Tuscaloosa, AL Porcelain Veneers
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder as the old saying goes, and our teeth are no exception. While there are no set in stone rules as to what constitutes a perfect smile, there are a few general factors and characteristics that define healthy, beautiful teeth. But our teeth are constantly under the pressure and strain of normal wear and tear associated with our lifestyle, and everything from the food we eat to the natural aging process. Porcelain veneers offered by William Wagner DMD are a versatile and affordable solution for the most common cosmetic dental imperfections, and your ticket to a new and improved, more attractive smile.
How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile
Veneers can correct mild to moderate size, shape, spacing and stains and discoloration problems caused by trauma or as a side effect of certain medications.
The most common uses for porcelain veneers include:
- Correct mild or moderate chips and cracks
- Close small gaps and alignment issues (significant spacing and bite problems may require orthodontic treatment)
- Change the size or shape of uneven teeth
- Seal a tooth after root canal therapy
- Whiten intrinsic stains and discolorations that can't be removed with professional teeth whitening treatments
How Dental Veneers Work
As their name implies, most veneers are made of a custom designed razor thin layer of porcelain, which is bonded directly onto the surface of your tooth and molded to achieve the desired size and shape. In some cases, a thin layer of enamel may have to be removed to ensure a natural and smooth fit. Porcelain closely matches the color and texture of a natural tooth, making veneers a highly effective but subtle treatment for the cosmetic imperfections that diminish a smile over time.
For more information on veneers and other cosmetic options available in Tuscaloosa, AL, contact Will Wagner DMD Family & Cosmetic Dentistry by calling (205) 759-9588. Schedule an appointment today!