Today’s message focuses on an effective and versatile cosmetic dental procedure — porcelain veneers in Boise. Veneers are individual covers for the front part of your teeth. They are an exceptional way to repair a myriad of tooth imperfections such as chips, stains, yellowing, unattractive shape or minimal misalignment.
Have you ever thought about getting a minimally-invasive fix for a tooth without getting an entire crown? Porcelain veneers in Boise are your solution! Super-strong, tooth-colored porcelain laminate is shaped into thin shells and custom-fitted for each patient’s unique set of teeth.
How many veneers should you get? This depends on how many teeth you want to improve and the overall condition of your teeth. Dr. Blaisdell will counsel you on the most successful strategy. The thickness, shade, alignment, and shape of your teeth impact the final result as well as whether you have any gum recession. Veneers are matched to your existing teeth so they will blend seamlessly, but if you are planning to treat several teeth, you definitely want to have them fabricated in the same “batch” at the lab.
The first step in the veneer process is to make a model of your teeth to work from. After that, a dental technician will use the model to manufacture the veneers to the specific size, shape, color, and degree of translucency. Many patients wonder if veneers are as durable as their natural teeth. Though the veneer tooth-prep process weakens the tooth very slightly, with proper care, veneers can last up to 15 years. Dr. Blaisdell will advise you in detail on proper care of porcelain veneers in Boise.
Porcelain veneers are more durable than dental bonding, which is sometimes used to fix the same types of imperfections. Dental bonding generally has a shorter life span than veneers, so keep this in mind when comparing the relative costs of the two procedures. If you are looking for a dentist with an artistic eye for flawless porcelain veneers, give Blaisdell Family Dentistry a call.