Cosmetic Dentist in Vienna, VA

Veneers | Iris Dental Care | Vienna, VA | (703) 282-3086

Veneers are small layers of ceramic that are bonded to the front of teeth within the mouth. At Iris Dental Care, veneers can be made of ceramic, typically porcelain, or other materials like various forms of composite resin. When you need an expert cosmetic dentist in Vienna, VA, visit the professionals at Iris Dental Care!

Veneers and Cosmetic Dentistry

For many patients, veneers are a form of cosmetic treatment that is quite effective in improving the visual appearance of the teeth and smile. In many cases, veneers are an effective means of hiding stained, discolored, or chipped teeth and allowing for an overall brighter smile.

When considering getting veneers with Iris Dental Care, a patient should know a few things about the procedure:

Planning for Veneers

The patient should understand the various options when considering veneers. Active participation in the planning for veneers often leads to increased levels of satisfaction with the smile, and the final product following the procedure. Expressing your goals to your dentist, and knowing the benefits and limitations of veneers, will result in a more fulfilling experience.

Teeth Preparation for Veneers

A dentist will often be required to remove a small portion of the tooth surface. This is usually done with a light buffing in order to make room for added surface area of the veneers themselves. Depending on the material used for the veneers, the dentist will then either bond and sculpt the veneers in one appointment, or send the molds off for fabrication.

Bonding of Veneers

Depending on the material used in the creation of the veneers, the dentist will eventually bond the veneers to the individual teeth. Bonding occurs when certain chemicals are used to clean the teeth. A cement is placed between the tooth surface and the veneers, and a light beam is used to solidify and harden the cement.

For prices and more information on specific veneer models and materials , contact Iris Dental Care today!

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