When teeth are badly stained, shaped, or crooked, our dentists at McGregor Dental located near North Fort Myers will often suggest porcelain veneers to improve a patient’s smile. We offer amazing, state-of-the-art porcelain veneers as part of our cosmetic dental procedures, which also include tooth whitening, laser teeth bleaching, and cosmetic restorations. Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color and shape. Our South Fort Myers dentists use porcelain veneers because they have a longer life expectancy and color stability than dental bonding.
For patients who want to mask undesirable defects on their teeth, the dentists at McGregor Dental will usually recommend porcelain veneers. Whether your teeth are stained by tetracycline, an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, you can benefit from cosmetic dentistry at McGregor Dental. Additionally, veneers can be used on teeth with uneven surfaces or teeth that are chipped, oddly shaped, or unevenly spaced.
When you come to visit your South Fort Myers cosmetic dentist, Dr. Shorack at McGregor Dental it usually involves at least three appointments, including diagnosis and treatment planning, preparation, and bonding. During tooth preparation, your teeth will be lightly buffed to allow for the thickness of the veneer. The final bonding visit to McGregor may take a few hours and a special cement will apply the veneer to your teeth. A two-week period of adjustment will follow as you get used to the change of the size and shape of your new teeth. For more information about porcelain veneers, visit McGregor Dental in Florida!