At Integral Dental, Ellice Dental, and Pearl Dental in Winnipeg, we offer porcelain veneers for those patients who want to enhance their smile and appearance. Whether it is the colour or shape of your teeth that is stopping you, porcelain veneers can help you. Our goal is to make you smile confidently.
Veneers are handcrafted and custom-made to fit your smile. Like a contact lens, these paper-thin pieces of porcelain bond to the outside of your natural teeth. A thin layer of enamel from your teeth will be removed to improve the bond. Typically, two visits are be required to apply porcelain veneers. The first visit is to obtain a mould of your teeth and to remove the enamel. During the following visit, the veneers are bonded to your teeth using composite resin cement. Veneers can last as long as 20 years with the best possible care and they can be replaced without difficulty when the need arises.
Veneers are made in a dental laboratory and are fabricated using impressions of your teeth, so they will bear a resemblance to the rest of your teeth. Because of modern day progressions in dentistry, porcelain veneers have become lighter and stronger. Also, they reflect light so that they look like natural teeth making it hard for people to know that you have them.
Advantages of Veneers
Many prefer veneers as they offer a more lasting solution than teeth whitening and a less obtrusive treatment than braces. They can be used to:
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Teeth with veneers need to be flossed and brushed like normal teeth. Though veneers are made to be tough and durable, proper care needs to be taken while eating, chewing, biting, or tearing food as the porcelain veneer can chip.
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, porcelain veneers might be the right choice for you. Schedule an appointment today to discuss your treatment options with our welcoming staff at our Integral Dental, Ellice Dental, and Pearl Dental offices.