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Your Glastonbury Cosmetic Dentist Discusses the Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Woman brushing her teeth Can you remember the last time you smiled with confidence? If it’s been a while, you might be ready to make some changes to the appearance of your teeth, and porcelain veneers are an excellent solution to help you accomplish your goals for your smile.

A veneer is a micro-thin layer of porcelain that is bonded directly to your tooth. Because it fits over your natural tooth, it allows you to cover imperfections and change the appearance of your tooth. Veneers are ideal for restoring issues such as:

Because a veneer covers your tooth, it can completely change the size, shape, or shade of your tooth, and this lets you customize your smile.

How to Maintain Your Porcelain Veneers

A man with a stunning smileTaking care of your porcelain veneers is easy because you will brush and floss them just as you were used to doing before. It is important to maintain your veneers with an excellent brushing a flossing routine in order to ensure their longevity. With a good home care routine and regular checkups with your dentist, your veneers can potentially last for 10 to 15 years.

The other benefit veneers offer is that they are stain resistant. This means that they don’t discolor at the rate of your natural teeth, and you won’t need to worry about whitening them. Keeping them clean will help maintain your bright, beautiful smile.

Just like with your natural teeth, it’s important to avoid biting or chewing things you shouldn’t like hard candy or ice. This could cause your veneers to fracture or fall off.

What is the Cost of Porcelain Veneers?

A healthy, beautiful smileThe cost of porcelain veneers varies greatly with each patient. When you choose to enhance your smile with veneers, your treatment plan is designed specifically for your unique needs. Veneers can be used to repair only one or two teeth, or they can be utilized to redesign your smile, and this affects the cost.

Your cosmetic dentist in Glastonbury will determine your treatment plan during a consultation with you, and they will go over exactly what your plan will cost at that time.

If you are concerned about fitting veneers into your budget, our financial coordinator is happy to discuss options for affordable payment plans through CareCredit if that is of interest to you.

When you think about the benefits you receive from the confidence that a beautiful smile brings, you may realize that smile designed with porcelain veneers is priceless.

Give Drs. Heim and Carroll a call today to arrange a consultation and learn more about what porcelain veneers can do for your smile.

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