|There’s no reason to put up with gaps in your
teeth or with teeth that are stained, badly shaped or crooked.
Today a veneer placed on top of your teeth can
correct nature’s mistake or the results of an injury and help you have a
Veneers are thin, custom-made shells crafted of
tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front side of teeth. They’re made
by a dental technician, usually in a dental lab, working from a model provided
by the dentist.
You should know that this is usually an
irreversible process, because it’s necessary to remove a small amount of enamel
from your teeth to accommodate the shell.
The dentist may recommend that you avoid some
foods and beverages that may stain or discolor your veneers such as coffee, tea
or red wine. Sometimes a veneer might chip or fracture. But for many people
the results are more than worth it.
If you have any questions about veneers ask the dentist.