Lumineers allow patients to dramatically transform their smiles in a way that’s so easy, there’s no reason to put it off! What makes Lumineers different from traditional dental veneers is that they require very minimal or no preparation at all. Conventional veneers require teeth to be slightly altered before a veneer can be cemented in place, meaning that if a veneer ever breaks or falls off, you’ll need to have a new one put on as soon as possible. Lumineers are completely reversible, because the natural tooth is preserved underneath.
Since there’s no alterations to your teeth that are needed, the treatment can be completed quicker, more comfortably, and with fewer dental visits. All that is needed is an impression of your teeth, which is sent to a Lumineers lab where your custom Lumineers veneers are made. In about 2 weeks, your Lumineers will arrive back at your dental office and ready for placement. A short appointment is all that is needed! Each tooth will be gently conditioned to accommodate long-term bonding with the Lumineer. Once all of the Lumineers have been placed, you’ll have a completely brand-new smile!
Lumineers are semi-transparent veneers that are durable and give the appearance of natural teeth. You can customize your veneers to be the color, shape, and size of your liking, allowing your dentist to correct the appearance of teeth that are stained, misshaped, or even crooked. As the Lumineers are lined up side-by-side across your smile, a brand new smile is created.
In two short visits, you can have the straight, white smile that you’ve always wanted. Set up your consultation and impression appointment today!
Posted on behalf of Dr. Byron Scott, Springhill Dental Health Center
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