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By Esthetic Enhancement
February 18, 2020
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: Porcelain Veneers  

For quality cosmetic dental improvements, see your family dentists at Esthetic Enhancement in Olathe, KS. Here, Dr. Anthony Marengo, Jr. and Dr. Jacob Sylvester craft unique aesthetic care plans designed to meet each patient's expectations for a beautiful smile. Porcelain veneers, tooth-shaped shells of lifelike ceramic, are one of the offered treatments. Could they be right for you?

How do you want your smile to look?

If you're like most people, you appreciate an attractive smile. In fact, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry states that the majority of American adults believe a good-looking set of teeth is a wonderful personal asset that helps professional and social interactions.

If this sounds like you, consider how you wish to improve the appearance of your smile. Then, come to Esthetic Enhancement in Olathe to talk to your family dentist. During a consultation, Dr. Marengo or Dr. Olathe will perform a complete exam and take digital images of your teeth. Together, you'll discuss what you'd like to improve and craft an individualized care plan to accomplish your goals.

What are porcelain veneers?

Also known as dental laminates, veneers are thin ceramic covers bonded to the front of healthy, but flawed, teeth. Veneers remake:

  • Tooth size and shape
  • Surface defects, such as pits, fissures, cracks, deep stains and craze lines
  • Color and sheen
  • Gaps and mild overlapping

If veneers are right for you, your dentist will remove some enamel from each tooth receiving a laminate. He'll take oral impressions, photos, and more to detail how your veneers are to be made. A skilled lab technician crafts each laminate, and once they're ready, your dentist bonds them in place using a strong, tooth-colored adhesive.

Benefits of porcelain veneers

There are many benefits to this popular aesthetic treatment:

  1. Realistic shape, size, and color
  2. Durability (veneers even improve tooth strength)
  3. Comfortable bite
  4. Accurate fit
  5. Ease of maintenance

In fact, veneers require no special care. Just brush and floss carefully as you usually do, and see your family dentists every six months. There, they will examine the condition of your veneers as part of your routine check-up and cleaning. Finally, avoid very hard foods, such as candy apples and peanut brittle.

Get ready for a new smile

Contact Esthetic Enhancement for a cosmetic dentistry consultation with Dr. Merengo or Dr. Jacob Sylvester. Your dentist will help you imagine what's possible with porcelain veneers. Phone the office team at (913) 829-9222.