At Elite Smiles of Pflugerville, we believe that everyone deserves to have a smile they are proud of. Our porcelain veneers can help you achieve a natural-looking and beautiful smile that boosts your confidence.
Porcelain veneers are an excellent option for those looking to enhance their smile. However, certain factors determine whether you are a good candidate. During your consultation with Dr. Lakshay Sharma and our team, we will assess your overall oral health and listen to your objectives and expectations. Ideal candidates for porcelain veneers:
Our goal is to provide personalized treatment tailored to your needs. Dr. Sharma and our team will ensure that your porcelain veneers fit comfortably over your teeth, giving you an attractive and natural look.
Not all porcelain veneers are created equal, and the quality of the result depends on the skill of the clinician. Dr. Lakshay Sharma at Elite Smiles of Pflugerville has undergone extensive training in both general and cosmetic dentistry. Additionally, he had the unique opportunity to study under a renowned dentist who exclusively specialized in porcelain veneers. This experience has given Dr. Sharma advanced clinical skills and a deep understanding of how beautifully designed veneers can transform lives.
With porcelain veneers, you can achieve a dramatic aesthetic transformation and increased confidence without undergoing invasive surgery. Experience the power of a nonsurgical, conservative dental procedure that can change your life.
The process of getting porcelain veneers is straightforward and requires minimal tooth preparation. Here's what you can expect:
During this visit, your teeth will be prepared, and temporary veneers will be placed. This step only takes a couple of hours and provides immediate aesthetic improvement.
Over the next two weeks, a dental laboratory will meticulously craft your final veneers to meet your specific needs. Once ready, you will return to our office for the next step.
Dr. Sharma will remove the temporaries and carefully cement the final veneers into place. He will ensure that they meet both your expectations and his high standards for quality.
After getting porcelain veneers, you'll be able to resume your daily activities immediately since anesthesia is typically not required. Here's what you may experience:
Dr. Sharma will provide guidance on maintaining your veneers and let you know if any future replacements or repairs are necessary.
No, porcelain veneers are not bad for your teeth. They are designed to improve the appearance of your teeth while maintaining their strength and integrity.
With proper care and maintenance, porcelain veneers can last for many years. On average, they can last between 10 to 15 years or even longer. Regular dental check-ups and good oral hygiene practices can help extend the lifespan of your veneers.
The procedure for getting porcelain veneers is typically painless and does not require anesthesia. However, some individuals may experience mild sensitivity after the procedure, which should subside within a few days.
Porcelain veneers require regular oral hygiene practices, including brushing and flossing. While they are resistant to staining, it's important to avoid excessive consumption of staining food and drinks. Regular dental check-ups and cleanings are also essential for monitoring the condition of your veneers and maintaining your overall oral health.
Porcelain veneers are designed to be a permanent solution. However, they can be removed if necessary. It's important to note that the removal process may involve some tooth reshaping, and the teeth may need alternative cosmetic treatments after veneer removal.
Caring for porcelain veneers is similar to caring for your natural teeth. Maintain good oral hygiene by brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily. Avoid biting or chewing on hard objects to prevent damage to the veneers. Additionally, it's important to attend regular dental check-ups for professional cleanings and to monitor the condition of your veneers.
Porcelain veneers are highly resistant to staining compared to natural tooth enamel. However, it's still advisable to avoid excessive consumption of staining substances, such as coffee, tea, red wine, and tobacco products, to maintain the brightness of your veneers.
While porcelain veneers are intended to be a permanent cosmetic solution, they can be removed. However, it's essential to consult with a dental professional before considering veneer removal, as it may require alternative treatments to maintain the aesthetics and functionality of your teeth.