Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneer Dentists In Jackson MIPermanently alter your smile for the better with porcelain veneers. These thin, shell-like coverings are placed over the front of teeth by our Jackson cosmetic dentists for an immediately whiter smile with no chips, gaps, or cracks.

Veneers, however, do require the removal of natural tooth enamel meaning the procedure itself is irreversible once done.

What Are Veneers?

As explained above, veneers are wafer-thin, shells that are custom-made from tooth-colored material such as porcelain. Once they are permanently adhered by our dentists, veneers can dramatically change the color, shape, size, or length, of your teeth.

Reasons for Veneers

Depending on your personal dental situation, you may choose to pursue the veneers procedure for a variety of reasons. It’s important to remember that veneers are a larger commitment in terms of cosmetic fixes so our dentists want you to be sure of your decision.

Porcelain veneers may be right for you if you have:

How Veneers Are Applied

From start to finish, the entire veneers process will require multiple visits to our Jackson dental office. We’ll start with a consultation and listen to your concerns regarding your smile. Once your desires have been determined, our dentists will examine your teeth and possibly take X-rays.

If all looks well, we’ll move forward with preparation. Each tooth receiving a veneer is reshaped and a minimal amount of enamel is removed for a proper fit later on. Our dentists will then take digital impressions of your teeth and send them to an outside dental lab for veneer fabrication.

It typically takes a few weeks for the permanent veneers to be ready. Our dentists will provide you with temporary veneers in the meantime. Once they return to our office, we’ll ask that you come back in for the final application.

The fit and color of the veneers will be examined before each tooth is cleaned, polished, and etched or roughened. The process of etching allows for a stronger bond in the end. We’ll then apply a special cement to permanently place the veneer and use a light to further establish the bond.

Give Us a Call Today

Our cosmetic dentists in Jackson, MI, are here to make your smile dreams come true. If you’re ready to talk about veneers and how they can transform your look, call The Dental Experience at (517) 787-5367 to request an appointment.