5 Problems That Veneers Correct

5 Problems That Veneers Correct

You're not alone if you're unhappy with dental flaws that keep you from having a sparkling smile. Many Americans are concerned about the appearance of their smiles, which is often the first thing people notice when they meet you. Veneers are a simple, yet powerful solution that can help you achieve the smile of your dreams.

With simple, customized veneers, Dr. Nataly Vilderman, DDS has helped many San Francisco patients regain their self-confidence and improve their smiles. 

Dental veneers 101

Dental veneers are ultra-thin tooth coverings that fit over the fronts of your teeth to create a flawless, brilliant smile. They're made of porcelain, which has the same shine and translucency as your natural teeth, and can be shade-matched for a natural-looking smile you'll be proud to flaunt in public.

Porcelain is also resistant to breakage and stains, so you'll be able to enjoy your new teeth for years to come while caring for them the same way you do your natural teeth. Veneers typically last a decade or longer, making them one of the most cost-effective and efficient ways to improve your smile.

5 issues that veneers can resolve

Veneers can address a wide range of issues with your front teeth that show when you display a wide smile. These include:

1. Discolorations

Veneers restore a white, gleaming smile if you have discoloration or stains caused by genetics, nicotine (cigarettes, cigars, or chewing tobacco), food or beverages (such as coffee, tea, or red wine).

2. Wear and tear

Veneers restore an even, beautiful bite if your teeth have been worn down by grinding (bruxism), an improper bite, or years of putting things in your mouth (such as biting off thread for sewing or chewing on pencils).

3. Irregular space between teeth

Veneers can close gaps and straighten edges for a more even, smooth appearance if your teeth have spaces between them or are otherwise misaligned.

4. Dental damage

Darker lines or a crooked front bite can result from chips or cracks in your tooth enamel. Veneers hide these visible signs of damage, giving you a perfect smile.

5. Dental defects

Teeth that are misshapen due to an accident or a genetic flaw can make your smile appear lopsided or odd, but veneers can hide these flaws and give you a charming grin.

How do I get dental veneers?

Dr. Vilderman will discuss veneers with you and recommend them if you are a good candidate. It takes two visits to complete the process.

To fabricate the veneers, we'll first examine your mouth and take molds of your teeth. We may need to remove a thin layer of enamel from your front teeth in order for the veneers to fit perfectly.

Dr. Vilderman will see you again to apply your veneers once they arrive. She'll secure them to your teeth and show you how to take care of your new smile.

Are you ready to create the smile of your dreams? To make an appointment with Dr. Vilderman, call our San Francisco office or fill out our online form. Your ideal smile is just a few steps away!

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