Dental Health and Veneers
Are you looking for cosmetic dentistry procedure for improving the appearance of your teeth and smile? Have you heard of dental veneers? The dental veneers in Omaha, NE are wafer-thin shell custom made for you in tooth-colored material. Veneers are designed for covering the front surface of the teeth for improving your appearance. The shells are bonded to the front of the tooth which changes the shape, size, length, and color of the teeth.
Types of Problems Fixed by Dental Veneers Are:
- Discolored or stained teeth which are caused by excessive exposure to fluoride, root canal treatment, presence of large resin filling, consuming staining food and beverages.
- Chipped or broken teeth
- Worn down teeth
- Misaligned, uneven, or irregularly shaped teeth
- Teeth with gaps
The Procedure for Dental Getting Dental Veneers:
- Diagnosis and treatment planning
The first step is participating actively. You must explain the dentist in Omaha, NE, 68132 the results that you are trying to achieve. The dentist will also examine your teeth and dental health to determine if you are eligible for getting the dental veneers. Some x-rays and impressions of your teeth will also be taken.
For preparing the tooth for veneers, the dentist will remove millimetre of the enamel from the tooth surface which is equal to the thickness of the veneer. The dentist may numb the area before removing the enamel. Impression of your tooth will be taken for making your veneers in the lab and it may take 2-4 weeks for getting ready. Temporary veneers can also be placed by the dentist.
Before permanently cementing the veneers, the dentist will place it temporarily to see the fit and the color. The veneers may be trimmed for getting perfect fit. The tooth will be cleaned, polished and etched. The special cement will be applied on veneer and it will be placed over the tooth. A light beam will be applied to veneer for activating the cement and hardening it quickly. You may be called for follow up check up after few days.