Longevity of Veneers
Veneers are a cosmetic treatment that consists of a thin shell-like covering over the front of your teeth. They are generally only placed on your front, upper teeth. Dental veneers are limited to the six to eight teeth that are most visible when you smile. This is because veneers are only used for aesthetic benefits and will not be visible on your other teeth. Depending on the material used to make them, there are porcelain veneers and composite veneers.
The Procedure for Veneers
Like any other dental treatment, veneers also require patients to prepare for the procedure, and our team of dental professionals can help you with that. If you visit the experts at for veneer treatment, you are guaranteed quality services and assessment to ensure it’s done successfully.
The procedure to receive dental veneers requires you to first visit the dentist for a consultation. At this stage you will tell the dentist how you would like your teeth to be improved. You will be examined to see if veneers will be the right choice for you and the procedure will be outlined for you. Once that is done, the dentist may need to take a mold of your teeth. This will depend upon which type of veneers you are receiving. One type of veneer will need to be created in a lab while the other can be applied in our office. The next visit is when the veneers will be applied. The dentist will fit and trim the veneer repeatedly until it fits your tooth.
What Are the Benefits of Veneers?
Good Dental Hygiene
Oral hygiene is one of the most crucial practices of good dental hygiene. This is because it eliminates several problems that arise from poor dental hygiene. You might lack motivation to clean your teeth when they do not enhance your appearance. Veneers improve your smile, and this makes you feel motivated to take care of your teeth which includes cleaning them as required.
Improved Oral Health
Oral health is affected by the shape of teeth, state of your mouth tissues, hygiene practices, alignment of teeth and the shape and structure of your teeth. When you have dental veneers applied, all of these things are kept in place and many dental problems are avoided. The urge to take care of your teeth after veneers are applied also contributes to good oral health.
Veneers Are Easy to Care For and Can Last up to 15 Years
Caring for your veneers Is easy. If you choose porcelain veneers they are very durable and can last 10 to 15 years when you give them the proper care. Our dentists at Chicago Dental Esthetics recommend that you be careful with certain foods, wear a nightguard or athletic guard when necessary, avoid bad oral habits like teeth grinding, practice good oral hygiene, and schedule regular dental cleanings.
If you would like to choose veneers to give you a more perfect smile, contact Chicago Dental Esthetics at (224) 341-5162 and schedule an appointment today.