If you find yourself struggling with the appearance of your smile or you’re looking to rejuvenate its vibrance, our natural-looking porcelain veneers may be a great option for you. Porcelain veneers are thin shells that are placed over the surface of your teeth to conceal any cosmetic flaws. They’re made from durable, tooth-colored porcelain to ensure a natural appearance for years to come.
Best of all, veneers are designed to seamlessly blend into your smile, giving you a flawless look. Explore our porcelain veneers guide to see how they can benefit you.
As well as boosting your confidence, and improving your appearance, porcelain veneers can fix a variety of dental problems, such as:
The entire porcelain veneers can be completed in two short appointments. The appointments will consist of the following:
To apply veneers, a very small amount of the original tooth enamel is removed, usually less than a millimeter. This is essential as it creates room for the veneer to fit on the tooth and most accurately restore a tooth’s natural appearance without being too bulky.
However, when closing gaps or treating teeth that need to be larger, oftentimes minimal or no preparation is necessary. We can use porcelain that’s extremely thin for no-prep veneers.
While veneers aren’t a permanent solution, if cared for properly they can last up to 15 years or more. To improve the lifespan of your veneers, you’ll want to follow a few guidelines:
No. While a small amount of enamel is removed, the amount is minuscule. This doesn’t threaten the health of your teeth as long as you’re taking proper care of your oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing your teeth every day keeps both your natural teeth healthy and your veneers looking as good as new.
There are many reasons why patients choose porcelain veneers, from improving their appearance to correcting dental issues. You’re an ideal candidate for porcelain veneers if you want to:
Porcelain veneers are a great option for any patient looking to enhance their smile. Dr. Haywood and our excellent dental team at Southern York Smile Care can give you the smile you’ve been dreaming of. If you’re ready to achieve all of your smile goals, call our Shrewsbury office at (717)-235-3871 or fill out our convenient online contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.