At Dr Finkelstein we believe your teeth are your most valuable asset. Not only do they help you eat, they are also a very functional fashion accessory. Your teeth bring out your emotions, complete your appearance and give you the self-confidence to engage with the world.
Yet your teeth take a battering, literally! Daily forces from chewing, habitual grinding, not to mention chips, cracks or even a dislodged tooth that can occur from a heavy impact. Then there is plaque, decay, stains and discolouration which making your pearly whites not so bright.
When should I consider porcelain veneers?
What are porcelain veneers?
For chipped, cracked or stained teeth which are otherwise healthy, porcelain veneers provide an excellent solution to achieve a brilliant and natural smile. Porcelain veneers are fixed to the front of your existing teeth providing a customisable shape, colour and position to match your mouth, complexion and personality.
Porcelain veneers retain the strength and stability provided by your existing teeth yet ensure the appearance is, in a word, perfect. There is minimal disturbance to the underlying tooth. This is unlike more drastic cosmetic procedures such as dental crowns or implants.
What is involved in putting in porcelain veneers?
One of the best things about porcelain veneers is that there is only minor modification required to the natural tooth. In comparison, dental crowns remove the entire top section of tooth, whereas dental implants remove the entire tooth and root. Porcelain veneers remove a minimal amount of your tooth and the new veneer covered tooth will last for years and years into the future. If needed. porcelain veneers can be removed prematurely and replaced to adjust the changing shape of your mouth.
What should I look out for when getting porcelain veneers?
Veneers take some skill to match your mouth and surrounding teeth. A dentist experienced in porcelain veneers and who will take the time to match the right colour, size and shape for you is important. Having a natural smile is as important as having good looking teeth. You want to be flashing your new natural looking teeth at every opportunity!
What steps are involved in getting porcelain veneers?
After an assessment to check your suitability for porcelain veneers, inserting porcelain veneers is typically a two-step process. First the tooth surface is prepared removing a minimal amount of enamel to allow the veneer to be attached to the tooth. For the next visit, the dentist will attach the veneers to the teeth using a powerful bonding agent.
To know if porcelain veneers are right for you, it’s best to visit a dentist who has experience in porcelain veneers and get comfortable that veneers will deliver the smile you are seeking.
Dr Finkelstein Dentist in Sydney is a perfectionist when it comes to porcelain veneers. Dr Finkelstein is meticulous in matching the right veneers to match your existing teeth and ensuring your new smile is natural and beautiful so you can smile with confidence. Book an initial appointment to discuss porcelain veneers with Dr Finkelstein.