Porcelain Veneers in Fort Wayne, IN
Is your smile missing that certain “wow” factor? Would you like to feel more confident about your teeth? Veneers may be the answer. From the color to the shape to the size of your teeth, veneers can alter and improve your smile’s appearance in nearly any way you can imagine. If you’re looking for veneers in Fort Wayne, get in touch with our office to schedule a cosmetic consultation. Our team will help turn your dream smile into a reality!
Ways Veneer Services Can Transform Your Smile
Dental veneers are thin — yet durable — shells of porcelain that a dentist adheres to the front sides of your teeth. They are a permanent cosmetic procedure that can give you a lifetime of picture-perfect smiles by:
- Changing the overall look of teeth
- Closing small gaps
- Covering chips, cracks & imperfections
- Lengthening teeth
- Whitening teeth that are too discolored for teeth whitening treatments
Dental Veneers FAQs
What is involved in getting porcelain veneers?
Thinking about cosmetic dentistry in Fort Wayne, Indiana and wondering what’s involved with getting veneer teeth? Here’s what to expect:
Before placing veneers, our team must remove a significant portion of enamel to make room for the veneer to sit flush on top of the front sides of your teeth. Once the teeth are prepared, we’ll take impressions of them and send them to an off-site lab where they’ll handcraft your custom veneers. In the meantime, we’ll place temporary veneers on your teeth that will stay on until your next appointment.
When we receive your custom veneers in Fort Wayne, Indiana, you’ll come back into the office and we’ll bond them to your teeth and check the fit. In as little as two to three appointments, you’ll be flashing a new and improved smile!
Custom veneers vs. crowns. What’s the difference?
A custom veneer is made to cover just the front side of a tooth whereas a dental crown completely covers an existing tooth. Porcelain veneers are considered a cosmetic procedure while crowns (though they can also be used for cosmetic reasons) are usually used for restorative needs — such as when a tooth is damaged or weakened by an external factor like decay or dental trauma.
Are dental veneers permanent?
The procedure itself is permanent because it requires enamel removal. However, over time, porcelain veneers are subjected to normal wear and tear just like natural teeth. Because of this, veneers usually must be replaced every 15 to 20 years to look their best. If you maintain a healthy oral hygiene regimen and take care of your veneers properly, however, they may last even longer before needing to be replaced! If you’re considering getting veneer teeth and want more info about cosmetic dentistry or veneers in Fort Wayne, IN, contact our office today!
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