Porcelain Veneers: Get New Smile You Can Show Off

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What are Dental Porcelain Veneers?

A dental veneer is a thin layer of synthetic material (porcelain or composite) that is placed over the tooth’s surface to improve the tooth’s attractiveness in terms of alignment, color or shape. A substantial aesthetic effect can be obtained with a veneer and minimal tooth preparation is required. Even less preparation is required with Lumineers, a special type of super-thin veneer.

Traditional Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are applied to the teeth in 2 visits with the dentist:

Visit # 1: Veneer Preparation

The teeth are prepared by removing 0.3 to 0.5 mm of enamel (the thickness of a fingernail) to allow room for the veneer layer. An impression of the teeth is taken and sent to the specialized dental laboratory that will create the veneers.

Visit #2: Veneer Try-In & Bonding

The appearance and fit of the veneer is checked in your mouth to ensure that it meets with your approval.

Bonding involves all the steps that permanently attach the veneer to the tooth. After a cleaning of the tooth, the veneer is bonded to the teeth with a special dental cement. This cement is then hardened with a blue curing light.

Lumineers® – The Latest Porcelain Veneers Technology

As the leading cosmetic dentist in Creve Coeur, MO, Dr. Schuman is proud to introduce his patients to LUMINEERS®, a painless way to reshape and permanently whiten your smile – clinically proven to last over 20 years.

  • Little or no tooth reduction
  • No shots
  • 2 easy dental visits
  • Permanently whitens

Lumineers® quickly and painlessly correct a variety of issues including restoring chipped teeth, eliminating gaps, aligning crooked teeth, reshaping teeth, and more.

All of this is accomplished within 2 easy visits. After the initial consultation, a mold is taken of your teeth. This mold along with other dental records is sent to a special laboratory.

After the specially-made Lumineers® arrive back at your dentist’s office, your dentist will fit them to your teeth. There is no drilling or shots, and your dentist will shape the Lumineers® on each individual tooth to ensure a good fit and proper function.

Contact Us today to set an appointment with Dr. Schuman in Creve Coeur, MO, near St. Louis.