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Veneers

If you are looking for a way to  improve your smile, dental veneers from our Kansas City, MO dentist office may be the solution for you! Veneers can help you get the gorgeous smile you have always wanted without any long period of waiting or discomfort. Below we have provided some general information about dental veneers. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to give us a call.

Dental Veneers Can Help

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The thing that has been, to me, one of the biggest benefits is the ability to provide what we call a full porcelain veneer. Essentially of what that consists of, from a mechanical point of view, is on a tooth you've got the outer layer which is the enamel layer. That enamel layer, for measurements sake, we're going to use this as two millimeters thick. On a veneer now what you can do is, still staying in the enamel, you can take about a half a millimeter of that enamel off which allows you to get that tooth adjusted just right so that now when you put a veneer on, you got the room for it to fit on there. You got the strength for it to fit on. If a veneer has done well, maintained well, it can be a twenty/twenty-five year restoration or hopefully longer. That's the key to it is proper design from the beginning. That's where so many people I think when they're first starting out, they don't understand that concept.

To me, without a doubt, it's the most rewarding part of dentistry there is. You can finally take someone's teeth and correct them in such a way that it's almost an instantaneous. They go from here to all the sudden, they got to smile and that's wonderful. The techniques, the technologies that are there, the stability of them is all now twenty/twenty-five year old proven technology. It's a safe venture if a person wants to change their smile.

Dental veneers are thin, shell-like pieces of porcelain designed to essentially replace the natural surface of your tooth. Veneers are often used to correct substantial cosmetic problems and sometimes even as a restorative option. They can be used to cover or correct chips, stains, discoloration, fractures, misshapen teeth, mildly misaligned teeth, and more.

How Veneers Are Placed

The placement of porcelain veneers is fairly simple and can be completed in just a few visits to our office. The first visit or two will be used to accurately examine and measure your teeth so that your veneers can be crafted. At the final appointment, we will fit and place your veneers. To place them, we must first remove a small layer of enamel from the surface of your teeth. This process is completely safe and painless, thanks to a local anesthetic. Once we’ve made room on your tooth for the veneer, it is bonded directly in place.

The Benefits Of Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are a great cosmetic option for many people! Veneers are:

  • Beautiful – They can help you get the Hollywood-perfect smile of your dreams! In fact, many celebrities actually use veneers to get flawless smiles! Now, great smiles are not just for the rich and famous.
  • Instant – In just a few appointments to our office, you can have the gorgeous smile you want. Unlike orthodontics, veneers offer immediate results. No waiting around for months or years to get the smile you deserve.
  • Permanent – Unlike simpler solutions such as teeth whitening, veneers are permanent! When you choose veneers, the beautiful results you get will last for years! Talk to our team to determine if this permanent solution is the best course of action for you.

Why A Beautiful Smile Is Important

Don’t think a beautiful smile really matters? Think again. Studies show a great smile can make a huge difference in how other people perceive you! A beautiful smile can also mean a great first impression … subsequently meaning better chances of success in all areas of your life. If you want to land a second date or do well at an interview, a beautiful smile with the help of porcelain veneers can help you do it!

Make An Appointment

Ready to achieve the beautiful, flawless smile you deserve? Simply contact our team directly to book your consultation! You can call us at 816-399-5539 or use our online contact form to send us a message. We offer extended business hours so that we can help you schedule an appointment time that is convenient for you. Dental veneers can make a huge difference for you. We look forward to working with you!