We offer a wide array of cosmetic dentistry procedures to meet the unique needs and goals of each patient. In many cases, having the smile of your dreams is much easier and faster than you ever thought was possible. When you look in the mirror, you might see several flaws in your smile. It could be discoloration that does not respond to teeth whitening, chips, fractures, pits, teeth that are turned, or an issue relating to the size or shape of some teeth.
At Hunt Valley Dental, it wouldn’t take multiple treatments to fix these problems; our beautiful porcelain veneers can put you on the fast track to a brand new smile. For patients looking for the ultimate Smile Makeover, porcelain veneers are the ultimate in cosmetic dentistry. At Hunt Valley Dental, we find that a significant portion of the population is looking to improve their smile using veneers.
A porcelain veneer is a thin shell of porcelain that fits over the front of your tooth. They are used to change the size, shape, or color of a tooth. There are many reasons why patients may consider veneers or Smile Makeovers. If their teeth are crooked and don’t want to go through the time and effort needed for orthodontics, veneers may be used to straighten teeth visually. Old fillings which no longer match the tooth or stains in the enamel are also reasons for selecting veneers.
Porcelain veneers are an extremely conservative way to change your smile. Treatment options range from no-prep veneers to preparations similar to a crown. The pre-operative condition of the tooth determines how much tooth structure needs to be removed. After the veneer is bonded to the tooth, it results in a very strong, beautiful tooth. With the proper care, veneers will last for many years.
Dr. Rhodes has undergone extensive, additional training to give his patients the best possible esthetic results. He has trained at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies, one of the premier schools for cosmetic dentistry, which, along with hundreds of satisfied clients, makes Hunt Valley Dental one of the area’s best choices when it comes to porcelain veneers.
Hunt Valley Dentist Discusses What is Involved in Receiving Veneers
Hello. This is Dr. Rhodes from Hunt Valley Dental. In today’s dental minute I’ll be discussing a question I often yet what is involved in receiving a dental veneer. As you may know dental veneers can solve a variety of dental problems. Some of these problems involve crowding, spacing, shape, size, and color. In most instances, veneers can provide a dramatic result in a very short period of time. Every single smile is different. Therefore the exact method may vary from patient to patient. We’ll first take the time to listen to your desires before creating your individual plan. We will also consider the shape of your face and overall appearance when recommending the shape and size of each tooth in order to achieve the most beautiful results. Together we will create a customized plan for your new smile. Patients often ask me how long their new smile will last. With proper care, veneers can last 20 or more years. They are considered a permanent cosmetic solution. When adhered properly to your natural tooth, a dental
veneer will feel and function just like a natural tooth. You may be wondering if it’s possible for a veneer and chip or pop off. While things do happen, it is important for a cosmetic dentist to consider your occlusion or bite to ensure that any problems are addressed prior to placing the veneers. This will add to the lifespan of your dental veneers. We also recommend night guards
for many people to protect their veneers from biting and grinding that many people do while sleeping. I’ve had the joy of completing dozens of dental veneer cases. There is nothing more
exciting than seeing this kind of life-changing transformation. Many of my patients are reported finding new jobs, new friends, and even the love of the life once their smile has been transformed. Studies show that a brighter smile can take 10 years off someone’s appearance. If you have been considering a dental veneer, I would like to invite you in for a complimentary consultation. I look forward to seeing you and I welcome your questions or concerns about dental veneers.