How Veneers Can Give You a Celebrity Smile

How Veneers Can Give You a Celebrity Smile

When it comes to correcting smile flaws, few treatments are as versatile as dental veneers. From fixing gaps between teeth to covering yellow stains that don’t respond to teeth whitening, these wafer-thin shells do it all. 

So, if you’ve always longed for a celebrity smile, do what celebrities often do: get dental veneers. Custom-designed and fabricated from porcelain or composite resin, dental veneers can conceal more imperfections than you likely realize. 

The procedure is quick and pain-free. At Northwoods Dental Group in Columbus, OH, Dr. Nathan Klabunde, DDS, has extensive experience transforming smiles with dental veneers. Here, he breaks down everything you need to know.

How veneers can help

Veneers conceal a multitude of issues. Here are some of the most common ones patients of Northwoods Dental Group seek to correct:

With their flexibility and ability to fix a single tooth or your entire smile, veneers sometimes provide an effective alternative to other dental treatments, such as crowns and orthodonture.

What can’t veneers correct?

Veneers are not a viable solution for severely fractured or decayed teeth. Also, if you have gum disease or require a root canal, these issues must be remedied first. Dr. Klabunde conducts a thorough examination, possibly including X-rays, to determine whether veneers are the best option for your problems and goals.

What to expect when getting veneers

Veneers typically require three appointments, from start to finish. Once Dr. Klabunde determines you are a candidate for veneers, he prepares your tooth or teeth by removing a tiny amount of enamel from the surface. This ensures that your veneers lay flush with your natural, neighboring teeth. Next, he takes a mold of your mouth to design your veneer or veneers. You’ll receive a temporary cover in the meantime.

Once your veneers are ready, Dr. Klaubunde checks their fit, making any additional size and shape changes as needed. Finally, he bonds them in place with a special dental cement.

Your celebrity smile

Veneers are custom tinted and shaped to blend with the rest of your smile seamlessly. They are virtually indistinguishable from your natural teeth. 

They require the same care as your natural teeth — just brush twice daily, floss daily, and schedule regular professional cleanings. With proper treatment, veneers usually last 7-15 years.

Are you ready to get the celebrity-level smile you’ve always wanted? Call the Northwoods Dental Group at 614-333-8858, or request an appointment through our website. 

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