For those who wish for brighter, more aesthetic smiles, our dentist may recommend veneers. These tooth-colored shells are made to cover the front of teeth with minor cosmetic flaws, like stains or chips.
If you choose veneers for your smile, our [dr_name] will first clean the teeth receiving veneers and select the correct shade for your restorations. Local anesthesia is usually not needed for veneer placement. However, it can be used if needed. The fronts of the teeth receiving veneers will be shaped to allow room for the veneers. Impressions are taken of the teeth so that your veneers can be constructed specifically for your smile.
When the veneers are ready, your teeth will be thoroughly cleaned, and the veneers will be etched to allow for an ideal bonding process. The veneers are then cemented in place and allowed to cure. The fit and color of your new veneers will be checked. Any excess material will be removed by our dentists and your veneers will be polished.
Depending on how well they are cared for, veneers can last from 10 to 20 years before they need to be replaced. To care for your veneers, practice proper dental hygiene. Brush your teeth twice a day, floss once a day and visit Louisiana Dental Center at least every six months for routine dental appointments.
We invite you to contact our office today at (985) 758-5110 to learn more about veneers in Boutte, Louisiana, and to set up a consultation.