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5 Cosmetic Issues We Can Solve with Veneers

Do you long for a stunning “Hollywood” smile? Many of us weren’t born with a ready-for-the-red-carpet smile, but the odds are that most of the celebrities have had some cosmetic help along the way.

Porcelain veneers play a large part in helping celebrity types achieve a perfect smile, but they’re not just a treatment reserved for the rich and famous. Today, many people enjoy the benefits of a better smile thanks to porcelain veneers in Washington, PA.

Veneers – A Brief History

While dental veneers may seem to be a modern innovation, the concept is not new; in 1928 a Hollywood dentist produced the earliest versions of veneers to help create the illusion ...

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Why Porcelain Veneer are a Great Cosmetic Option

When you’re ready to improve your smile, you have almost endless options for doing so. There are several aesthetic procedures available, and they can all be used alone or in combination with each other to provide a customized smile makeover. 

Porcelain veneers are an option that's thought by many to be prohibitively expensive, but that’s not always the case. You may need as few as two veneers to resolve many aesthetic dental flaws. 

What Aesthetic Problems Do Veneers Fix?

A veneer is a tooth-shaped shell of porcelain that is bonded to the front surface of teeth that show when you smile. Since it conceals what is beneath it, your dentist uses porcelain veneers ...

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3 Benefits of Choosing Cosmetic Dentistry to Improve Your Smile

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If you have smile imperfections that you want to address, you are probably focused on the aesthetic results. But you may be surprised to learn about the other benefits that cosmetic dentistry in Washington, PA offers.

1. Renewed Confidence

It’s hard to feel confident when you think that all anyone notices about you is your flawed smile. You may have gotten so used to adjusting for the flaws by hiding your mouth when you’re interacting with others that it’s become second nature.

But knowing your teeth are healthy and attractive gives your confidence a boost and lets you feel comfortable with your appearance. 

2. Improved Oral Health

Teeth that are decayed, cracked, missing, or ...

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The Top Five Reasons to Consider Porcelain Veneers

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There are many reasons to consider porcelain veneers to renew your smile. But let’s start by answering a few questions about what they are and how they work.

What is a Veneer?

A veneer is an ultra-thin tooth-shaped shell of porcelain that looks very similar to the color and sheen of your natural tooth. Since they form a new surface, your dentist can use them for a wide variety of esthetic smile flaws. 

What is the Procedure for Placing Veneers?

We want the veneer to blend naturally with your smile, so we need to remove a layer of dental enamel equal to the thickness of the veneer. Next, we take impressions of the tooth ...

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Veneers or Bonding - Which is Right for You?

No single cosmetic treatment is right for everyone. 

No two patients have the same unique concerns, needs, or desires, so cosmetic smile makeovers come in all shapes and sizes.

Two popular treatments for concealing or reshaping your teeth for a better appearance are porcelain veneers and bonding. They both seem to address the same problems, so what's the difference?

First, you should know a little bit about what each treatment offers:

Porcelain Veneers

Dental veneers consist of a super-thin shell of translucent porcelain that is bonded to the front surface of your teeth.  Veneers are customized at a dental lab to fit each tooth perfectly and conceal flaws like slightly misaligned teeth, wide or uneven ...

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