Edmond OK Porcelain Veneers
Porcelain veneers are very thin wafers of porcelain that are attached to teeth through dental bonding. They are custom made for fit and color and are an excellent way to create a beautiful new smile. They are particularly effective for treating dull or discolored teeth, uneven teeth, teeth that are worn or chipped, misshapen teeth, and teeth that are too small or too large. Porcelain can be crafted to perfectly mimic the translucence, shape, and function of teeth.
They are also are strong and long lasting. Their surface is actually harder than natural tooth enamel, and more stain resistant. With their artistic touch, Dr. Forth and Dr. Bender can create a beautiful, healthy, and natural looking smile for you, using porcelain veneers.
In Dr. Bender, you have a dentist who has a true passion for creating beautiful smiles. With that passion, Dr. Bender has pursued extensive additional training in smile makeovers and cosmetic dentistry techniques, and has become the only accredited cosmetic dentist in the state of Oklahoma. If you want a new smile that looks beautiful, radiant, and perfectly natural, you’ve come to the right place.
The first step is to determine the smile design, and you’re the one that has to choose this. Dr. Bender will sit down with you and show you the library of before and after photographs of patients like you, who have had new smiles. This can help you determine the smile style that you want. Do you want to look younger, or do you prefer the more mature, sophisticated look? How white do you want them to be? The answers to these questions are very personal and will vary from patient to patient. And Dr. Bender will know how to create the look that you want.
After you have made these decisions, your preferences will be translated into a wax model. Dr. Bender will then make any changes to this model, until it perfectly meets your expectations. The final result will be matched to this wax-up.
Usually a little shaving of the teeth is required. Many people have the misconception that teeth need to be “ground down” for porcelain veneers. The amount that is shaved is very small. The photograph above, of a prepared tooth, gives you an idea of how little has to be reduced. This shaving allows the finished porcelain veneers to meet the existing tooth structure at a perfectly smooth margin, so that it is almost undetectable.
Then, before the veneers are permanently bonded on, you will get a final look at them in your mouth to make sure that you are absolutely thrilled with how they look.
Are you unhappy at all with your smile? If so, give us a call at 405-341-9351, or visit our “Make an Appointment” page. We would love to show you how you can have the smile of your dreams.