Want to transform the appearance of your smile? If so, dental veneers may be the ideal solution for you
Porcelain veneers are a great cosmetic dental treatment that can transform the entire appearance of your smile. Often considered the gold standard in cosmetic dental treatment, veneers can be used to visibly erase many of the unwanted characteristics of a less than perfect smile.
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The benefits of veneers:
Before getting dental veneers
Before getting dental veneers your dentist will identify if you are a suitable candidate for veneers. During your initial consultation we will assess your dental condition and discuss with you the options that exist to treat your particular cosmetic dental concerns.
Once we have identified that veneers would be a suitable option for you we will tailor a treatment plan to address your particular dental concerns. This may also involve an x-ray as well as taking impressions of your teeth to custom make your veneer. Once the measurements have been taken we can begin to create your veneer.
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What is the procedure for getting porcelain veneers?
Your dentist will first ensure that you are a suitable candidate for veneers by examining your teeth and taking dental X-rays should the need arise.
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Porcelain veneers are stain-resistant but not stain proof. So, it’s important to:
Not sure what food you can eat with dental veneers?
Porcelain veneers are thin shells of porcelain matched to the colour of your teeth or your desired shade of whiteness. They are then bonded to the surface of your teeth.
These veneers can correct cosmetic dental issues by altering the shape, size, colour or length of your teeth.
It’s best to avoid chewing on ice cubes, hard candy or lollies or drinking a lot of alcohol. Each of these things, among others, can cause problems down the track with your dental veneers.
What not to eat with temporary veneers
If you have temporary veneers fitted on your teeth, you will need to be extra-cautious about the foods you choose to eat.
These veneers are meant to be removed once your custom-made veneers are ready and can become loose or damaged easily. Avoiding these foods is key to protecting your temporary veneers as well as your teeth:
What can I eat with temporary veneers?
With temporary veneers, it is best to stick to soft foods that aren’t stain-causers. These foods include:
What can I not to eat with porcelain veneers?
Unlike temporary veneers and even natural teeth, permanent porcelain veneers are less susceptible to staining. Porcelain veneers are, however, not indestructible, and when worn down or damaged, they can become less resistant to staining. You can prevent damage and staining to your veneers by avoiding: