Caring for your veneers is similar to caring for your natural teeth. You should brush and floss regularly, avoid biting down on hard objects, and visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings. Your dentist may also recommend using a special mouthguard if you grind your teeth at night to protect your veneers.
Veneers are a great option for many people, but they may not be right for everyone. Your dentist can help determine if veneers are a good fit for you based on your oral health, teeth condition, and overall goals for your smile.
No, veneers are not considered to be reversible. When it comes to porcelain or ceramic veneers, a small amount of enamel is removed during preparation. However, if you no longer want veneers, they can be removed and replaced with new ones or other cosmetic dental treatments.
The process for getting veneers typically involves a consultation with your dentist to discuss your goals and determine if veneers are right for you. If they are, your dentist will take impressions of your teeth and send them to a dental lab to create your custom veneers. Once your veneers are ready, your dentist will prepare your teeth by removing a small amount of enamel and then bond the veneers to the front of your teeth.
The lifespan of veneers can vary depending on the material used and how well they are cared for. Porcelain and ceramic veneers can last for 10-15 years or more with proper care, while composite veneers may need to be replaced more frequently. Composite veneers are not as durable and typically last up to 8 years before they will need to be replaced.
Dr. Lee spends time with his patients, presenting every treatment option available and helping patients choose the right treatments for the best results. These options include implants, implant-supported dentures, endodontics, periodontal therapy, oral surgery, and all basic restorative treatments. And to make things even better, we offer laughing gas completely free of charge, so you can experience a worry-free and peaceful treatment.