A veneer is something used in dentistry. It is a material place over a tooth, for two main purposes. It is used to either improve the aesthetics of the tooth or to protect the tooth for potential damage such as decay, and cavities. There are multiple benefits for the use of veneers. They are mostly used by cosmetic dentists who have shown that dental veneers are very versatile and easy to take care of. A dentist can do the procedure rather quickly, making to separate appointments with each one taking an hour and a half each.
Veneers are highly recommended and used for people that want healthier teeth, and have a better smile. Veneers are made from porcelain. Porcelain has a very natural appearance, they are also translucent meaning it stains on the surface rather than bouncing of it. Porcelain helps the reflection come from the inside of the tooth, giving an appearance of all natural teeth. Even though porcelain veneers are not 100% resistant to stains, when cared for properly they are able to retain their color. Another benefit of veneers is that they are made to match a person’s natural teeth by shape, size, and color. They are made from the mold of a tooth, so in this instance the doctor performing the procedure helps the patient select a color that compliments their natural teeth. This allows the veneer not to stand out from the surrounding teeth in any way.
Another example, is that dental veneers do not require extractions or reshaping of the tooth. In this procedure a little work must be done, in order to remove a small amount of enamel from the front of the teeth. If there is any damage to the teeth, veneers help the teeth become reinforced, which allows the patients to enjoy their favorite foods without any aches and pains. Getting veneers in the teeth causes minimal pain and discomfort, however the procedure as stated before is relatively quick. They are mainly no side effects to the procedure, however the only discomfort a person would most likely face afterwards would be minimal sensitivity to heat and cold in the tooth the veneer was placed.
Veneers help fix any imperfections in a person’s smile, such as crooked teeth or if they are spaced to far apart. This helps a person have no need for braces, and waiting years and years to have healthier teeth. Since veneers are very versatile they are very simple to take care of. To maintain it all you have to do is practice good oral hygiene, by brushing flossing, and getting regular check ups and cleanings from the dentist. In conclusion, whatever a person feels they need to change about their smile, veneers are possibly the best option. With all these benefits, and positive results it is difficult not to talk to talk to your local cosmetic dentist about the procedure, and see if it is write for you. Hopefully more people become aware of such a great opportunity that can help them get healthier and naturally looking teeth.