Veneers Russellville, AR
Dental veneers offer a simple way to change the appearance of a single tooth or all of them at once. Dr. Richard Morgan, your Russellville, AR dentist, shares some information about veneers.
Veneers Hide Imperfections
Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that are attached to the front surfaces of teeth. Although they're no thicker than a fingernail, veneers easily conceal a range of dental flaws, including:
- Slight gaps between teeth
- Discolorations due to tetracycline use, large fillings or root canals
- Crooked or oddly shaped teeth
- Short teeth
Whitening Your Smile Is Easy With Veneers
Eating and drinking brightly colored foods, such as coffee, tea, wine, cola, popsicles, and berries can stain your teeth. Although teeth whitening can improve the appearance of your smile, the results must be touched up occasionally, and whitening may not lighten your teeth quite as much as you expected. Veneers provide long-lasting results and allow you to choose the shade of white you prefer.
Veneers Process: Only Two Appointments Needed!
After your initial consultation, you'll only need to return to the dentist's office twice to receive your new veneers. During the first appointment, your Russellville, AR dentist will file the front of your tooth slightly. This step is essential and ensures that your veneer doesn't feel bulky.
After your tooth is filed, your dentist makes an impression of your teeth. A dental laboratory uses the impression to create a veneer that will fit your tooth perfectly. It usually takes about two to three weeks to create veneers. Until it's ready, you'll wear temporary veneers.