Scottsdale, AZ (PressExposure) May 18, 2009 -- Nowadays the quest for white teeth is everyone's struggle. It seems that they are not contented with their white teeth. The color of teeth of celebrities and film stars are the envy of everybody. Most people observe proper dental hygiene through visiting dentist at least twice a year and others uses whitening toothpaste. Individuals who can afford the technology seek information about cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry includes several procedures including the cosmetic dentistry veneers.
Cosmetic dentistry veneer is used to cover up yellowish teeth with pure white porcelain cap. A dental veneer is set on the enamel of the tooth thus, remarkable restoration is provided. Dental technicians together with the porcelain strips to correct even tiniest imperfection construct this porcelain cap. Porcelain veneers can give every client a dental make over however, they are expensive and the frequent clients are celebrity. Porcelain is a brittle material but it adds strength to a veneer that yields completely beautiful and natural looking teeth. The very high cost of porcelain veneers is compensated by its effect that lasts for about ten to fifteen years.
A veneer is a time consuming process that requires several visits because it have to be molded perfectly to the size and shape of your teeth. Although porcelain veneer has crushing strength ability, foods that requires twisting or gnawing action should be avoided. Apart from the good side of using veneer, there are also disadvantages using porcelain veneers. One is the potential to break off and cannot be repaired that is why the only resort is to have new one. Secondly, the procedure is not a reversible process because a small amount of enamel from your teeth is removed before setting a porcelain veneer. That is why your teeth will be aesthetically unpleasant without veneers and tooth sensitivity increases especially to cold and hot beverages but may be momentary.
Another type of veneer is the composite or direct veneer that is likewise too expensive and you may spend for each tooth hundred dollars. Each composite veneer is applied to the tooth separately and directly, however, the procedure can be done in one session. Inconvenience about this veneer is the painful effect to the patient while undergoing the process.
Cosmetic dentistry veneer is more advantageous than dental crowns because there is no need for tooth extraction. Veneer is bonded on the front teeth for cosmetic restoration; however, minor contouring work is required. It can be used together with crown for those individual with too damaged teeth.
For most people the disadvantage of veneers is outweighed by the benefits it offers. This procedure will change your outlook in life. It will boost your self-confidence and you can proudly flash your sparkling smile anytime anywhere. To obtain this success and satisfaction, it is just right to seek advice about cosmetic dentistry to know the right procedure that suits you.