Veneers in Piara Waters
Have a brighter, whiter smile with affordable veneers from Piara Waters Dental.
What Are Veneers?
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, veneers may be a great way to improve their look.
Veneers are thin shells that cover the front tooth surface and can dramatically alter their appearance. They’re created from porcelain or resin composite materials bonded to natural teeth to correct flaws such as cracks, chips, stains, or gaps between teeth.
At Piara Waters Dental, our experienced team will work with you to develop an individual treatment plan that’s tailored to your needs and desires so that you can achieve a stunning new smile. We’ll even help you choose from our extensive range of affordable dental cosmetics options so that your smile will exceed all expectations.
5 Amazing Benefits Of Veneers
Unless you told someone you'd had cosmetic dental work, they wouldn't have a clue. Veneers look and feel like your natural teeth. It will boost your self-esteem and confidence in your smile.
They are stain-resistant
Veneers are stain-resistant, but that does not mean they can be handled carelessly. Beverages and foods that contain acids or sugars may erode the enamel of a veneer. It's essential to maintain excellent oral hygiene habits so they won't wear down prematurely.
Covers chips, cracks, and discolouration
Dental porcelain veneers may be used to repair minor, aesthetic concerns that are visible when you smile or talk. During a dental visit, your dentist will determine if you're a good candidate for veneers.
Only a thin layer of enamel is removed
In contrast to dental crowns, temporary veneers require only a thin layer of enamel to be removed. It will appear odd and bulky when the veneers are bonded to a tooth that has not removed the enamel layer.
Why Choose Piara Waters Dental For Veneers
Discoloured or stained teeth – We consume dark-coloured substances daily, such as coffee or red wine, as well as medicines like tetracycline that change our tooth colour. Changes in your food or medications, even minor ones, might have a significant impact on your oral health. With the aid of cosmetic dentistry, you may restore your teeth, and veneers are an excellent procedure to get your beautiful smile back.
Teeth worn down – Porcelain veneers are thin and made of solid material that is long-lasting if given proper care and good oral hygiene, as well as regular visits to the cosmetic dentist. They may be used to conceal dental imperfections without affecting the appearance of teeth like a dental crown would. Porcelain veneers might be a good choice when you have lost too much tooth enamel from grinding or clenching.
Damaged or broken teeth – The aging process can damage teeth. They are prone to chips, cracks, and enamel erosion, leaving them susceptible to further damage. Porcelain veneers cover any uneven edges or worn areas of the tooth, preventing them from further deterioration.
Tooth misalignment, irregular shape, or uneven spacing – Whether the teeth have an uneven shape or are misaligned, dental veneers are a popular treatment that can provide a more even appearance while making the teeth appear more natural. They may even out minor flaws in your teeth’s form, size, or colour that were caused by genetics or aging. Porcelain is the most popular material for dental restorations because of its durability and resistance to wear. Each patient’s veneers are created to match their preferences and appear consistent with what they want their smile to resemble.
Dental gaps – Veneers are an effective method of hiding gaps and flaws in teeth without the need for extensive dental work. They’ll conceal any gap between your teeth while also adjusting them to match the colour or form of your natural tooth for a more beautiful appearance.
The most common long-term cosmetic solution for teeth is porcelain veneers. They come in a variety of shades to match the real tooth colour. It has a stain resistance advantage over composite materials and could last up to ten to fifteen years. These are made at a dental laboratory using the patient’s dental impression.
Before the treatment, your dentist will first ensure that any viable, healthy tooth is in good shape. Before placing the porcelain veneer, your natural tooth will be prepared by removing a thin layer of the natural tooth enamel.
With composite resin veneers, you can have a beautiful smile for less than it would cost to have porcelain veneers. The material and appearance are similar to the composite material used for tooth-coloured cavity fillings.
Direct composite veneers are the ideal option for those on a budget who want to look natural. They can be created in minutes and resemble your natural teeth without costing as much as conventional dental work. These are directly sculpted on the teeth in the dentist’s office instead of being created in a dental laboratory, so it is an option for patients who don’t have time or want quick procedures. In addition, composite resin veneers last for five to seven years.
People who have significant cosmetic concerns with their smiles are good candidates for porcelain veneers.
Severely Discoloured Teeth
Those with stained teeth often choose porcelain veneers. You can use them to cover virtually any type of stain, including those caused by old fillings or tooth decay that don’t respond well to whitening because of the extent and depth of the discolouration.
Minor Cosmetic Issues
A porcelain veneer can conceal many dental imperfections, such as cracks, chips, or misshapen teeth. Some problems can also be corrected by dental bonding, but the results won’t look natural.
Numerous Aesthetic Issues
Porcelain veneers are one of the most common procedures due to their flexibility. For example, you may have slightly crooked teeth that need to be corrected with traditional braces, severely discoloured teeth from coffee consumption, dark-coloured foods, and broken teeth that may need restoration.
With just one treatment, porcelain veneers can address all three of your dental problems. Consider how much time and money you’ll save with only one dental treatment rather than three.
Healthy teeth and gums
Cosmetics are one of the most common ways to change one’s appearance. However, you must have healthy gums and teeth to receive dental treatment. Nevertheless, you could still get veneers after receiving restorative therapy for these problems.
Adequate Tooth Enamel
Veneers made of porcelain adhere to your teeth’s enamel. In this procedure, part of the enamel is removed to make room for a layer of porcelain. The underlying enamel is left intact. It will be impossible for the veneer to bond to the tooth if you don’t have enough healthy tooth structure.
Changing your teeth’s appearance with traditional veneers is a popular solution. The cosmetic procedure usually improves aesthetic flaws and creates a more attractive smile, but veneers are pretty pricey, so many people can’t afford them. You can also consider these other options to improve the look of your teeth if you aren’t sure about veneers or if you want an affordable alternative:
Patients who only want to make their teeth whiter without having any other aesthetic concerns might prefer tooth whitening rather than porcelain veneers. Teeth whitening is less expensive and may lighten teeth by up to eight shades.
Teeth whitening procedures only work on external stains caused by smoking, coffee, red wine and soda. Whitening treatments will not repair tooth colouration resulting from trauma or amalgam fillings in the teeth.
Cosmetic bonding is a simple dental procedure that dentists can use to repair dental imperfections such as chips and cracks. The material used in the restoration is similar to that utilized in cavities fillings. The dental specialist generally applies a resin similar in colour to your natural tooth for dental bonding. It can be shaped to fill in the gaps and smooth surfaces. It’s a form of repair used on fractured teeth, which prevents additional harm from tooth decay by filling in the cracks.
Dental crowns are used to cover an entire tooth that has been damaged structurally or weakened and is therefore unsuitable for veneers. They’re attached to provide additional structural stability and support to teeth. They can also be utilized to prevent future decay or repair underlying dental problems on a single tooth.
A significant layer of the enamel will be removed to fit the crown. It is an invasive procedure that was initially created for longevity and function rather than visual appeal. If you’re searching for a cosmetic solution, dental porcelain veneers are the way to go.
Clear Aligner treatment
Clear aligners are a revolutionary new way to straighten your teeth and get the smile you’ve always wanted. It’s critical for the treatment to be done in stages, and it requires a sequence of aligners or trays to be worn one after another. The therapy may take six months or more for some people, while others require up to 20 months.
A clear dental retainer is a removable device that sits on the teeth and substitutes traditional braces. Orthodontic treatment appliances, such as clear retainers, are less noticeable than conventional orthodontic appliances, but they can’t treat all types of problems.
Veneers are strong and durable, lasting ten to fifteen years when cared for properly. Here are a few things you can do to maintain your veneers and keep them looking good.
Use a soft-bristled toothbrush
Dental cement is used to secure the veneers. The tooth bonding should be allowed to set for at least one week after the cosmetic treatment. Once the tooth bonding has been set, you can resume a regular oral hygiene routine. Brush your teeth gently with a soft-bristled toothbrush and use toothpaste with a gentle formula that removes stains without abrasion. Avoid abrasive toothbrushes and toothpaste, which could damage your veneers’ polish
Maintain good dental hygiene
Practice a good dental hygiene regimen, and you will be able to keep your veneers in good
Do not consume stain-causing foods & drinks
Stains are less likely to affect porcelain veneers; however, the dental cement that keeps them in position is not. If you consume beverages with caffeine content, like coffee or soda, this might cause discolouration or yellowing on your teeth’s edges. Therefore, to minimize the likelihood of stains forming on your teeth, drink with a straw or avoid these beverages entirely.
Avoid teeth grinding and clenching
Your teeth and veneers can be damaged if you grind or clench your teeth. It will cause the porcelain to break down and will wear out the veneers. To avoid further damage caused by this habit, you should consult with a dentist about treatment options.
Regular dental checkups
Keep your mouth healthy by visiting your dentist every six months. It will guarantee that your teeth and gums remain healthy, allowing you to address any dental concerns before they become a serious problem.
Do not chew on objects
Although porcelain veneers are strong, they are not as hardy as natural teeth. Chewing hard things like ice, fingernails, pens and pencils is not recommended. If you chew on a hard item, your veneers may get chipped or damaged.
Do not smoke or use tobacco products
You should not smoke or use tobacco products to maintain the appearance and health of your veneers. Veneers can become stained and discoloured with time when you smoke.