Veneers are a popular aesthetic dental treatment that can significantly enhance your smile aesthetics. They address several cosmetic dental concerns, including chipped, stained, or misshapen teeth and gaps or uneven spacing between teeth. TheDr. Darj Dental team will design your veneers to look and feel like natural teeth making it difficult for others to tell them apart from your natural teeth. They are also custom-made to ensure they fit snugly and don’t interfere with your speech or ability to eat. El Paso veneers are durable and long lasting with proper care and maintenance. If you want to enhance your smile’s appearance, veneers should be your ultimate choice.
The difference between veneers and crowns
Veneers and crowns are both popular aesthetic dental treatments that improve the appearance of teeth. Veneers are thin shell-like materials made of porcelain or composite resin that are customized to fit over the front surface of your tooth. They cover up minor cosmetic imperfections such as chipped or discolored teeth and improve the shape and size of your teeth. Veneers require minimal tooth preparation, so your doctor will only need to remove a small amount of tooth enamel before applying the veneer.
On the other hand, dental crowns are full-coverage restorations that completely cover the entire tooth structure. Your provider may recommend this prosthesis for more extensive dental damage, such as large cavities, fractures, or teeth that have undergone root canal treatment. Unlike veneers, crowns require more extensive tooth preparation, so your provider may have to remove a larger amount of tooth structure before placing the crown. While crowns are more invasive than veneers, they offer a more durable and long-lasting solution for damaged teeth.
What to expect before veneer placement
Before dental veneer placement, your dentist will thoroughly examine your teeth and discuss your goals and expectations for the treatment. They may also take X-rays or make impressions of your teeth to create a model to design your veneers. Sometimes, your dentist may need to prepare your teeth by scraping a small amount of enamel to ensure a proper fit for the prosthesis. They will also discuss the color and shape of the veneers to ensure they blend seamlessly with your natural teeth. After finalizing the design, the team will carefully bond the veneers to the front surface of your teeth using a strong dental adhesive. After placement, your dentist will check the fit and make any necessary adjustments to ensure a comfortable and natural-looking result.
What to expect after veneer placement
After the initial consultation and preparation of the teeth, dental veneer placement typically involves several steps. After the procedure, you may experience some sensitivity or discomfort, which you can manage with over-the-counter pain medication. With proper care and maintenance, dental veneers can last for many years, providing a durable and attractive solution for improving the appearance of your teeth.
If you want to correct the crooked or discolored appearance of your teeth, call the Dr. Darj Dental office or book an appointment online to get custom-made veneers.