What are Dental veneers?
Dental veneers are thin shells of ceramic material bonded to the front surfaces of teeth. They can change the color, length and shape of teeth and repair chips, cracks and stains. They are durable and last for many years with proper care.
Will dental veneers look like normal teeth?
They often look better than natural teeth! When bonded to the teeth, the ultra-thin veneers are virtually undetectable and highly resistant to stains caused by beverages, food and tobacco. For strength and appearance, their resemblance to healthy, white tooth enamel is unsurpassed by other restorative options.
How durable are porcelain veneers?
With proper care, porcelain veneers will brighten your smile for well over a decade. While enjoying normal foods with veneers is recommended, care will need to be taken to avoid using the veneered teeth to open or cut objects or materials not intended for eating. Just like your own tooth enamel, ceramic materials can chip or crack if misused. If you clench or grind your teeth, a nightguard may be recommended to protect them.
If you’re interested in whether dental veneers may be a good solution for you, Dr. Watts can give you a digital preview of how your smile may look with dental veneers. Call Springfield Office Phone Number 541-465-9821 to schedule an appointment today.