Veneers can be a great way to improve the look of your smile. Your veneers are custom-crafted to look like your existing teeth and fit seamlessly.
A veneer is a thin covering for the front of your tooth made of porcelain or composite resin. They can be used to cover:
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DietAvoid foods that can permanently stain or damage your smile. Just chewing on hard foods or items - like ice, pens, and pencils - can greatly harm your veneers and teeth. Once they are damaged, stained, or unintentionally altered in any other way, your veneers might stand out and not look as natural.
Oral HygieneTo keep your teeth healthy and clean, the American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day. And flossing should be done daily to remove bacteria and plaque that can cause your teeth to decay. Dirty and decaying teeth can stand out from your teeth with veneers and may cause unwanted attention.
Dental VisitsIt is important to see the dentist to ensure your veneer is placed right and withstanding your normal life. Adjustments that only the dentist can make may need to be made to your veneer.
If you are unhappy with the look of your smile or worried that a crack in a tooth might get worse, veneers may be a good option for you. Since veneers are not right for all patients, you should make an appointment with a dentist to review your oral health and dental options. Be sure to mention your specific expectations and desired results.