Dental veneers are dental appliances made of porcelain or composite that are usually glued onto the tooth surface for reconstructive purposes. Veneers are used mostly in correcting oral hygiene issues including discolored teeth, broken or chipped teeth, worn out enamel and uneven teeth alignment. Owing to the availability and ease of veneer placement, patients opt for this procedure over others. Veneers Beverly Hills have functional advantages in dental treatment like reducing sensitivity despite being classified under cosmetic procedures. Beverly Hills Complete Dentistry recommends dental veneers since they are inserted with minimal interference to the tooth’s structure. Veneers are usually permanent meaning after they are put they cannot be removed unless during repair.
Benefits of dental veneers
Dental veneers brighten up your smile due to their bright sheen. In some cities, they are preferred by movie actors and models to improve the appearance of the smile. Dental veneers do not damage easily meaning they can last a lifetime if well taken care of. Dental veneers also protect the natural enamel from damage and corrosion by food particles and bacteria. For crooked or gapped teeth, Veneers Beverly Hills is the best replacement since they utilize custom molded veneers for covering these gaps in the teeth. Dental veneers also strengthen the structure of the tooth by giving the enamel reinforcement.
What to expect during veneers procedure?
Getting veneers fixed usually takes either one or two sessions with the dentist depending on how many teeth you want to be covered. Before the dentist can start the procedure, he has to model the veneers to match your teeth’s color and size. Once a suitable size is found, the dentist uses a special adhesive to firmly stick the veneer to the front of the tooth. The patient may experience uneasiness during the procedure, but it usually does not last. The dentist will advise on how to care for the veneers such that they do not break or chip. Most times, fitting veneers do not require anesthesia since it has minimal pain. However, you can consult the dentist whether to use an anesthetic to reduce the discomfort experienced.
What to expect after getting veneers?
After fitting the veneers in place, the dentist may need to adjust it slightly to evenly fit the tooth. Apart from a little discomfort, the veneers do not hurt or ache after being fit. Nonetheless, you may have to get used to having veneers which have a new feel in the mouth. After a few weeks, you can choose to get the veneers polished for a brighter sheen. You can contact Dr. Kboudi for follow up services concerning fitting veneers.
Disadvantages of veneers
Dental veneers are non-removable meaning that once they are fitted, they cannot be removed. For people who intend on a temporary form of tooth replacement, veneers are not the best option for them. Dental veneers also tend to be very costly depending on the necessary procedures required. Porcelain veneers Beverly Hills are durable but very costly as compared to other alternatives.