Porcelain & Minimal-Prep Veneers in Marion
Turn your so-so smile into something sensational with porcelain or minimal-prep veneers. The cosmetic dentists at Bruner Dental offer custom solutions to eliminate dental flaws and bring out the best in your smile. Flawless smiles may not be something you were born with, but at Bruner Dental, our skilled cosmetic dentists and dentistry team will partner with you to create the beautiful smiles you deserve. We offer a wide array of cosmetic dentistry services, and during a cosmetic dental consultation, we will help you develop a personalized care plan to deliver the desired results. Veneers are some of our most popular cosmetic solutions. They can be used to completely transform your smile in just a few short trips to our office. We offer both traditional porcelain veneers and minimal-prep veneers in our Marion dentistry office. If you want to learn more about any of our cosmetic dentistry services, contact us to schedule your consultation appointment today. We’ll review your cosmetic dentistry options and help you to determine whether or not veneers are the right option to create your picture-perfect smile.
What are Dental Veneers?
Veneers are thin sheaths of porcelain that fit over the front facing surfaces of teeth to correct and conceal any number of smile flaws. Veneers are used to alter tooth width, length, shape, and color. Custom veneers are handcrafted in our dental lab from luminous, stain-resistant porcelain. We offer both traditional and minimal-prep veneers for our Marion dentistry patients.
Traditional Porcelain Veneers
Traditional porcelain veneers resemble a fingernail in size and shape prior to placement. In order to allow these veneers to fit into the natural smile line, we need to remove a layer of your natural tooth enamel.
Minimal-prep veneers are also crafted from quality porcelain. These veneers are only the size of contact lens before they’re in place. That means we don’t need to remove much, if any, surface tooth enamel to allow the veneer to lay flat within your smile. The process to place this type of veneer is often reversible, which means that the dentist can remove your minimal-prep veneers if you decide to return to your original smile.
How are Veneers Placed?
Veneers are placed over the course of two appointments in our Marion dental office. At your first visit, we will prepare teeth by removing a layer of surface enamel when necessary. Then, we capture impressions of the teeth. For patients who needed to have surface enamel removed, we’ll place temporaries. Next, our lab will get to work creating your traditional or minimal-prep veneers. When we receive the final restorations from our lab, you’ll return to exchange your temporaries for the flawless, custom veneers.
Who Should Consider Veneers?
Any patient who wants to conceal chips, cracks, stains, and gaps in teeth should consider traditional or minimal prep veneers. These cosmetic dentistry solutions allow our team to create a flawless smile in just two short trips to our office rather than undergoing lengthy or invasive treatment plans. Veneers are also budget-friendly compared with more advanced restorative, cosmetic, and orthodontic treatments.
How do I Care for My Veneers?
Once your traditional or minimal-prep veneer is in place, you can go right back to brushing and flossing as usual. You may want to use softer toothbrushes or less abrasive toothpaste to avoid wearing down the porcelain more quickly. A waxed floss or water flosser may also be beneficial to avoid pulling around the edges of your veneers which may unintentionally dislodge them. Visiting our office two times each year is also essential. This gives us the opportunity to examine your veneers regularly for signs of damage and help you keep them functional and looking great as long as possible.
How Much do Veneers Cost?
The cost of porcelain veneers depends in large part on the number of teeth you’re going to treat and whether you choose traditional or minimal-prep veneers. During your cosmetic dentistry consultation, we will walk you through the pricing of your plan and help you to budget for the treatment of your individual treatment. We also work with third party financiers who may be able to offer low or no interest financing plans to cover the cost of your veneer treatment plan.