Are you afraid to show your smile because of chipped, stained or widely spaced teeth? If so, you may be able to achieve your dream smile with porcelain dental veneers. Dental veneers are small shells of porcelain that conceal unwanted flaws and improve the appearance and strength of your smile.
As part of the process of placing dental veneers, we will remove a small amount of tooth enamel after cleaning your teeth so that there is space for the veneers. An impression of these teeth is sent to a dental lab, where your permanent dental veneers are custom crafted and shaded to match the natural teeth in color and shape. To protect your teeth in the meantime, we can place temporary dental veneers until the permanent veneers are ready. The final steps are for our dentist to lightly etch the surface of the teeth so that the veneers can adhere to them with the help of a powerful dental cement.
With proper care, the lifespan of dental veneers can extend to 15 years. We encourage you to treat your veneers like real teeth by brushing and flossing them daily, receiving regular dental cleanings and exams, and avoiding harmful dental habits such as gnawing on your nails and chewing ice. The dental cement can naturally wear away over time, and the dental veneers will need to be reapplied or replaced. Please contact our dental office right away if you have any concerns about your dental veneers.
To learn more and receive dental veneers in Farr West, Utah, contact our office at 801-731-3200 today for a consultation with Drs. Knight and Knight.