Aging Smile? Look Younger with Porcelain Veneers
April 7, 2017
Has age crept up on you? Have your teeth suddenly become old-looking? After decades of biting, chewing, and serving as the gateway to the rest of your body, your teeth may finally be showing wear and tear that you can’t just brush away. Now is the time to consider your smile makeover options – and porcelain veneers are often the top choice.
Age Is Just a Number When It Comes to a Smile Makeover
Before you say you’re too old to invest in your teeth, remember that people are living longer than ever. Better healthcare and lifestyles have made it possible for people to outlast their teeth, which means cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry are necessary if you want to keep on eating comfortably and speaking clearly.
The one thing that does need to occur before you can go ahead with any cosmetic changes to your smile, porcelain dental veneers or otherwise, is a dental cleaning and check-up. For any cosmetic enhancement to work well and last for a long time, you need a good foundation in your mouth. And that means your teeth and gums must be clean and healthy.
Quite often, patients are unaware that they are in the early stages of gum disease. Periodontal disease treatment may be necessary before any veneer treatment can continue. Gingivitis can present as bleeding or swollen gums, which you may assume are simply signs of brushing or flossing too hard. Regular trips to your Johns Creek dentist will enable him to keep track of your oral health and note changes between exams. Plus, your dentist is trained to recognize oral health problems before you are.
Porcelain Veneers Will Take Years Off Your Face
Besides the fact that a new set of flawless teeth will make you look younger, one of the greatest advantages of porcelain dental veneers is their versatility. Whether you have stained or discolored teeth, cracked or chipped teeth, misaligned or gapped teeth, veneers can correct these problems – all at one time.
Instead of one restorative procedure here and one cosmetic procedure there, porcelain dental veneers get the job done in typically two visits to your Johns Creek dentist. These contact-lens-thin porcelain shells are customized to complement your appearance. Veneers are also carefully made to have translucency so that they reflect light and look like natural teeth.
In shape, size, and shading, veneers will dramatically transform your appearance – not in an obvious way, but in a wonderful way. People you have known for a lifetime will be wondering what you’ve done to make yourself look younger and happier.
Making It Through the Porcelain Veneer Procedure
At Family & Cosmetic Dental Care, we understand that you may be apprehensive about your cosmetic dentistry procedure. Because porcelain veneers take time to carry out and perfect, we are happy to discuss sedation dentistry options. You can “sleep” through the dental work and wake up with a stunning smile makeover.
Contact your Johns Creek cosmetic dentist, Dr. Mitul Patel, to schedule a consultation about porcelain veneers or any other cosmetic dentistry treatment.