Do you try to avoid smiling and laughing when you’re around other people because you’re embarrassed about your teeth? Maybe you even avoid smiling at yourself in the mirror because you don’t like your smile. You don’t have to live this way. Whether your teeth are discolored due to worn enamel, or some of your teeth are chipped or cracked, porcelain veneers might be a great option for you.
These thin shells of ceramic that get attached to the surfaces of your teeth can help to make your smile beautiful again. Along with improving your smile, there are many other advantages porcelain veneers have to offer over other types of dental treatments.
Here are four of those advantages that porcelain veneers have to offer!
Porcelain Veneers Look Completely Natural
Many people who have been avid tea or coffee drinkers for years have discolored teeth. People who smoke cigarettes also have yellowish looking teeth. This discoloration can be fixed with porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are very popular due to the fact that they look so natural. In fact, unlike bonding, porcelain veneers will never lose their natural teeth color. Besides making your teeth look completely natural, porcelain veneers feel like a real tooth.
Porcelain Veneers Are Painless To Get
When you think of getting dental work done, the first question that might come to your mind is, “How much will it hurt?” You will be glad to know that porcelain veneers offer a relatively painless way to get beautiful teeth.
Advances in dentistry allows preservation of most of your natural enamel, which makes the process of getting porcelain veneers less painful. There will also be less tenderness afterward. Once your teeth are restored, you’ll even be able to eat your favorite foods soon after.
Porcelain Veneers Can Fix Imperfections
If cracked or chipped teeth make you feel self-conscious, porcelain veneers is a great way to get your teeth fixed. Other types of problems that porcelain veneers can help to fix is spaces or gaps between your teeth or they have a minor misalignment. If you have any other imperfections or irregularities with your teeth, porcelain veneers can usually help.
Porcelain Veneers Are Less Expensive Than Crowns
If you have avoided getting porcelain veneers because you thought they would be much too expensive, then think again. Porcelain veneers are actually more affordable than crowns. Many dental insurance companies cover porcelain veneers, this is especially true when the porcelain veneer will help to improve your oral health.
Before getting porcelain veneers, be sure to ask your insurance company what they cover. Another major advantage porcelain veneers have to offer, is that when properly cared for, they can last up to 25 years.
If you would like to learn more about how porcelain veneers can benefit you, don’t hesitate to contact us at AV Dental. Our professional dental team will evaluate your oral health and discuss whether or not you are a good candidate for porcelain veneers.