What are veneers?
Veneers are thin shells that are custom made to go on front teeth. Veneers are sculpted by a dental laboratory in order to fix the appearance of teeth. Veneers can help correct crooked teeth, severely stained teeth, chipped teeth, teeth with gaps and etc.
The Veneer Process
Because the placement of veneers is a irreversible process, consult with Dr. Monroe to see if getting veneers is the right choice for you. The placement of veneers is generally a two-visit process that requires the dentist to prepare the teeth by removing some of the enamel to ensure that the veneer fits and looks natural. An impression will also be taken to determine the size and shape of the veneers. This impression is sent to a dental laboratory where they will create a custom veneer. During your second visit, the veneer will be placed by bonding it to the existing the teeth to give you a beautiful smile.
Taking Care of Your Veneers
After receiving veneers, you must maintain great oral hygiene. Your new porcelain veneers should be treated like normal teeth and Dr. Monroe will give you special instructions on how to brush and floss your new veneers.