What are porcelain veneers?
Porcelain veneers are customizable pieces of porcelain that are used to improve the appearance, color, size, shape, and straightness of the teeth. They can be bonded to one or more teeth to produce a beautiful smile while maintaining optimal functionality for speaking and eating. A veneer can be as thin as a contact lens yet can make dramatic improvements to your smile. These thin, customized pieces of porcelain can vastly improve discolored, damaged, crooked, or shifted teeth. Dr. Sands uses simple, pain-free porcelain veneers to transform your smile and restore your confidence. Porcelain veneers are also an important step in Dr. Sands’ smile makeover program, where she uses multiple different forms of cosmetic dentistry to craft the perfect smile for her patients.
The advantages of porcelain veneers include:
How do porcelain veneers work?
Porcelain veneers are added to the teeth through a three-stage process, as detailed below: