When you look in the mirror, does your focus instantly turn to your imperfect teeth? If discoloration, chips, or cracks are causing you to feel insecure about your appearance, you do not have to live with the results. You can get the smile that you have always wanted using one of the most preferred cosmetic procedures. Dr. D. Michael Miller will restore your confidence with porcelain veneers in San Antonio. In as little as two appointments, you will have the drastic, natural-looking results that you have always wanted.
Veneers are quite versatile, allowing them to be used to cover several cosmetic concerns. By attaching thin shells to the front surfaces of your teeth, your imperfections are instantly hidden. Since porcelain closely mimics the appearance of your enamel, your results will look natural. Not to mention, porcelain also offers another benefit as well. It allows the veneers to be thinner than those made from other materials, so less of your tooth’s structure is removed during the bonding process.
Your cosmetic dentist in San Antonio, Dr, Miller, can use veneers to correct several issues that cause you to feel insecure about your smile, like dark tooth discoloration. Veneers can hide tough stains that will not respond to traditional treatments to restore a bright, white appearance.
Overall, they improve the size, shape, and proportion of your teeth. This is the perfect option if you have chips or cracks. They can also enhance their size if they are shorter than average. Often, they are used as an alternative to braces because they can close gaps and make your teeth appear straighter. Now, you will not have to spend months wearing braces to get the straight smile that you have always wanted.
After an initial consultation to see if you are a candidate for veneers, a customized treatment plan will be created. During the first phase, your teeth are cleaned, and a small amount of enamel will be removed to ensure that they will sit flush. Impressions are then taken to develop the veneers to meet your exact needs in a dental lab. While you wait, temporary ones will be attached. In a couple of weeks, you will return to our office to have your final veneers bonded in place.
On average, veneers last for about 10 years before needing to be replaced. To protect your investment, it is best to use nonabrasive dental products when brushing and flossing. In addition, you will want to avoid anything that may cause them to chip or crack, like using your teeth as tools to open packages or biting into overly hard foods. Do not forget to schedule a cleaning and checkup every six months.
If you are ready to see a flawless smile in the mirror, Dr. Miller can help. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation for porcelain veneers.