Veneers allow us to change the shape, color, and length of your teeth without compromising the overall tooth structure for an aesthetically pleasing result.
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Dental Veneers in Washington Heights NYC

Fort Washington Dental Associates offers porcelain dental veneers as a permanent solution to various dental concerns. These thin, porcelain coverings are designed to improve the appearance of your teeth, addressing size discrepancies, stains, gaps, and other aesthetic issues. In this article, we will explore the benefits of dental veneers, the common uses for veneers, and the meticulous application process. Our dedicated dentistry team ensures personalized care and exceptional results throughout your veneer journey. Regain your confidence and achieve a beautiful smile with our premium porcelain dental veneers.

Understanding Dental Veneers

The Purpose of Porcelain Dental Veneers

Porcelain dental veneers are versatile cosmetic treatments that can resolve various dental concerns. They are custom-made to match your natural teeth’ color, shape, and size, providing a seamless and natural-looking result. Dental veneers permanently address gaps between teeth, misaligned teeth, size and shape discrepancies, chipped or damaged teeth, and stubborn tooth stains.

Evaluating Candidacy for Porcelain Veneers

While porcelain veneers can significantly enhance your smile, not everyone is a suitable candidate for this treatment. Our experienced dentistry team at Fort Washington Dental Associates will conduct a comprehensive oral health evaluation to determine if porcelain veneers are the right solution for your dental concerns. We consider factors such as the condition of your existing teeth, gum health, and your specific aesthetic goals.


Common Uses for Porcelain Veneers

Closing Gaps Between Teeth

Porcelain veneers can effectively close gaps between teeth, creating a harmonious and even smile. By placing veneers on the adjacent teeth, we can close minor gaps and enhance the overall appearance of your smile.

Rotating Teeth into the Proper Position

In some cases, porcelain veneers can improve the alignment of slightly rotated teeth. We can create the illusion of proper tooth positioning by carefully crafting veneers to align with adjacent teeth.

Resolving Size and Shape Issues

Porcelain veneers are an excellent solution for teeth with size and shape discrepancies. Whether you have naturally small or misshapen teeth or if your teeth have been worn down over time, veneers can restore uniformity and symmetry to your smile.

Fixing Chipped or Damaged Teeth

Porcelain veneers can provide a durable and aesthetically pleasing solution if you have chipped or damaged teeth. Veneers can effectively cover and protect the damaged tooth, restoring its appearance and strength.

Resolving Stained Teeth

Stubborn tooth stains that do not respond to traditional whitening methods can be effectively concealed with porcelain veneers. Veneers can provide a bright, natural-looking smile, free from discoloration and stains.

The Veneer Application Process

Thorough Dental Examination

Your journey to a transformed smile begins with a comprehensive dental examination. Our skilled dentist will evaluate your oral health, discuss your desired outcome, and determine if porcelain veneers are the right solution.

Enamel Preparation and Impressions

During the initial appointment, a small layer of enamel will be gently removed from the teeth that will receive veneers. This creates space for the veneers and ensures a proper fit. Impressions of your teeth will be taken, which will be used in fabricating your custom veneers.

Temporary Veneers

While your permanent veneers are being crafted in a dental laboratory, temporary veneers will be placed on your teeth to protect them and maintain your smile’s appearance.

Trial and Evaluation

On your next visit, your dentist will clean your teeth and try-in the newly crafted porcelain veneers. This step lets you preview the results and ensure that the veneers look natural and meet your expectations.

Surface Treatment and Cementation

Once you are satisfied with the appearance of the veneers, the surface of your teeth and the veneers will be treated to create a strong bond. A dental adhesive is applied, and the veneers are carefully placed on your teeth. The dentist will use a curing light to harden the adhesive, securing the veneers. Any excess cement will be removed, leaving you with a beautiful, seamless smile.

Porcelain dental veneers offer a transformative solution for individuals looking to enhance their smiles. At Fort Washington Dental Associates, our skilled dentistry team is dedicated to providing personalized care and outstanding results. Porcelain veneers can restore your smile and boost confidence by addressing dental concerns such as gaps, stains, and size discrepancies. Schedule a consultation today to discover how our high-quality porcelain dental veneers can help you achieve your desired smile.

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Iliana Cepero
Iliana Cepero
23:13 16 Jan 24
Dr. Lee was incredibly kind, clear, and thorough when I went for a consultation. Doctors who spend time explaining things to a patient and giving them the best and most affordable options do not abound these days. He is very smart too. Strongly recommended!
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Our Care Philosophy

A patient-centric approach to excellent dentistry.

At Fort Washington Dental Associates, your dental health is our top priority. Our treatment philosophy is simple yet profound – we prioritize the patient’s long-term dental health over everything. From thorough examinations to honest and transparent discussions about your dental health, treatments and pricing, we strive to ensure that every visit is comfortable, informative, and beneficial. Join our family of satisfied patients who appreciate our thoroughness, friendly approach, and non-judgmental environment.
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