Glendale Cosmetic Dentist Explains the Variety of Uses of Dental Veneers

Written by Dr. McKay on Sep 6, 2011

Patients today have more options than ever when considering cosmetic dentistry options. Our Glendale cosmetic dentists work hard to help our patients determine what cosmetic procedure will work best for their unique situations. Every patient should find a cosmetic procedure that fits their desired results, timeline, and budget. Dental veneers are a versatile option, which many patients find beneficial because they can address a variety of dental concerns at once. Rather than dealing with many different cosmetic procedures over the course of months or years, patients can have a Hollywood smile quickly with dental veneers.

Veneers are thin layers of porcelain that are attached directly to dental enamel. They correct a number of common cosmetic problems including:

• Discolored teeth—dental veneers are white and bright. They can even be used to cover tetracycline or fluorosis stained teeth.
• Chipped or broken teeth—dental veneers can be personally shaped to perfect the appearance of misshapen or damaged broken enamel.
• Worn down teeth—as teeth age they become thinner and yellower looking. They can also become shorter and worn down at the edges. Dental veneers can correct the shape and color of worn down teeth.
• Large gaps between teeth—if patients don’t want to spend time closing dental gaps using orthodontics, dental veneers can be used to close these same spaces.

As you can see, dental veneers can help you achieve a total smile makeover, or correct a singular cosmetic problem depending on your cosmetic goals. Whether you’re looking for a whiter, brighter smile, or more perfectly aligned teeth, dental veneers may be the option for you. Give our Glendale cosmetic dentists a call if you have any questions—we can talk to you about all of your dentistry options. As always we can be reached at (818) 334-2974.