Porcelain Veneers in St. Peters, MO
How do you feel when you smile at yourself in the mirror? If you radiate confidence, that’s fantastic! On the other hand, if you see aesthetic flaws in your teeth that make you cringe, it may be time to talk to Dr. Cayo about porcelain veneers in St. Peters, MO. This remarkable treatment can transform your smile!
What Are Porcelain Veneers?
Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin, custom-made pieces of porcelain that your dentist permanently attaches to the fronts of your teeth. They’re able to disguise a wide range of imperfections, including:
- Cracks and chips
- Small gaps
- Minor crookedness
- Teeth that are too small
- Teeth that are not symmetrical
If you have just one tooth whose appearance you don’t like, you can get a single veneer to cover it. If you want a more comprehensive smile makeover, you can become the proud owner of as many veneers as are necessary (usually 4 – 8) to give you the look you want.
What Is the Process for Getting Veneers?
Your journey to a brilliant new smile begins with a consultation with Dr. Cayo. Let her know what you’d like your smile to look like, and she’ll perform an examination to determine if you are a candidate for veneers. If veneers seem like the right solution for you, the process for installing your new look will take place over a couple of appointments.
During the first appointment, Dr. Cayo will prepare your teeth by removing a sliver of enamel from them. This won’t harm your oral health; it’s just so the veneers don’t make your smile look bulky or unnatural. Then, we’ll take some impressions of your teeth and send that information to a laboratory that will create your veneers. When you come back for your second appointment, Dr. Cayo will install your veneers, and you’ll walk away with a new gleam in your mouth and a new spring in your step.
What Are the Benefits of Porcelain Veneers?
Besides making over your smile, veneers offer a few big benefits benefits:
- With proper care, veneers can last for 15 years or longer.
- Porcelain is resistant to stains, and it’s tough enough to stand up to all the rigors of everyday life.
- Porcelain reflects light in a manner that is similar to natural teeth, so your smile will never look fake.
If you would like to learn more about what porcelain veneers could do for you, please don’t hesitate to request a consultation with Dr. Cayo.