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Jul 2017
20th
 

Five Reasons to Consider Porcelain Veneers

Damaged teeth don t just look unsightly, they can also cause a great deal of pain in your mouth. If your teeth are chipped, stained, or have unsightly gaps, then they may not just be causing you some discomfort, they could also make it difficult for you to eat, brush your teeth effectively, and knock your self-confidence. Everybody wants the perfect smile, and thankfully, it s easier than ever to achieve with the help of a good cosmetic dentist or orthodontist. We ve listed some of the best reasons to get porcelain veneers to help restore your smile and give you your self-confidence back. #1. Easy Procedure: You may think that getting porcelain veneers is a long, drawn-out procedure that means a lot of visits to the dentist, but thankfully, this couldn t be further from the truth. Today, dental technology has become so advanced that many treatments that once seemed impossible can now be done in just one or two sessions in the dentist s chair. In the case of porcelain veneers, there is often minimal preparation of the tooth necessary, allowing you to achieve the perfect smile quicker than ever with a treatment that is often completely reversible. #2. Prevent Further Tooth Damage: If you suffer with cracked or chipped teeth, then it doesn t just look bad when you smile damage to your teeth can worsen over time, leading to excruciating pain and sensitivity when eating or simply going about your daily life. Chips and cracks to the teeth can be covered up entirely with porcelain veneers, helping to prevent any further damage and keeping your teeth safe and protected underneath. #3. Fix Misaligned Teeth: If your teeth are crooked, misaligned, or have large gaps in between them, then you may have considered getting braces to repair this and achieve the perfectly straight set of teeth that you want. However, repairing misaligned teeth with braces can take many months or even years, along with being both painful and uncomfortable to deal with, especially when braces are tightened, for example. Along with that, many adults who work in professional positions are uncomfortable about getting traditional braces to fix their teeth. Veneers offer a suitable alternative; they can be placed over any crooked teeth to reduce the size of gaps and create a correctly aligned smile. #4. Painless Procedure: In most cases, getting porcelain veneers fitted to your teeth is a quick and easy procedure that won t cause you any pain. If you are worried about going to the dentist because of the pain, then you ll be glad to hear that veneers could be an ideal option for you. In most cases, an anaesthetic won t be required since the procedure does not usually cause any significant discomfort or pain to the patient. #5. Restore White Teeth: As we get older, tooth staining is often inevitable bad habits such as smoking can seriously stain the teeth, whilst the foods we eat and beverages that we drink can also play a part. In as little as three visits to your cosmetic dentist, porcelain veneers can be fitted to cover up unsightly staining and improve your smile with bright, white teeth.

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