Dental veneers in Mount Pleasant, SC, are thin, natural-looking shells that can be placed over your teeth to give you the beautiful, stunning results you desire. They can correct a variety of different issues, like discolored teeth, worn teeth, chipped teeth, and much more.
The process involved in placing a dental veneer is simple and easy. It involves the following steps:
Step No. 1: Diagnosis and treatment planning
When you come into our office, tell your dentist about the goals you want to achieve. That way, she will know exactly what treatment is best for you. If dental veneers are the best option, she will explain the treatment process and will take X-rays of your chompers.
Step No. 2: Tooth preparation
The tooth that is receiving the veneer will then be prepared. Your dentist will prepare the tooth by trimming its front surface, which will make room for the veneer. When your tooth is the right size and shape, your dentist will make impressions of that tooth and will send those impressions to a dental lab to be created. You may be given a temporary veneer while you wait for your custom veneer.
Step No. 3: Veneer bonding
Once your veneer is ready, your dentist will check the size, fit, and color of the product to make sure it provides perfect results. Then, she will clean your tooth and will roughen its surface. This will make the veneer stay in place. When you’re ready, your dentist will apply cement to the veneer and will place it over your tooth. For the best results possible, she will use a special light to harden the cement.
If you’re interested in knowing more about dental veneers, please feel free to call us today at 843-884-1215. Dr. Haefner and our talented dental team are more than happy to help you make the best decision possible for your smile.