Veneers are thin, lightweight, heat-resistant ceramic shells that are custom-designed to cover the front surface of your teeth. The shade and color of veneers are superior to other dental materials because they are bright, translucent, and reflect light naturally. They are easy to clean because they are non-porous. Veneers are the perfect combination of beauty and functionality.
Our dentist in Torrance, CA, offers a wide range of esthetic solutions and ceramic veneers near you to suit any smile.
Ceramic veneers are scratch-proof and more resistant to staining than resin materials, but they are less flexible and sensitive to impact. Veneers require more tooth preparation than resin but less preparation than dental crowns, making them a good middle-ground option. Ceramic veneers are considered the gold standard of dental restorations due to their natural color, shiny appearance, and translucency around the edges. Dental resins are more opaque and stain more easily, requiring replacement more frequently than veneers.
A dentist near you can use dental veneers for various therapeutic or cosmetic purposes:
At your first appointment, our dentist near you will make a model of your teeth, using photo sand scans to determine the final shape and position of your veneers. This model will be used to analyze your smile and plan out the changes you need to create your perfect smile. You’ll also help select the shade and color of your veneers.
Each veneer is handmade, carefully designed by Dr. Mehr and carved by our laboratory experts to work in harmony with other parts of your mouth while smiling, speaking, and eating.
At your final appointment, your teeth will be prepared for the veneers by buffing the front surface of the teeth. The veneers are then cemented onto the prepared tooth surface and adjusted as needed. Most patients find that it takes 1-2 weeks to get used to their new veneers.
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