Consider veneers if you have chipped, discolored, or broken teeth. At Green California Dental Group in Burbank, California, general dentist Varand Kerikorian, DDS, uses veneers to cover minor oral imperfections and as part of complete smile makeovers. Call the office or use the online booking feature today to request a veneers consultation.
Veneers are thin porcelain shells that your Green California Dental Group provider bonds to the surface of your permanent teeth. The veneers improve your smile’s appearance, covering up oral problems like cracks, chips, and stains.
At Green California Dental Group, the providers use veneers to correct various oral problems, including:
You might also be a candidate for veneers if you have tooth stains that don’t improve with traditional teeth whitening treatments.
If your Green California Dental Group provider determines that you’re a candidate for veneers, they numb your mouth with a local anesthetic and remove a thin layer of enamel from each of your teeth.
Your provider then takes impressions of your mouth and sends them to a dental lab that manufactures a custom set of veneers.
When the lab completes your veneers, about a week later, you return to Green California Dental Group. Your provider bonds the veneers to the surface of your permanent teeth, removes any excess material, and provides care instructions.
There’s no downtime or recovery period after getting veneers. When the anesthetic wears off, you can bite and chew right away.
At first, you might notice that your veneers feel rough. That’s because small bits of bonding material remain on the surfaces of your teeth. Brushing and flossing should smooth these areas out in a few days. But if they irritate your tongue or cheeks, contact Green California Dental Group immediately. Your provider can smooth them out.
Porcelain veneers typically last 10 years* and sometimes longer. Taking good care of your teeth is one of the easiest ways to extend their lifespan. Green California Dental Group recommends brushing your teeth twice daily, trying not to chew with your front teeth, and wearing a mouthguard if you play contact sports.
Call Green California Dental Group or use the online booking feature today to learn more about veneers.
*Individual results may vary.