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Are Veneers Right For You?

Do you wish there was a way to instantly get that perfect, dazzling smile you have always dreamed of? There is - and they are not just for Hollywood superstars. Most cosmetic dentists offer Porcelain Veneers for the quickest, most dramatic smile improvement.

Porcelain veneers are extremely thin custom shells that are made out of porcelain and can be laminated to the front surface of teeth to improve their appearance. Done well, porcelain veneers help create a more beautiful, balanced smile.

Veneers allow dentists just like yours to change everything about the way your teeth look, including teeth that are chipped, broken, misaligned, crooked, gapped, unevenly spaced, discolored or too short. The result is an instant smile makeover that will leave others in awe. But are veneers right for you?

Here are 3 things to keep in mind when considering veneers to transform your smile:

Healthy Teeth

Veneers are not restorative, meaning that are not designed to treat/restore diseased or decayed teeth like crowns and fillings. Veneers only cover the front portion of your tooth. Therefore, you need to make sure you have healthy, strong tooth structure surrounding the veneers.

Healthy Gums

If you have signs of gum disease, it may be best to wait on veneers. Gum disease causes gingival detachment and bone loss, which makes teeth get loose and eventually fall out. Make sure your gums are in excellent health before investing in a smile makeover with veneers.

The Right Bite

You do not necessarily have to have a perfectly aligned bite to get veneers, but if your teeth are closing end-to-end, you run the risk of damaging your veneers over time. Ideal candidates have a slight overlap in their bite.

These are only a few of the factors to consider when choosing porcelain veneers. Scheduling a consultation with your cosmetic dentist can eliminate your concerns and help you gain better insight as to whether veneers are right for you. As with any important investment you make, it is wise to gain a full understanding of what the process entails so that your outcome is positive and rewarding.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Leia Porcaro
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Marietta, GA 30067
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