A nice smile enhances the way the wearer feels about themselves. Subconsciously it impacts many aspects of our lives. Research has shown that individuals who judge their own smiles to be attractive earn on the average of 4-8% more per year. Conversely people who feel their smile is unattractive are compensated an average of 5-10% less each year.
Porcelain Laminate Veneer
Porcelain laminate veneers are one of the most effective ways to improve a smile. The teeth
are lightly shaped and impressions are made. Temporaries are placed over the teeth during
the several weeks it takes for the dental laboratory to fabricate the veneers. At the next appointment the temporaries are removed, the fingernail thin porcelain laminate veneers tried in, and bonded to the teeth. The result is a beautiful lustrous surface to the teeth. Tooth preparation is significantly less than for all-porcelain crowns. Within the restrictions of the bite; the color, shape, length, and spacing of teeth can be enhanced.
- Porcelain laminate veneers may be used to close spaces between the front teeth.
- Porcelain laminate veneers can be used to change the color and shape of the front teeth.
- Porcelain laminate veneers with cosmetic gum sculpting can help achieve a well proportioned smile.