Can Porcelain Veneers Really Improve Your Smile Instantly?

One of the best things about modern cosmetic dental treatments is their ability to improve your smile’s appearance without requiring dramatic changes to your teeth’s healthy, natural structures. This is especially true when it comes to custom-designed porcelain veneers, which can offer significant improvement for your tooth without requiring substantial preparation to the tooth’s structure. Today, we explain how porcelain veneers can improve your tooth, or multiple teeth, with optimal results and minimally invasive treatment, often at the same time.

How porcelain veneers are designed

A porcelain veneer is a cosmetic dental restoration that’s designed to mimic the front surface of your natural tooth. Unlike a dental crown, which is made to resemble a tooth’s entire crown structure, a veneer is only designed to be bonded to the front surface of a tooth, allowing it to improve the tooth’s cosmetic appearance in a much more conservative manner. For optimal cosmetic results, each veneer is customized to match the tooth’s unique healthy color and shade, and to replicate the unique size, shape, contour, and measurements of its front surface.

How one veneer can improve your tooth

When a custom-designed porcelain veneer is bonded to the front surface of a tooth, it can instantly improve its appearance, depending on the tooth’s specific concern. For instance, a veneer might be recommended to improve the color and appearance of a tooth that’s severely blemished and doesn’t respond to teeth-whitening. Or, it may be utilized to restore a tooth’s healthy structure and appearance if it’s been chipped or lightly cracked. The potential applications of a custom veneer can include addressing multiple different types of concerns with your tooth, and the application of multiple veneers can simplify a more extensive smile improvement plan.

How multiple veneers can improve your smile

For many people, cosmetic smile improvement requires addressing more than one specific cosmetic concern. For example, one tooth may be chipped while another is severely discolored, or two teeth may have an obvious space between them in addition to one or more teeth exhibiting other cosmetic blemishes. By utilizing multiple custom-designed veneers, you may be able to completely makeover your smile by addressing all of your smile’s concerns in just a single treatment. This can help you accomplish your overall smile improvement in significantly less time, and with minimal changes to your healthy, natural tooth structures.

Learn if veneers can improve your smile instantly

With an appropriate number of porcelain veneers, we may be able to improve your smile instantly, even if you have several different cosmetic concerns to address. To learn more, schedule an appointment by calling MMC Dental in Houston, TX, today at (713) 926-8896.