Meramec Family Dentistry

PORCELAIN VENEERS IN ARNOLD, MO

WHAT ARE PORCELAIN VENEERS?

Porcelain veneers have become increasingly popular interventions in cosmetic dentistry. Porcelain veneers are made up of thin shells of ceramic. These shells bond directly to the front surfaces of teeth. This particular type of veneer is popular because they are simple and versatile, and offer an ideal way to improve the appearance of your smile. 

Placing custom veneers may be simple, but the process requires a high level of technical skill and attention to detail. Skill and attention to detail make sure that veneers closely mimic the appearance of natural teeth. Our dentist places veneers routinely at our dental office in Arnold, MO and designs each case to match and enhance the characteristics of each individual patient’s smile.

WILL THEY LOOK LIKE NORMAL TEETH?

Any time you undergo a cosmetic procedure, you might feel concerned that your new smile will be too noticeable or easy to detect. Fortunately, ultra-thin porcelain veneers are nearly impossible to detect once they have been bonded to teeth. The covert nature of thin, ceramic veneers can help you feel more confident about your smile, and less self-conscious about having had cosmetic work done. 

Ultra-thin porcelain veneers can also be helpful for patients who are concerned about existing stains and damage. Veneers are highly resistant to coffee, tea, and even cigarette stains, making them an ideal choice for anyone concerned about staining between dental cleanings

Porcelain veneers are unsurpassed in cosmetic dentistry for their strength and durability. They also provide an extremely natural appearance to teeth, and are often hard to distinguish from healthy, white tooth enamel. For appearance and strength, tooth colored porcelain veneers are unparalleled in the field of dentistry and oral health.

HOW DURABLE ARE PORCELAIN VENEERS?

Durability can be a source of great concern for cosmetic dentistry patients. Fortunately, the durability of porcelain veneers stands up under pressure. With proper care, veneers can brighten your smile for well over 10 years. Because Meramec Family Dentistry relies on tried-and-true methods, you can rest assured that your veneers will stand the test of time and maintain their quality almost as well as a natural tooth. 

Our team will make sure your veneers are created with the highest-quality porcelain and bonded with the most advanced and proven materials currently available. To make sure your veneers last as long as possible, refrain from using your veneers as tools to open items and cut through things, as these can limit their life. Should accidental breakage or damage occur, it is usually possible to replace only the veneer involved, rather than the entire tooth, or multiple veneers. 

If you have any additional questions or concerns about dental veneers, contact our office today to learn more!

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