If you are looking for a simple way to transform your smile, you may
be considering veneers. There are a few things you need to know
before you commit to getting veneers
Veneers are thin, custom-made shells that are bonded to the front
surfaces of the teeth. They are usually made of porcelain, but can
also be made of composite resin. Porcelain veneers are more durable
and stain-resistant than composite veneers, but they are also more
Veneers are typically used to improve the appearance of teeth that
are discolored, chipped, or slightly misaligned. Veneers may also be
an option for people who have gaps between their teeth.
The process of placing veneers usually requires two dental visits.
During the first visit, the dentist will prep the tooth by removing a
thin layer of enamel. Then, an impression will be made of the tooth,
and the veneer will be custom-made to fit over it. Once the veneer is
ready, the dentist will bond it to the tooth using a special
Before getting veneers, it is important to consult with a qualified
dentist to see if they are right for you. If you have healthy teeth
and gums, and your tooth enamel is not too thin, you may be a good
candidate for veneers. The procedure is not reversible, so it is
important to be sure that you want to commit to veneers before
getting them. Once they are bonded to your teeth, they cannot be
removed without damaging your teeth.
The right dentist will be open to answering any questions or concerns
you have before installing your veneers. To learn more about your
options for veneers in Chicago, contact
DentArt Chicago today!