Dr. Schechter's Dental Discussion

Posts for: June, 2017

By Bruce R. Schechter, D.D.S.
June 07, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Veneers  

A great smile has many factors including the size, color, shape and alignment of the teeth. If you feel your teeth could use some improvementsVeneers then veneers from our professional dentist, Dr. Bruce Schechter in Milford, CT may be the answer for you. He can examine each patient to decide whether or not they are a good candidate for porcelain veneers.

About Veneers

Veneers are thin coverings that are applied over the surface of the teeth. Veneers are super thin and made of a strong porcelain material that serves as a natural tooth enamel substitute. When they are bonded to the teeth by your Milford dentist, they create a natural-looking smile. Porcelain is a great material for this procedure as it doesn’t stain.

Because of advancements in dental technology, these veneers can be made so thin they can’t be detected in the mouth. A small amount of enamel is removed before the new veneers are placed over the surface of the teeth. These veneers can improve the color by restoring the natural white color. They also can improve both shape or size of the teeth that have been worn down from grinding. Spacing and alignment are also corrected with these veneers as they can close small gaps in the teeth.

A model of the teeth is created, and wax veneers are made first to make sure the patients like both the look and the fit. After they agree, the actual veneers are designed and constructed. Temporary veneers are worn during the time they are made. After they are received, the patient returns to the office and they are cemented to the teeth after the initial enamel removal.

To learn more about veneers from Dr. Schechter, your Milford, CT dentist and to schedule a dental examination and consultation, call our office today at 203-878-1787.