Alternatives to Braces
If you’re wondering what you should do to fix minor dental misalignment and do not want to commit to braces, you may be a candidate for porcelain veneers. Although many people falsely assume veneers are only able to fix dental discoloration, there are several other issues they can target to give you your dream smile.
What are porcelain veneers?
Porcelain veneers are thin shells that are applied to the front of your teeth to improve their appearance. A cosmetic procedure, veneers can fix gaps, misalignment, small chips, and tiny cracks. For some patients who do not have severely misaligned teeth, porcelain veneers can project the appearance of perfectly straight teeth. A major plus to choosing veneers is that you will receive stunning results after just two visits. There will not be months of wearing uncomfortable appliances or brushing around inconvenient brackets and archwire.
What’s the process for getting veneers?
It is incredibly simple to get veneers. First, our doctor will remove a thin layer of existing enamel to create the perfect canvas for your new porcelain veneers. This process is nothing to be weary of. Next, she will take create a mold for your custom fit veneers. It will take approximately two weeks for them to arrive. During your next visit, our dentist will cement them to your teeth and you will walk out of our office with a perfectly aligned smile. Call our office today to schedule your consultation.
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