Your Beginner’s Guide to Dental Veneers

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If you’re new to cosmetic dental procedures and which will be best in your smile restoration, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to give you the basics to dental veneers and show you why it may be just what you need to restore that beautiful smile of yours.

What exactly are dental veneers?

Dental veneers, also known as porcelain veneers, are thin, custom-made tooth colored shells that are designed to cover the front surface of a chipped or discolored tooth to improve its overall appearance.

What are the advantages?

Veneers have several advantages and disadvantages. Some of the advantages include: a natural tooth appearance, gum tissue tolerance, stain resistant (porcelain) and color selection to make teeth appear whiter.

How much do they cost?

Veneer price is something to always to take into consideration, as it is with any other dental cosmetic procedure. The price for veneers depends on the extent of the procedure, the material used for the veneer, your location and dental insurance. Most insurance providers do not cover the cost for veneers, but it is always a good idea to speak with an insurance representative before ruling it out. Veneer cost can range anywhere $500 to $1,300 per tooth being treated.

How long do they last?

Depending on the care you give, veneers can last anywhere from 5 to 10 years. To ensure the life and quality of your veneer, visit your dentist every six months for cleanings as well as brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily.

For further information on dental veneers, please give our office a call today at 209-667-7889!