Porcelain veneers are one of the most cost-effective cosmetic dentistry procedures available. The procedure is fast and easy, and not a full restoration like dental crowns. All it takes to get your mouth ready to have porcelain veneers installed is simply a bit of scraping on the front of your teeth to allow the veneers to adhere without making the surface of your teeth appreciably thicker. So, if you have minor dental issues like discoloration, a bit of gapping, stubby teeth, a gummy smile, or slight crookedness, and you are wondering if you are a candidate for porcelain veneers, there is a very good chance you are.
Have you ever had false fingernails, perhaps for a special occasion? Dental veneers work on much the same principle, but with one very important difference – certainly, both work to improve your appearance. But dental veneers are essentially permanent, unless they are not properly cared for. So, if you do decide to go ahead with the procedure, you will have to make a commitment to good oral health. You are not a good candidate for dental veneers if you do not want to brush and floss regularly. False fingernails, when they come off, will not usually cause any damage. Failed veneers can be very hard to remove and could compromise your dental health.
Thanks to advances in bonding materials, your dental veneers can last you a very long time, and can give you the smile you want. You could be the ideal candidate for dental veneers if your condition is not serious enough to warrant crowns, and can also be the ideal alternative if crowns are not in the budget.
Are your teeth generally healthy? Do you have a normal bite? These two conditions are usually all that you need in order to be a good candidate for dental veneers. However, if you have bite issues, tooth decay, or gum disease, these are issues that will have to be dealt with before you can be a candidate for dental veneers.
Dental veneers can give you a brilliant smile, and correct a multitude of cosmetic dental problems. If you think that you might be a candidate for dental veneers, call us at Designed Smiles in Brea, CA. You can reach us at 714-529-0100. Contact us today to schedule an appointment. To learn more about veneers, read our dental veneers overview and the benefits of dental veneers.