Everyone wants that “Hollywood” smile, but at what cost? Veneers are just one of options patients have when trying to obtain that unforgettable look. Costing anywhere from $900.00 to $1500.00 per unit in most markets, veneers are thin porcelain, ceramic or composite shells placed over dentally treated teeth.
When deciding if veneers are right for you, be forewarned of the risks that are involved. Three key components are needed to make your treatment a success. A great lab, a skilled dentist and a patient with normal chewing function. Without these essentials, your investment in a beautiful smile might as well become a contribution to the money pit.
. . . pays attention detail. They don’t allow the working site to become contaminated with blood or saliva; they take accurate impressions, pour flawless models, use the correct bonding techniques and communicate with you and the lab for the best possible outcome.
. . . dictates whether veneers are a good choice for their smile corrections. A patient who grind or clinch their teeth may have to take additional measures. Veneers are fragile. A guard may be needed to prevent pop-offs or damage to the veneers. Or crowns may also be recommended due to an increase in strength and durability.
Don’t throw your money away. Make sure you are a good candidate and that the dentist doing the work is a good candidate. A beautiful set of veneers can bring great satisfaction, but a job poorly done can give you nothing but aggravation.
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Everyone wants that “Hollywood” smile, but at what cost? Veneers are just one of options patients have when trying to obtain that unforgettable look.Read More