Serving the Memorial & Katy areas of Houston, TX
How Many Visits Does It Usually Take For A Veneer Procedure?
In just two or three dental visits, a veneer can reverse years of stains caused by foods, caffeine and tobacco use.
What Are Some Of The Reasons That Patients Seek Veneer Work?
Special thin laminates, called veneers, can often be used to correct discolored, worn down, cracked and chipped teeth. veneers can also be used to close unsightly gaps between teeth. Stronger types of veneers made of porcelain, also called composite veneers, typically last longer because they are bonded to the tooth.
What Are Some Other Things I Should Know About Veneers?
An impression of the tooth must be made and a veneer molded by a lab technician. Because veneers require a small amount of enamel to be removed, they are permanent and non-reversible.
What Does The Process Of Entail?
The process involves buffing the tooth, removing an extremely thin layer of the tooth to allow for the thickness of the veneer, an impression of the tooth, and final bonding of the veneer to the tooth with special cement. A special light is used to complete the process.