A Patients Guide to Manhattan Porcelain Veneers


Are you ashamed of your teeth because they are chipped, discolored, and cracked? Thousands of New Yorkers find themselves not wanting to smile because they are embarrassed about their teeth and this in turn can deeply impact their self-confidence. Well, there’s no more reason to cover up your smile because porcelain veneers can help. They cover up unsightly cracks and stains and can help you restore that beautiful smile you’ve always wanted.

Porcelain Veneer Bonding Process
Porcelain Veneers are wafer-thin shells that are applied to the front surface of the teeth.When you choose to have porcelain veneers, your dentist will first take an impression of your teeth to help design the best veneers for your smile. Next, your dentist shaves down about ½ millimeter of the  front tooth surface and sends the impressions to a lab. After several weeks, your porcelain veneers are ready to be placed.  Your dentist uses a special cement to bond the veneers  to your existing teeth.

Reasons to Consider Porcelain Veneers
There are several reasons why you might choose veneers to improve your smile. Some people wish to hide cracked, chipped, and  damaged teeth. Many people choose veneers to cover up severe discolored teeth. Veneers can even help to make crooked teeth look straighter and close gaps between teeth. If you are unhappy with your smile in any way, porcelain veneers may be the right option  for you.

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
Wouldn’t it be nice to laugh without worrying about what other people think about your teeth? That’s what porcelain veneers can do for you. Veneers will help you perceive yourself better and others will perceive you better too.  Porcelain veneers can provide aesthetic benefits as well as improve your dental health. Pertaining to the latter, veneers can protect damaged teeth from sustaining further damage. If you’re interested in porcelain veneers, set up an appointment with Manhattan cosmetic dentist Michael J. Wei, DDS.

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