Veneers – Houston, TX
Say Goodbye to Chipped, Cracked, and Stained Teeth
Does seeing your smile in the mirror or in photos make you frown? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Studies estimate that about two-thirds of American’s aren’t satisfied with how their teeth look. Whether your pearly whites are flawed from injury, poor oral hygiene, or genetics, veneers in Houston can help! Dr. Gregory Palmer uses this popular treatment to help his patients say goodbye to chipped, cracked, and stained teeth. Give him a call today to schedule your consultation and discover if veneers are a good choice for you!
What Are Veneers?
Essentially, veneers are ultra-thin, custom-made tooth-shaped shells of dental porcelain. Each one is crafted to fit perfectly over the entire visible surface of the front of a tooth. This allows them to completely transform its size, shape, and color exactly to your liking. The high-quality dental porcelain they’re crafted from is well-known for its durability and lifelike appearance, so you can feel confident that your pearly whites are reliably strong and perfectly natural-looking.
What Are Veneers Used For?
Veneers are one of the most versatile cosmetic dental treatments available! They’re most commonly used to correct issues such as:
- Stubborn stains or discoloration
- Chipped or cracked enamel
- Misshapen teeth
- Short, stubby, or worn-down teeth
- Small gaps or spaces between teeth
How Are Veneers Placed?
Once you and Dr. Palmer have determined that veneers are right for you, we’ll typically be able to perfect your smile in just two appointments. During your first visit, we’ll prepare your teeth by removing a thin layer of enamel. While this may sound daunting, you can rest assured that when completed by a seasoned Houston cosmetic dentist like Dr. Palmer, this step is virtually painless. We’ll use a local anesthetic to numb the area completely while we make room for your veneer. Then, we’ll take impressions of your teeth using our state-of-the-art digital impression system.
While this information is sent off to a dental lab to make your custom veneers, we’ll place temporary ones to ensure your teeth stay safe and comfortable until your next appointment. In just a few weeks, we’ll receive your permanent veneers and call you back to our office for your second appointment. We’ll replace your temporary veneers, ensure your bite feels comfortable, and then you’ll be ready to walk out of our office with a smile you’ll be excited to show off!
What Are the Benefits of Veneers?
While there are a variety of excellent cosmetic treatments that can improve your smile, porcelain veneers offer a variety of benefits, including:
- Minimally invasive treatment that requires less enamel removal than a dental crown.
- Dazzling and incredibly natural-looking results.
- Ability to easily correct multiple issues with a single treatment.
- Results that can last a decade or more with the proper care.
Ready to get the smile of your dreams? Give us a call today to see if porcelain veneers are the solution you’re looking for!