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Understanding Dental Veneers

Everyone wants to have a bright smile when speaking to others in social and professional situations. It is possible to have a perfect smile again with the use of dental veneers. Dental veneers are thin shells that are placed over the top of the teeth in order to alter their appearance in a beneficial way. They can be used to repair tooth damage if there are chipped, cracked, or broken teeth. They also can make the teeth look more white or straighter. They are the most effective way to correct natural tooth defects. They are often used in smile makeovers to achieve the smile a patient has always dreamt of and offer that perfect smile that everyone wants to have in their life.

How They Work

Porcelain veneers are made of the finest quality material that matches the color of the patient’s natural teeth. They are undetectable when looked at in the patient’s mouth, meaning that people won’t be able to tell they are not your own teeth. They are comfortable to wear and are maintained the same way as natural teeth are with regular brushing and flossing. Veneers are custom made for each patient according to their smile goals and are easily managed for a lifetime.

During the first appointment, a cosmetic dentist will discuss the goals the patient expects. They also can ask any questions they have about the veneers process at this time too. To begin the process, the teeth are prepped for the installation of the temporary veneers. These are worn until the permanent veneers are processed and being custom made for the patient. At the next appointment, the permanent veneers will be placed on the teeth. A bit of the natural enamel will be etched away to help these veneers adhere the best to the patient’s teeth. What results is a natural, beautiful and white smile.

Schedule an Appointment with a Cosmetic Dentist Today

When you’re interested in learning more about porcelain veneers and want a bright smile again for social or professional purposes, give us a call at Cochran Family Dental to schedule an appointment with a Leesburg, VA cosmetic dentist. We serve the cities of Leesburg, Ashburn, and Purcellville. We provide individuals and families alike with the most modern and comprehensive dental care services. We can inform you of all of the available cosmetic dentistry procedures we offer and determine which one would benefit your smile goals the most. Call our dental office today to schedule an appointment at 703-771-9034 .