Veneers are a quick and easy way to fix any imperfections in your smile and to boost your confidence. Veneers hide gaps, chips, and stains and look exactly like natural teeth or they can be used to make your teeth whiter and give you a “Hollywood smile.” A veneer is a thin piece of porcelain that mimics the natural look and shape of a tooth. They are custom made to fit the contour of your teeth and are bonded to your natural teeth.
Veneers generally only take about two appointments – one appointment to prepare the teeth and take impressions of your mouth and one to bond the veneers to your teeth. When placing your veneers, the doctor will clean your teeth beforehand and then will make sure the veneers fit perfectly to give your smile the look you wanted. He then bonds them to your teeth with light cured resin for about 60 seconds.
Ceramic veneers are stain resistant, but it is recommended that you avoid consuming coffee, red wine, tea, and tobacco products to maintain your beautiful smile!