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Correcting Smile Imperfections With Our Veneers

seattle veneers
seattle veneers

With cosmetic dentistry, we take on your smile imperfections and correct them. But with porcelain veneers in particular, we can take on multiple cosmetic issues at once! In today’s blog, your Seattle, WA, dentist talks about how we transform the beauty of your smile with one or more of our custom veneers.

The Cosmetic Benefits of Placing Restorations

A veneer is a very thin restoration we craft from porcelain, a durable material that can be color-matched to blend with the rest of your smile. Once we place a restoration, this instantly changes the front and sides of your teeth, which means we can mask permanent teeth stains that won’t respond to teeth whitening, fill gaps between the teeth, and reshape malformed too. Placement could help address minor injuries and even address the appearance of your misalignment so you have straighter-looking teeth without the need for braces or aligners. Placement could even lengthen teeth worn down by bruxism (teeth grinding). For some, this is essentially a smile makeover in only two visits.

How We Create and Secure Your Cosmetic Restorations

The process of restoring smile beauty with veneers requires two visits. During the first, we will numb the tooth or teeth being treated and then remove a thin layer of outer enamel, making room for the veneers. Next, our team takes detailed digital images and measurements of them. In between your visits, we will use the information to design and fabricate your custom restorations from porcelain. When you return for the second visit, we will check the fit and then make any necessary adjustments to them. These are connected to your teeth with a powerful bonding agent, the same we use to secure crowns and even dental bridges.

Preserving Your Porcelain Restorations

Once they are in place, they can offer years of smile improvement, so you feel confident in your appearance. To keep them bright and protect the teeth we’ve attached them to, you should practice good oral hygiene habits at home. Be sure you brush and floss daily, avoid tobacco products, and cut back on the sugar and starch in your diet. We also want to see you for a checkup and cleaning every six months, so we can monitor your smile and remove the layers of plaque and tartar that can threaten your smile and the appearance of your restorations.

If you have any questions about porcelain veneers, then reach out to our team today to learn more!

Schedule a Visit for Cosmetic Dentistry

Our team wants to help you enjoy a smile that shines with our cosmetic procedures. Schedule a consultation with Ballard Neighborhood Dentist in Seattle, WA at (206)789-2555 to learn more about our cosmetic treatment options.

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