Porcelain veneers can be used to address tooth damage or improve the appearance of your natural smile. In most cases, porcelain veneers can be used to address tooth chips, cracks, and gaps between the teeth. Porcelain veneers can also be used as an alternative to professional teeth whitening. Certain stains and discoloration do not respond to professional bleaching agents.
All About Porcelain Veneers
What are porcelain veneers?
Porcelain veneers are made from a thin, high-quality ceramic material that is custom designed to match your existing teeth or natural appearance. Porcelain veneers are permanently bonded to the visible portions of your teeth.
How long do porcelain veneers last?
Porcelain veneers can last many years. To ensure your veneers stay in great shape, patients should follow their aftercare instructions and schedule routine visits to our Owings Mills dental office.
How do I take care of my veneers?
Patients should follow a healthy oral hygiene routine, visit the dentist regularly, and receive regular professional dental cleanings. Talk to your dentist about developing an oral hygiene routine that works for you. Although porcelain veneers are stain and decay resistant, it is important that patients to take preventive action.
How long is the porcelain veneers process?
The porcelain veneer process will require several visits to our Owings Mills dental office, beginning with your consultation with Dr. Silverman to plan your beautiful, new smile. The porcelain veneers process usually takes about 2-3 weeks.
What issues can porcelain veneers address?
Porcelain veneers can address discolored teeth, chipped teeth, fractured teeth, gapped teeth, and crooked teeth.
How can I schedule an appointment?
If you would like to learn more about porcelain veneers, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Silverman. Dr. Silverman can work with you to determine if porcelain veneers are right for you. To schedule an appointment, call (410) 356-8400 or request an appointment online.