By Legacy Dental Care
November 13, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

Porcelain VeneersFind out if You Could Be the Ideal Candidate for This Popular Cosmetic Restoration.

It’s amazing the many ways in which cosmetic dentistry can improve and enhance the appearance of your smile. In fact, more and more people are turning to a cosmetic restoration known as a dental veneer to hide common smile imperfections. Our Woodbridge, VA, cosmetic dentist, Dr. Sowmya Punaji of Legacy Dental Care, is an expert in the field and readily available to improve your smile as soon as possible! Read below to learn more about dental veneers and what makes someone an ideal candidate for the treatment.

Tell Me About Dental Veneers

Veneers are very thin porcelain restorations that are adhered to the front surface of one or more teeth to alter and enhance the shape, size, or color of your smile. While most people get a full set of veneers, this restoration can also be placed on a single flawed tooth.

Just like fake fingernails can cosmetically improve the appearance of your nails and hands, veneers can do the same for both a single tooth and your whole smile. After all, having a beautiful smile can certainly provide major aesthetic benefits and boost your self-esteem. You may be ideal for veneers if you want to cover,

  • Stains and discolorations
  • Chips, cracks, fractures, and breaks
  • Spaces between teeth
  • Misshapen or asymmetrical teeth
  • Worn-down teeth
  • Crooked or twisted teeth

If there is a cosmetic flaw that you want to hide, then chances are good that dental veneers can do it!

Good Candidates for Dental Veneers

If you want a smile that is whiter, straighter, or more symmetrical, then chances are good that veneers can help. Before getting veneers, our Woodbridge, VA, dentist will need to examine your smile to determine two things:

  1. That your smile is healthy enough for cosmetic dentistry
  2. That the problems you want to treat can be addressed with dental veneers

It’s also important to know that in order to get veneers, we will need to shave off a very small amount of enamel from the front of your teeth to make room for them. While this shouldn’t cause any discomfort, it's important to note that removing enamel is permanent. This means that your veneers are a lifelong restoration and can’t be reversed.

Intrigued? Contact Us Today!

Are you living with a less-than-perfect smile that you think could benefit from dental veneers? If you said “yes” then you’ve come to the right place! Our Woodbridge, VA, dental team is here to help. Call Legacy Dental Care at (703) 494-4490 to learn more.

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