Veneers are shells of tooth-colored porcelain or composite resin that are customized for each patient to provide a natural look. Typically, veneers are used as a cosmetic fix for everything from teeth that are chipped or stained to misaligned or have spaces.
Are You a Candidate?
If you have any of the issues above and think you may be a candidate for veneers, you definitely should talk to your Westermeier Martin Dental Care dentist as each person varies in what treatment is best for them and only your dentist can determine that. Note that if you have gum decay or disease, tooth decay, or issues with a root canal, veneers are most likely not a good option for you.
During an initial consultation, your dentist will discuss and look at a few different things. One is the permanency of the procedure; the way that the tooth has to be prepped is irreversible. For this reason, your dentist may discuss other options available to treat the issue. Second, if you decide to proceed with veneers, your dentist will discuss your preferred size, shape, and color of teeth.
The procedure is multi-stepped:
Are you interested in learning more about veneers? Schedule an appointment with your dentist today by calling Westermeier Martin Dental Care today!