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Veneers

What are veneers?
Veneers are thin tooth colored porcelain shells that are custom-made to cover the front side of your teeth. The use of veneers permits the restoration or enhancement of your current smile.

Whom does a veneer benefit?
Veneers can be used by anyone who wishes to restore stained, discolored, chipped or rough edged teeth, fill gaps between front teeth, or even to create an overall enhanced smile. Also, veneers can improve the smile by changing the color, shape, length or contour of the teeth.

How is it done?
Porcelain veneers are individually created to match or enhance your current smile. Usually, veneers require removing a thin (thinner than a dime) amount of damaged or discolored enamel from the front of the teeth. After this, a mold is made of the teeth and temporary veneers are placed for appearance while the new veneers are made. The fabrication of the new veneers takes days of behind the scenes work, and they are placed on the teeth at a subsequent appointment. Once the new veneers are fabricated they are tried on the teeth to verify fit, form, and appearance, and then they are cemented in place with a very strong adhesive. Some patients may be candidates for porcelain veneers that do not require any removal of enamel. Other patients may be candidates for one-appointment veneers made from composite bonding material. A thorough examination is necessary to determine veneer candidacy and which type of veneer is best for you.

 
3303 Grand Ridge Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Phone: 616-363-3821