For a bright, attractive smile, cover chips, stains and gaps in 2 dental visits. Winthrop porcelain veneers recreate natural-looking smiles.
What are porcelain veneers?
Porcelain veneers, also called dental laminates, are super-thin, tooth-shaped pieces of high quality ceramic. They are individually crafted according to the specific instructions of your Winthrop dentist from Brooks Dental P.C.
He or she uses oral impressions, x-rays and photos to help the master ceramist at an outside dental lab create a three-dimensional model of your teeth and to sculpt the ceramic shells for perfect fit, color and configuration.
What do they do?
In a nutshell, dental laminates cover and re-create the front side of one or more teeth marred by imperfections such as :
- hairline cracks
- spacing problems such as gaps and mild overlaps
- heavy discolorations caused by coffee, darkly colored foods, smoking, antibiotics and other intrinsic staining not responsive to professional teeth whitening
What’s the procedure like?
Your Winthrop dentist examines teeth to ensure they are free from decay, extensive restorations and gum disease. He or she takes impressions and removes a thin slice of enamel from the front side of the tooth or teeth. This procedure ensures the veneers will fit properly and comfortably within the mouth after placement. The doctor even may preview the finished smile using computer simulation.
At the next dental visit, the dentist etches the teeth with a special liquid so the veneers adhere well to the enamel surface. Then, the veneers are carefully bonded in place. The dentist adjusts the cement for perfect color and the veneers for bite, shape and size.
Porcelain veneers produce sparkling smiles that are natural-looking. Your smile will be bright, white and even, but the change will be totally appropriate to your facial structure, age and other aesthetic considerations. In other words, Revere porcelain veneers can be the secret behind your sparkling smile.
Regarding daily care, simply brush and floss your teeth as usual and see Dr. Howard Brooks or Dr. Barry Brooks for a 6-month exam and cleaning. Additionally, avoid chewing hard foods such as ice and non-food items such as pencils and fingernails. (These things hurt natural teeth, too!) Applying these strategies keeps porcelain veneers intact and shining for years.
Interested in a refurbished smile?
If porcelain veneers or other cosmetic dental services such as teeth whitening or cosmetic resin bonding sound interesting to you, explore the possibilities at Brooks Dental. The team proudly serves patients of all ages in the Winthrop and Revere area. Why not contact the office today for a personal consultation?