Veneers are among the leading cosmetic dental procedures that can fix minor dental issues and give you a fuller smile. Data suggests that millions of Americans are choosing veneers to make themselves look and feel better.
In fact, according to one study, the veneer market in the US is estimated to be worth over $581 million in 2021.
At Pacific Highway Dental in Kent, Washington, Dr. Rena Jhuty, DMD, offers a host of general and cosmetic dental procedures for patients of all ages and knows perfectly well how veneers can help improve your image.
In this blog, we’ve put together a list of the most important things you should know about veneers:
Veneers are thin, custom-made shells that Dr. Jhuty applies to the front surface of your teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers can hide chipped, stained, and uneven teeth, and improve their structure.
There are two types of veneers available:
Porcelain is a tooth-colored material that dentists use in multiple procedures, including veneers, as it is very strong and durable. To apply porcelain veneers, Dr. Jhuty will file off part of your tooth enamel and apply the veneers using a bonding agent.
Veneers made of porcelain can last for decades, provided they are well maintained.
Composite resin veneers work just like porcelain veneers. The difference is that composite resin is not as durable as porcelain and, therefore, it is cheaper. When applying composite resin veneers, Dr. Jhuty will also file off less tooth enamel.
Dental veneers are strong and last long provided you maintain them by following a few simple rules and implementing a good oral care routine.
To retain all the benefits veneers offer, you should:
Veneers are a cosmetic dental procedure that can dramatically improve your appearance and offer you renewed confidence in social situations. For more information on veneers, get in touch with Dentist in Kent WA Dr. Rena Jhuty, DMD, at Pacific Highway Dental. Call (253) 529-9434 or visit the office at 27020 Pacific Highway South, Suite C, Kent, WA 98032, and our team will provide all the information you need!