What would you say if you could have a brand new smile in just a short dental appointment, with no drilling, filling, or tooth preparation? That’s exactly what no-prep dental veneers have to offer. Without spending time on braces, whitening, bonding or crowns, you can have the appearance of a brand new, straighter, whiter smile in just a couple of short visits with your dentist.
No-prep porcelain veneers are thin porcelain restorations that are bonded directly to the front of your healthy, natural teeth. They’re durable, create the appearance of straight, white teeth, and can correct the appearance of teeth that are broken, crowded, crooked, gapped, discolored or cracked. They’re so minimally invasive, that the entire procedure is also completely reversible!
To have no-prep veneers completed, you will first visit with your dentist for a consultation appointment. At this visit, you’ll discuss what aspects of your smile that you would like to change, such as the appearance of individual or multiple teeth. You’ll also discus the shade and shape of teeth that you would like to have. Your dentist will then create a waxed up model of what your proposed veneers will look like. Once you and your dentist make any final specifications about how your veneers should look, the final restorations will be made at a dental laboratory and ready for delivery within about 2 weeks. Once you arrive back at the office, your dentist will gently condition your teeth and then bond the veneers directly to them. The entire appointment is comfortable, quick, and allows you to walk out of the front door with a brand new smile that you won’t be able to wait to show off.
Posted on behalf of Dr. Hye Park
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