If you have a tooth that is cosmetically damaged, or want to have a dramatic improvement to the look of your smile, you may be a good candidate for getting dental veneers. At our dental practice, Roger Curtiss, DDS, our expert cosmetic dentist, Dr. Roger D. Curtis, can provide you with top-notch East Northport New York dental care, which may include treatment with porcelain veneers.
Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain which are made to cover the front of the tooth to improve its cosmetic appearance. A patient can get one dental veneer to fix the appearance of a damaged tooth, or get several porcelain veneers to provide the patient with a smile of his or her dreams. Dental veneers are a cost-effective way to improve the appearance of your smile, or of one particular tooth. Porcelain veneers are permanently attached to the front of the tooth, and are made to last for many years. Although porcelain veneers are extremely thin, they are also extremely strong. Our dentist will want to assess your individual dental situation and let you know if porcelain veneers are the best way to correct your cosmetic dental problem, and if you should indeed receive this type of East Northport New York dental care. If it is found that a tooth also needs to be strengthened, our dentist will most likely recommend instead that you get a porcelain crown, which will cover the tooth on all sides, thereby strengthening the tooth. Porcelain veneers are used to fix many different cosmetic dental problems including: teeth that are too short; teeth that have uneven gaps between them; teeth that are chipped; teeth that have surface cracks in the enamel: teeth that are misshapen; teeth that are slightly misaligned; teeth that are discolored and cannot be whitened using traditional dental whitening methods; and many other cosmetic dental problems.
For an appointment to come to our office for expert East Northport New York dental care, contact us today.