Veneers have improved countless smiles across the world! In this blog post, we go over the basics of this versatile cosmetic dentistry treatment to help you decide if it’s worth it.
What Are Dental Veneers?
Dental veneers are thin sheets of a tooth-colored material, either porcelain or resin composite, that adhere to the front of your teeth to alter their shape, color, or size, or to close gaps. Porcelain is the more popular option due to its resistance to staining, durability, and translucence that mimics natural teeth. For those who are embarrassed to show their grin because of small, misshapen, or yellowing teeth, veneers could be the perfect solution to enhance your smile and improve your confidence.
What Is the Veneers Process?
The process of getting veneers will take a few appointments. First, you’ll need to schedule an initial consultation. This is so we can make sure you’re ready for such a permanent change to your smile. We’ll also discuss details of the process and cost. After you’re happy with your individualized treatment plan, your teeth will be prepared. We’ll remove a little bit of enamel to prevent any bulkiness, and take impressions of your teeth. After an artistic ceramist custom-crafts your veneers, we’ll bring you back for their placement. Then, the result is a beautifully bright smile that will last between 10-15 years with proper oral healthcare habits.
How Much Do They Cost?
This depends on your specific case and how many teeth you want to cover. At your initial consultation, we’ll go over your treatment plan and talk about out-of-pocket costs.
We also offer Lumineers® at our Streetsboro office. These ultra-thin wafers of porcelain are even thinner than veneers, don’t require any removal of enamel, and are generally less expensive.
How to Afford Your Dream Smile
To make paying for veneers or Lumineers easier, we offer a variety of payment options. Not only do we accept dental insurance and all major credit cards, we offer an in-house Dental Discount Plan that gives a 25% discount on any treatment. Additionally, we accept CareCreditSM. This financing option splits the amount of your treatment into management payments so you can pay over time, like a credit card for healthcare expenses.
Are Veneers Worth It?
Although this cosmetic procedure can feel like a hefty up-front investment, the results are dazzling and long-lasting! So if you’re tired of hiding your smile, veneers can make a huge positive difference in your quality of life. Not only will you be able to eat, chew, and speak like you do with your natural teeth, you’ll enjoy the beauty a flawless smile!