Have you ever caught yourself staring at the perfect smiles seen on TV, in the movies, and in magazines . . . Have you ever wondered, “How did they get that perfect, white smile? Odds are, those celebrities were not born with pearly white smiles. These smiles were likely designed and created just for them with the help of a cosmetic dentist. The good news? Anyone can enjoy the perfect Hollywood smile, with the assistance of a cosmetic dentist and porcelain veneers.
Many people realize that a whiter / beautiful smile is a relatively easy way to look younger. Hollywood Smile can give you that, it can be done using many techniques like ( veneers or even smiple teeth whitening ) Check benefits :
- Perfect, Natural, and amazing smile that suits only you.
- Predictable, in other words you will know how your smile will look like.
- Fast Treatment Time (due to cat-cam technique)
Porcelain veneers (also referred to as porcelain laminates) are super thin, custom fabricated shells of tooth colored porcelain designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your smile’s overall aesthetic appearance. These shells are adhesively bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, width, and/or length. Versatile and very strong, porcelain veneers are used in a variety of ways to transform your smile, from complete smile makeovers to repairing a chipped tooth.
Porcelain veneers are custom made from a high quality dental porcelain that has similar light reflecting properties as our natural teeth. Porcelain veneers are excellent at resisting stains and they mimic our natural teeth’s light reflecting properties. They are the cosmetic dentist’s greatest tool for elevating a normal smile to a Hollywood smile.
-Teeth that are stained or discolored. Teeth can become stained or discolored from root canal treatment, from tetracycline or other drugs, excessive fluoride, or the presence of large resin fillings that have discolored over time.
-Teeth that are worn down from use or grinding of teeth.
-Teeth that are broken or chipped.
-Teeth that are misaligned, uneven, or irregularly shaped. Porcelain veneers are sometimes referred to as “Instant Orthodontics”.
-Teeth with gaps or spaces between them. Porcelain Veneers are able to cosmetically close those spaces.
Making the decision to have porcelain veneers is the first step. The entire process usually takes 1-3 visits, one for a consultation and two to make and apply the porcelain veneers. There is sometimes an added appointment following the consultation where the dentist will show the patient a mock up model. This model will be of your teeth where the dentist has waxed onto those teeth what the porcelain veneers will look like on your smile. It is a great visual reference for you to decide the course of treatment for you. This can also be done via software on a computer.
Preparing the Teeth for Porcelain Veneers - A dentist must prepare the tooth surface, where the porcelain veneers to be added. Before beginning, you and your dentist will decide the need for a local anesthetic to numb the area. Next, your dentist will take an impression of your teeth. This model is sent out to a dental laboratory, which in turn constructs your custom porcelain veneer.
Dental Bonding - Before the porcelain veneers are permanently bonded to your tooth, the dentist will check for fit and color by temporarily placing it onporcelain veneers the tooth. If they fit properly and the color shade is correct the dentist will go on to prepare your tooth, your tooth will be cleaned, polished, and etched (this is a process whereby your tooth surface is roughened up chemically at the microscopic level). A special adhesive is applied to the porcelain veneers and the veneer or veneers are methodically placed on your tooth. When the they are in the right position, your dentist will apply a special light to the porcelain veneers. This activates chemicals in the adhesive, causing it to cure. The final steps involve removing any excess adhesive, evaluating your bite and making any final adjustments in the porcelain veneers as needed. Your dentist may ask you to return for a follow-up visit in a couple of weeks. This is to ensure you are happy with the final result as well as checking the gum tissue surrounding the new porcelain veneers.
Call Lebanon Hollywood Smile Dentists, at Smile Center Clinics to find out if the hollywood smile can benefit you.