What to expect when considering Dental Veneers

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We live in a click and post age, there is an average of 1000 pictures posted on Instagram every second!

In an age where the world is obsessed with clicking everything and everyone, a lot of importance is given to how we present ourselves and the most charming aspect of every selfie you click is undoubtedly “Your Smile”!

There are multiple factors that make a person conscious of their smile. Pale teeth, tinted teeth, having teeth that are not aligned or teeth that have gaps in between. Dental veneers are the solution for combating all these little cosmetic issues your teeth may have.

What are Veneers?

In generic terminology, veneers are a thin layer of material that is fixed on your front teeth to cover any flaws such as discoloration, deformation, broken edges and gaps. It’s like makeup that adds a layer to your skin making it look perfect.

There are 2 types of veneers available that one can try, Resin based and Porcelain Veneers. The Resin based composite veneers are sculpted and designed by the dentist directly on your teeth real-time. They are then set to harden and take the shape it was formed into.

Porcelain Veneers are like having a whole new set of teeth. The dentist will first take a sample of your enamel to match the set of veneers. This sample along with an impression of your dental structure is then sent to the lab for development. Each veneer is custom fit and made to order. When this set is ready, the dentist then will bond them onto your teeth to bring out the picture perfect smile!

Unlike crowns and implants which are made to cover the entire tooth, veneers are designed to cover the front surface of the teeth.

How much will they cost?

While most insurance companies cover veneers under cosmetic procedure, a dental treatment for the same can cost you anywhere between an average of $800 – $2000 and can last upto 10 – 15 years. Veneers not only act as a cover for your teeth, but they also function like them too.

What is the treatment cycle?

In terms of the procedure, fitting your veneers will mostly take 2 sittings. Since this procedure is surficial, the pain is nominal or not experienced at all. It is also important to understand that veneers do not damage or harm your natural teeth, in-fact they form a protective layer on your teeth that prevent your teeth from any further damage!

Where can I get more information?

You can reach out to your nearest dental clinic and ask them to guide you about the Dental Porcelain Veneers in El Paso. They will be able to guide you and help you with any further queries you may have.