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  • Reasons to Choose Porcelain Veneers

    If you want to straighten crooked teeth, repair cracks, or remove deep discolorations, porcelain veneers can completely transform your smile. Blending artistry and science, we will select veneers that compliment your other teeth, facial features and personality. Many patients select porcelain veneers because they:

    • Look completely natural
    • Offer strength and durability
    • Cost less than other options
    • Renew your image and boost confidence

    Revitalize Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers

    Discolorations and imperfections are effectively corrected with natural looking veneers. These restorations are ideal for the front teeth when full coverage crowns are not needed to compensate for loss of tooth structure, or large fillings pre-existing on the teeth. Often, this treatment can can be completed with little to no anesthesia if no preparation of the teeth is needed.

    If preparation of the teeth is needed, Dr. Kenner will remove a small amount of enamel, about one-half to one millimeter. This allows for thickness of the veneer material. Next, impressions of the teeth are taken, and sent to the dental laboratory where a the technician will fabricate your custom veneers. When completed, the veneers are then permanently bonded to the natural teeth.

    Common Questions about Veneers

    For anyone who wants to consider improving their images with porcelain veneers, we have provided frequently asked questions and answers to offer more information about these restorations. If you would like to discuss your options for enhancing your smile with veneers, Request an Appointment for a consultation.

    How do veneers work?

    Crafted from solid dental porcelain, veneers cover your front teeth to remove flaws that hinder your beautiful smile. Traditional porcelain veneers are customized to fit the size, shape, and color of your teeth so that you achieve a gorgeous appearance and natural-looking restorations.

    What do porcelain veneers cost?

    Each set of veneers is specifically designed for your specific case. During your consultation appointment, Dr. Kenner will discuss your goals, evaluate your condition, and create a treatment plan to transform your smile. At that time, our financial coordinator will review costs and payment options.

    Can I remove the veneers at a later date?

    When you choose treatment with custom veneers, the restorations are considered permanent as they are strongly bonded to your natural teeth. In addition, certain situations may require some removal of enamel to create space for the veneers. However, whenever possible removal of enamel is avoided and no-prep options for veneers is utilized.

    Why can't I just whiten my teeth instead?

    In most cases, in-office teeth whitening can brighten your smile and revive your appearance, even with the toughest stains. However, when there are spaces, permanent stains such as tetracycline stain, or chips, bleaching your teeth won't address the issues. Porcelain veneers are your option to correct all these issues, creating a vibrant, attractive smile.

    Does it take a long time to get veneers?

    Veneer treatment can be completed within two to four weeks. During this time, multiple steps will be completed such as: your initial consultation, a customized smile design, preparation and records for the veneers, and then final placement.