Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers in Berwyn

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Porcelain veneers are the best solution for a bright smile. Veneers are very thin pieces of thoot shaped porcelain, custom made by a professional dental laboratory. They are placed in front of teeth in order to improve the appearance of your smile.

Dental Veneers can help you effectively change the shape of your teeth. They can be a suitable  alternative to crowns and one of the best solution in treating many dental conditions.

One important thing that to know is that veneers are not permanent and it is possible to need replacement one day. They are made of durable porcelain and if you take care of your smile, they will last many years.

Reasons for porcelain veneers:

  • To create a uniform, white smile.
  • Broken or Chipped teeth.
  • Misshapen or misaligned teeth.
  • Stained or discolered teeth.
  • Unwanted or uneven spaces.

What is the procedure for porcelain veneers?

The process usually requires two visits to the detal office, with minimal or no anesthesia required during the procedure. First, the dentist will prepare the teeth to the ideal shape for the veneer. After a mold or impression of the teeth is taken, your dentist will choose a porcelain shade, as close as possible to the color of the surrounding teeth.

At the second visit, the dentist will clean the teeth with special liquids in order to achieve a more durable bond. Bonding cement is applied to the veneer and is then placed on yout tooth. The dentist will use a special ligh beam to activate the chemicals in the cement, causing it to harden completely.

After the entire procedure, a follow-up visit to the dental office will be required so that the dentist to check your veneer placement and your gums.