What Are The Advantages Of Dental Veneers?

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Do you find yourself hiding your smile? Maybe your teeth have chips, stains, gaps, or are misshapen or decaying. One way to restore your confidence is to invest in dental veneers; they’re a cosmetic solution to these common oral problems that will help you smile more freely. Made of either porcelain or composite resin, veneers are an effective way to cosmetically improve the appearance of your teeth so you can say goodbye to closed-lip smiles or covering your mouth when you laugh. Here are some reasons why people choose to get dental veneers:


They can last 7-15 years. Due to their porcelain structure, veneers are hardy and enduring; they bond to the underlying tooth structure. Dislodging them is uncommon, but it’s advised to avoid chewing excessively tough foods, like ice. These natural looking shells are so strong that they resist decay better than natural teeth, and will protect your enamel from bacteria. 


Veneers permanently whiten your smile and restore your confidence. Traditional teeth whitening treatments must be touched-up annually, but with veneers, your smile stays permanently white. Some patients are dissuaded by the price, but the result is improved confidence and finally feeling comfortable when you smile. Veneers are the solution to many common cosmetic issues - they fill gaps between teeth, cover stains and discolouration, fix misshapen teeth, and look totally natural.


Healthy gums tolerate porcelain well. A patient with healthy gums is the ideal candidate for veneers. It’s very rare for gums to reject these porcelain shells. After installing veneers, no special maintenance is required; simply continue to floss and brush your teeth twice a day. Veneers are a great option for those with weakened enamel since they strengthen your existing teeth and protect them from cavities. For those with eroded enamel and healthy gums, veneers are a great way to increase the durability of your teeth. 


They only require a small amount of enamel to be removed. Other dental restoration procedures can be invasive since they cover the entire tooth and require more enamel to be removed. Veneers coat the front of your teeth, so they only require a small amount of enamel to be shaved off - about ½ mm. This ensures that they adhere to your teeth properly, fit comfortably, and do not appear bulky. Due to this, little to no anesthesia is needed for the procedure. 


They protect your teeth from stains. These non-porous shells cover the surface of your natural teeth and prevent staining from things like coffee, red wine, or smoking. By investing in veneers, you will ensure that your teeth are protected for years to come. Despite their durability, it is still advised to avoid over-consumption of the harshest staining foods, such as coffee. 


Are you convinced that veneers are the solution to your smile problem? You may be searching for a Winnipeg veneers dentist; East Kildonan Dental Group has a team of experienced dentists that can ensure a high-quality application. Contact us today, and we will schedule you for a consultation to determine if veneers are right for you.


Article written by East Kildonan Dental

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