15 Things To Know Before Getting Veneers

15 Things To Know Before Getting Veneers

A smile creates a good impression and gives an exponential aura to a person. A big part of our smile is the beauty of our teeth. Although restoration and repair of your teeth can be added expenses to your budget, having complete and undamaged teeth is worth investing. Not only will you feel and look good physically, but you will also feel confident sociologically.

Getting cosmetic dentistry done can be quiet overwhelming. This article can help you with your research on which procedure will work best for you. So, here are the 15 essential things that you should keep in mind before getting veneers.

  1. Veneers are thin shells like, custom-made ceramic shells that restore your front teeth. It is usually made with composite or resin material, and it is permanently attached to your teeth.
  2. Veneers have value for money; it is a good investment! Durability will take about ten to twenty years, depending on the type of veneers your dentist recommended you or you choose.
  3. Veneers are for broken or chipped teeth, teeth with discoloration or stain, those with gaps in the teeth, those who have smaller sized teeth than regular teeth, and unusually shaped teeth.
  1. Veneers are not for everyone! It is essential to do research first and consult your trusted dental partner for the best recommendation before choosing the appropriate cosmetic dentistry work.
  2. Usually, the duration will take one to two weeks to get the molded veneers at the laboratory. However, there is a veneer that can be made and manufactured in the clinic premises, which are composite veneers or bonded veneers.
  3. One good thing about getting veneers is that you may get it without touching the other parts of the teeth. Veneers can be placed in the exact area in which it’s highly needed.
  4. Before having other facial procedures, make sure to inform your dental partner first, for it can have a massive effect on the veneers that you have or will have. Based on research, people who went to plastic surgery or lip injections, their teeth turned gray, whether with veneers or none. So, it’s important to tell your dental professional to avoid this from happening.
  5. Once you have decided to get veneers, your dental partner will get an x-ray, molds to get the shape, exact color and size to get the precise look of veneers that they will place on your teeth.
  6. Your damaged tooth will be buffed, shaped, and trimmed before placing the temporary or actual veneers.
  7. Permanent veneers will be manufactured in the lab, and you will get temporary veneers made of liquid composite. Your dental partner will show you what it looks like through the texture of temporary veneers may be bulkier and may not shine as the actual veneers or natural teeth.
  8. Before the start of the procedure, your dental professional will give you a dose of anesthesia to numb your gum area.
  9. After your veneers have been placed and anesthesia wears off. You may feel discomfort and sore after the procedure, and it’s normal. Just remember to drink prescribed pain killers to help you ease the pain.
  10. Make sure to give proper care of the veneers like regular teeth. Brush teeth twice daily, avoid eating food that will damage the veneer. The more you properly care about your teeth, the more it will last long.
  11. Regular dental visits are a must for healthy gums and teeth.
  12. And lastly, make sure to get this procedure from a reputable and experienced dental professional.


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