We Place a Dental Veneer in Anaheim That Can Improve Your Smile

Dental Veneer in AnaheimWe get asked a number of questions by our patients; most want to know some important details about dental veneers that we provide in Anaheim, like what they are, what can they fix, and if there are any limitations to what we can fix using this technology.  We strive to provide the most comprehensive answers to all your questions, and we look forward to answering them in person.

Meanwhile here are shorter versions of what you should know:

What are dental veneers?

A dental veneer in Anaheim is a thin piece of porcelain that is placed on top of the tooth to replace damaged or discolored enamel. Our goal is to make sure you have the smile you have always wanted, and sometimes this is impossible to achieve with teeth that are misshapen, stained, or crooked. Dental veneers allow us to work with the tooth itself and by replacing the damaged enamel we can give you that picture perfect look you want. Because dental veneers are so thin, they are incredibly malleable which means they can be molded to fit any number of tooth problems.  This quality makes them an extremely versatile tool for us to use. In addition to this, porcelain, when very fine, has many of the same qualities as regular enamel. Which means that when we attach these veneers to your teeth they look, act and feel exactly the same as your natural teeth. For you this means two things. First, it means that you will have teeth that require the same amount of care as your normal teeth, no more and no less. Second, it means that you have a repaired tooth that looks exactly like the ones around it, or better, depending on how much work you want to achieve with your dental veneers.

What can dental veneers fix?

Dental veneers are used most often to correct breaks, chips, and cracks in teeth. When we place a dental veneer in Anaheim, we have found that they give us the ability to repair teeth in both a functional and esthetically pleasing manner. When you have damaged your teeth, a tiny crack, for example, there is always the risk of an infection or the damage spreading. Using a dental veneer to fix this can avoid such a situation, strengthen the tooth, and makes sure that the tooth lasts much longer. In addition, these kinds of cracks are typically ugly to look at, causing you to have an unsightly smile. Once fixed, the tooth looks exactly like it did when you first got it as a child. Other things that we can correct with veneers are stubborn teeth that refuse to get white with conventional means. In a case like this the dental veneers can be used to replace the top layer of enamel giving you a permanent white tooth since veneers do not stain.

Are there limitations to who can get veneers?

Typically there are no limitations on who can be treated with veneers, but we will conduct a full examination to make sure that there are no exclusionary factors with your teeth.  Once ready, we can place a dental veneer in Anaheim that looks natural and functions splendidly.

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 by Dr. Mikhail