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Porcelain Veneers

Are you dissatisfied with the appearance of your smile due to nature or the effects of time and life? Rest assured, porcelain veneers offer a solution for almost any cosmetic dental issue. They can lengthen, reshape, and conceal discoloration of teeth, as well as close gaps and more. In just a few visits, you can address problem teeth or achieve a brand new smile. Despite their name, porcelain veneers are a highly durable restoration lasting 10 years or more.

Porcelain veneers are a highly effective treatment option for individuals with robust dental health and a sound bite. Please call (559) 298-4700 or reach out to Dr. Ravon to schedule an appointment at our office if you are interested in determining your candidacy for porcelain veneers. Thank you.

Porcelain Veneers in-depth Explanation

Porcelain veneers are a sophisticated form of specialized laminated ceramic that can be attached to the front and top of your tooth to create a more refined appearance.

They are akin to dental crowns (and are occasionally referred to as dental veneers), though rather than encompassing the entire tooth, they solely cover the portions of the tooth that are visible when smiling.

Enhancements Offered by Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are highly versatile as they possess the ability to rectify almost any cosmetic issue that one might encounter with their teeth, such as:

They can be utilized to rectify an individual tooth that does not meet your satisfaction, or to enhance the overall appearance of your smile.

In order to prepare your teeth for the application of porcelain veneers, it will be necessary to remove a portion of your dental enamel. This will prevent your teeth from appearing overly prominent or artificial in nature. Additionally, this process will ensure a seamless transition between your natural tooth and the veneer, without creating any ridges or other areas where bacteria or food particles may become trapped.

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers possess a considerable amount of versatility and effectiveness, providing an array of benefits compared to alternative treatments.

When it comes to addressing discoloration, teeth whitening can effectively remove superficial stains. However, it cannot alleviate discoloration stemming from intrinsic factors, such as a necrotic tooth nerve or flaws in your enamel.

Porcelain veneers are a more durable option compared to certain other treatments. Although dental bonding can be utilized for repairing chips and gaps, bonding’s longevity is often limited to 1-3 years, dependent on the procedure. In contrast, porcelain veneers generally boast an endurance of 10 years or more. Furthermore, they possess a more authentic appearance as the ceramic is fashioned with a similar luster to your natural tooth enamel.

Finding a Dentist for Porcelain Veneers

The selection of your dentist is paramount in determining the success of your porcelain veneers. To ensure optimal outcomes, it is imperative to choose a dentist who possesses:

Please explore further details about Dr. Ravon’s training and technique to discover how it can enhance your porcelain veneers treatment outcome. Also, take a look at our smile gallery to witness our success with other patients.

Call (559) 298-4700 to reach out to the office of Nicolas A. Ravon, DDS, MSD now to discuss porcelain veneers and your new smile.

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