How often have you been told that you have a gummy smile? If the answer is more often than you prefer, you likely feel insecure about your tiny teeth. To correct the issue, you know that you could undergo gum contouring, but you do not want to use an invasive procedure to get the results that you want. What if you could correct your smaller than average teeth and other imperfections using a minimally invasive solution? Now you can with porcelain veneers in Melbourne. You will get the drastic results that you want in as little as two appointments.
How Can Veneers Help Me?
Veneers are quite versatile, allowing them to be used to correct an array of imperfections, like shorter than average teeth. By bonding the thin shells to the front surfaces of the teeth, you will improve their size, shape, color, and proportion. When compared to veneers of the past, they are thinner. This allows more of the tooth’s structure to remain in tact during the bonding process for a less invasive treatment.
In as little as two appointments, you will make your teeth appear longer while also covering dark tooth discoloration. Since porcelain closely mimics the appearance of enamel, you will have a bright smile that will stay white because porcelain in stain-resistant.
Veneers are also the perfect solution to cover chips, cracks, or other tooth abnormalities. In addition, they can often be used as an alternative to braces. They can cover minor alignment issues to make your teeth appear straighter without having to spend months wearing braces.
What Can I Expect During the Procedure?
You will first require an initial consultation with your cosmetic dentist in Melbourne to ensure that you are a candidate for the treatment. Generally, if your underlying teeth are healthy, you can benefit from veneers.
During the first phase of your treatment, your teeth will be cleaned. Then, a small amount of enamel is removed to ensure that the veneers will sit flush on your teeth and to create a secure bond. Digital impressions are then taken to create your veneers with precision and accuracy. They will be made to meet your exact specifications in a dental lab for a flawless smile.
While you wait for them to be ready, temporary ones are bonded in place. In about two weeks, you will return to your dental office to have your permanent ones bonded. Now, you will have the radiant smile that you have always wanted.
To protect your investment, it is best to maintain your oral hygiene using nonabrasive products and regular appointments with your dentist. While the veneers are strong and durable, they can break. As a result, it is best to avoid using your teeth as tools, such as to open packages.
Get a Beautiful Smile Today
Stop feeling insecure about your smile. Contact your dentist in Melbourne to see if porcelain veneers are right for you.
About Dr. Ronald E. Richardson
Dr. Ronald E. Richardson is committed to creating healthy, beautiful smiles using advanced dental procedures. In addition to general dentistry, he offers cosmetic services, including porcelain veneers. If you are ready to transform your smile, contact our office today to schedule your consultation.