Transform Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers in Zionsville
If you’re like the millions of US adults who are unhappy with some aspect of their smiles, you may think that cosmetic dentistry is just something for the rich and famous. At Trinity Dental, Angelo M. Julovich, DDS and his Zionsville dentistry team believe that every patient deserves to have a smile they’re proud to share. We offer a wide array of cosmetic dentistry services to brighten, straighten, and perfect the most flawed smile. Call our Zionsville dental office to schedule your cosmetic dentistry consultation. Dr. Julovich will evaluate your smile and help you create a personalized cosmetic dentistry plan to meet your needs.
What are Veneers?
Veneers are thin sheaths of dental grade porcelain affixed to the front facing surfaces of teeth to correct and conceal flaws, creating a gorgeous smile. No cosmetic dentistry solution is right for every patient, but porcelain veneers are a versatile option. They allow us to correct chips, cracks, stains, and gaps in teeth with one, simple solution.
How are Porcelain Veneers Placed?
Porcelain veneers are placed over the course of two dental appointments. During your initial visit, we’ll numb the area to be treated. Then, a small amount of surface tooth enamel is removed. This allows the veneer to lay flat within your natural smile line. Next, we capture bite impressions of the prepared teeth. We’ll use these impressions, digital x-rays, and advanced software to create a porcelain veneer design. This design is sent to the dental lab where your custom veneer is crafted. Before you leave, we’ll place a temporary veneer. This allows you to get used to the look and feel of your veneer and protects the teeth until your final restoration arrives. When we receive the custom porcelain veneer from our trusted dental lab, you’ll come back for your second appointment. During your second visit, we’ll remove the temporary and replace it with a flawless custom porcelain veneer. The veneer is bonded into position, leaving you with a gorgeous smile.
How Long Will My Veneers Last?
With proper care, your porcelain veneers will remain in place for five to fifteen years. Additionally, quality dental grade porcelain is stain resistant. That means you can continue to enjoy coffee, red wine, and other darkly colored foods and drinks without worrying about ruining your veneers.
Do I Need to Care for Porcelain Veneers Differently?
You won’t need to make many changes to your oral health care routine. We may recommend a switch to a softer toothbrush or less abrasive toothpaste. Otherwise, you should continue brushing teeth twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting our team every six months for dental checkups and teeth cleanings. You should also take care to use mouthguards as directed to protect teeth from damage due to teeth grinding and clenching or during athletic competition.