Dentist - Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids, MI 49525



By North Park Family Dental
May 27, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers  

If you have imperfections in your teeth, you may wish you could snap your fingers and have a smile you love. Luckily, you can do just that veneerswith help from your dentist and dental veneers. Veneers give you a new look and completely overhaul your teeth to give you a smile you love. Learn more about dental veneers with help from your Grand Rapids, MI dentist at North Park Family Dental.

How do veneers work? 
Veneers transform your smile by simply masking its imperfections. Super-thin shells of porcelain placed over the teeth improve their appearance and correct aesthetic issues. A dental laboratory creates each veneer in-lab, taking extra care to color-match and customize them so they blend in with your natural teeth flawlessly. Your dentist prepares each tooth by shaving a tiny amount of enamel from their surfaces, making dental veneers an irreversible procedure. Veneers last about 20 years with the proper care, and can be replaced or maintained by your dentist as necessary.

What can veneers do for me? 
Veneers are a versatile dental procedure which can help improve the appearance of many imperfections in the teeth. Dental issues which benefit from veneers include:

  • chipped teeth
  • cracked teeth
  • yellowed teeth
  • stained teeth
  • slightly misaligned or gapped teeth
  • uneven teeth
  • oddly-shaped teeth

Though veneers are a powerful dental procedure, they cannot always take the place of the appropriate orthodontic care for alignment or bite issues a patient may require. Your Grand Rapids dentist can help you determine if veneers are right for your mouth.

Caring for Your Veneers
The proper care is crucial to the life of your veneers. However, you will not need to add any steps to your current at-home oral care routine. Caring for your veneers is as simple as caring for your natural teeth. Brush twice daily for at least two minutes. Floss at least once, taking care to use a new length of floss for each quadrant of the mouth to cut down on the spread of bacteria. Additionally, see your dentist at least twice a year for regular dental examinations and cleanings.

A new smile could be as simple as asking your dentist about dental veneers. For more information on dental veneers, please contact Dr. Robert S Dame at North Park Family Dental in Grand Rapids, MI. Call (616) 361-7265 to schedule your consultation for dental veneers today!