When you have multiple cosmetic concerns with the appearance of your smile, you could assume obtaining a more attractive smile means multiple cosmetic treatments. But you may be surprised to find that we can makeover the smile with one procedure. In today’s blog, your Sheridan, WY, dentist talks about porcelain veneers.
First, we want to take a close look at your smile. By using digital x-rays and intraoral camera images, our team can assess the cause and extent of your cosmetic issues, and plan treatment with precision and accuracy. If we find you’re the right candidate for porcelain veneers, we can prepare your teeth. Our team wants to make room for your new restorations, so we will numb the teeth receiving them and then remove a thin layer of outer enamel. Once we do, we will gather detailed digital images of them to create a 3D impression.
Creating Your Veneers
When we have your impression crafted, we will use this in a dental lab setting to design and create your porcelain veneers. We want to ensure they provide a balanced bite and perfect fit, and that they look natural as well. The porcelain material we use is very strong and durable, and can handle daily bite forces and pressures. The same material is often used for crowns or even dental prosthetics, like bridges or implant restorations. Porcelain can also be shaded to blend with the color of your surrounding teeth, so your new veneer looks natural.
Restoring Your Smile
In the second visit, our team will check the fit of your restorations and then make any last-minute adjustments. Finally, we attach them with a powerful bonding agent. Once they’re in place, our team will be able to mask permanent teeth stains, the type that could otherwise resist teeth whitening. We can close embarrassing gaps between teeth and repair minor cracks or chips. We can lengthen the tooth structure worn down by teeth grinding, and also reshape malformed ones as well. If you have dental misalignment, we can correct the appearance of your alignment, so you can achieve a straight looking smile without the need for braces or aligners. As you can see, alone they offer smile makeover potential. But we can still combine them with treatments. For example, we can whiten teeth beforehand so they match your brightest possible smile.
If you have any questions about porcelain veneers, then contact our team today to learn more.
Talk To Your Sheridan, WY Dentist About Cosmetic Restorations
Our team is eager to help you enjoy optimal oral health with our cosmetic restorations. To find out how we offer a brighter and more attractive smile in only two visits, then reach out to Grinnell Street Dental in Sheridan, WY at 307-672-7567.