clench their teeth put their veneers at risk of chipping or cracking. Finally, veneers are still susceptible to decay, so it is critical that you maintain good oral hygiene and see your dentist on a regular basis.
Dental veneers are an excellent option for people who have teeth that are discolored, worn down, chipped, misaligned, uneven, or irregularly shaped. Porcelain Veneers are an excellent way to close a gap between your front teeth.
The procedure is not considered reversible because a very thin layer of tooth enamel must be removed to accommodate the thickness of the veneer.
Porcelain veneers designed and placed correctly by an experienced cosmetic dentist can last for more than 10-15 years. They don't need any special care other than regular brushing, flossing, and dental visits.
This aesthetic issue will be addressed in your cosmetic treatment planning by utilizing digital smile design, which will aid in anticipating any concerns prior to reshaping your teeth. To be able to have their veneers in a whiter shade, most people whiten their natural teeth prior to veneer preparations.
Porcelain veneers should never stain; however, if your teeth have a staining proclivity, you should try to avoid or minimize the behaviors that cause staining and care for them as recommended above with normal hygiene and maintenance procedures.
Due to the removal of a thin layer of enamel, there will most likely be some sensitivity to hot and cold food and beverages for a short period of time. This should be gone in a few days. It is best to avoid hot and cold foods for the first few days to allow the veneers to settle.
Porcelain veneers are extremely durable. Nonetheless, porcelain is a glass and can crack when subjected to extremely strong forces. It is recommended that you avoid chewing ice, hard nuts, candy apples, and popcorn. Natural teeth are frequently damaged by the same foods, and while porcelain veneers are extremely resilient, they are not indestructible.
Yes, this will eventually cause damage to your veneers, just as it will grind down natural teeth. Dr. Kaviani will provide you with a protective bite guard to wear at night to reduce stress on your teeth.
Most foods are safe to eat, but each patient has a unique bite. As a result, we recommend eating soft foods for the first few days while the patient adjusts to the new bite position. There are no restrictions after a few weeks, unless your case has special requirements. Ice, hard biscuits, hard candy, caramel apples, hard nuts, pumpkin seeds, and popcorn are the most common foods to avoid.
Stop all bad teeth habits, such as nail biting, straw chewing, fork nibbling, opening bags with teeth, pulling on clothing or gloves with teeth, and anything else that puts undue stress on the veneers, right away.
Don't get too worked up. This does happen on occasion, although it is uncommon. Please make every effort to save the veneer. Using crazy glue is not a good idea. Please contact the prosthodontist's office as soon as possible, and they will do their best to accommodate you. When the veneer is removed, your teeth may become sensitive to cold foods or liquids.
Yes! Brush all of your teeth in the same manner. You can floss all of your veneered teeth, and you should keep up with your regular hygiene checkups as usual.