Do you have stained or broken teeth? Are you looking for a way to cover slightly crooked teeth for a more balanced smile? Dental veneers can create a straighter, brighter smile. Veneers are thin resin or porcelain shells that cover the front of the tooth enamel.
Patients can receive one or more dental veneers to cover teeth that show when they smile. We offer porcelain veneers as a cosmetic dental treatment at 615 Smile Design Studio in Nashville, TN. Our office works with master ceramicists to create custom-made veneers.
Am I a Candidate for Veneers?
Veneers can treat multiple cosmetic problems. Dental veneers can address:
- Chipped teeth
- Broken teeth
- Discolored teeth
- Uneven or misshapen teeth
- Tooth gaps
- Worn-down teeth
Veneers can create a whiter and more balanced smile for patients who do not require orthodontic or restorative treatment but want to improve their smiles. We do not recommend veneers for patients who clench or grind their teeth as they can damage their cosmetic restorations. In addition, we will not recommend veneers if patients have moderate to severe orthodontic problems or misshapen teeth. Veneers cover teeth but cannot straighten teeth that require braces.
Dental veneers are also a great option for patients who have intrinsic staining. Intrinsic stains are typically caused by worn or damaged teeth that show dentin, the dark underlayer beneath the enamel. Although patients cannot whiten their dental veneers, they can brighten tooth stains by covering teeth with dental veneers.
Porcelain Veneers in Nashville, TN
Patients need a substantial amount of tooth enamel for veneer treatment. To begin treatment, we prepare teeth to ensure that the veneers do not look or feel bulky. Then, we take digital teeth impressions and send them to a local dental laboratory. There, ceramicists create custom veneers. Once the veneers are complete, we ensure they are the exact shade and shape required. Then, we clean the teeth, apply bonding material, and place the final veneers.
We will review the cost of treatment beforehand. The cost of your veneer treatment will depend on how many veneers you require and the materials we use to create the veneers. To care for your veneers, avoid biting on ice and hard foods. Avoid foods and drinks that stain teeth, like wine, coffee, tea, berries, and tomatoes.
Brush and floss your teeth thoroughly every day to prevent staining or damage. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and non-abrasive toothpaste, as some kinds of toothpaste can damage cosmetic restorations.
Composite resin veneers can last up to 8 years, while porcelain veneers can last over ten years. Scheduling regular dental appointments and brushing and flossing daily can keep the veneers bright.
Request a Dental Appointment
Are you interested in treatment with dental veneers? Contact our dental team at 615 Smile Design Studio today at (615) 637-2878. You can also schedule your next dental visit on our website. Please let us know if you have any questions about veneers or your eligibility for treatment. We’re here to assist you.