Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
Hardly any of us are gifted with perfect smiles. Most of us have dental imperfections that we would like to have corrected, and much of the time, all it takes is a set of porcelain veneers to get the job done. The benefits of porcelain veneers are many, and one of the most important is that you can have your smile restored without great expense. Braces, crowns and implants are all good solutions for cosmetic dentistry issues, but the fact is, much of the time porcelain veneers will work just as well.
What are Porcelain Veneers?
First, we should talk about what porcelain veneers are not. They are not full restorations – in other words, they do not replace your teeth (as would implants) or cover the entire surface of your teeth (as would crowns). They are easy to make, and easy to install, and this is why they are less costly. You can have porcelain veneers made and installed for a fraction of the cost of implants or crowns.
Now, as to what porcelain veneers are, they are just thin shells of dental porcelain that fit over the front of your teeth. Another of the benefits of porcelain veneers is that they are permanently bonded to your teeth, so as long as you take care of the underlying structure, veneers will last a very long time.
How Are Porcelain Veneers Cared For?
Among the many benefits of porcelain veneers is ease of care. Basically, all you need to do is brush and floss regularly, the way we hope you always have. You have to make sure to observe good dental hygiene, because the underlying tooth structure is still vulnerable to decay, and you could also develop gum disease. These are the only things, barring a blow to the mouth, that could damage your veneers. Your veneers will not stain, and since they are not organic, they will never decay.
If you have a smile that is not pleasing to you, and would like to find out more about the benefits of porcelain veneers, contact us at Martin Dentistry. Our office is located at 1310 East Swain Road, S-2, Stockton, CA 95210. You can call us at 209-951-4251, or if you prefer to do things online, you can request an appointment by visiting our Contact Us page and filling out the form. If you need a dentist in Stockton for porcelain veneers or any other treatment, we would be happy to assist you.