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4 Things You Should Know Before You Get Veneers

When Hollywood celebrities walk on the red carpet, they look like the epitome of perfection; everything from head to toe is matches seamlessly.

Have you ever thought about why they always look stunning? Sure, there’s hours of preparation and a dedicated team of professionals to do their hair and make-up and some of them even follow strict diet routine before a mega event but there’s one thing that’s always so visible: their smile that brings the entire look together! How do they have such flawless smiles, every single time?

Veneers are the secret behind their perfect smile!

If they can get it, why can’t you? However, there are a few things you should know before you get veneers. We have listed them below.

Veneers make your teeth strong and beautiful

Veneers are a thin piece of porcelain that are placed to the front surface of your teeth to make them look strong and beautiful, hence enhancing your smile.

Many people are turning to veneers to correct misalignment in their teeth, gaps between teeth, and chipped teeth. Some people opt for it as a cosmetic solution to make their teeth whiter, hide discoloration or fractures and to straighten their smile.

They’re custom-made

Veneers are custom-made to your preference and needs. You can tell your dentist what kind of teeth and smile you want or what deformities you want to correct. You can also choose how white you want your teeth to be. You can decide this based on your skin tone, eye color, and hair color so it can fit in naturally without looking out of place.

To make sure that they fit perfectly, the dentist measures your enamel thickness, your bite, and pulp tissues so your veneers are just the right size.

Some of your natural enamel is removed

A thin layer of your natural tooth enamel is removed so that there’s enough place for veneers. The dentist will give you temporary veneers until your permanent veneers are made that’ll give you an idea of the final look. The permanent veneers are bonded using a strong adhesive and once they’re applied, the procedure is irreversible so you should choose a professional dentist so there are no mistakes involved.

Veneers have a long life-span

Once you get veneers, you can brush and floss them just like you would your regular teeth. However, dentists recommend limiting the use of any dark-colored fluids like coffee, tea, and red wine that can stain your teeth.

Veneers don’t last for a lifetime but if you follow a proper oral hygiene routine, they can last for long.

Ready to get the beautiful smile that you’ve always dreamt of? Our team at Dr. King’s Family Dentistry will walk you through the process. We cater affordable, dental solutions with utmost care and professionalism in Virginia Beach. Schedule your appointment today.