What Veneers Can Do for Your Smile
By Milford Dental Group
December 31, 2020
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: veneers  

Dissatisfied with your smile? It's healthy but flawed in many ways. At Milford Dental Group, Dr. Peyman Belgi and Dr. Nina Raeisian meticulously care for oral health and ensure their Milford, MA, patients love their smiles. They offer an in-demand cosmetic treatment: porcelain veneers. These laminates resurface teeth for a celebrity smile that really shines.

What are porcelain veneers?

Porcelain veneers are custom-crafted dental laminates. Thin, tooth-shaped, and lifelike in color, veneers bond to the front of teeth marred by:

  • Hairline cracks
  • Irregular shape and size
  • Pits
  • Craze lines
  • Chips
  • Deep stains

Some defects are acquired. Examples are enamel erosion from acidic foods and teeth clenching. Others are congenital. Examples are peg-shaped lateral incisors and something called enamel hypoplasia, a fairly common structural and aesthetic defect in children's teeth, reports the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD).

Veneers can address all these problems. They work well for teeth that are disease-free and, for the most part, structurally sound. Laminates beautify and reinforce tooth enamel, too.

The veneer treatment

At Milford Dental Group, the veneer process includes:

  1. A conference with Dr. Belgi or Dr. Raeisian to determine your aesthetic goals and appropriate treatment options
  2. A comprehensive oral exam, photos, and X-rays
  3. A treatment plan
  4. Oral impressions for the dental lab
  5. Removal of enamel from the front of each tooth
  6. Temporary laminates to cover the teeth as you wait for your permanent laminates

When you return to the Milford, MA, office for final placement of your veneers, your dentist will take off the temporary ones and use a thin layer of permanent, tooth-colored cement to bond the new ones in place.

Veneer care

Most people adjust their veneers quickly. Plus, they enjoy how easy it is to care for them. Just brush twice daily and floss each day at home. Avoid hard foods, such as ice and nuts, and stop your nail-biting or teeth clenching habits. See your professional team twice a year for a check-up and hygienic cleaning.

Veneers do it all

They give you confidence in your smile, strengthen your teeth, and cover defects perfectly. Learn more by contacting Dr. Belgi or Dr. Raeisian for a cosmetic dentistry consultation at Milford Dental Group in Milford, MA. Phone the office today at (508) 482-0028.